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Harry Blackstone

Harry Blackstone, master magician, entertained guests at the Colonial Hotel while waiting for his car to be repaired. He and his wife had a minor car accident on their way to Texas. They were then on to Hollywood to make a movie.

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1880 Census

Newspaper articles give interesting background on the 1880 Federal Census; including the amount of pay enumerators received.

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FAA building

Hank Billings, author, and Betty Love, photographer, give a behind the scene glimpse of the Springfield Airport in 1961. 
 

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