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Marvel Cave

Explore Marvel Cave and the Lost River with William Powell in this 1921 article. As a bonus, learn about several of the world records set in the cave over the years by balloonists. 

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Labor recruitment

John M Gracie hired a Springfield company to film his 24,000 acre Arkansas plantation to recruit workers. His advertising campaign was a major success, and he hired and moved twenty families from the Springfield area.

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