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January 28, 2020

Last summer, Byron Smith stood behind his canvas in Peace Park, studying the new Center for Missouri Studies building across the street. Smith wanted to get it right. SHSMO had commissioned him to do an oil painting for the Center’s grand opening celebration in August. For two years Smith had

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January 27, 2020
To help prepare for this year's Missouri Conference on History, the Our Missouri Podcast invites listeners to "meet us" in St. Louis for a multi-part series focusing on several projects and institutions that document the city's history and cultural identity. This episode features A.J. Medlock Read more
January 23, 2020

Register online now for the sixty-second annual Missouri Conference on History to be held on March 11-13 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel St. Louis-Chesterfield.

January 6, 2020

Hermann Advertiser-Courier—The Missouri Humanities Council and Cross-Cultural Strategies are teaming up with Visit Hermann (tourism arm for the City of Hermann) to explore and celebrate the remarkable contributions German immigrants made to the abolition of slavery in Missouri. The

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