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Confederate Rock

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Photograph of Confederate Rock
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Original location of Confederate Rock (Conley Avenue and Ninth Street)
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Photograph of Confederate Rock dedication, June 3, 1935
(courtesy of Western Historical Manuscripts)
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Article from Columbia Missourian, May 30, 1935: "Five-and-Half Ton Stone on Memorial Causes Difficulty"
(courtesy of Western Historical Manuscripts)
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Dedication program
(courtesy of Western Historical Manuscripts)
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Photograph of plaque
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Article from the The Columbia Daily Tribune, October 15, 1974: "Confederate memorial rock may get new home soon"
(courtesy of the UMC Archives: C:1/71/1)
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Article from The Columbia Daily Tribune, December 4, 1974: "Hearing on Confederate Rock "
(courtesy of the UMC Archives: C:1/71/1)
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Article from The Columbia Daily Tribune, December 5, 1974: "The Rock finds a resting place"
(courtesy of the UMC Archives: C:1/71/1)
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Article from Campus Digest, Dec 6, 1974: "Rock rolls again"
(courtesy of the UMC Archives: C:1/71/1)
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Map detailing placement of Confederate Rock, December 11, 1974
(courtesy of the UMC Archives: C:1/71/1)
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Article from The Missourian, February 27, 1975: "Rock represents slavery, bravery"
(courtesy of the UMC Archives: C:1/71/1)
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Article from The Columbia Daily, May 27, 1977: "New 'Confederate Rock' Move"
(courtesy of the UMC Archives: C:1/71/1)
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