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Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago July 20-22, 1924 Efforts to secure tax relief for the Kansas City Southern Railroad company will be launched at … more
Falling upward with Richard Rohr 
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As he knows I’ve long been an admirer of Franciscan priest Richard Rohr, my recently retired brother, Steve, invited me to join a weekly Zoom discussion group on Rohr’s book … more
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago July 19, 1924 A program arranged by the Anti Horse Thief Association winds up the Soldiers and Sailors reunion at … more
Lincoln Park’s 1st Auditorium
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This week’s picture from “Images of America - Pittsburg” by Randy Roberts and Janette Mauk, has the following description: “The photograph, taken in 1901, shows an open-air … more
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago July 17, 1924 Dr. Harry Rimmer of Los Angeles did away with all stone age candidates for ancestor jobs in two … more
SEK landowners block turnpike construction
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Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago July 16, 1924 More than 1,000 faculty and students of the Teachers College attended the informal all-school party … more
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago July 13-15, 1924 Herbert Martinette, 31, night watchman at Domestic No. 1 steam shovel, several miles east of … more
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago July 11, 1924 Patrolman Mark Norwood was arrested last night on a complaint charging first degree murder signed by … more
Lakeside, 1901
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This week’s picture from “Images of America - Pittsburg” by Randy Roberts and Janette Mauk, has the following description: “When Pittsburg was 25 years old, in 1901, Lakeside … more
Kansas teddy bears bring smiles to Kosovo
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Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago July 10, 1924 The gasoline war that has become almost epidemic throughout Kansas arrived in Topeka today. The … more
Mercy opens new hospital in Ft. Scott
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Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago July 9, 1924 The office of the Mine Workers today is sending a letter and advertisement to all miners of the … more
They don’t make ‘em like they used to
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Four years ago, our old Kenmore washing machine died and was shuffled out of the basement to the recycling yard, so Linda and I bought a new Maytag with all the bells and whistles from Metro World in … more
Twelve Bathing Beauties
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This week’s picture from “Images of America - Pittsburg” by Randy Roberts and Janette Mauk, taken on the south side of the old Municipal Pool, is from the Pittsburg Department of … more
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago July 6-8, 1924 Unanimous sanction was given the proposed united effort of the Lions, Rotary and Kiwanis clubs with … more
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago July 5, 1924 An attempted motorcar theft early this morning resulted in the shooting and serious wounding of … more
Why is America’s birthday on the Fourth of July? Delegates to the Continental Congress voted to separate themselves from the British crown on July 2. And the official Declaration of … more
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago July 3-4, 1924 Noon trains today carried a horde of Teachers College students, estimated to number more than … more
The road to Independence
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This year is the 248th birthday of the United States. Next April marks the 250th anniversary of the start of the War of Independence at the Battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775. What followed was … more
Inflation a driving issue of election
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Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago June 29-July 1, 1924 Workmen are pouring concrete on the last section of the stadium, which probably will be … more
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 1 00 Years Ago June 28, 1924 M. M. Rose of Fort Scott was unanimously elected superintendent of Pittsburg schools at a special … more
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