New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

By Rachel Brazil
Eddy County Museum Archivist 

Archival Anecdotes: April 24, 2023


April 24, 2023

Among the items Dorothy Beardsley donated to the museum are her doll-size dishes, which take up residence at the Brantford Depot. Afterall with two parents serving as depot agents, it's quite likely that little Dorothy would have found a place to play in a depot.

History is what we make it

Dorothy Payne Beardsley (1894-1985) lived to be 90 years old and experienced nearly a century of rapid cultural change in her lifetime. She was involved with the Minerva Club and Pioneer Daughters, and became one of the founding members of the Eddy County Museum. Her obituary, as printed in the New Rockford Transcript, highlights her educational achievements as a 1913...

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