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Pass the Corn Gems, Please

Whilst perusing the December 1904 edition of the Springdale News recently, this ad for Christmas dinner at the Arcade Hotel caught my eye. What an elegant feast! But I would expect nothing less from the Arcade in 1904. That’s when this … Continue reading

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Foreign but Familiar on a Bicycle Built for Two

Not too long ago I was searching our image database for pictures of bicycles—the Old State House Museum down in Little Rock is putting together an upcoming exhibit about Arkansans on bicycles and asked us if we could take a … Continue reading

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The Importance of Cherry Pie

We who work here at the museum have a long-standing tradition of celebrating staff birthdays. At the beginning of the year we draw names to see whose birthday each of us is in charge of. “In charge of” means providing … Continue reading

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