Ketchum Collection


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The Ketchum Collection is an extensive video archive of local footage from the 1950’s to 2012 compiled by videographer Bob Ketchum.  The collection contains hours of video footage including Mountain Home and Montessori School graduation ceremonies, local TV Station Channel 43 archives, and episodes of “Inside Focus”, a local show from the 1980’s and 90’s featuring  interviews with a variety of Baxter County citizens.  The collection also includes many local business’s TV commercials and promotional videos, Baxter Healthcare Corporation training videos, footage of “The Last Dance”, concerts by local musicians, tours of the Old College House, Baxter County history as far back as 1953, and more.

Access the Collection in person at the Donald W. Reynolds Library through a user-friendly database in the Local History and Genealogy Room.