Photo of the Month Archive

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

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 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

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

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. . . .