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6th Missouri Cavalry

 Local History and Genealogy staff recently scanned a panoramic photograph of a 6th Missouri Cavalry (U.S.) reunion held in Springfield, Mo.
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Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

 The assassination of Franz Ferdinand on June 28, 1914, triggered World War I.  See how the Library is documenting Missouri’s participation in the war and discover new books published for the centennial of this controversial event in European history.  More...
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Remembering D-Day

 June 6 marks the 70th anniversary of the Allied landings at Normandy during World War II. News of the invasion reach Springfield by 5 a.m. and local residents anxiously gathered around newspapers and radios to hear the latest updates.
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Slater Copper Mine

 The last person to have seen the lost Slater Copper Mine in Shannon County is remembered in 1923.
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Battlefield

 Battlefield, Mo. was left off of the official Missouri map in 1977. The Springfield Daily News recorded the local reaction.  More...
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