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What a great picture of a girl with extremely long hair, stockings and a little brother (probably) who is not at all happy with the situation.  Notice the little boy has on a dress and stockings just as the girl.  It must be the girl's hat on the stool.  This must have been about 100 years befor...
12/04/2014
Look at this great group of graduating students at Searcy High School.  This would have been somewhere in the 1950's, I think.  Perhaps some of the Searcy Sleuths are in it?  Or perhaps the Sleuths know some of the students.  There are no dates on this picture and there are no names.  Sadly, we ...
12/01/2014
A death in the family is always sad.  Then folks start trying to clean out the belongings of the deceased.  You never know what you will find and some things are from a past generation.  Such was my experience this past week. The book was "Grandma's Attic Treasures" and it was published in 1882. ...
11/30/2014
So you think the 50's meant poodle skirts?  I grew up in the 50's and never heard of a poodle shirt. BUT........this picture is a perfect depiction of the 50's.  It is supplied by Super Sleuth Anita Fuller from her personal collection of photos.  These girls made up the junior Beebe AR basketball...
11/25/2014
I attended a very small school in Georgia and their only sports activity was basketball but it was equal, a team of boys and a team of girls.  I was on the team and loved the trips to small surrounding towns to compete.  This photograph was loaned to me by our card-collecting buddy, James Whitlow...
11/18/2014
We have been loaned another picture of Searcy AR by friend James Whitlow who puts his company name on them but they are still highly visible and he gives me permission to print the postcard on this blog. This one shows Arch Street facing the historic Methodist Church.  Streets are unpaved. Notice...
11/13/2014
My friend and postcard collector, James Whitlow, has sent another picture that may be from our area.  The lettering on the card is just for his business.  He wrote this, "Barbara, here is a scan of the McRae postcard from the date of 1907-1918.  Maybe some of your readers can inform us about thi...
11/11/2014
My friend on the internet is James Whitlow, who collects pictures and postcards and has shared the cards that he has with Searcy or surrounding areas information on them.  He has emailed me another one.  It is the Gill Hotel that was once located where our historic Mayfair Hotel is now. It is har...
11/09/2014
Here's a very good picture of a Searcy AR landmark on Main Street, Searcy AR.  I love the way it has detail with a train track on one side and a real train on the other side.  It is for sale on ebay right now for $8.99.  It is said to be a 1978 view of the building and is a real photo post card....
11/06/2014
I have a tendency to collect old post cards and this is one that I have found pleasing. It's a motel in Bald Knob AR, a town with about 2800 population about 12 miles from Searcy.  The other day there was a Bald Knob person in my office and they asked where this place was. My reply was that it is...
11/02/2014
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