The Story of Liberal, Missouri – Old School Building

THE STORY OF LIBERAL, MISSOURI BY O. E. HARMON Published by THE LIBERAL NEWS, J. P. MOORE PRINTER, LIBERAL, MO, 1925 Go to Table of Contents

The Story of Liberal, Missouri – Educational

THE STORY OF LIBERAL, MISSOURI BY O. E. HARMON Published by THE LIBERAL NEWS, J. P. MOORE PRINTER, LIBERAL, MO, 1925 Educational Soon after the founding of the town steps were taken toward providing instruction for the young. The first educational institution was the “Instruction School.” One Professor Youmans was superintendent. We notice the names […]

The Story of Liberal, Missouri – The Great Spiritual Awakening

THE STORY OF LIBERAL, MISSOURI BY O. E. HARMON Published by THE LIBERAL NEWS, J. P. MOORE PRINTER, LIBERAL, MO, 1925 The Great Spiritual Awakening Various shades of Free thinkers first settled in Liberal. They ranged from out-and-out Agnostics to the more spiritual minded Deists and Spiritualists. Mr. Walser, himself an Agnostic when he founded […]

The Story of Liberal Missouri – The Famous Barbed Wire Fence

THE STORY OF LIBERAL, MISSOURI BY O. E. HARMON Published by THE LIBERAL NEWS, J. P. MOORE PRINTER, LIBERAL, MO, 1925 That Famous Barbed-Wire Fence In 1881, one H. H. Waggoner made an addition (sic) Liberal with the view of getting a place where Orthodox Christians could live to themselves. Here they could live unmolested […]

The Story of Liberal, Missouri – DeLissa Stock Farm

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The Story of Liberal, Missouri – Early Settlements

THE STORY OF LIBERAL, MISSOURI BY O. E. HARMON Published by THE LIBERAL NEWS, J. P. MOORE PRINTER, LIBERAL, MO, 1925 THE STORY OF LIBERAL, MISSOURI Early Settlements in the Vicinity of Liberal The stream of emigration that followed the star of empire westward many years ago, passed over the fair regions of Missouri and […]

The Story of Liberal, Missouri – Foreward

THE STORY OF LIBERAL, MISSOURI BY O. E. HARMON Published by THE LIBERAL NEWS, J. P. MOORE PRINTER, LIBERAL, MO, 1925 Foreword The history of Liberal, Missouri, stands in a class to itself. Few towns in the United States received a wider advertising than Liberal received in its early years. This was due to the […]

The Story of Liberal, Missouri – Table of Contents

THE STORY OF LIBERAL, MISSOURI BY O. E. HARMON Published byTHE LIBERAL NEWS, J. P. MOORE PRINTER, LIBERAL, MO, 1925 Table of Contents Foreword – 9 Early Settlements – 11 Why the Town of Liberal Was Founded – 13 That Famous Barbed Wire Fence – 15 The Great Spiritual Awakening – 20 Educational – 22 […]

The Story of Liberal Missouri

THE STORY OF LIBERAL, MISSOURI BY O. E. HARMON Published by THE LIBERAL NEWS J. P. MOORE PRINTER LIBERAL, MO 1925 Story of Liberal, Table of Contents Go to Table of Contents

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