You'll find two kinds of biographies on this Website:
Since before Missouri became a state, women of all races and backgrounds have made an impact on this land and its people. Facing many challenges, they left their mark in a variety of fields and occupations.
The State Historical Society of Missouri holds many resources that document and illustrate the lives of women who were born or lived in Missouri. By selecting each name, you can learn about women who often overcame economic and legal injustice, racial prejudice, and lack of educational opportunities to make significant contributions to the history and culture of this state. ive Americans by selecting each name.