Broadcasting the Ozarks: A History of RadiOzark Enterprises Exhibit

Jul 1 – Aug 30, 2024

Midwest Genealogy Center

3440 S. Lee's Summit Rd.

Independence, Mo.

Visit the Midwest Genealogy Center in Independence to view the "Broadcasting the Ozarks: A History of RadiOzark Enterprises" exhibit July 1 through August 30, 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 Southwest Missouri'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.