Log in
Looking Back
871 results total, viewing 21 - 40
‘A hard day for mother’
Exclusive subscriber content
PITTSBURG, Kan. — In July of 1863, at the Battle of Gettysburg, LtCol Joshua Chamberlain of the 20th Maine was riding with his two brothers, one serving as the regimental chaplain and the other … more
Pittsburg reviews plans for new Applebee’s
Exclusive subscriber content
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago May 24, 1924 Between 20 and 25 coal companies in various parts of the United States will submit bids this week to … more
Salvation Army gets new home in Pittsburg
Exclusive subscriber content
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago May 23, 1924 Forty-eight members of the Women's Athletic association and the Girls Athletic association of the … more
Slovenian funeral entourage
Exclusive subscriber content
French, Italian, German, Austrian, Belgian, Irish, Scot, Yugoslav, Slovene, and English were the primary immigrants in Pittsburg, but 52 distinct groups are recorded in the census, marriage records, … more
House of ill fame busted on N. Joplin Street
Exclusive subscriber content
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago May 21, 1924 The miners of Illinois joined Kansas and Michigan yesterday in demanding a special international … more
Pittsburg celebrates 98th birthday on May 20
Exclusive subscriber content
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago May 18-20, 1924 Two hundred citizens – members of the Rotary, Lions and Kiwanis clubs, and visiting … more
84 teams registered for Pitt summer softball
Exclusive subscriber content
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago May 17, 1924 The city Y. M. C. A. in cooperation with the Teachers College Y. M. C. A. Is gathering clothes and … more
Truck traffic down 10% during strike
Exclusive subscriber content
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago May 16, 1924 Attacks upon International President John L. Lewis and his administration opened today's session of … more
A Memorable Trip, Pt. 2
Exclusive subscriber content
Here’s the second installment of Terry Bartlow’s story about his excursion on Route 66 with the Tims sisters. It’s evident that not only did Terry get his “kicks” on … more
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago May 14, 1924 Shiny, new straw hats will be brought forth tomorrow and given a prominent place. Except for the few … more
Revolutionary coins
Exclusive subscriber content
     This week we will learn about a couple of coins made in limited quantities in the colonies during the American Revolution.      The first is the New Hampshire … more
The riot that never happened
Exclusive subscriber content
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago May 11-13, 1924 Tribute to mother will be paid at the Mother’s Day services tomorrow in the churches of … more
Simple Gifts
Exclusive subscriber content
My current woodworking project is the construction of a “Shaker” cabinet.  I’ve gone and put quotes around the word Shaker there because I am not a Shaker.  If you are not … more
All mothers are not the same 
Exclusive subscriber content
Modern Mother's Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother and began a campaign to make Mother's Day a recognized holiday in the United States.   … more
Federal grand jury to investigate bank ring
Exclusive subscriber content
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago May 10, 1924 Federal grand juries in Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma will review operations of an alleged swindle … more
A Most Memorable Trip, Pt. 1 
Exclusive subscriber content
This week, long time contributor, Terry Bartlow, is back. This time with the first installment of a story about getting his kicks on Route 66 with two teacher friends, taking in not only the historic … more
Sniper grazes truck cab on Highway 7
Exclusive subscriber content
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago May 8, 1924 The new refrigerator plant installed in the past six weeks at the packing house of Menghini Brothers … more
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago May 8, 1924 Federal grand juries in Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma will review operations of an alleged swindle … more
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago May 7, 1924 Health car “Warren,” of the state board of health, arrived in Pittsburg this morning from … more
Early coins of the Republic
Exclusive subscriber content
      Last week I shared information with you about the “Bar Cent”, possibly the earliest coin used in the new Republic following the American Revolution.  This week … more
« Prev | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 44 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.