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Fake relics

At the first meeting of the Missouri State Archaeological Society, held April 12, 1935, the society addressed the production of fake arrowheads, spearheads and pipes in southeast Missouri and the areas around Springfield and Neosho. 

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Yom Kippur 1906

Rabbi Gross of Cincinnati addressed the congregation of Temple Israel on Yom Kippur in 1906. In addition to his talks, there was reading of text in Hebrew and singing by a finely trained choir.

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McCroskey Home

A photograph of the old homestead of William McCroskey is featured in the Springfield Press in 1929 and names all of McCroskey's children.

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