Artifact of the Month Archive

Christmas Mouse

Christmas Mouse

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. . . .

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“U.S. Presidents” Volvelle

“U.S. Presidents” Volvelle

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 . . .

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KBRS Bumper Sticker

KBRS Bumper Sticker

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 . . .

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“Cathedral Window” Quilt

“Cathedral Window” Quilt

This circa 1970 “Cathedral Window” quilt was made by Charlotte Shepard of Fayetteville. “Cathedral Window” became a popular quilt pattern in . . .

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Pocket Watch

Pocket Watch

When Lee Gregg asked Betty Jones to marry him in the late 1890s, she asked for a pocket watch instead of a wedding ring. . . .

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Red, White, and Blue Dress

Red, White, and Blue Dress

Jessie Stewart (1892-1980) showed her patriotic spirit when she wore this dress to the annual reunion at St. Paul (Madison County) in the early 1900s. . . .

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