Featuring Sarah Lirley McCune discussing her soon-to-be-released book project, tentatively titled, "An Arc of Death," which examines how coroners interpreted the lives and deaths of 19th Century St. Louisans. This episode concludes Season 2 of Our Missouri.
We are diligently working from home to provide a range of events and resources, and we look forward to connecting with you through these free programs. We have programs to explore the impact Missourians have had on national history and the impact of national events on Missouri lives. We have resources to aid in your research and strategies for developing your own personal archives.
Senior Archivist Katie Seale provides an overview of SHSMO's freely available digital collections. Learn how to access primary resources from your home, and get time-saving tips for locating the best research materials for your project.
The 2020 National History Day in Missouri State Contest presented unique challenges as the COVID-19 pandemic was responsible for closing schools and canceling events all over Missouri, the U.S., and the globe...
KBIA–Over the course of a couple of months, the entire world went from business as usual to this strange, new reality — one full of layoffs, isolation and uncertainty. One where children don’t go to school and lovers are separated. It’s a world where people are...
The State Historical Society of Missouri (SHSMO) invites you to share your pandemic experience with us. As a community, we are all going through this pandemic together. Individually, however, the health crisis has affected each of us differently. We all have unique stories to share. Please consider telling us your story in an effort to document for future generations the impact a worldwide pandemic has had on both your community and on you as an individual. Your story and observations are important.
While our facilities are closed for the safety of our communities, we are working steadily behind the scenes at our own homes to assist patrons and to continue the mission of the State Historical Society of Missouri. We look forward to the day when we can reopen the Center for Missouri Studies and our six research centers and to welcome each of you back when we get to the other side of this pandemic.
While this year's Missouri Conference on History may be over, the Our Missouri Podcast invites listeners to "meet us" in St. Louis for a multi-part series focusing on several projects and institutions that document the city's history and cultural identity. This episode features Keona Ervin discussing her award-winning book, "Gateway to Equality: Black Women and the Struggle for Economic Justice in St. Louis," which was published by the University Press of Kentucky in 2017.