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Two weeks after her marriage in 1876, Mary Hallock Foote reluctantly journeyed west with her new husband. It was with ... [Read more]

Josephine Clifford McCrackin, by Stephen Michael Payne
In October and November 1880 a writer, Josephine Wompner Clifford, purchased a total of twenty-six acres for $504 from Lyman ... [Read more]

Perhaps the most ignored aspect of local history has been the health history of our community. It is an important ... [Read more]

The following collection of "verse" appeared in the local press during the Diphtheria epidemic of the late 1870s. They were ... [Read more]

It can rightfully be said that Cora Drew was a young lady of exceptional courage and insight, and she would ... [Read more]

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Cleaning up and Re-opening the Branch Libraries

On Day 1 (October 18) we began re-shelving books and clearing up the mess at nine of our ten Branches. I was not able to communicate with some of the Branch Managers for several days, but each of them took that approach ..." [More]

Excerpted from What a Mess! 295,000 Items on the Floor by Anne Turner