The Adair Historian

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fall 2018 magazine

Fall 2018

  • Josie's Diary - 1916, by Pam Sylvara
  • A Coal Miner's Daughter - Joanne (Pope) Pearce, by Larry Evans
  • Our Scrapbook
fall 2018 supplement

Fall 2018 World War I Centennial supplement

  • Dedication Page - Margaret (Reynolds) Winkleman (1922-2018)
  • Memory Page - Theodore Way Reynolds (1895-1968), Veteran of World War I
  • What Was Happening in 1918 in Adair County and Around the World
summer 2018 magazine

Summer 2018

  • Feature: Treasured Memories of Adair County - Leo's Roller Rink, by Pam Sylvara
  • Mose Jackson: From Slavery to Freedom, by Debi Boughton
  • The House of Bennett Series: Passage IX, Cradle Robbin', by Blytha Ellis
  • Our Scrapbook
spring 2018 magazine

Spring 2018

  • Feature: Treasured Memories of Adair County's East Side - Brashear, Missouri, by Pam Sylvara
  • Adventures of an Adair County Farm Boy - Robert Russell Wilson, by Larry Evans
  • Bending the Twig - Peyton Foster Greenwood (1840-1918), by Blytha Ellis
  • The House of Bennett Series: Passage VIII, Does Pa Know?, by Blytha Ellis
  • Our Scrapbook
winter 2018 magazine

Winter 2018

  • Feature: Treasured Memories of Adair County - The Silver Star Entrepreneurship of Day Mangus, by Pam Sylvara
  • Revisiting the Lincoln School, by Debi Boughton
  • The Unexpected Legacy of the Black Family of Northeast Missouri
  • Poetry Memories from Margaret (Reynolds) Winkleman, by Linda (Winkleman) Boultinghouse
  • The House of Bennett Series: Passage VII, A Place Called Quail Trap, by Blytha Ellis
  • Our Scrapbook
  • The Tap Room
  • Museum Matters
fall 2017 cover

Fall 2017

  • Feature: Treasured Memories of Adair County - From Lemons to Legacy, William Reid (Bill) Matthew, by Pam Sylvara
  • Maggie (Weber) Mudd Remembers Yarrow, Missouri
  • Kirksville Native, Pvt. John David Ewing, Korean War Hero (1930-1950)
  • The House of Bennett Series: Passage VI, Best Bib and Tucker, by Blytha Ellis
summer 2017 cover

Summer 2017

  • Feature: Treasured Memories of Adair County - The Life of a Rural School Teacher - Geraldine "Jerry" (Roberts) Prather, by Pam Sylvara
  • Celebrating the Life of Tucker Terrence Ramsay, Esq. - Adair County Artist and Jurist (1984-2016), by Dr. Karl Hildebrand
  • Diary of a WWII Soldier - George Francis Shoop (1906-1993), Transcribed by Emmet Blacksmith, brother-in-law
  • The House of Bennett Series: Passage V, If Only You'd a Said Ya Loved Me!, by Blytha Ellis
spring 2017 cover

Spring 2017

  • Treasured Memories of Adair County - The Glenn Briddle Story, by Pam Sylvara
  • The Unique History of Patryla Park
  • The Girl Who Wore Her Glasses in Her Eyes
  • The House of Bennett Series: Passage IV, Letters from Mr. Moore, by Blytha Ellis
  • Our Scrapbook
  • Museum Matters
winter 2017 cover

Winter 2017

  • Feature: Treasured Memories of Adair County - The Life of Marietta Jayne, by Pam Sylvara
  • A Novinger Native's Service to His Country and His Community - The Perry Williams Story, by John Meyer, Scholarship Student
  • Arson on the Kirksville Square - The Fiery Demise of the Linder Building, by Dean Linder
  • The House of Bennett Series: Passage III, You Can Never Go Home Again, by Blytha Ellis
  • Our Scrapbook and From Our Gift Shop
fall 2016 cover

Fall 2016

  • Treasured Memories of Adair County - The Life of Harvey B. Young, Jr., by Pam Sylvara
  • My Immigrant Roots, by Dr. James Przybylski, retired Truman State political science professor
  • Attempted Murder of a Kirksville Mayor - Gail A. Jacobs, by Erika Woehlk
  • Growing Up in Adair County - The Anna Eagan Story, by Emily Wildhaber, Scholarship Student
  • Our Scrapbook
  • Museum Matters, by Pam Sylvara
summer 2016 centennial cover

Summer 2016 - Centennial Issue

  • The Adair County Historical Society's 100-Year History
  • Our Building's 100-Year History
  • Treasured Memories from Adair County - A Colorful Life - The Life of Clara Straight, by Pam Sylvara
  • Letter from a Member, from Anita (Douglas) Judd-Jenkins
  • The House of Bennett Series: Passage II, War and No Peace, by Blytha Ellis
  • Remembering Gerald E. "Shag" Grossnickle (1915-2016)
  • Our Scrapbook
  • Kirksville Founders' Day 2016
  • Museum Matters, by Pam Sylvara
spring 2016 cover

Spring 2016

  • The House of Bennett Series: Passage I, A Mill, a Mare, and a Lock of Hair, by Blytha Ellis
  • Treasured Memories of Adair County - Lanier (Hardy) White, by Pam Sylvara
  • Museum Matters, by Pam Sylvara
winter 2016 cover

Winter 2016

  • In Memory of Rebecca (Worman) Baird (1918-2015)
  • Treasured Memories from Adair County - Well Hello, Dolly - Katherine Theresa "Dolly" (Mihalevich) Frkovich
  • Museum Matters, by Pam Sylvara