Artifact of the Month Archive
This free-standing wooden font originally included a metal water basin housed under the font’s conical lid. Water from the basin was used to perform the rite of baptism . . .
Made by the New York-based Eden Toys, Inc., this musical mouse spins in a circle while playing “Deck the Halls.” It has a copyright date of 1982 and was sewn in Haiti. . . .
This “Biographies of U.S. Presidents” volvelle was produced by Arthur Sichel of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and has a copyright date of 1931. Information for each president includes . . .
Springdale’s first radio station, KBRS AM 1340, began broadcasting in September 1949. The last three call letters were chosen for Bentonville, Rogers, and Springdale . . .
This circa 1970 “Cathedral Window” quilt was made by Charlotte Shepard of Fayetteville. “Cathedral Window” became a popular quilt pattern in . . .
When Lee Gregg asked Betty Jones to marry him in the late 1890s, she asked for a pocket watch instead of a wedding ring. . . .