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November 20, 2019

The mission of the State Historical Society of Missouri is to preserve and share the legacy of Missouri history. The Society has been actively collecting historical and noteworthy materials for over 120 years. Six SHSMO research centers, located around the state, provide free access to these

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November 14, 2019
Today's episode continues our multi-part series on "The Ozarks" and features a conversation with Kaitlyn McConnell about her efforts to preserve and promote the history of the Ozarks through her website Ozarks Alive and her recent book, "Passport to the Ozarks."
November 11, 2019

Author and Historian Chuck Haddix will present Early Bird: Charlie Parker’s Life and Music in Kansas City as part of the African-American Experience in Missouri lecture series. A reception, talk, and book signing will be held Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Center for Missouri Studies, 605 Elm

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November 8, 2019
Relive the Inaugural My Missouri Lecture given by former US Senator Claire McCaskill at the Center for Missouri Studies in Columbia.