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Missouri Students Receive Top Honors at National History Day Contest

Last week, the Show-Me State saw sixty of its brightest students compete in the 2021 National History Day virtual contest.

From outstanding entry awards to special prizes, Missouri delegates demonstrated a remarkable ability to transform research into creative, hands-on projects. Three entries were selected for the highly competitive virtual showcases, and two entries made finalist in their categories.

"Japanese-American Students at MSM During WWII" Now Available for Streaming Anytime On Demand!

In the 1940s, the National Japanese American Student Relocation Council managed to move over 4000 students from internment camps back into colleges in the midwest and along the east coast. This presentation from Dr. Larry Gragg and Debra Griffith identifies thirteen of these students, explores their success at Missouri School of Mines, and details the research needed to identify them.

SHSMO Announces New Hours for Visitors

The State Historical Society of Missouri has updated hours at locations across the state, beginning Tuesday, May 18. The new hours are as follows:

The Research Center at the Center for Missouri Studies in Columbia will be open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month, all by appointment.

The Research Centers in St. Louis, Kansas City, and Rolla will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, by appointment.