W. J. Skidmore opens up a new subdivision in Skidmore, Missouri in 1903 and holds a contest to select a name.
W. R. Linville plans a new business building in Skidmore, Missouri in 1899.
William J. Skidmore announces his marriage to Miss Margaret Haines of Philadelphia in 1901.
We remember the life of James Skidmore, junior publisher of the Skidmore, Missouri Standard newspaper, who died on this date in 1899.
Skidmore Standard editor W. J. Skidmore travels west with the Missouri Press Association and finds more of interest to tourists in Manitou than in Colorado Springs in 1902.
W. J. Skidmore, publisher of the Skidmore Standard, weighs in on the fate of the Skidmore, Missouri Punkin Show in 1901.
Positive civic and business news from the August 11, 1899 Skidmore Standard: The Town is Improving The appearance of Oak Street has been changed considerably this week on account of breaking the ground for W. J. Skidmore’s large brick building… Read moreOak Street Improving
What would you do when it gets too hot for comfort in Skidmore in 1899? You gather your friends, board a train, and head for Colorado. Miss Ella Skidmore gives us the details in this account from the July 21,… Read moreCool Colorado
Skidmore’s citizens took great pride in their young town, and its businessmen and newspapermen knew the value of entertainment and spectacle as a way to bring people in to town and into the stores. Combine that knowledge with a chance… Read moreSkidmore Will Celebrate