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Local History Archives - July 2009

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Frank James at the Fair

 Frank James fires shots; causes stampede and escapes from Greene County jail.  An interview in 1898 at the Fair.    More...
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Floating on Ozarks Rivers

 Photo Credit:US National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationBooks and websites that can help you prepare for floating down the beautiful streams and rivers in Missouri and Arkansas
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Gravestone Preservation Workshop

 Knox County, TennesseeSaturday, July 25, 2009.  Jon Appell, gravestone conservator, will conduct a gravestone preservation workshop at the historic Squibb Cemetery.
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Antique Ordinances

 The Library Center has a copy of the Springfield, Mo., 1887 City Ordinances that regulate the shooting of firecrackers and disposal of melon rinds and other fruit.  More...
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