Original copies of the Cape Girardeau Weekly Argus, a newspaper published in Cape Girardeau, [MO.] The newspaper is bound into 4 books. Dates range from 1863 Jun 18 - 1871 Jun 1 when publication ceased.
The Cape Girardeau Weekly Argus was purchased from David Westenfeld and donated to Special Collections by the Cape Girardeau …
Confluence and Crossroads: The Civil War in the American Heartland is a digital repository through which researchers, students, scholars, genealogists, historic interpreters, authors, and members of the general public can access information pertaining to the Civil War in southeast Missouri and southern Illinois. The chronological scope …
The involvement of the Himmelberger family in the lumber trade dates back to 1867, when Isaac Himmelberger began lumber and sawmill operations in Logansport, Indiana. A branch of the business, called I. Himmelberger and Company, was begun in 1879 or 1880 in the town of Bluffington, in Stoddard County, Missouri, with Isaacs son, John H. …
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Before the 20th century, the southeast corner of Missouri was covered in swampland and lowlands that were under water during much of the year. By the 1890s, with the disappearance of the American Western frontier, the wetlands became an area of interest for settlement and cultivation. Between 1860 and 1890 in southeast Missouri, …
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