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This Week in Eudora History, will take a look back at some of the people, places and events, that shaped the history of this fine community. We will look at “the week that was” from times past.

For the dates of July 20 to July 26:

July 24, 1908, 106 years ago

Mr. Carl Trefz completed the Eudora School Census and results, according to the Eudora Weekly News, were: “254 children of school age in the district divided as follows: white girls, 97; colored girls, 22; white boys, 114; colored boys, 21.”

 

July 24, 1974, 40 years ago

The Eudora school district signed contracts with Bron Construction Company for the addition to Nottingham. The contracts were for the amounts of $672,672 and $15,540.

 

July 24, 1996, 18 years ago

Local weiner dog, Low Rider, competed in The Weiner Dog Nationals race at The Woodlands. Sixty-four weiner dogs from across the area competed in the competition which included a 110-yard dash.

Compiled from the Glenn Wineinger Newspaper collection at the Eudora Area Historical Society

The Eudora Area Historical Society operates the Eudora Community Museum which is located in the former Nottingham Elementary School at 14th and Church Street. For more information about the Eudora Area Historical Society, you can find them on the City of Eudora’s website or check them out on Facebook.

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One Response to This Week in Eudora History – July 20 – July 26

  • July 24, 1974, 40 years ago

    The Eudora school district signed contracts with Bron Construction Company for the building of the new elementary school. The contracts were for the amounts of $672,672 and $15,540.

    Just for information this was for the addition to Nottingham school not the original school.