THE ROARING 20’S: The Decade that Metamorphosed America like a seismic wave which prorogated through-out the country. By: Loretta (Stevens) Bailey Now: Looking backward in time one hundred years ago, it’s revealing how events in our country and our culture changed so rapidly in a short span of time. I compared that span of time to […]
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By Loretta (Stevens) Bailey Now: As long as humans have existed, hair grooming has been part of life. But when did it change from a necessity to a form of expression by styling, culture, and identity? Well, we are going to journey back and explore hair styling by comparing what was going on in our […]
Fighting a war is an expensive undertaking, especially for a largely agrarian society whose capital is invested in slavery and cotton land. After their secession from the United States, the Confederate States of America was in need of revenue. Raising taxes was not feasible, as there was little in the way of infrastructure to support […]
The ledger pictured above was recently donated the museum. While the outside appears as a simple ledger, the inside contains insight into one of our local organizations: Women of Woodcraft. The ledger has the minutes of each meeting, as well as correspondence. One letter, sent from the head of the organization on December 9, 1918, […]