Morrison and Eppinette, Historical Ouachita County, p. 84

At Leisure


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Residents of trhe community of Elliott gathered at the railroad depot for a Sunday outing about 1908. The people in the photograph in random order are Ida Warnock Lambert (17 years old), Addie Hughes Edmonson, Hettie Warnock Braswell, Clara Moon Warnock, Mae Hughes, Ida Rogers Horne, Ritchie Burkett, Clara Arnold, Lona MacNaulty Reynolds (ticket agent, freight agent, and postmaster), Eugene Hughes, Tom Warnock, Milton Haynes, Carl Burkett, Leon Hughes, Dr. Horton, Ira Peace, Britt Moore, Ray Moore, Mark Hays, Leon Marks, Meek Peace, Bob Webb, Boyd Warnock, Clarence Cook, and Jim Peace.

Photograph Courtesy of Mrs. Ida Lambert


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George Tribble and Charles Lancaster posed on a cotton bale at Troy, Arkansas, in 1912.

Photograph Courtesy of Jeff Tribble


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Watson Dean, Elijah White, and Henry Tribble, Ouachita County citizens, posed with pistols near Troy, Arkansas, about 1905.

Photograph Courtesy of Jeff Tribble


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The weekend was a time for recreation for loggers in the early 1900s. These workers are dressed for an outing in town.

Photograph Courtesy of Gertrude Moore


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Hunting activities formed an important part of the culture of Ouachita County. A.J. Snider, a prominent photographer at Camden, posed with a huge buck about 1920. The photograph includes a caption, "Who would go camping without a Kodak?"

Photograph from the Snider Collection


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Members of the Gammill family of the Millville area are preparing for a hunting expedition in the late 1800s.

Photograph Courtesy of Benny Byars


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An area lake was the scene of a spring fishing trip for these Ouachita County citizens. The photograph entitled "Morning Catch" is dated April 26-29, 1892. The people are (left to right) the cook, Napoleon, Judge W.F. Avera, Rich Venable, A.L. Morgan, Louis Vickers, J.B. McGaughy, John Couch, W.H. Holliman, E.B. Cawthron, and E.M. McGill.

Photograph Courtesy of Ritchie Morgan


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The Ouachita County Fair parade was the occasion for the beautifully decorated carriage on Harrison Street in Camden in the 1800s. The young ladies are (left to right) Angeline Gee, Mrs. E.A. Shicker, Augusta Elliott, and Gertrude Benson. The Ella Gordon home, located at the corner of Harrison and Jefferson streets, is in the center; and the John and George Ritchie home, located on Harrison and Washington streets, is in the background to the right.

Photograph Courtesy of Francis Usrey Hamel


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A gaily decorated automobile was part of the 1924 parade commemorating the city of Camden's 100th anniversary. Dora Sifford is seated at the window in the back, Margaret "Dollie" Hancock is standing beside the car, and Elizabeth Ann Sifford is standing on the "running board."

Photograph Courtesy of Bettie Lu Gaughan Rogers


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Camden celebrated Arkansas' 100th anniversary in 1936 with a parade. Bettie Lu Gaughan (left) and Jean Gordon (right) are the honorees in the float.

Photograph Courtesy of Bettie Lu Gaughan Rogers


 

 

 

 

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