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Subcontractor Wins First Place Award for Center for Missouri Studies Work

The State Historical Society of Missouri is pleased to announce that subcontractor TJ Wies Contracting, Inc. has been awarded the American General Contractors Keystone Award for their work at the Center for Missouri Studies. TJ Wies is responsible for the Columbia Research Center ceiling with its unique convex wave shape, suggestive of the confluence of Missouri rivers.

Paul Pepper visits with Joan Stack about SHSMO exhibition David Plank: Missouri on the Wing

Radio Friends with Paul Pepper–The State Historical Society of Missouri has a brand new exhibit dedicated to lifelong bird enthusiast (and artist) David Plank. Joan Stack, Curator of Art Collections, shares the detailed process this Salem, Missouri resident uses to capture the wildlife in his paintings...

Missouri S&T Archives and SHSMO-Rolla to Examine Complex History of WWII Japanese American Incarceration Camps

Phelps County Focus–The Missouri S&T Archives announces it will jointly host, with SHSMO-Rolla, the Smithsonian poster exhibition “Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II” from Oct. 19 to Nov. 13 on the second floor of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library (CLW). The exhibition examines the complicated history and impact of Executive Order 9066 that led to the incarceration of Japanese Americans following the attack on Pearl Harbor...