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The Rolla Research Center will be closed Friday, April 16
April 5, 2021
We talk with Joel P. Rhodes about his book A Missouri Railroad Pioneer, and Louis Houck's writings on early Missouri.
March 29, 2021

KSHB-Kansas City–The appearance of Kansas City, Missouri, can be credited in part to the design of buildings by Nelle Peters. "She was really a Kansas City architect, so she really shaped the way that city looked," Elizabeth Engel, with the State Historical Society of Missouri, said.

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March 25, 2021

We are happy to announce that SHSMO’s biography website Historic Missourians has a new look! Recently redesigned and now adaptable to mobile devices, the website still offers the same well-resourced biographies for notable Missourians of all time periods, races, genders, and occupations.

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March 24, 2021

KBIA–The State Historical Society of Missouri is leaving up its exhibit at Ellis Library titled, 'Historic Images of Black Families: Representation, Identity and Diversity', through early May. Don't miss this opportunity to take an up-close look...