Artifact of the Week — July 14, 2022

July 1930 called the hottest month ever recorded.
July 1930 called the hottest month ever recorded.

July 1930 called the hottest month ever recorded. July 4, 1930, over 100 degrees.  Third hottest for U.S.

Collection of ” Thought for the Month ” and old story is handed down. One story about the stamp going to three cents. Harvey Parnell.

Subjects: 1930s weather postage

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Artifact of the Week — July 7, 2022

Major John Francis Green
Major John Francis Green

Photo of Major John Francis Green

Donated by Perrin, H.A. Tony

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Artifact of the Week — June 30, 2022

Gift to Museum -- Check Presentation
Gift to Museum — Check Presentation
$120,000 Gift to OIRM
$120,000 Gift to OIRM
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Artifact of the Week — June 23, 2022

Twyla Wright receiving the Old Independence Regional Museum deed from Preston Gray Sr.
Twyla Wright shaking the hand of Governor Jim Tucker, with Sen. Steve Bell and Museum Treasurer Charles Schaaf

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

Southerlands donate $120,000 to museum
J.K. Southerland, his wife, Cleo, and their daughter Virginia
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