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Artifact of the Week — June 23, 2022

A 4″ x 6″ color photo of Twyla Wright shaking the hand of Governor Jim Tucker, with Sen. Steve Bell and Museum Treasurer Charles Schaaf looking on. The Governor was presenting $10,000 to the museum. Taken by Hail Bryant. 1994.

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Artifact of the Week — June 16, 2022

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Artifact of the Week — June 9, 2022

2008 Museum’s Tenth Anniversary Gala: Raye and Doyle Rogers speaking with Kay Southerland party Raye Rogers, Doyle Rogers

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Artifact of the Week — June 2, 2022

Photo of load of hay on Ed Sherrill farm in Gap or Rutherford.  Early 1900s.  Bill Maxwell Garbag on horse, U. P. Kent on ground, Les Kent, “Tubby” C. C. Kent, Arch Kent and Oliver Maxwell on wagon.  Farming.   Photographer: W.H. Saffell. Dewey Rowe collection 2000.100.037 

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Artifact of the Week — May 26, 2022

 Joseph Gregory Phillips and family at Pine Springs area, Barren Township, Independence County, Arkansas.  Joseph G. Phillips and his famiy migrated to the Pine Springs area west of Cave City in the mid to late 1880s from Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee. Pictured are Joseph and Martha Jane Brown Phillips and five of their nine children. … Continue reading »

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