Category Archives: Politics and Government

Real New Deal

While researching New Deal-era construction projects for an upcoming photo exhibit, I found that we didn’t have a good historic image of the Haggard Ford swinging bridge north of Harrison. Time to light out for Boone County! My husband, Tom, … Continue reading

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In Search of an Outhouse

My first major research project for the Shiloh Museum was in preparation of a New Deal photo exhibit set to open in December 2015. In a discussion about the exhibit, it was casually mentioned that the New Deal included the construction of outhouses. … Continue reading

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Politics As Usual

As I have been doing my best to keep up with the goings-on in Washington, DC,—including the partisan divisiveness on almost all issues—it was interesting to recently come across correspondence in our collections from December 1950 between Springdale businessman Luther … Continue reading

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