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Local History Archives - January 2009

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Air Fare Costs in 1930

 Northrop AlphaSpringfield Municipal airport manager announces reduced air fare prices in this article from the Springfield, Missouri PressMore...
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Silas Turnbo Manuscripts


From Big Chief tablets to the World Wide Web: Stories of wild animals, families, civil war and other realities of the lives of Ozarks pioneers can be found online.  More...
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Young Brothers Massacre


The most lawmen killed in one day before 9/11 is the subtitle to the Bruce Davis book, We’re Dead, Come On In. January marks the anniversary of what came to be known as the Young Brothers Massacre.  More...
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Medal of Honor Recipients


The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States Government. Several local soldiers have received the honor.  More...
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The Ice Crop


"Farming" in the dead of winter could bring a nice profit in the summer months of 1888 according to an article from the Springfield, Mo. Herald.  More...
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