Artifact of the Week — July 28, 2022

the hottest summer Arkansas had ever experienced
the hottest summer Arkansas had ever experienced

News of Other Days, August 18, 1954 of the Batesville Daily Guard.  United States Department of Agriculture reported the hottest summer Arkansas had ever experienced, made feed and pasture situation worse as livestock growers moved more of their stock to market.

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Artifact of the Week — July 21, 2022

hottest day of the year
hottest day of the year

Monday was the hottest day of the year registering 103 degrees.

35 sacks of ice and 27 cases of pop were shipped from here this a.m. The bottling co. here had orders for 100 cases more of pop but did not have the cases to ship in.

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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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