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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: 1922~
Partner: Log Cabin Village

L.D. Campbell, self-portrait

Description: Self-portrait of L.D. Campbell, a photographer from Burlington, Iowa. He is wearing a suit with a bowtie. He stands next to a chair and holds his hat in his hand. A pocket watch on a chain hangs from his vest pocket.
Date: unknown
Creator: L.D. Campbell
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
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Group Photo Outside a Home]

Description: Group portrait of the Bosley family in front of their home in Palo Pinto County by Buck Creek. The house has a wooden shingled roof and two stone chimneys at either end. On the porch is a bed with two quilted pillows on it that are decorated with large stars. In the group there are two men, three women, four children and one baby. Identification provided by the donor of these items is as follows: left to right- Aunt Alice, Uncle Sam, unknown, Uncle Ed, Grandpa Methias "Sy", Uncle Pete, Uncle Rob, "Dad," John, Uncle Baker, Grandma Amanda
Date: unknown
Partner: Log Cabin Village