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Local History Archives - November 2013

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Thanksgiving 1935

 Thanksgiving 1935 and one of the largest Thanksgiving offerings ever collected by the Junior Red Cross chapter of Senior High, now Central High School, was ready to be distributed.
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John F. Kennedy in Springfield

  John F. Kennedy visited Springfield in 1957. He spoke at the Democratic Party's annual Jackson Days celebration.  More...
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Eleventh Hour

  Eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month...  More...
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  U.S. Federal Medical Center inmates were transported by train in 1936. A Springfield Leader & Press article describes their arrival at the depot.  More...

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