Photo of the Month Archive

Stokenbury Home

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...

Wesley School Lunchroom

Wesley School Lunchroom

Audie Sharp and Rhoda Mitchell await hungry school children at Wesley School (Madison County), 1950s. Virl and Nell Johnson Collection (S-84-166-28)Audie Sharp and Rhoda Mitchell await hungry school children at Wesley School (Madison County), 1950s. Virl and Nell...

Mustain Family

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)

Pumping Water from the Pond

Pumping Water from the Pond

Tom Farish (right) and an identified worker at a irrigation pond in Lowell (Benton County), July 1946. The portable pump was sending much-needed water to fields of green beans. Farish (1897–1946) and . . .

Frisco Coaling Tower

Frisco Coaling Tower

Frisco Railroad coaling tower at Fayette Junction, a switchyard that was located near the present-day intersection of Cato Springs Road and Vale Avenue in south Fayetteville, early 1900s. Virginia . . .

Dinner with the Ladies

Dinner with the Ladies

A bountiful table was set for an elegant dinner at the W. H. Cecil home in Boone County, circa 1905. Boone County Library/Mrs. Frank Cecil Collection. (S-87-127-25)

Highway 12 Bridge

Highway 12 Bridge

Bobby Smitherman (from left), with Debbie, Greg, and Mike Mohney, take a look at the new Highway 12 bridge spanning the White River valley east of Rogers, soon to be Beaver Lake, circa 1964. . . .