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Local History Archives - February 2010

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'Black Families of the Ozarks'

 "Black Families of the Ozarks", a compilation of materials documenting the long history of black families in the Ozarks, is now available online. 
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Exemption in the Civil War

 The young housekeepers, a year after marriage / lith. & pub. by N. CurrierA newspaper's tongue-in-cheek advice on how to get out of war service in 1862.  Wonder if it worked?  More...
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The Pythian Home of Missouri

 The Pythian Home of Missouri, an article found by one of our patrons, describes the future Pythian Castle, whose contract was awarded to a Bethany, Mo. company in 1911.  More...

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