Parthenon

Parthenon (Newton County), circa 1929. The group stands next to a school bus for the Parthenon Consolidate School District. Elmer Casey, who taught at Parthenon, is the man wearing a suit and tie, standing in the center of the group. Elmer Casey Collection (S-83-115-16)

Parthenon (Newton County), circa 1929. The group stands next to a school bus for the Parthenon Consolidated School District. Elmer Casey, who taught at Parthenon, is the man wearing a suit and tie, standing in the center of the group. Elmer Casey Collection (S-83-115-16)

Wadsworth Building

Wadsworth Building, corner of Spring and Mountain streets, Eureka Springs, circa 1900. The occasion for this gathering of well-dressed folks is unknown.

At the time of the photo, the building was occupied by Matthews and Hawkins Hardware Company. By 1905, that business was known as A. N. Matthews and Son. In 2019, the Wadsworth building is home to Fain Herbacy and White River Tobacco. Virginia Vafakos Collection (S-2019-38-1)

Wadsworth Building, corner of Spring and Mountain streets, Eureka Springs, circa 1900. The occasion for this gathering of well-dressed folks is unknown.

At the time of the photo, the building was occupied by Matthews and Hawkins Hardware Company. By 1905, that business was known as A. N. Matthews and Son. In 2019, the Wadsworth building is home to Fain Herbacy and White River Tobacco. Virginia Vafakos Collection (S-2019-38-1)

Sarah Morton

Sarah Morton, Fayetteville, circa 1910. According to the 1910 census, Sarah Morton was born in 1855 in Tennessee. Her occupation in 1910 is listed as “washing” for “private families.” Her husband, Alfred Morton, also a Tennessee native, was born in 1850. His occupation is listed as “odd jobs.” Also in the Martin household in 1910 was their 14-year-old grandson, Leslie Howard. Washington County Historical Society Collection (P-4602)

Sarah Morton, Fayetteville, circa 1910. According to the 1910 census, Sarah Morton was born in 1855 in Tennessee. Her occupation in 1910 is listed as “washing” for “private families.” Her husband, Alfred Morton, also a Tennessee native, was born in 1850. His occupation is listed as “odd jobs.” Also in the Martin household in 1910 was their 14-year-old grandson, Leslie Howard. Washington County Historical Society Collection (P-4602)

Stokenbury Home

Stokenbury home, Elkins (Washington County), circa 1898. Robert Henry Stokenbury and Lydia Johnson Stokenbury stand with their children (from left) Herman, Robbie, and Jessie. The women behind the fence are unidentified. Roberta Reed Collection (S-2001-27-3)

Stokenbury home, Elkins (Washington County), circa 1898. Robert Henry Stokenbury and Lydia Johnson Stokenbury stand with their children (from left) Herman, Robbie, and Jessie. The women behind the fence are unidentified. Roberta Reed Collection (S-2001-27-3)

Mustain Family

Thomas and Matilda Burnett Mustain family at their home near the Silent Grove community (Benton County), circa 1910. From left: Thomas, Matilda, Stella, Bertha. Carole Byerly Collection (S-2014-74-7)

Thomas and Matilda Burnett Mustain family at their home near the Silent Grove community (Benton County), circa 1910. From left: Thomas, Matilda, Stella, Bertha. Carole Byerly Collection (S-2014-74-7)