Toney Aid's West Plains: 1880-1930 (Images of America) PDF

By Toney Aid

at the eve of the Civil warfare, West Plains used to be a sleepy county seat with a inhabitants of one hundred fifty and a wood-frame courthouse in its city sq.. in the course of the battle, this Southern Missouri city was once burned, deserted, and at last reconstructed. With the coming of the railroad in 1883, West Plains became boomtown, and photographers have been one of the first marketers to reach. This quantity of classic pictures records the city because it grew, struggled, and prospered over the subsequent 50 years. Pictured listed below are the washwomen and the bankers, the circuses and the fires, the universities and houses that helped construct the West Plains of today.

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