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Local History Film Screening–and More!

As part of our 30th anniversary celebration, we will be having a special screening of local history film footage from our Archive & Manuscript Collections. The films will be shown this Saturday, October 20th at 1:30pm in the Film Room, … Continue reading

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Mississippi Valley Fairground Fashions: Then and . . . then

The Great Mississippi Valley Fair starts this week, running from Tuesday, August 3rd through Sunday, August 8th. While looking through our photo collection, we found two shots taken at the Fairgrounds, about 50 years apart: This first photo was taken … Continue reading

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We’ll Be There at the Mississippi Valley Fair – Part II

“We are here! We are here! We are here! There’s a bright spot in the Mississippi valley Where health, wealth and beauty wins. We invite you one and all to rally In our city where the west begins, We will … Continue reading

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We’ll Be There at the Mississippi Valley Fair – Part I

  “We are here! We are here! We are here! There’s a bright spot in the Mississippi valley Where health, wealth and beauty wins. We invite you one and all to rally In our city where the west begins, We … Continue reading

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