From the June 15, 1922 Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), page 1: Are Having Hot Weather.The first four days of this week have been the hottest of the season, to date. Monday was very oppressive, and shortly before midnight Monday night,… Read moreHot Weather, 1922
From the December 20, 1923 Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), page 1: The CaterpillarHave you noticed the caterpillars this year and how they are colored? Most of them around in this part of the state are yellow with a little black… Read moreVol Coston’s Weather Forecasting Caterpillars
The Skidmore, Missouri town band braves chilly weather to perform its first concert of the season in 1916.
The newspaper editors take to some dry weather humor in northwest Missouri in 1901.
We do not know how the weather dared to defy the ladies of the Skidmore Christian Church, but it unwisely did so in 1899. From the August 18, 1899 Skidmore Standard: That the weather is no respecter of persons or… Read moreWeather and Ice Cream
Skidmore and vicinity were in for some unusual weather at this time in 1902, according to the June 13, 1902 Skidmore Standard, page 1: A Hot Wind. It Awakens Nearly all the Dwellers in Our City and Scares Them to… Read moreExtreme Weather, 1902
Nothing says hot weather fashion like a new corset. Ad reads, “Do you know that hot weather is at hand? We are prepared for it with a full line of hot weather needables. Our line was neve rso complete in… Read moreHot Weather Fashion
The July 15 and July 22, 1915 editions of the Skidmore New Era reported that serious flooding had washed out bridges and cut off railway access, causing the cancellation of the scheduled Skidmore Chautauqua and stranding residents. The July 22… Read moreThe Weather Giveth, and the Weather Taketh Away
From the December 14, 1922 Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), page 1: Skidmore Gets Touch of Real Winter.Mercury Dropped More than 30 Degrees in Eighteen Hours.Five Below Zero. A sudden change in the temperature came to Skidmore Monday afternoon. About noon… Read moreWinter Arrives in Skidmore, 1922
Enrollment reports from the September 9, 1922 edition of the Skidmore News, page 1, show Skidmore, Missouri’s school population in that year: About 250 Enrolled in Schools This Year.Total Enrollment Slightly More Than Last Year — 53 In High School…. Read more53 in Skidmore High School, 1922