Broadcasting the Ozarks: A History of RadiOzark Enterprises Exhibit

May 1 – Jun 29, 2024

Ralph Foster Museum

College of the Ozarks

1 Cultural Ct. 

Point Lookout, Mo. (two miles South of Branson)

Visit the Ralph Foster Museum at College of the Ozarks to view the "Broadcasting the Ozarks: A History of RadiOzark Enterprises" exhibit May 1 through June 29, 2024.

Created by the State Historical Society of Missouri-Springfield Research Center, the exhibit showcases the history of Springfield's RadiOzark Enterprises, the company behind nationally known syndicated radio programs such as The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show, The Red Foley Show, and Shorty Thompson's Saddle Rockin' Rhythm.

Learn about Springfield's legacy as the "Crossroads of Country Music" and listen to audio clips from the RadiOzark Record Collection held at the State Historical Society of Missouri's Springfield Research Center. The exhibition is made possible by the Melinda J. McDaniel Charitable Trust, UW, Bank of America, N. A., Trustee.