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The Cape Girardeau research center is moving! The office will be closed May 28-June 28.
The St. Louis Research Center will be closed June 18. The Springfield Research Center will be closed June 18-21.

Shop at the Richard Bookstore for our special Used Book Fair June 18, 20, 21, and 22 during regular bookstore hours inside the Center for Missouri Studies, 605 Elm St., Columbia. Browse through an extensive collection of books at unbeatable prices. All sales from the bookstore

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To mark the 80th anniversary of the Allied invasion on the French coast in World War II, also known as D-Day, the State Historical Society of Missouri will feature a public program, examining how a Missouri railroad town took on the war. Journalist Bill Cloud reflects on his family-owned

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Looking for something to do over Memorial Day weekend? You can learn about and celebrate the rich culture of Missouri’s Indigenous peoples by attending “For the People Pow Wow” in Jefferson City on May 25 and 26. If you have been or never been to a pow wow, you’re in for a festive treat!

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The State Historical Society of Missouri is celebrating Partners in Education week with students from Locust Street Expressive Arts Elementary School in Columbia. SHSMO’s partner in education school is one of the oldest elementary schools in Columbia and was built in 1904. Today, the school

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