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"Arkansaw" Postcard

Description: Silly photographic postcard depicting two men seated in a carriage pulled by a mule. They are outside of a small log cabin that has signs on it reading, "Arkansaw Traveler Hotel" and "A Vacant Room Up Stairs". There are signs on the carriage reading, "Arkansaw Traveler", "Home or Bust" and "I don't know where I am going but I am on my way". Correspondence on the back reads, "1/26/22 I will be driving that way in a few days No use to walk when you can ride. J.P. Shaw" It is addressed to Miss Perry Shaw in Dara, Ala and is postmarked Hot Springs, Arkansas on Jan 27, 1922.
Date: c. 1922
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Goodell Family Children]

Description: Three small photographs of the children of Lyman P. and Dollie (Crockett) Goodell: Robert C., born November 10, 1891; Bessie C., born August 11, 1894; and Ola C., born December 6, 1897. Robert wears a suit and tie and the girls both wear white blouses with pearl necklaces. They were all born in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: c. 1905
Item Type: Image
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Hood County Payment Receipt for Milton Parks]

Description: Hood County Payment Receipt for Milton Parks for the amount of ninety-three dollars and fifty nine cents. The document required Parks to pay one-hundred and eighty-two dollars by November 1, 1886. The document is dated July 13, 1886.
Date: July 13, 1886
Item Type: Text
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Hood County Tax Receipt for Milton Parks]

Description: Hood County Tax Receipt for Milton Parks for the year 1884 in the amount of fourteen dollars and sixty cents. The orginal grantee was R.W. Boyce and the document was signed by B.W. Morris.
Date: January 14, 1885
Creator: Morris, B.W.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Hood County Tax Receipt for Milton Parks, December 3 1891]

Description: Hood County Tax Receipt for Milton Parks in the amount of fourteen dollars and ninety-six cents for the year 1891. R.W. Boyce (240 acres) and Isaac Morris (91 acres) were the original grantees. This document is signed by collector B.W. Morris.
Date: December 3, 1891
Creator: Morris, B.W.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Hood County Tax Receipt for Milton Parks, December 7 1889]

Description: Hood County Tax Receipt for Milton Parks in the amount of fifteen dollars and sixty-six cents for the year 1889. R.W. Boyce (240 acres) and Isaac Morris (91 acres) were the original grantees. This document is signed by collector B.W. Morris.
Date: December 7, 1889
Item Type: Text
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Hood County Tax Receipt for Milton Parks, December 23 1890]

Description: Hood County Tax Receipt for Milton Parks in the amount of sixteen dollars and ten cents for the year 1890. R.W. Boyce (240 acres) and Isaac Morris (91 acres) were the original grantees. This document is signed by collector B.W. Morris.
Date: December 23, 1890
Creator: Morris, B.W.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Log Cabin Village

In Loving Rememberance of Mrs. Mattie H. Cook

Description: Printed card remembering Mrs. Mattie H. Cook, who died on Dec. 9, 1893 at age 38. Her name is printed on an image of a Bible and a poem is printed below. The poem reads, "We miss thee from our home dear; We miss thee from thy place; A shadow o'er our life is cast; We miss the sunshine of thy face We miss thy kind and willing hand, Thy fond and earnest care; Our home is dark without thee- We miss thee everywhere."
Date: December 1893
Item Type: Image
Partner: Log Cabin Village

Interior of John Halliday's Grocery Store

Description: Photograph of the interior of a grocery store. The men are, L-R: Ben B. Baker, clerk; Walter Shugart, clerk; John Mounts, customer; Herbert Halliday, son of proprietor-standing on chair; John Halliday, proprietor. The shelves are lined with canned goods.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Image
Partner: Log Cabin Village

Interior of John Halliday's Grocery Store

Description: Photograph of the interior of a grocery store. The men appear to be, L-R: Walter Shugart, clerk, John Halliday, proprietor and an unknown man. The shelves are lined with canned goods.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Image
Partner: Log Cabin Village