Stories from the Archives debuts this week on KSMU Ozarks Public Radio in Springfield

This week begins a new series, Stories from the Archives, on KSMU Ozarks Public Radio, written and hosted by SHSMO Archivist Haley Frizzle-Green. Airing at 8:30 a.m. on the last Monday of each month, Frizzle-Green will highlight collections from Southwest Missouri region. For the inaugural episode, listeners will learn about the Mark Twain National Forest Historical Photograph Collection and wildfire prevention efforts of the 1930s. 

KSMU is the region’s NPR affiliate, operated by Missouri State University in Springfield. Michele Skalicky, the station’s news director, is excited to welcome a new partnership with the State Historical Society of Missouri. “We hope Stories from the Archives will allow listeners to gain a greater appreciation of the history of Missouri and the Ozarks,” added Skalicky. 

You can listen to KSMU on 91.1 FM in the Springfield area or find Stories from the Archives after each episode airs on the station’s website: