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May 25, 2023

Gary Scharnhorst, author of The Life of Mark Twain in 3 volumes, will discuss Twain as a social satirist throughout his career, from the short story “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” to his indictment of imperialism at the turn into the

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May 10, 2023

Sixty-three middle and high school students from across the state received top rankings in the National History Day contest in Missouri on April 22 on the campus of the University of Missouri-Columbia. First and second place winners will compete in the national

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May 4, 2023

Former U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, who recently became president of the State Historical Society of Missouri board of trustees, will provide opening remarks at a public reception on May 9 highlighting a new congressional archival project to be funded by the

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April 27, 2023

As part of its core mission to support educational outreach, the State Historical Society of Missouri is expanding the Historic Missourians website, a freely available resource that features notable people who influenced the Show-Me State.