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Join SHSMO Senior Archivist A. J. Medlock for a presentation on Larry Rice’s advocacy of prisoners and death row inmates through his leadership of the New Life Evangelistic Center and its prison ministry, Cry Justice. Online and free, registration required.
Join SHSMO Senior Archivist A. J. Medlock for a presentation on Larry Rice’s advocacy of prisoners and death row inmates through his leadership of the New Life Evangelistic Center and its prison ministry, Cry Justice. Online and free, registration required.
Learn about places and events to explore this summer that will connect you to the bicentennial and discover the history, culture, and special places unique to Missouri. Online and free, registration required.
Join Associate Director of the Cape Girardeau Research Center, Bill Eddleman, for an overview on locating available information in land records and other sources. Online and free, registration required.

On Demand Programs

Many State Historical Society of Missouri programs are freely available on demand to worldwide audiences. The most recently published videos are available at the links below. See all on demand programs here.

Our panel shares their insights on the art and culture of quilt-making and talks about the special quilts created by Missourians for the bicentennial.
In this presentation, hear how organizations around the state are preserving the stories of our past and engaging new audiences.
Join SHSMO art curator Joan Stack, PhD, on a virtual tour of the Ellis Library exhibition, Historic Images of Black Families, exploring each piece’s significance and learning how to access resources for Black history research at the State Historical Society of Missouri.
Vital records provide basic information about an individual, including birth, death, marriage, church, and cemetery details. Bill Eddleman discusses where to locate this information, how sources vary from place to place, and the pitfalls of each type of source.