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NHDMO transforms Missouri students. By exploring this year’s theme of Breaking Barriers in History, students will learn about their world and themselves while creating hands-on research projects and competing in successive local, state, and national contests. Add to their learning experience, sign up to be a virtual judge for the state contest.

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Missouri Humanities Council and SHSMO host Jon Taylor for an online presentation of Truman and Pendergast 1922-1944. Online and free, but RSVP required.

Help the American Red Cross save lives by donating blood on Friday, May 8 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the State Historical Society of Missouri Center for Missouri Studies. To make an appointment, call (800) 733-2767 or go to the RedCrossBlood.org with sponsor code: SHSMO. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Learn the basics of using tax lists for genealogy, including the types of information collected on tax lists, real estate, personal property, and combined tax lists, as well as the genealogical information that can be gleaned from tax records. Join Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of Cape Girardeau Research Center, who will give specific examples of what to look for when researching tax lists.

This workshop introduces oral history methodology from pre-interview through the final project. Since interview topics can be quite diverse, this workshop will focus on skills that are useful to nearly every type of oral history project. SHSMO Oral Historian, Sean Rost, will cover the important steps involved in pre-interview, interview, and post-interview, including research, technology, set-up, transcription, and legal/ethical considerations. If time allows, attendees can observe an oral history interview session. Registration Required.