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Jefferson County Historical Society|
c/o De Soto Public Library
712 South Main
De Soto, MO 63020-2401
If you have any questions, phone Betty Olson at (636) 586-3858 or email at
The Jefferson County Historical Society is pleased to offer the below historical publications for sale. They can be picked up at the De Soto Public Library, or mailed for an additional charge for shipping and handling. To see our offerings and to place an order, please fill out the Publications Order Form below and mail it to us, along with your check or money order, including $3.00 for the first book, and $1.00 for each additional book to cover shipping and handling charges. At this time, we cannot accept credit card orders or email orders.
History of Jefferson Co. Missouri & Festus & Crystal City|
This historic book contains
302 pages plus an index, and is full of history, pictures, newspaper articles
and advertisements compiled by the author. Second Edition 1987
|002||Lisa K. Thompson Gendron||Jefferson County, Missouri, 1876 Atlas|
This atlas contains 51 pages of maps, biographical sketches of citizens, history of townships, engravings of county scenes, and list of patrons.
Reprint, Spiral Bound.
|003||Dave Hallemann||Hallemannís Interpretation of the 1876 Historic Atlas|
This book contains about 300 pages and 5,000 names of persons who owned land in Jefferson County as of 1876 with the original history, patrons, township range and section, churches, schools, cemeteries and much more. This is the perfect companion book to the 1876 Atlas-this is its index. You will want both books! Spiral Binding
|004||Becky Gagnon||Jefferson County, Missouri 1898 Atlas |
The second Jefferson County, Missouri Atlas from 1898. You'll want to add this great reference to your collection. The nterpretation of this atlas is listed below. Reprint, Spiral Bound
|005||Dave Hallemann||Hallemannís Interpretation of the 1898 Standard Atlas|
Book is in the same format as above, but for the 1898 Standard Atlas - about 320 pages. Spiral Binding
|006||Dave Hallemann||1907 Jefferson County Directory|
This fascinating book lists most of the residents of Jefferson County in 1907, along with their occupation, post office at which they received their mail, a town business directory, and useful hints of the period. A must for the Jefferson County genealogist! About 500 pages, indexed. Reprint, Spiral Bound.
|007||Dave Hallemann||1897 Directory of DeSoto, Missouri|
Contains the names, occupation, and addresses of citizens and business men over 18 years of age. This rare book, containing 100 pages, was reprinted to give researchers a glimpse of this time period where no census information is available Reprint, Spiral Bound
|008||Dave Hallemann||1936 Directory of DeSoto, Missouri|
Contains the names and address of all citizens and their telephone numbers, also a Classified Business Directory and a Street Directory of all Streets; a history of De Soto and its activities from the beginning until the present. This rare book contains over 100 pages. Reprint, Spiral Bound
|009||Dave Hallemann||Historical Photos on CD|
A rare find, these images were rescued from the negatives and glass negatives of Ed Emme Jr. These priceless photographs represent some of the most historic sites in Jefferson County. Also on the CD are images from glass negatives in the collection of Howard Litton and additional photos by Dave Hallemann.
Battle of Blackwell|
The first and only
book detailing the sole Civil War battle in Blackwell, Missouri. 78 pages and
includes maps, photos and illustrations, from original diaries and journals.
|$ 10.00 |
Readin,' 'Ritin' and Reorganization |
From 1940 through1960, individual Jefferson County Missouri rural schools were
consolidated and then reorganized into larger school districts. Learn what it
was like to teach and learn in a one-room school. Experience the
reorganization from the point of view of students, teachers, and
administrators. Witness the first steps in the journey from segregated to
integrated public education. Several residents share their personal
experiences which took place in one and two room school houses throughout the
$15.00 || || |
||Walter L. Eschbach and Malcolm C.
Historic Sites of Jefferson
1975 Second Edition
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Images of De Soto, 2005|
A picture book
|$ 19.95 |
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