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Articles in "The Ozarks Mountaineer," Vols. 51 - 60 (2003 - 2011)

The following is a list of articles published in vols. 51 - 60 of "The Ozarks Mountaineer." Holdings in the History and Genealogy Department are located at call number R 977.88099.

Vol. 51, No. 1, February/March 2003

  • The Evolution of Ozark Chickens
  • Ozark Sugar [maple syrup]
  • Wild West Adventures at Woolaroc Ranch [founded by oilman Frank Phillips]
  • Arkansas High Point Still Lures Pleasure Seekers [Mount Magazine]
  • Wild Wilderness Drive through Safari [Wilmoth Exotic Animal Farm in Arkansas]
  • Old Hardy Offers Charm and Diversity [Hardy, AR]
  • Hosman the Hubcap Man
  • Living at the End of the Dinky Line [Leslie, AR logging train]

Vol. 51, No. 2, July 2003

  • The Apostle Saul Clock [in Nevada’s Bushwhacker Museum]
  • Pickin’ at Frisco Park [Rogers, AR]
  • Harriet Hosmer: Breaking the Mold for Women Artists
  • Roy Queen: Missouri’s Early Country-Western Guru
  • Withrow Springs State Park: A Perfect Family Retreat [near Huntsville, AR]
  • Louise Thaden: Arkansas’ Pioneer Aviatrix

Vol. 51, No. 3, August 2003

  • Clinton, Arkansas: Host of the national Championship Chuckwagon Races
  • Ozarks Silos: Monuments to a Farming Past
  • Har-Ber Village, Grove, Oklahoma: Ozark Americana at Its Best!
  • Remembering 1932-1937 Camp Meetings on the Lower Current River
  • Kathy Adamson, Woodcarver
  • Familiar American Hymn Has Interesting and Uncertain English Background [“Sweet Hour of Prayer”]
  • JFK’s Prediction Right: Greer’s Ferry Now a Major Draw [Greer’s Ferry Lake]

Vol. 51, No. 4, September 2003

  • Old Iron Smelter: A Curiosity of Lake of the Ozarks
  • A Library with a Past… and Looking to the Future [Green County, MO Library]
  • The Legacy of the CCC: Arkansas State Parks
  • Those C. C. C. Boys
  • Englishman Toplady and American Hastings Unite for “Rock” Hymnal Hit [“Rock of Ages”]
  • Fair Grove Heritage Reunion Continues Traditions
  • Remembering Root Cellars

Vol. 51, No. 5, October 2003

  • Spring into Fall [Missouri’s springs]
  • Mark’s the Man: Preserver of the Past, Benefactor for the Future [Mark Bilyeu]
  • Raising the Dead: A Bizarre Ozarks Event
  • Zagonyi’s Raid: Civil War Drama in Springfield
  • A Look at the Torso Tombstones of Maries County
  • President Truman “Loathed” This Missouri Favorite [“Missouri Waltz”]
  • Our Ozarks Nut King!  [walnuts]
  • War Eagle Mill: Step Back in Time at Arkansas Grist Mill

Vol. 51, No. 6, November 2003

  • Ozarks Home Guard Rediscovered
  • “Maid of the Golden Hair” was “Loved Tenderly” by Soldiers of Both North and South [song “Aura Lea”]
  • Hungarians and Paprika in the Ozarks
  • Howard McGill, Age 91, and a “Petrified” Master Carver
  • Riverdale: What Once Was [in Christian Co., MO]
  • New Furniture from Old Wood [Jim Wainwright, furniture maker]

Vol. 51, No. 7, December 2003

  • Tom Crain: Art Selected the Artist
  • An Ozarker’s Homage to History of Flight [Bill Ghan of Mansfield, MO]
  • Magic Happens at the End of Ellen Hobgood’s Brush
  • Evening Shade Farms Makes Soap that Soothes the Skin [near Osceola, MO]
  • When Life Came to Ozark County [Life magazine]
  • “Prince of the Pulpit” Wrote Hymn for Prince of Peace [“O Little Town of Bethlehem”]
  • A Newburg Adventure [Newburg, MO]

Vol. 52, No. 1, January/February 2004

  • Death of the Hillbilly
  • Ozarks History in Artifact, Word, and Deed
  • Tin Ceilings: Nostalgia in Its Prime
  • Will Blair, My First Hero
  • Celebrating Songwriter Johnny Mullins
  • Lincoln University: The Building of a Historic Institution
  • Though Travelled Far and Wide, “The Arkansas Traveller” is Still Unknown
  • Is Groundhog Day Hog-wash?

Vol. 52, No. 2, March 2004

  • Petit Jean Park: A Long History of Recreation
  • Jayhawkers Strike!  Jim Lane’s 1861 Raid on Osceola [MO]
  • Timeless Harmony by the Discovery String Band
  • Cave Springs: A Lost Village of the Ozarks
  • The Bell Still Tolls in the Mission Church Built by “The Millionaire Man” [Delaware Co., OK]
  • The Queen of Rich Mountain [in the Ouachita Mountains]
  • Architourism 101: An Ozarker’s Encounter with Wright [Frank Lloyd Wright]

Vol. 52, No. 3, April 2004

  • A Visit to the Osage Village State Historic Site
  • When the Wagon Was New [Earl Maggard, buggy and wagon maker]
  • The Milnot Story of Seneca

Vol. 52, No. 4, May 2004

  • A Tale of Two Men and One Cave [Marvel Cave at Silver Dollar City]
  • Clifty Creek Natural Bridge [in Maries Co., MO]
  • Indians in Arkansas?  Clinton Hosts Pow-wow
  • Riches to Rags: The Remarkable Story of Fred E. Franke
  • Nathaniel Pryor: Lewis and Clark Explorer
  • The Wayside Inn Museum: Window to the Past [in El Dorado Springs, MO]
  • Dale Thomas: Amateur Wagon Builder

Vol. 52, No. 5, June 2004

  • Joe Dice: Legendary Bridge Builder of the Osage River Valley
  • Blanchard Caverns Explorer Recalls “Dripstone” Discovery
  • Devils Elbow is a “Heavenly” Experience [in Pulaski Co., MO]
  • Still Just a-Swingin’: The Auglaize Bridge
  • Looking at Ozarks Weddings Past and Present
  • •Recalling McCall Bridge [in Stone Co., MO]
  • The Turtleman of Strafford [John Richards]

Vol. 52, No. 6, July 2004

  • Tavern Rock Cave-Bluff and the Lewis & Clark Expedition [in Franklin Co., MO]
  • Romance and Renewal and the River of Life Farm [in Ozark Co., MO]
  • Arkansas Wine Country: 120 Years in the Making
  • Backwater Baptisms
  • Bill Doolin and the Southwest City Bank Robbery
  • Come to the Meetin’: Preachin’, Prayin’, and Praisin’ [Log Church of God and Cassville Church of God (Holiness) in Barry Co., MO]

Vol. 52, No. 7, August 2004

  • Tracing the Butterfield Overland mail Route through the Ozarks
  • Bennett Spring: Scenic Jewel of Dallas County [MO]
  • Jim The Wonder Dog: Missouri’s “Miracle Mutt”
  • Doing Business the Old-fashioned Way for 124 Years [McLaughlin Brothers Furniture Company and Funeral Chapel in Sedalia, MO]

Vol. 52, No. 8, September 2004

  • Ha Ha Tonka State Park: A Unique Name for a Unique Place
  • A Family’s Legacy and a Collection of Memories: Branson’s Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum Is for All Ages!
  • Emma Molloy and the “Most Sensational Murder Case” in Greene County History [MO]

Vol. 52, #9, October 2004

  • The Scenic Splendor of Dogwood Canyon [Southwest MO and Northwest AR]
  • Yellville’s Turkey Trot Festival Still a-Flyin’!
  • Sammy Lane Resort: Memories of the Branson Lakefront
  • Noodling: An Ozarkian Blue-collar Sport

Vol. 52, #10, November 2004

  • Ava’s Assumption Abbey [in Douglas Co., MO]
  • Thong Trees: Messengers from Long Ago
  • C. C. Williford: He Lies No More!

Vol. 52, #11, December 2004

  • Shocking Corn the Old-timey Way: Life is Still Simple on the Rex Harral Farm
  • Tales of a Transplant: Italy to the Ozarks: One Immigrant’s Story
  • Memories of the Missouri and North Arkansas Railroad
  • The Mystery of Frankincense and Myrrh

Vol. 53, No. 1, January/February 2005

  • Sermons in Stone: Gravestones Reflect Cultural Style and Personal Caring
  • Eureka!  We’re Getting Married!  Little Town in Arkansas is Big on Marriage
  • Memories of Biederman Furniture Store [in Springfield, MO]

Vol. 53, No. 2, March 2005

  • The Mark Twain National Forest
  • Bring on the Bluebirds!  Once Rare, These Birds are Making a Comeback…
  • Grandmawing in the Ozarks [stealing standing timber]
  • Pla-Port Lighthouse: An Unforgettable Lake of the Ozarks Landmark
  • Over 300 Hymns But Only One Achieved Popularity [“The Old Rugged Cross” by George Bennard]

Vol. 53, No. 3, April 2005

  • The Legend of Alf Bolin: Fact or Fiction [Civil War bushwhacker]
  • Art Professor Hears the Call of Music [Paul Pitt, flute maker]
  • Branson Lakefront: Changing the Terrain for Changing Times
  • Providence Anderson: A Civil War Soldier’s Eternal Testament

Vol. 53, No. 4, May 2005

  • Building a Better Butterfly Garden
  • The Bartering Doctor of Banner [Dr. William “Henry” White of Banner, AR]
  • Remembering May Kennedy McCord: “If the Creek Don’t Rise”
  • The Magic of a McSpadden [dulcimer]
  • Tales of a Transplant: Wisconsin “Cheeseheads” Move to Missouri- To Make Cheese

Vol. 53, No. 5, June 2005

  • Milling Around the Ozarks: A Historic Mills Tour
  • The Pythian Castle [Knights of Pythias building in Springfield, MO
  • Ellen Gray Massey: A Regional Treasure for the Entire Nation
  • Double Duty: The Story of Twin Vietnam Veterans [William and John Uchtman of Webster Co., MO]

Vol. 53, No. 6, July 2006

  • Buffalo River National Park Attracts Nature Lovers
  • An Old School Recycled: Bruner Community Center [near Sparta, MO]
  • Oldtime Construction: The Concrete Block Connection
  • Tales of a Transplant: The Larks’ Nest [the Lark family near Alma, AR]
  • Mountaineer Artist Draws His Last Breath [Nic Frising eulogy]
  • Insect Named after Clinton Entomologist [Mompha solomoni, named after Dr. James Solomon of Clinton, AR]
  • History from a Postcard: Taneycomo, Mo.
  • Don’t Miss Out on Mill Creek/Kaintuck Hollow [near Rolla, MO]

Vol. 54, No. 1, January/February 2006

  • Jim Bowie in the Ozarks?  Gift Knife Has Interesting History
  • A Jewel in the Ozarks: The George Washington Carver National Monument [near Diamond, MO]
  • The Cassville and Exeter: The Shortest Short Line
  • Back in Time on the Railroad: Passenger Service Begins on the Missouri Pacific-Iron Mountain Railroad of the White River Line 100 Years Ago
  • Out of Africa to the Ozarks: Nigerian Arts Ambassador Makes Ava, Mo., “Home” [Ibiyinka Olufemi Alao]
  • Webster County Opry: Organized by a 14-year old [Webster Co., MO]

Vol. 54, No. 2, March/April 2006

  • Dogpatch USA: “The Most Miserable Place on Earth” [failed amusement park]
  • Give Me a Home Where the Paddlefish Roam [Osage Beach, MO hatchery]
  • Sons’ Chapel Historic Site: History Still in the Making [near Fayetteville, AR; named for Michael Son, early landowner]
  • Angel Discovers Forgotten Ozarks’ Civil War Fort [Gerald Angel discovers Ft. Barnesworth in Reynolds Co., MO]

Vol. 54, No. 3, May/June 2006

  • Sharp’s Antique Tractor Works: A Business “That’s Always in the Green” [near Fair Grove, MO]
  • •A History of Fantastic Caverns [near Springfield, MO]
  • Oldfield Opry: An Ozarks Surprise [in Oldfield, MO]
  • Amiel Clark: Not as Old as Dirt But Almost as Old as Bluegrass [of Reynolds Co., MO]
  • Monegaw Springs, a Town with a History [in St. Clair Co., MO]

Vol. 54, No. 4, July/August 2006

  • The Skirmish at Forsyth [Civil War in Taney Co., MO]
  • Silver of a Different Kind from the Ozark Hills [photographer Mike Disfarmer, AKA Mike Meyer, of Heber Springs, AR]
  • Modern Mules in the Ozarks
  • The Tick War in the Ozarks [tick-born diseases]
  • The Swoffords: Ozarks’ Trio Made a Mark
  • Bagnell Dam: An Ozarks’ Diamond Jubilee

Vol. 54, No. 5, September/October 2006

  • An Ozarks Walnut Harvest
  • One-room Country Schools: A Rich Educational Heritage
  • Boonesfield Village Celebrates “Pioneer Days”
  • My Great Granny Was a Killer [Sarah Pearce King of Barry County, MO]

Vol. 54, No. 6, November/December 2006

  • Water Greens [watercress]
  • Judy Domeny: Teacher Therapy (of Rogersville, Webster Co., MO)
  • Heroes from the Hills: Many Medal of Honor Recipients from Ozark Region
  • Fayetteville: Home of a Little-known Clinton Home [Bill and Hillary Clinton’s first home]
  • White River Pearl [Pearl Spurlock, “Pioneer of the Tourist Industry” in Branson, MO]

Vol. 55, No. 1, January/February 2007

  • Dennis Murphy: A Forgotten Poet of the Missouri Ozarks
  • Prescribed History [prescription file from the Forsyth City Drug Store]
  • Chula Vista, Yesterday and Today

Vol. 55, No. 2, March/April 2007

  • Bella Vista: Bluebird Capital of the U. S. A.  [Bella Vista, AR]
  • A New Life for Britain Mill on Turnback Creek [in Lawrence Co., MO]
  • Devastating West Plains Blast Still a Mystery after 79 Years
  • Marlin Perkins: Animal Expert from the Ozarks

Vol. 55, No. 3, May/June 2007

  • Hiking Lost Valley of the Ozarks [near Ponca, AR]
  • Indian Thong Trees
  • Houses Made to Order [Sears-Roebuck houses]
  • Quigley’s Castle Rocks [Albert and Elise Quigley house in Eureka Springs, AR]

Vol. 55, No. 4, July/August 2007

  • Lloyd Brown: Last WWI Naval Veteran Was an Ozarker
  • Harrison’s Lyric Theater Lives On [in Harrison, AR]
  • Reflections of Rockaway Beach [in Taney Co., MO]
  • A Century of Shepherd of the Hills
  • A Look at White River Bluff Dwellers [in Northwest AR]
  • The Iron Mountain Baby [William Moses Helms of Washington Co., MO]
  • Battlefield State Park Helps Visitors Understand Civil War [Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park in Northwest AR]

Vol. 55, No. 5, September/October 2007

  • Nathan Boone Homestead Preserves Ozarks Past [in Greene Co., MO]
  • Ghost Bridge of Benton County [MO]
  • The Jane Pitman Cabin: A Rare Connection to the Common Settler [in Dallas County, MO]
  • Discovering Missouri’s Buried Treasures: Bellefontaine and Calvary Cemeteries Reveal Grave Secrets [in St. Louis, MO]
  • John Gray, a “Special” Saddle Maker [Horseshoe Bend, AR maker of saddles for the disabled]

Vol. 55, No. 6, November/December 2007

  • Cars That Conquered the Ozarks
  • Milo McCubbin: Crafty Ol’ Crafter
  • Walking Across a Footbridge [Ozarks footbridges]


Vol. 56, No. 1, January/February 2008

  • Ozark Roadside Tourist Pottery
  • “Little Time for Valentine”: Pioneer Proposals
  • Newton County’s “Black Tim” Villines
  • Gravehouses of the Arkansas Ozarks
  • Hair Yesterday, Art Today: Keepsakes of Yesteryear

Vol. 56, No. 2, March/April 2008

  • Many Barns Ago: A Tribute to Disappearing Architecture of the Ozarks
  • Kaw Point: Where the Past Touches the Future [KS]
  • Whale in the Midwest: A Whale of a Story [Catoosa, OK]
  • Southwest Missouri’s Role in the Spanish-American War
  • History beneath Our Feet: Fruit Farm to Housing Development [Speakman Fruit Farm in Neosho, MO]
  • Lake Ft. Smith: Supplies Needs but Drowns History [Fort Smith, AR]
  • Osage Orange: The Tree Central to Settling the Ozarks
  • Arkansas Drive-in Delivers Nostalgia [Mountain View, AR]

Vol. 56, No. 3, May/June 2008

  • Remembering Shad Heller and Branson’s Corn Crib Theatre
  • White River’s Navigation Dams: Relics from the Steamboat Era
  • Vann Friendship Quilt: A Time for Remembering [Winona Township, Shannon County, MO]
  • Remembering By Golly: Itinerant Artist and Sign Painter Ernest Schilling Signed His Work with His “Trademark Expression,” By Golly]

Vol. 56, No. 4, July/August 2008

  • Tales of a Newcomer: “Law and Order” in Ava [MO]
  • White River Floods in Perspective
  • Highway Robbery in Fair Grove, 1932 [MO]
  • Lost and Found: Garber, Missouri
  • An Encounter with Fate: Depression-era Dentist Made House Calls
  • Sculptor Jim Westbrook Molds Personality

Vol. 56, No. 5, September/October 2008

  • My Daddy Made a Difference [Lt. Col. Reuben S. Blood, builder of Devil’s Den and Petit Jean Parks]
  • Lando Gunter: Little-known Ozarks Bandit
  • The Murals of Cuba (Missouri, That is)
  • Sorghum at Cane Hill [AR]

Vol. 57, No. 1, January/February 2009

  • Oklahoma Boasts World’s Largest Totem Pole
  • L. L. Broadfoot: Pioneer Artist of the Ozarks
  • An Historic Election: Black and White in the Ozarks [election of Barack Obama]
  • Obama’s Ozarks Connection
  • Music City Mayor: Branson’s Raeanne Presley
  • The Incarnations of Minnie Lawing
  • Henry Starr and the Harrison Bank Robbery

Vol. 57, No. 2, March/April 2009

  • A Step Back in Time at Wildwood Springs Lodge [Steelville, MO]
  • What Did He Say to That Arkansas Traveler?  Some History and Background of the Arkansas Traveler
  • Nick Miller, 1846-1898: Tombstone Carver Lies in Unmarked Grave [MO]
  • Ragged Rascal Beauty: Rose O’Neill [creator of the Kewpie doll]

Vol. 57, No. 3, May/June 2009

  • The Great White Arabia: Tragic Wreck 143 Years Ago Provides Insights Today
  • Scott Baldassari: Bringing the Scenic Beauty of the Ozarks to Life through Paintings
  • Opera… in the Ozarks?

Vol. 57, No. 4, July/August 2009

  • Christianson Native Craft Workshop: Keeping Vanishing Arts and Crafts Alive [Elsinore, MO]
  • On the Hunt for Wide Spots [Bill Molendorp, Missouri photographer and artist]
  • Night Raids: Threats Didn’t Stop Ozarks Missionary Rev. W. L. French
  • James Gaston Visitor Center Celebrates Ozarks History [Mountain Home, AR]
  • The Restoration of Mirror Lake: A Labor of Love [1948 sleeper lounge car]

Vol. 57, No. 5, September/October 2009

  • Andy Miller: Ozarks Visionary: Artist and “Hillbilly Engineer” Pioneered Branson-area Projects
  • Texas County’s Summersville Flour Mill Has Long History [MO]
  • Bentonville’s Peel Mansion Preserves Memories [Bentonville, AR]
  • Doniphan’s Timberfest Celebrates Ripley County’s Logging Past [MO]
  • Lost & Found: Radium Spring [in Barry County, MO]

Vol. 57, No. 6, November/December 2009

  • Bluebird of Happiness Lives in Arkansas [Terra Studios near Fayetteville, AR]
  • Whimsical Wilson & Wilson Folk Art [in Eureka Springs, AR]

Vol. 58, No. 1, January/February 2010

  • From Skin to Bark and Beyond: The Art of Dr. Ernest Lorenc [Springfield, MO dermatologist]
  • Ozark Mountain Doctoring during the Great Depression
  • The Thwarted Eureka Springs Bank Robbery [AR, 1922]
  • Family Quilts Prove a Blessing… and a Burden
  • Tina Wilcox: The Art and Science of Seed Saving
  • Following the Fruit Harvest: Ozarkers as Migrant Workers

Vol. 58, No. 2, March/April 2010

  • Rose Cecil O’Neill: America’s First Female Cartoonist Fought for Women’s Suffrage
  • Kayaking: A Great Way to Meet the Buffalo River
  • Jake Fleagle: Shot and Captured at the Branson Depot
  • Brett Dudenhoeffer: Fiddler Extraordinaire [Lebanon, MO]
  • The Ozark Snake Man [David Jamieson]
  • Calico Rock and Peppersauce Alley [AR]

Vol. 58, No. 3, May/June 2010

  • Jennifer Linders: She Does More Than Point and Shoot [Springfield, MO photographer]
  • Bamboo in the Ozarks
  • Arkansas Elk Thrive in Buffalo National River Area
  • Stepping Back a Century: Olga’s 95-year-old Landmark, the Kindall Store
  • Family: The Heart of Branson Entertainment
  • An Ozark Medieval Fortress [near Lead Hill, AR]
  • Hotel Seville: Harrison’s Historic Lodging [AR]

Vol. 58, No. 4, July/August 2010

  • Haunting Memories of Clementine [former town in Pulaski Co., MO]
  • The Hunt for Grandpa’s Minnie: The Interesting History of a Steam Engine and How It Was Found
  • My Search for the Grave of the Bandit Queen [Belle Starr]

Vol. 58, No. 5, September/October 2010

  • Ozarks Water Watch: Foundation Protects Water Quality in the Ozarks
  • Pamla LaDon Klenczar: An Artist Whose Work Is Inspired by Dreams [Newton County, AR]
  • Hanging in Arkansas [hanging quilts up]
  • One Million Years and Counting [Springfield’s Riverbluff Cave]
  • Cassville’s All American Red Heads [Cassville, MO]
  • CCC Us in Branson [Civilian Conversation Corps]

Vol. 58, No. 6, November/December 2010

  • Stamps General Store: A Historical Home for Osage Clayworks [Osage, AR]
  • To Market, to Market: Bringing the Taste of the Ozarks to City Locavores
  • Clever’s Vanishing Railroad Depot [Clever, MO]
  • Arkansas Makes Its Mark at World’s Fair [1904 World’s Fair “Arkansas House”]
  • Miss Records’ 60-mile Horse Ride to Save the School [Ida Record of Oakland, AR]
  • The Reverend Roy Cantrell Story: An Account of Heroism, Survival and Change [of Seymour, MO]

Vol. 59, No. 1, January/February 2011

  • The Handford Brothers painted the Ozarks… and More!  [of Batesville, AR]
  • Silas’s Loom: Still Going Strong after 154 Years [Eureka Springs, AR]
  • Love Ridge: Walking in the Footsteps of the Past [Webster Co., MO farmhouse]
  • Drake Fields’ WWII Historic Hangar Houses the Arkansas Air Museum  [near Fayetteville, AR]

Vol. 59, No. 2, March/April 2011

  • He Was a She: Female Union Solder Was Wounded at Battle of Wilson’s Creek

Vol. 59, No. 3, May/June 2011

  • Horseshoe Canyon Ranch: A Western Dude Ranch with Southern Hospitality [Jasper, AR]
  • Go sit on Sam’s Throne!  [Newton Co., AR]
  • Arkansas Country Doctor Museum: Preserving a History of Healing [Lincoln, AR]
  • A Woman Is Allowed to Kill the Murderer of Her Husband [Mrs. Reed of Boone County, AR]
  • Albert Pike: Almost Forgotten Son of Arkansas
  • Rose O’Neill, Miriam and Genevieve Lynch and Mary Herschend: Four Outstanding Missouri Women Found Success and Friendships in Their Beloved Ozarks, Part 1

Vol. 60, No. 4, July/August 2011

  • Stars and Stripes over Bloomfield [birthplace of the military newspaper in Bloomfield, MO]
  • Rose O’Neill, Miriam and Genevieve Lynch, and Mary Herschend: Four Outstanding Missouri Women Found Success and Friendships in Their Beloved Ozarks, Part 2
  • Marvel Cave: A History of a Hole in the Ground  [Greene Co., MO]
  • Dusty Richards: An Ozarks “Western Winner”  [Springdale, AR]
  • Ma and Pa Fields: Photographing the Ozarks [Barry County, MO collection]
  • Vol. 60, No. 5, September/October 2011
  • Wish You Were Here: Postcards and Early Tourism in the Branson Area
  • Cynthia Dollard: Arkansas Artist Creating Beauty
  • Jumping Mules: An Arkansas “Olympic Event”

Vol. 60, No. 6, November/December 2011

  • Prairie Grove Battlefield: The Civil War’s December 7th [Prairie Grove, AR]
  • McClurg: The Ozarks Tradition Lives On [in Taney Co., MO]
  • Ozark Folkways: Preserver of Boston Mountain Culture [Mount Gaylor, AR]
  • One Bear at a Time [Stearnsy Bears made by Charles and Vicky Stearns in Stotts City, MO]
  • The Ozarks’ Great Blue Norther of 11/11/11: High of 80ºF, Low of 13ºF on the Same Day
  • The “Big Flush”: The 1978 Catastrophic Collapse of the West Plains Sewage Lagoon