With this year's Missouri Conference on History coming up in March, many scholars will soon be going to Kansas City. To help prepare for the conference, the Our Missouri Podcast invites listeners to explore the City of Fountains from the confluence of two mighty rivers near the downtown skyline to the Plaza, the Paseo, and the intersection of 18th and Vine. This five-part series entitled "Going to Kansas City" focuses on several projects and institutions that document and define Kansas City's history and identity. This episode features Lucinda Adams talking about the diverse collections housed at the State Historical Society of Missouri's Kansas City Research Center, including the Jewish Community Archives of Greater Kansas City.
Lucinda Adams holds a master’s degree in library science as well as master’s and bachelor of arts degrees in history from Indiana University. Prior to rejoining the State Historical Society of Missouri in 2014 as the Associate Director of the Kansas City Research Center, she served as state coordinator of National History Day in Missouri and later as senior archivist of the Missouri Valley Special Collections with the Kansas City Public Library.