WELCOME FALL!!! It still feels a little like summer, but before long, hopefully, we will have
our beautiful fall foliage.
Our volunteers have been busy this quarter. Neva and Jacqueline are going through old photographs,
newspaper articles, etc. and preserving them in plastic sleeves. These sleeves will then be placed in binders for future
We have in our possession the grade records from several of the old out-lying county schools.
Beverly is now going through these and making an index of students that attended these schools.
Mr. James Bankhead donated a large box of The Haskell County Tribunes from mainly 1945 and 1946.
Our historian, Jim Franks, is carefully going through these and selecting interesting articles to be preserved for the public
to view. These articles are about World War II, our Veterans, politics and politicians, the Society articles, some sad
and some amusing. These papers are very brittle and fragile. Jim's care and patience in handling them is to be
All of the above are available for public viewing at the Museum during our regular working hours.
Noretta has been getting estimates for paint and painters to paint the inside of the museum.
She has been fortunate in getting the painters to volunteer their time, as their donation to the museum. We have a $200.00
donation for paint and the Chamber of Commerce will help pay the remaining amount. We also plan to re-floor the hallway,
kitchen and bathroom from a former donation. We hope to have this completed during the coming quarter.
Mrs. Sarah Scott donated several old photographs and some interesting papers to the museum.
We thank her for the donation.
Hal McBride made a donation to the Historical Society in memory of Ted Risenhoover who passed away
Be sure and check the newspapers for any upcoming holiday events.
See you next quarter!!!