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The Faded Page Recommended Reading   


Local Authors

Discovering Historic Clay County, Missouri by the Clay County Archives and Historical Library

History of Clay County, Missouri by the National Historical Company, 1885

General Reading

Bound to the Fire: How Virginia's Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine by Kelley Fanto Deetz

The Ellis Island Immigrant Cookbook by Tom Bernadin

A History of Cookbooks: From Kitchen to Page over Seven Centuries by Henry Notaker

I'll Pass for Your Comrade: Women Soldiers in the Civil War by Anita Silvey

Pioneer Women: The Lives of Women on the Frontier by Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith

Prairie Kitchen Sampler by E. Mae Fritz

Preserving on Paper: Seventeeth-Century Englishwomen's Receipt Books by Kristine Kowalchuk

Wicked Women of Missouri by Larry Wood

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