Springfield’s Urban Histories: A Community’s Unexplored Past
8:30 am to 4:15 pm in the auditorium for Adults.
Historians will discuss their recent research into unexplored aspects of Springfield’s History published by Moon City Press in "Springfield’s Urban Histories: Essays on the Queen City of the Missouri Ozarks." The book will be on sale.
8:30-9 a.m. Book Sale
9-10 a.m. " Uncovering Springfield’s Hidden Histories: The Queen City’s Unexplored Past," Stephen McIntyre, professor of history, Missouri State University
10:15-11:15 a.m. " Quinine and Courage: The Battle of Springfield, January 8, 1863," William Garret Piston, professor of history, Missouri State University, and John C. Rutherford, local history associate, Springfield-Greene County Library District
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Lunch Break/Book Sale
12:15-1:15 p.m. "Retail Rivals: Commercial Street Versus the Public Square, 1870-1945." Angela Wingo Miller, department chair, teacher education, Ozarks Technical Community College
1:30-2:30 p.m. "Unrestricted Warfare: The 1916-17 Springfield Streetcar Strike," Erin Smither,
instructor, Missouri State University and reference librarian, Springfield-Greene County Library
2:45-3:45 p.m. "Considerable Bad Feeling in this City:" The 1922 Frisco Shopmen’s Strike," Stephen McIntyre, professor of history, Missouri State University
3:45-4:15 p.m. Book Sale