Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, Inc. 1975. Hardcover. REPRINT . HEAVY. 9.5 x 6.5 x 3" Sturdy library binding. Gilt lettering to spine of handsome forest green cloth-covered boards. 724 pp. with addenda followed by 60 pp. index. Clean, tight, bright. NEAR FINE. Item #69589
History of Mahaska County and Oskaloosa, Iowa 1843 -- 1900. Memories from Mahaska County's first school teacher, Semira Hobbs Phillips. There are many names of Mahaska's pioneers mentioned and is a fascinating read. Some of the subjects covered are : A Little Knowledge Acquired Under Difficulties, Tippecanoe and Tyler, too, The National Road, PawPaws, First View of Oskaloosa, Going to Meeting in Ox Wagon, The War, Sorghum, Soldier's Aid Society, and many more reminiscences.