November 20 – November 26, 1990 (21 Years Ago)

          The Eudora Public Library hosts a book signing for a local author, Dr. E.C. Altenbernd.  His book, “35 Years in the Red” looks at his experiences of playing Santa Claus to thousands of children.  Dr. Altenbernd is now on his fifth Santa suit created by his wife.

Eudora High School students presented the fall musical, “Ducktails and Bobbysox” in the Nottingham Elementary School gymnasium.  The musical was set in a 1958 malt shop, the local hang-out for students from Grant High and the Yellowjackets, a town gang.  Lisa Dalrymple and Chad Hunsaker played the lead roles of Alice and Alex.

compiled from the The Eudora News archives at the Eudora Area Historical Society

Thanks to Ben Terwilliger and Christine Inman of the The Eudora Area Historical Society for their assistance in compiling this feature.  The Eudora Area Historical Society operates the Eudora Community Museum which is open most weekdays and Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.   The museum is located on the south east side of the Old Nottingham Elementary School  at 14th and Church Street.  Museum tours can also be scheduled by appointment.  For more information about the Eudora Area Historical Society, you can find them on the City of Eudora’s website or check them out onFacebook.

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