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Local History

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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The Green Book

For many Americans, the 1950's were a golden age of driving. For African Americans, travel along Route 66 was a challenge that required them to pack their own provisions because they could not count on receiving goods or services, regardless of how much money they had.

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Rothermel Mill

A short history of the Greene County Roller Mill that was later known as the Rothermel Brothers Milling Company.

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