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Local History Archives - June 2012

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Secretarial Training

 The Springfield Vocational-Technical School began classes for secretarial training in 1963.  The twelve week course included typing, shorthand, business English and record keeping.  More...
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1850 High School

 Apparently the South-West High School in 1850 was so well known that no information about its location or its teachers were given in an article that appeared in the South-Western Flag newspaper.  More...
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Fire Department Horses

 In 1917 the Springfield Fire Department decided to sell their horses in favor of motor hose wagons.  More...
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Mark Martin

 Mark Martin was a frequent competitor at the Fairgrounds Speedway in the late 1970s.  More...
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