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A relic of Pekin’s railroad past

By Jared Olar
Library assistant

Now that we’ve completed our series reprinting F. F. McNaughton’s daily dispatches relating the Pekin Kiwanis Club’s weeklong trip to Washington, D.C., in June 1932… 533 more words

This Week in Political History: February 19-25

Find out what happened this week in political history. Also, there are some more 2016 presidential election flashbacks, including wins by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and Jeb Bush ending his campaign. 135 more words

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Kiwanis trip to D.C.: ‘Here we are, home again’

By Jared Olar
Library assistant

Pekin Daily Times owner and publisher F. F. McNaughton used his daily “Editor’s Letter” newspaper column to chronicle the weeklong trip to Washington, D.C., that the Pekin Kiwanis Club and a party of Peoria teachers took in June 1932. 1,380 more words

Documenting the Hoover Marriage of February 10, 1899

By Thomas F. Schwartz

Unlike Hoover’s birthday that remained a contested issue until 1924, Herbert “Bert” Hoover’s marriage to Lou Henry on February 10, 1899 has never been questioned.  463 more words

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Prohibition and The Crash, 1929

Chapter 39

The City Trust Mystery

            The Steinhardt affair dominated New York headlines, even though the accompanying news stories contained no intelligible information whatsoever. On February 1, 1929, Frank M. 961 more words

Political Economy And Ethical Values

How past PMs in Trudeau's situation dealt with awkward visits to unpopular U.S. presidents

WASHINGTON — Canada’s prime minister has to go see the U.S. president, and he’s not especially thrilled. The president is deeply unpopular in Canada — and elsewhere, since campaigning on protectionism and tariffs. 948 more words

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Kiwanis trip to D.C.: ‘Full of interesting scenery’

By Jared Olar
Library assistant

Pekin Daily Times owner and publisher F. F. McNaughton used his daily “Editor’s Letter” newspaper column to chronicle the weeklong trip to Washington, D.C., that the Pekin Kiwanis Club and a party of Peoria teachers took in June 1932. 442 more words