Center for Regional History Publishes Books on History of Southeast Missouri


thewayitwasCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., June 26, 2013 — The Center for Regional History at Southeast Missouri State University recently published two books on the history of southeast Missouri.

The two books are “The Way it Was in Southeast Missouri” by Luella Duncan, and “A Good and Ordinary Life” by Joe Dunn. Duncan’s book features personal recollections from growing up and living in the Cape Girardeau area. Dunn’s book is a written collection of the memoirs of his mother, Louise Pender Dunn, recalling life in the rural Midwest.

Each costs $15 and is available by calling (573) 651-2555.