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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...

SHSMO Remembers: P. Wayne Goode, 1937-2020

P. Wayne Goode was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on August 20, 1937. Growing up in St. Louis, he attended Normandy public schools. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in banking and finance from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1960. After graduating, Goode joined his family's business, Be-Mac Transport Company, and remained involved in the transportation and shipping industry for over thirty years.

Help document Missouri's history with SHSMO and Missouri 2021

The State Historical Society of Missouri and the Saint Louis Ambassadors are partnering together to create a bicentennial time capsule, and we need your help!

Organizations and institutions, businesses, as well as local and state government agencies in Missouri are invited to participate by contributing three items: one to represent your past, one to represent your present, and a note to future Missourians.