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Raines Postcards, Cindy, undated. 4 items. 2010.001
Four color postcards depicting scenes of Southeast Missouri, including the Bollinger Mill and covered bridge, the lime stone quarries south of Cape Girardeau, and the Mississippi River from Cape Rock and at the Mississippi River traffic bridge in Cape Girardeau.
 
Ranney Family Letters, 1805-1837. 5 items. 1998.063.
Primarily personal correspondence to and from members of a Cape Girardeau pioneer family, the most notable member of whom was Honorable William C. Ranney, who served on the Common Pleas Circuit Court from 1851 to circa 1861 and was elected State Senator in 1871.
 
Recipes (Holograph), undated. 10 items. 2012.010.
Ten handwritten recipes for (primarily desserts) from Cape Girardeau women, including Alma Schrader and Irene Pierce. Recipes include date pudding, crumb cake, fruitcake, and corn bread.
 
Reed Scrapbook, O. F., 1948. 1 item. 1998.170.
Scrapbook (20p) compiled by Reed, a Cape Girardeau county realtor and former court judge, of his published newspaper political cartoons, letters to the editor, with hand-drawn illustrations.
 
Reinhardt Prints, Siegfried, circa 1984. 11 items. 2008.020.
Prints illustrated by St. Louis, Missouri artist Siegfried Reinhardt for the 1984 book the Man who Fenced the West, about barbed wired inventor and entrepreneur William Edenborn. The prints include images of Edenborn, his family, and residences, and of his business partner John W. Gates.
 
“Remembering Cape Girardeau” Panel Discussions, 2005 November 5, 2005 November 13, 2006 March 5, and 2006 March 29. 4 DVDs. 2008.008.
DVD copies of live panel discussions sponsored by the Greater Cape Girardeau Historical Association, Inc., in conjunction with the Bicentennial Celebration for the City of Cape Girardeau, featuring long-time Cape Girardeau residents and writers reflecting on people, places, events, and significant changes in the community over its history.
 
River City Reflections, 1994. 1 item. 2007.041.
Pictorial history of Cape Girardeau people and events from 1904-1994, published by the Southeast Missourian, with some historical background.
 
River Tales: Pvt. Richard G. Wilson, 2012. 1 item. 2012.008.
DVD copy of the episode of River Tales on the Richard G. Wilson Postal Distribution Center. Includes biographical information on Pvt. Richard G. Wilson, the Congressional Medal Honor winner.
 
Riverside Regional Library Collection, 1956, circa 1958. 2 items. 2005.075.
Second annual report (18p) produced by Jackson, [Mo] library, with information on library staff, services, usage and service centers at Illmo, Benton and Perryville; and program from open house at new library with information on library board and staff, history of library, and demographics of service area.
 
Roberts Collection, Edward, 1914-1982 (1944-1945). 16.0 linear feet. 1998.133.
Materials, documents, and artifacts collected by Colonel Edward Roberts during World War II, including US government documents and publications, newspapers and magazines, German documents, posters, and artifacts, and personal and biographical information. *oversized.
 
Rodgers Collection, Sikes, 1780-circa 1867. 28 Items. 1998.115.
Correspondence and government documents (proclamations, marriage certificates, etc.)  from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Includes documents effecting local history around Jackson [MO], the state of Missouri, and the Louisiana Territory as a whole.
 
 Rose Collection, Forrest H., 1930-1993. 1.0 linear foot. 2002.042.
Correspondence, publications, speeches, memorabilia, and clippings concerning Forrest H. Rose, Dean of Southeast Missouri State College from 1945 until his death in 1969.
 
Rush Hudson Limbaugh Sr. United States Courthouse Dedication Materials, 2008. 2 items. 2008.117.
A program from the dedication ceremony of the Rush Hudson Limbaugh Sr. United States Courthouse and a pamphlet about the building.
 
Rural Missouri Magazine, 1997.   4 items. 2007.046.
Magazines published by the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives, with articles on southeast Missouri. Vol. 41, No 10, October 1997 and Vol.49, No. 11, November 1997. *oversized.
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