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Local History and Genealogy Department

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The Library Center
4653 S. Campbell Ave.
Springfield, MO
65810-1723
Phone: (417) 616-0534
Fax: (417)883-9348
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Local History  

Hi-M Drive-In

 The frame work of the Hi-M Drive-In, the third in Springfield, is the focus of a Sunday News and Leader story in 1960.  More...
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Harriet Shepard

 The history of one of the most distinguished women in Missouri, Mrs. Harriet Elma Ohlen Shepard, 93, widow of Dr. Edward M. Shepard of Drury College, is retold in her obituary.  More...
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William H. Gottfried

 William H. Gottfried was listed as the second oldest businessman in Springfield in his obituary in 1930. A furniture maker by trade, he also served on the City Council, using his salary from that position and public subscriptions to build a bandstand on the Public Square.  More...
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New Newspapers

 The Springfield-Greene County Library District has expanded its newspaper microfilm collection. Find out more in this article.
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Old Time Gardens

 Old time gardens of Springfield remembered by an "Old Settler".
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