Event Calendar

Featured Events

Join Associate Director of the Cape Girardeau Research Center, Bill Eddleman, to learn about vital records and how to best make use of them in your genealogy research. Online and free, registration required.

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Professional and amateur artists of all ages are commemorating 200 years of Missouri statehood with creative expression. Join us for a live presentation on collaborative projects across the state. Online and free, registration required.
Join us virtually for the 63rd Annual Missouri Conference on History! Hosted by SHSMO, the conference brings together scholars, teachers, and other professional historians to share in the presentation of research, to exchange information on teaching and curriculum, and to consider ways to promote the welfare of the profession and general interest in history.

On Demand Programs

Bill Eddleman discusses the information found on censuses and how it has changed from 1790 through 1940. Eddleman also talks about special census schedules.
This program draws on work by the Missouri Humanities Council and the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy that explores the controversy of accepting Missouri as the 24th state and how it ultimately leads to the Civil War.
Missourians in rural and urban communities are coming together to showcase the vast geographic and cultural diversity of the state while celebrating the similarities that bring us together. Join Michael Sweeney, coordinator of Missouri 2021, for an overview of the exciting projects and events commemorating the state’s bicentennial.
Bill Eddleman explains how to find and use online records that are free and discover what’s available from subscription services.