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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.  This feature will appear online every Sunday.


For the dates of May 20-26:

May 22, 1974, 38 years ago

Joann Abel graduated in the Eudora High class of 1974 which was reported in The Eudora News.


May 23, 1953, 59 years ago

Disabled Veterans made red poppies (flowers) in remembrance of the soldiers who gave their lives in World War I so they could be sold.


May 26, 1954, 58 years ago

Falley’s Supermarket had a meat sale for sirloin or round steak which was $.65 a pound along with chuck roast which was $.45 a pound.


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

Thanks to Catherine Fulks, an 8th grade student from Eudora for her work in compiling this feature. 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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