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Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago June 7, 1923 Repair work on Joplin & Pittsburg Railway tracks in the city was ordered by the city … more
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago June 6, 1923 Reports that President W. A. Brandenburg of the Teachers’ College is a candidate for same job … more
Spooning in the shows must stop!
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Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago June 3-5, 1923 Carrying out their threat of expulsion of members of the United Mine Workers who participated in … more
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago June 2, 1923 City employees will soon be undergoing examinations to decide just whether or not they are qualified … more
Mayor Montee menaces mutts
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100 Years Ago June 1, 1923 A warning against allowing dogs to run at large was sounded yesterday afternoon by Mayor C. Mart Montee, who said that unless the owners of dogs tie them up, a … more
It all started with Bobo
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Former Frontenac resident and KSC graduate, Ben George, is back with an intriguing story about hard work, college, and how a neighbor’s dog named Bobo serendipitously impacted his fate. — … more
Culinary workers go on strike in Pittsburg
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Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago May 31, 1923 Members of local union No. 39, culinary alliance of Pittsburg, formerly employed in many of the local … more
The oral history of David Newcomb
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A quiet and thoughtful man, no one would ever suspect that Mr. David Newcomb spent 14 months in Vietnam as a field artilleryman. After the war, Mr. Newcomb became a mathematics and computer science … more
The oral history of William Hollenbeck
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A career military man, Lieutenant-Colonel Hollenbeck served two tours in Vietnam before moving on to teach courses on the war at Pittsburg State University where he also worked as an assistant to the university president. Fluent in Vietnamese, LtCol Hollenbeck was a personable and colorful man and was truly an example for all of us. Even in 1989, he spoke words that still ring true today. What follows are the words of William Hollenbeck as recorded by PHS students Janice Griffiths and Shelly Wright in January 1989. more
Memorial Auditorium expands parking
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The oral history of Austin Theordore Flagg
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Austin Flagg exuded the stateliness born of years in the military. He served in the U.S. Army for 30 years, rising from private to the rank of colonel. He retired from the Army in 1976, after serving as professor of military science at Pittsburg State University but continued at PSU as the personnel director until 1989. During Flagg’s military career, he fought in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. What follows are Colonel Flagg’s own words as recorded by PHS students Glen Powell and Angela Troth in January 1989. more
Fire in the closet, Part 3
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Here’s the conclusion of the three-part story by former Pittsburg resident, Jim Gore, about a mysterious fire in the family home at 1805 South Broadway, in Pittsburg. — J.T.K. more
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The oral history of H. Francis Short
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H. Francis Short retired from Pittsburg State University after his stint in the US Army Air Force. He recounts his experiences during the war, including the USO comedians and getting a crucifix blessed by the Pope as a gift for a local Italian girl. What follows are the words of Mr. Short as recorded by PHS students Stacy Scifers and Jimmy Saporito in January 1989. more
Mulberry resident Anton Zemlock served as a gunner on a Sherman tank. Nothing about him would betray the fact that he spent four months as a prisoner of war in Germany. He lived through ordeals that … more
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago May 20-22, 1923 Speeding motor car drivers will have the joy taken out of their favorite pastime in about 10 days … more
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives. 100 Years Ago - May 19, 1923: Two well-known operas, “Madame Butterfly” and “La Boheme,” will be given in connection with … more
Already an attorney before the war, Paul Wilbert returned from the battlefield to his law practice in Pittsburg where no one ever suspected he worked as a counterintelligence agent for the Army … more
Born in Lincoln County, Kansas, Clayton Powers was raised by his aunt after being orphaned. Powers remained in the Army Reserve after the war, reaching the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Described as … more
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