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September 16, 2019
Season 2 of the Our Missouri Podcast opens with the start of a multi-part series on "The Ozarks." Episode 18 features a conversation with Brooks Blevins from Missouri State University talking about his new three-volume series on the Ozarks entitled A History of the Ozarks.
September 10, 2019

Patrick Atkinson finds there’s no better way to quench his thirst for knowledge than by keeping an active mind—at any age. The retired University of Missouri theater professor leads a busy schedule, volunteering with a number of organizations in Columbia. Several times a week he helps build

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September 9, 2019

The sixty-second annual Missouri Conference on History, hosted by Lindenwood University and sponsored by the State Historical Society of Missouri, will be held March 11-13, 2020, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel St. Louis-Chesterfield.

Paper, panel, and student poster proposals in

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September 9, 2019

For three months in 1953, the residents of Springfield, Missouri, lived in fear as deadly snakes roamed the Queen City of the Ozarks. Town residents armed with hoes, pitchforks, and long poles patrolled the streets, and children were not allowed to play outside. The Great Cobra Scare of 1953 is

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