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A scrapbook on the Pittsburg Centennial in 1976 and Mary Cayton’s creation of the scrapbooks for the celebration described by a summary of each page.
Mary Catherine Cayton was born to Will and Lillie Ingles on April 30, 1903 in Missouri. She married Sam E. Cayton and they moved to Pittsburg, Kansas between 1935 and 1940. Mary compiled a scrapbook on Pittsburg for the Centennial celebration in 1976. Lois Bellm, donor of the scrapbook, lived and studied in Pittsburg. She graduated from Kansas State Teachers College with a music degree and worked and owned the Ernie Williamson Music House in Joplin, Missouri.
Performing Arts, Recreation and Tourism, Social Life and Customs
Arts and Humanities
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SpC MS 0260
Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library, "Cayton, Mary C., Collection, 1974-1977" (2021). Finding Aids. 270.