The online Missouri Encyclopedia, a project of the State Historical Society of Missouri, provides users easy access to authoritative information on the history and culture of Missouri. As an online resource, the Missouri Encyclopedia is available to users throughout Missouri and far beyond the state’s borders. It provides a comprehensive treatment of the state, while taking into account unique and distinctive aspects of local community life across Missouri’s tremendous regional diversity in geography, environment, cultural heritage, and social customs.
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