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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 27 – June 2:

May 29, 1974, 38 years ago

A Eudora Fourth Grade teacher, Mrs. Frances Stephenson was named teacher of the year for the 1973 to 1974 school year. She was the third Elementary teacher to receive the recognition.


May 31, 1956, 56 years ago

The Eudora News reported an article about a cow that won three prizes for being “Excellent.” She produced a record 10,940 gallons of milk and 515 pounds of butter fat in 328 days.


May 31, 1924, 88 years ago

Eudora celebrated Red Arrow Balloon Day, where balloons were blown up and each contained a certain amount of Red Arrow Money which could only be used at the Eudora Dept. Store Co. and Eudora Hardware Co.


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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