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Jimmie Driftwood

Jimmie Driftwood, widely known folklorist and singer, visited May Kennedy McCord in 1958 at her Springfield home. Lucile Morris Upton recorded some of his history in a long article for the News-Leader.

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Racing

The Fairgrounds Speedway hosted one of the most unique races ever held at the historic speedway in 1958.     

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