Artifact of the Week
Copy of the class picture for the Batesville High School Class of 1962
Picture of members of the Class of 1951 for Batesville High School
Photo of Ned Metcalf, directing White River Water Carnival contestants on stage, 1980s.
This photo shows a float in the 1949 White River Water Carnival parade. The float features signs that say “A penny a day milks a cow,” and “Farm life is fun!! With dependable low cost electricity.” This photo is part of the Rowe Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.
This child’s handkerchief is hand sewn of lace and chiffon. It once belonged to Lou Lawrence, the granddaughter of Dr. W.B. Lawrence of Batesville. It was given to the donor by Lou’s mother Belle McDowell Lawrence. It is dated around 1895. This artifact is part of the Rhodes Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.