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COVID-19 Update

The State Historical Society of Missouri research centers remain closed to patrons.  Beginning June 1, 2020, staff will resume fulfilling research requests. If you have a question or a research request, please submit those using the online Research Request Form

May 29, 2020

What started out as a conversation between Bob Priddy and Sean Rost on the art of the Missouri Capitol in September 2018 has now reached a major milestone. Our Missouri has surpassed 10,000 total downloads. Thank you, dedicated listeners!

Season two of the

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May 26, 2020

Columbia Missourian–Lt. Joseph Weber wrote to his colleague Thomas A. Brady from Germany months before World War II would end. “Dear T.A.B.,” Weber began his March 18, 1945, letter. “Keep cool, take a brief shot of whiskey and draw long on your pipe. This is just a friendly letter, and

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May 20, 2020
By now, SHSMO members should have received Missouri Times in their mailbox. We hope you enjoy the new look! In this issue, we have many wonderful stories from our archivists and historians along with news and programs offered by SHSMO.
May 19, 2020

To honor the 75th anniversary of V-E Day on May 8, SHSMO staff, students, and volunteers worked steadily behind the scenes to complete the digital collection of World War II letters now available to the public.