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Volume XXII Number I (1999)
Boone County Historian Volume XXII Number I (1999)
Volume XXII Number I (1999)
Cover picture : Frank Rose standing in the mouth of Finney Cave, and Catherine Finney, daughter of John and Rebecca Finney 1
President's Column 3
Four Generations of Auctioneers (The Graham Family) 6-7
Finney's Plight, by Gloria Rushing 4-12
     Picture : Azro Willis, Troy Seals, George Osburn Rushing, Ollie Rushing, William Seals, Clayton Journagan, Loy Journagan, Bonnie Rushing Mears, Catherine Finney Seals, Leona Seals, Ernest Rushing, Virgile Journagan 7
     Picture : Durward Rushing, George Rushing, George Osborn, Ollie Jane Rushing, Bonnie Rushing 9
     Picture : Ollie Seals Rushing 10, 11
You Do Not Want To Go To Finney Cave, by Sammie Cantrell Rose 13-16
Monthly Presentations 17
Books for Sale at the Museum 18
Artifacts Loaned and Donated to the Museum 19
Boone County Marriage Index: Book 1 (1869-1940); Toney through Tucker. Transcribed and Submitted by Virginia Phillips 20-21
Boone County Pioneers: F. M. Garvin, from a series of articles reprinted from A Reminiscent History of the Ozarks Region (1894) 22-23
Letter by J. W. Miller dated 2/15/1916 18
1916 Real Estate listings from Christian & Taylor Land Dealers, Harrison, Boone County, Arkansas 19-21
Letter of Thanks to the Heritage Museum Staff from Mel Waltrip, Powder Springs, GA 23
Queries (ACUFF; TRIMBLE; ROWLAND; FOSTER; SIMMS; HUTCHISON; DeSHANO; SMITH; DREWRY; MAYES; STRICKLEN; GRIGGS; DOBBS) 23-24
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Volume XXII Number II (1999)
Boone County Historian Volume XXII Number II (1999)
Volume XXII Number II (1999)
Cover picture : Confederate Flag - Josephine Wright Guard 25
A Tribute To Glenn Eslinger 27
Blue + Gray = Khaki, poetry from the book By The Fireside by Josephine B. Crump 28
I am "The Flag!", by Josephine B. (Wright) Crump 29-31
     Picture : Josephine B. (Wright) Crump 29
Picture : Seals School north or Bergman, circa 1925-26 31
Boone County Pioneers: Richard S. Holt, from a series of articles reprinted from A Reminiscent History of the Ozarks Region (1894) 32-33
Personals from the December 13, 1940 edition of the Harrison Daily Times 33
Picture : New computer equipment purchased with Historical Resources & Museum Service funds 33
Goodbye Motor Coach : Harrison to Mountain Home and Return, by Marsha Morgan in the Baxter Bulletin (July 16, 1974) 34-35
Artifacts Loaned & Donated to the Museum 36
Books for Sale at the Museum 37
Copy of Harrison High School Class of 1920 announcement 38
Boone County Marriage Index: Book 1 (1869-1940); Tucker through Tyson. Transcribed and Submitted by Virginia Phillips 39-40
Copy of Guardian's Bond : John Flud & Victoria Boatman 40-41
A Day In The Life Of A Canning Factory, by Jim Nichols 42-43
     Picture : Royal Red Tomatoes label, donated by Mr. & Mrs. James B. Patton 42
Monthly Presentations 45
Copy of letter edged in black to John Leach of Jasper, Arkansas (postmarked March 10, 1928) 46-47
Queries (BATES; HAMPTON; SPRINGER; YORK; SLAGLE; RECTOR; ETHRAGE; DAVIS; PICKARD; CAGLE; COKER) 48
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Volume XXII Number III (1999)
Boone County Historian Volume XXII Number III (1999)
Volume XXII Number III (1999)
Cover picture : The Preston Family - John Preston, Minnie, Mary Elizabeth, Hattie, Maude, Leonard, & James Vinis 49
President's Column 51
Arkansas to Oklahoma in Covered Wagon Days, by Ruth Pickard Davis (submitted by Clifford H. Rogers, grandson) 52-54
     Picture : Ruth Ann Pickard and her fiancÚ James Vinis Davis ca. 1910 52
     Picture : James Vinis Davis and Ruth Ann Davis, 50th wedding anniversary 1961 54
Boone County Pioneers: Captain Gillium Hopper, from a series of articles reprinted from A Reminiscent History of the Ozarks Region (1894) 55-56
Pat Taylor Wood, Sammie Cantrell Rose and Duane Huddleston are American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) Award Winners 56
Books for Sale at the Museum 57
Artifacts Loaned & Donated to the Museum 58
1880s Hall School records (Lead Hill District) 59-65
Picture : Martha 'Patsy' Brown Norris Family Picture 66
Picture : Tony Roberts of Burlington, Arkansas with rope making machine 67
Announcement : Valley Springs Academy employment of Professor T.F. Albright (June 14, 1889) 67
Bill Roark - His 'Pome' (Battery B, 142nd Field Artillery) 68
Poems by Audra Connerley Milum 68
Boone County Marriage Index: Book 1 (1869-1940); Uebe through Vowell. Transcribed and Submitted by Virginia Phillips 69-71
Queries (EDWARDS; COKER) 72
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Volume XXII Number IV (1999)
Boone County Historian Volume XXII Number IV (1999)
Volume XXII Number IV (1999)
Cover picture : Dr. J. J. Johnson standing next to the X-ray machine in his office 73
President's Column 75
Dr. John Jefferson Johnson, submitted by Junellia J. Russell 76-78
     Picture : Inside Dr. J. J. Johnson's office 77
The Harrison Times, Vol. XXX, May 1905, No. 1 79-85
     Picture : The Times Trio - J. R. Newman, W. H. Seaman and Ed Payne 79
     Picture : A. G. Reynolds of the Times 79
     Picture : The Harrison Times Printery 79
     Picture : Home of J. S. Dodson of Central Telephone Co. 80
     E. C. Ross & Co. (includes picture) 81
     Boone County Hardware Co. 81
     Picture : J. B. Parker 81
     Edward Pietsch (includes picture) 81
     Picture : Residence of W. J. Myers 81
     Frew Saddlery Co. 81
     Picture : Jas. B. Frew 82
     Picture : Residence of Chas. M. Greene 82
     Picture : A. C. Brooks 82
     North Arkansas Zinc Field 83
     Picture : Frank Warning 84
     Picture : Walker J. Watkins 84
     Picture : Judge D. H. Perew 84
     Picture : Dr. C. S. Hutchinson 85
     Picture : L. A. Saffer 85
Books for Sale at the Museum 86
Picture : Wolf Spring School, 1916 87
Picture : Old picture of corner of South Cherry and West Stephenson in Harrison 87
Artifacts Loaned and Donated to the Museum 88
Morning Meditations, by W. J. Nicholson 89
Boone County Pioneers: Captain James T. Hopper, from a series of articles reprinted from A Reminiscent History of the Ozarks Region (1894) 90-91
     Picture : Home of Captain Town & Millie Hopper 91
Boone County Marriage Index: Book 1 (1869-1940); Waddler through Watson. Transcribed and Submitted by Virginia Phillips 92-95
Queries (MATLOCK) 96
Monthly Presentations 96
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