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Local History Archives - April 2012

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Barbershoppers' Chorus

 Springfield's Barbershoppers' chorus competed in a contest in Washington D. C. in 1954.   More...
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Smith-Glynn-Calloway and Smith Clinic

 Smith-Glynn-Calloway and Smith Clinic advertised the opening of their new location in 1926.  More...
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Archives on the Road

 If you have been meaning to look at old documents at the State Historical Society of Missouri in Columbia, Rolla, Kansas City, or St. Louis, wait no longer.  The SHSMO manuscript, book and microfilm collections will be available for use at the Duane G. Meyer Library at MSU.  More...
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The Conspirator

 Join us for a screening of "The Conspirator," rated PG-13, about Mary Surratt, the first woman executed by the U.S. government following her arrest for conspiring to assassinate Abraham Lincoln.  Read T. H. B. Dunnegan's experience in St. Louis after Lincoln's assination.   More...
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Ozark Day Trips

For many of us, along with the warmer weather comes a feeling of wanderlust. Luckily, there are several beautiful Ozark destinations that are only a day trip away!  More...
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Pickwick Stage Corporation

 Springfield has a connection to this years Big Read book, Dashiell Hammett’s "Maltese Falcon" through one of its early bus services, the Pickwick Stage Corporation. 
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