Newspaper Looks Back At Area’s History

g12c0000000000000009f9a56a819b98adc6ad58c100a08f56dc809b9ceYou read the newspaper to find out what’s happening now.  But a new feature in the State Journal Register lets us look back at what happened back when.  In some cases, many decades ago.
Flashback Springfield has proven popular with readers as it focuses on the Springfield area’s history.  In today’s paper for example, you’ll see a reprinted front page from this date in 1951. Rich Saal is Photography Editor at the State Journal Register and coordinates the Flashback Springfield section.

Rich Saal

Rich Saal

He sat down with us to talk about this section of the paper and how it began…

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