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"Battle Lines: Story of WWII Through Fitzpatrick Cartoons" Now Available for Streaming Anytime On Demand!

Watch as SHSMO art curator Joan Stack provides a virtual tour of Daniel Fitzpatrick’s WWII cartoons. As the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, Fitzpatrick chronicled the progression of World War II as it happened with powerful and poignant editorial cartoons.

KSHB-Kansas City Spotlights Architect Nelle Peters

KSHB-Kansas City–The appearance of Kansas City, Missouri, can be credited in part to the design of buildings by Nelle Peters. "She was really a Kansas City architect, so she really shaped the way that city looked," Elizabeth Engel, with the State Historical Society of Missouri, said. According to the State Historical Society of Missouri, Peters was born in Niagra, North Dakota, on December 11, 1884. According to Engel, Peters' experienced difficulty starting her career in...