History museum

The past lives on in the local museum

By Austin Bishop Ona J. Boyd’s penchant for following the history of Kemper County is reflected in her writings and collection of other written materials held at the Kemper County Historical Museum located at 230 Veterans Street in downtown DeKalb . “She just had a love for history and everything …

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Florida LGBTQ Museum Launches Major Digital Exhibit

by JW Arnold Visitors to the Stonewall National Museum and Archives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, one of the nation’s largest LGBTQ libraries and loan collections, have fallen by nearly two-thirds due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, after months of research, SNMA recently launched a major digital exhibit just in time …

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Why the Wenatchee Museum preserves a 95-year-old sandwich

Locked behind five doors, hidden in a dark container and wrapped in cellophane is a 95-year-old artifact: Clyde Pangborn’s Sandwich. Yes. That’s right. The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center has a 1926 sandwich and plans to keep it permanently. Anna Spencer, the museum’s collections coordinator, keeps Pangborn’s meal in …

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