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1948 Presidential Campaign

1948 Presidential Campaign

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

Collection of 90 documents of President Truman's 1948 Presidential Campaign covering years 1946-1968.

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1951 Kansas City Flood

1951 Kansas City Flood

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

The 1951 flood was one of the most devastating natural events in the Kansas City area. The photographer of these 30 images is unknown.

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35th and 89th Division World War I Unit Histories

35th and 89th Division World War I Unit Histories

Contributed by: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial

Divisional histories related to the services of Missourians during World War I, including rosters listing names of soldiers.

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A. B. Nichols Panama Collection

A. B. Nichols Panama Collection

Contributed by: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

A. B. Nichols Panama Canal Materials were gathered and organized during Nichols' tenure as Office Engineer. Nichols was first employed by the Isthmian Canal Commission in 1899 to survey the Nicaraguan route. In 1904, he was assigned to the Panama Canal. Most of the materials in these notebooks and albums dates from 1906 to 1917.

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Achieve-the Alumni Magazine of William Jewell College

Achieve-the Alumni Magazine of William Jewell College

Contributed by: William Jewell College

Achieve, the Alumni Magazine of William Jewell College, has been published on an occasional basis since 1971. Volumes up through 2001-2002 are available here. Also included in this collection are some President's Annual Reports and Honor Roll of Donors.

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Adair County Porter School House

Adair County Porter School House

Contributed by: Adair County Public Library

This collection depicts the architecture, school programs, and student lives at Porter school in the early days in Adair County, Missouri.

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Advertising Cards

Advertising Cards

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

Victorian trade cards provide not only a rich resource for researching the history of printing, advertising, medicine, fashions, late nineteenth-century culture, etc., but also Kansas City companies. The cards reached their height of popularity in the 1880s and 1890s.

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African American History Collection (Guide)

African American History Collection (Guide)

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Guide to African American history resources at the Missouri State Archives

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African American Portrait Collection

African American Portrait Collection

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Collection of 129 photographic portraits of African Americans primarily from the Moberly area, but also from Hannibal, Louisiana, Macon, St. Joseph, Jefferson City, St. Louis, and Kansas City. The portraits date from approximately 1880 to 1920. Few are identified by name.

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African Americans in Northeast Missouri

African Americans in Northeast Missouri

Contributed by: Hannibal Free Public Library

Hannibal Free Public Library received a grant to preserve and document the history of the African American Community of Northeast Missouri. Collections shown here are held by the library and also by others in the community.

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Albrecht Dürer Woodcuts

Albrecht Dürer Woodcuts

Contributed by: Concordia Historical Institute

Images of 43 Albrecht Dürer woodcuts including nineteen "Life of Mary" woodcuts completed between 1502 and 1505 and twenty-two "Small Passion" woodcuts first appeared as a book printed in Nuremberg in 1511.

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American Civil War in Missouri

American Civil War in Missouri

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

The American Civil War in Missouri collection includes manuscripts (letters and diaries) offering valuable insight into how Missourians - both civilians and those in the military - experienced the Civil War.

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American Regionalism: Visions from the Heartland

American Regionalism: Visions from the Heartland

Contributed by: University of Missouri Museum of Art and Archaeology

This online exhibition presents important American Regionalist paintings, prints, and drawings in the permanent collection of the Museum of Art and Archaeology. This artistic movement represented everyday life in the heart of the United States during the 1920s through the 50s and later.

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American School of Osteopathy (ASO) Record Books

American School of Osteopathy (ASO) Record Books

Contributed by: Museum of Osteopathic Medicine (SM), A.T. Still University

Record books, 1892-1916, of the American School of Osteopathy. These documents reflect incorporation, early board governance, faculty proceedings, rules and regulations and the osteopaths who influenced the profession's formation and the medical practice in general.

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Andrew Taylor Still Papers

Andrew Taylor Still Papers

Contributed by: Museum of Osteopathic Medicine (SM), A.T. Still University

In 1874 Dr. A.T. Still (1828-1917) rebelled against standard 19th century medicine and launched his own health care system based on concepts of form and function, later named osteopathy. The Andrew Taylor Still Papers consists of Still's essays, letters, book drafts, and other writings. Also present are letters to Still, military records, other personal documents.

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Archer's Thumb Rings

Archer's Thumb Rings

Contributed by: University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology

This exhibit presents selections from the Museum's collection of over 500 archer's thumb rings in the Grayson and Browne collections. Highly decorated rings were often made for ornamental purposes and as symbols of status rather than for actual use in shooting the bow and arrow.

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Architectonic Fixations: Photographs from the Collection of Russell Sturgis

Architectonic Fixations: Photographs from the Collection of Russell Sturgis

Contributed by: Washington University Libraries Special Collections

This web site features approximately 320 digitally rendered images from a collection of over 15,000 photographic prints held by the University Archives of Washington University in St. Louis.

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Art to Enchant: Illustrators and Shakespeare

Art to Enchant: Illustrators and Shakespeare

Contributed by: Washington University Libraries Special Collections

Images from illustrated editions of Shakespeare's works. The editions range from 1744 through 1986.

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Assorted Images of Kansas City

Assorted Images of Kansas City

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

This collection, drawn from many smaller collections, consists of images of people and Kansas City places including schools, houses, churches, hospitals, street scenes, historical monuments, etc.

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Autochromes

Autochromes

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

During the early 1930s Frank Lauder employed the autochrome process to photograph homes, gardens, and landmarks throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area. Many of the 1200 images are close-ups of individual plants and flowers, but also include many exterior views of residences.

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Bagnell Dam Construction Photographs

Bagnell Dam Construction Photographs

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

This collection of 845 photographs documents all phases of the Bagnell Dam construction project, including the workers, the buildings erected for housing and other needs, and of areas around the dam site. The construction of Bagnell Dam led to the creation of the Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the United States and a popular tourist destination.

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Baron Missakian Collection

Baron Missakian Collection

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

The collection contains over 350 photographic portraits by Baron Missakian. Known as a "creative photographer," Missakian captured the images of Kansas City's resident and visiting performers during the Jazz Age.

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BEYOND TLC: Missouri Women in the Health Science Professions

BEYOND TLC: Missouri Women in the Health Science Professions

Contributed by: Becker Medical Library, Washington University

Pioneering and prominent Missouri women of the 20th century are featured in this collection about professions in the health sciences. The site both profiles individual women and explores women’s contributions to the development of health science professions.

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Big Fire

Big Fire

Contributed by: Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections/Archives, Truman State University

An exhibit shows two "big fires" in the history of Truman State University which occurred in 1918 and 1924. A recorded narrative by Professor Emeritus Pauline Dingle Knobbs about her memories of the1924 fire for the Adair County Bicentennial Committee's oral history project is also included.

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Bland Courier

Bland Courier

Contributed by: Scenic Regional Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

The Bland Courier started its long history on May 6, 1904 with W. F. Phelps as its editor and proprietor. The paper is still currently being published. This collection covers issues published from 1914-1924.

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Bolivar Free Press

Bolivar Free Press

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

The Bolivar Free Press was a weekly newspaper published at Bolivar, Mo. It was first published on June 04, 1868. This collection includes issues from 1868-1875.

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Boone County Historical Society Civil War Collection

Boone County Historical Society Civil War Collection

Contributed by: Boone County Historical Society

This Civil War collection of personal letters, diaries and photographs is held by the Boone County Historical Society.

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Boonville Weekly Observer

Boonville Weekly Observer

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

The Boonville Weekly Observer was a weekly newspaper published at Booville, MO. The paper ceased publication in 1861, ending its run due to the Civil War. This collection includes issues from 1854-1856.

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Border Star Newspaper [also Weekly Border Star]

Border Star Newspaper [also Weekly Border Star]

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

This collection includes issues of the Border Star newspaper published weekly in Westport, Missouri from the years 1858 to 1860, covering various concerns of Westport, especially slavery.

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Botanicus

Botanicus

Contributed by: Missouri Botanical Garden

Portal to historic botanical literature from the Missouri Botanical Garden Library.

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Brookfield Gazette

Brookfield Gazette

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

The Brookfield Gazette was first published on April 23, 1867 and continued its run until January 20, 1927 when it merged with the Linn County Budget to form the Linn County Budget-Gazette. This collection includes issues from 1867-1874.

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Brunswick Weekly Brunswicker

Brunswick Weekly Brunswicker

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

The Weekly Brunswicker was published from 1853 to 1857. It was preceded by "The Brunswicker" and succeeded by "The Central City and Brunswicker". This collection includes issues from 1854-1857.

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Brush Creek Follies: Photographs, Sound, and Video from the Arthur B. Church - KMBC Radio Collection

Brush Creek Follies: Photographs, Sound, and Video from the Arthur B. Church - KMBC Radio Collection

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Photos, sound & video from the Arthur B. Church KMBC Radio Collection. For nearly 20 years in Kansas City and across the Midwest, Saturday nights meant a date with KMBC's "Brush Creek Follies." For 14 years the "Brush Creek Follies" held the number-two spot in the nation among rural music radio programs.

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Buck Clayton Collection

Buck Clayton Collection

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

A collection of over 1500 photographs and some sound recordings documenting Buck Clayton's life and musical career from 1929-1991. In addition to portraits of Clayton and other musicians, the photos document musical performances, tours and venues, and Clayton's experience as a music educator.

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Buffalo Reflex

Buffalo Reflex

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

The Buffalo Reflex began publication in August 1869. Although it changed hands and politics often over the years, the Reflex maintained its presence in Buffalo, Mo. This collection includes issues from 1869-1873.

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Bureau of Labor and Statistics - The Red Book

Bureau of Labor and Statistics - The Red Book

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

First published in 1879, the Bureau of Labor and Statistics Annual Report provides information about Missouri's history of industry and labor. The annual report became known as "The Red Book" due to the red cover of the early volumes, although the later editions are much smaller and are no longer bound with red covers.

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Butler Bates County Record

Butler Bates County Record

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

The Bates County Record, the first paper established post-Civil War in Bates county, Missouri, presented its inaugural issue in 1866. This collection covers issues from 1868-1878.

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Camp Crowder Photograph Collection

Camp Crowder Photograph Collection

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Established in 1941, Camp Crowder was a military installation near Neosho, Missouri named in honor of Major General Enoch H. Crowder. By 1942, the first soldiers arrived at the Signal Corps Replacement Training Center for training in forty different military communications specialties. The post also trained medical-corps soldiers and ground-force troops, established an Officer Candidate Preparatory School, and held a large prisoner of war camp.

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Camp Ozark – Powersite Dam Photograph Collection

Camp Ozark – Powersite Dam Photograph Collection

Contributed by: White River Valley Historical Society

101 photographs of the construction of the Powersite Dam, the first hydroelectric dam in the State of Missouri. During construction, most of the workers lived at the dam site; the settlement became known as Camp Ozark. Images include those of workers, machinery, barges, buildings, excavation work, railroads, and the spillway outlet and powerhouse.

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Cape Girardeau Argus

Cape Girardeau Argus

Contributed by: Southeast Missouri State University

A weekly newspaper for Cape Girardeau, Missouri, published by W. H. Hamilton. The paper runs from June 18, 1863 through June 1, 1871, covering the Civil War era. The physical issues were bound into four volumes. Please note that there are two missing issues (May 26, 1864 and September 16, 1869) and that the issues from June 15, 1865 to July 27, 1865 have received conservation treatment.

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Capitol Construction Photographs

Capitol Construction Photographs

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

In 1913, workers broke ground for the construction of the current capitol in Jefferson City. Local photographer, Thomas Garfield Cooper photographed the construction process using a glass-plate camera. Cooper photographed the construction from the top of the Missouri Supreme Court building.

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Carthage Picture Booklet

Carthage Picture Booklet

Contributed by: Joplin Public Library

Carthage, Missouri: The Most Beautiful City in the West is a promotional picture booklet created in 1906 by the Newell family to solicit investments in the family's various business enterprises including the Carthage Building Stone Co., Venango Royalty Co., Newell, Morse Royalty Co., and the Trinity Zinc, Lead and Smelting Company.

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Cass Gilbert's Palace of Fine Arts

Cass Gilbert's Palace of Fine Arts

Contributed by: St. Louis Art Museum

The only remaining display building from the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, also known as St. Louis World's Fair, the Palace of Fine Arts now houses the St. Louis Art Museum. This collection of 687 photographs documents the history of the Palace of Fine Arts.

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Celebrating the Louisiana Purchase: The 1904 World's Fair

Celebrating the Louisiana Purchase: The 1904 World's Fair

Contributed by: St. Louis Public Library

The 1904 World's Fair (Louisiana Purchase Exposition) marked the 100th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase. This collection features more than 1,200 images -- photographs, stereographs, lantern slides, and postcards.

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Central Wesleyan College Archives

Central Wesleyan College Archives

Contributed by: Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections, Truman State University

A collection of documents and ledgers containing correspondence; business, legal, and financial records; student organizations' records; college publications; and institutional histories of Central Wesleyan College and Orphan Asylum and merging institutions, Mt. Pleasant German College and Ozark Wesleyan College.

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Centuries of Civil Engineering: A Rare Book Exhibition Celebrating the Heritage of Civil Engineering

Centuries of Civil Engineering: A Rare Book Exhibition Celebrating the Heritage of Civil Engineering

Contributed by: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

An exhibit draws upon highlights from the Linda Hall Library collections to focus on the historical accomplishments of both American engineers and their European predecessors and counterparts.

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Chariton Collector

Chariton Collector

Contributed by: Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections, Truman State University

A magazine focused on local history and folklore that was produced bi-annually by the Kirksville High School Local History class between Fall 1980 and Spring1989.

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Charles E. Still Sr. and Jr. Collection

Charles E. Still Sr. and Jr. Collection

Contributed by: Museum of Osteopathic Medicine (SM), A.T. Still University

The digitized portion of the Charles E. Still Sr./Jr. Collection includes typed and handwritten reminiscences to Dr. Charles Still Sr., regarding his father Andrew Taylor Still. Andrew Taylor Still was the founder of the American School of Osteopathy in Kirksville, Missouri.

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Charles Elliott Gill Photographs

Charles Elliott Gill Photographs

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Photographs documenting the Ozarks (especially Dent County) and the travels of Charles Elliott Gill.

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Civil War Collection (Guide)

Civil War Collection (Guide)

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Guide to Civil War records and resources at the Missouri State Archives.

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Civil War in Missouri - Monographs

Civil War in Missouri - Monographs

Contributed by: University of Missouri - Columbia

Books about the Civil War in Missouri from several University of Missouri libraries.

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Clarence M. Kelley Diploma Collection

Clarence M. Kelley Diploma Collection

Contributed by: School of Law, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Collection of 8 diplomas, honorary degrees, certificates conferred upon Clarence M. Kelley from 1936 through 1978.

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Classics and Landmarks Collection

Classics and Landmarks Collection

Contributed by: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

This collection brings together publications in science and technology that have become recognized for their seminal influence, groundbreaking ideas, or presentation of initial discoveries. The collection presents two editions of Galileo’s Sidereus Nuncius; Tycho Brahe's discovery of a Nova; the first published description of the Copernican system; and more.

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Claude N. Strauser, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District

Claude N. Strauser, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District

Contributed by: University of Missouri - St. Louis

Collection of 69 images documenting the flood of 1927, which started around the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers and flooded the tributaries southward to the Gulf of Mexico. The flooded area covered the towns of Forrest City, Arkansas; Greenville, Mississippi; Vicksburg, Mississippi; Hamburg, Louisiana; and Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Club Kaycee

Club Kaycee

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Club Kaycee serves up sights and sounds of the Golden Age of Kansas City Jazz from the Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City, in cooperation with kansascity.com and The Kansas City Star.

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Cold War Confrontation: Truman, Stalin, and the Berlin Airlift, June 1948 - May 1949

Cold War Confrontation: Truman, Stalin, and the Berlin Airlift, June 1948 - May 1949

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

The collection focuses on the Berlin Airlift and includes 126 documents and some photographs covering the years 1948 through 1952.

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Columbia Missourian

Columbia Missourian

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri; University of Missouri School of Journalism

This collection includes issues of the Columbia Missourian daily newspaper for the years 1908, 1909, 1929, 1966, and from January 2, 1966 through December 31,1985.

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Come Home Tigers

Come Home Tigers

Contributed by: University of Missouri - Columbia

These photographs depict the homecoming traditions at the University of Missouri. The 1911 University of Missouri football game against the University of Kansas began an enduring Tiger tradition.

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Community and Conflict: the Impact of the Civil War in the Ozarks

Community and Conflict: the Impact of the Civil War in the Ozarks

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

Documents and artifacts that depict life in the Ozarks between 1850 and 1875. The collection contains first hand perspectives of the Civil War through the eyes of soldiers, civilians, merchants and farmers, as told through letters, maps, diaries, court records and photographs.

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Confluence and Crossroads - The Civil War in the American Heartland

Confluence and Crossroads - The Civil War in the American Heartland

Contributed by: Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University and Partners

Documents and artifacts that depict life in the Ozarks between 1850 and 1875. The collection contains first hand perspectives of the Civil War through the eyes of soldiers, civilians, merchants and farmers, as told through letters, maps, diaries, court records and photographs.

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Connor Brochure

Connor Brochure

Contributed by: Joplin Public Library

Joplin’s Connor Hotel was constructed in 1906-1908 at the northwest corner of Fourth and Main Streets and served as the anchor of downtown Joplin for half a century. This brochure documents many of the building’s architectural elements and interior design.

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Constance Fauntleroy Runcie Collection

Constance Fauntleroy Runcie Collection

Contributed by: Missouri Western State University

This manuscript collection of Missouri woman writer Constance Fauntleroy Runcie includes many original letters she wrote and received and materials that were used by the Runcie Club in St. Joseph that she organized.

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Cook Bros. Carriage Co. (Jewish Federation-Women's Division), 1897-1904

Cook Bros. Carriage Co. (Jewish Federation-Women's Division), 1897-1904

Contributed by: St. Louis Jewish Community Archives

In 1897 two brothers from the Missouri bootheel who had found their way to St. Louis formed the Cook Bros. Carriage Co. The deeds, catalogs, biographical information and albumen photographs that illustrate their work crew and assembly line process, are part of this collection.

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Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Orchestra

Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Orchestra

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon co-founded the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks orchestra that gained fame during the 1920s. This collection includes many photographs of the orchestra and other performers as well as photographs from Fred Edmiston, author of The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks.

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Copenhaver Collection

Copenhaver Collection

Contributed by: Missouri State University Special Collections and Archives Department

Papers of the brothers James Albert and H. H. Copenhaver, union members who worked in Springfield, Missouri's milling industry in the 1920s-1930s. The collection mainly documents the Missouri Farmers Association (MFA) Milling Company in Springfield, Missouri. This collection was scanned in its entirety. See the finding aid for more information.

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Cows on the Lawn

Cows on the Lawn

Contributed by: University of Missouri - Columbia

This collection depicts the beginnings of dairy husbandry at the University of Missouri-Columbia. The program gained national recognition with its championship dairy cattle, notably world record holder Missouri Chief Josephine and her descendants.

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Cuneiform Tablets in the Cuneiform (Digital Library Initiative at UCLA)

Cuneiform Tablets in the Cuneiform (Digital Library Initiative at UCLA)

Contributed by: University of Missouri-Columbia Special Collections

A collection of eight rare cuneiform tablets including a messenger tablet; a letter tablet; a large contribution list tablet; a business contract tablet; a butcher's bill tablet; a temple offerings tablet; a delivery recording tablet; and a tablet purchased in Amuda, Syria whose contents have not been translated.

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Daily Evening Herald and Commercial Advertiser

Daily Evening Herald and Commercial Advertiser

Contributed by: St. Louis Mercantile Library, University of Missouri - St. Louis

The Daily Evening Herald was an early newspaper in St. Louis, Missouri. The materials in this collection cover June-October of 1835.

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Dallas Bartley, Small Town Boy

Dallas Bartley, Small Town Boy

Contributed by: Missouri State University Special Collections and Archives Department

This exhibt presents life of Dallas Bartley. From his earliest days in Springfield through his years performing with some of the most notable jazz musicians of his time, Dallas Bartley was an accomplished performer and composer.

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Dave Dexter, Jr. Collection

Dave Dexter, Jr. Collection

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

A variety of material including correspondence, writings and photographs from the noted music critic, writer, and record producer from Kansas City, Missouri. Over 2000 photographs contribute to the research of the early history of the record industry during the 1930s and 1940s, as well as the development of jazz and popular music.

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Deafness in Disguise

Deafness in Disguise

Contributed by: Becker Medical Library, Washington University

Deafness in Disguise presents images, illustrations, advertising pamphlets, trade catalogs, patents, rare books and other material pertaining to mechanical and electrical hearing devices from the 19th and 20th centuries. Of particular focus are hearing devices that were designed for concealment or camouflage within everyday items.

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Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb

Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

This collection focusing on Truman’s historic decision includes documents covering the years 1945-1964. Supporting materials include an online version of "Truman and the Bomb: A Documentary History," edited by Robert H. Ferrell.

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Depicting Devotion: Illuminated Books of Hours from the Middle Ages

Depicting Devotion: Illuminated Books of Hours from the Middle Ages

Contributed by: Washington University Libraries Special Collections

An exhibit of the Book of Hours showing Illuminations from the Middle Ages.

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Devil's Island Paintings

Devil's Island Paintings

Contributed by: University of Missouri - Columbia

These 24 paintings of Francis Lagrange, a prisoner on the Devil's Island, depict life within the penal colony off the coast of French Guiana. Lagrange was held on Isle Royale for 20 years under charges of art forgery and currency counterfeiting.

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Diamond Vision, Missouri Tigers on the Field

Diamond Vision, Missouri Tigers on the Field

Contributed by: University Archives, University of Missouri-Columbia

An exhibit depicting history of the baseball Tigers at the University of Missouri-Columbia. It includes photographs of Missouri Tiger coaches and Champions team photos, and lists of Missouri Tiger All-Americans, Professionals and Hall of Fame members.

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Diary of Nancy Holmes Corse

Diary of Nancy Holmes Corse

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Personal diary of Nancy Holmes of Enosburgh, Vermont from her eighteenth birthday on March 27, 1858 until May 4, 1859.

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Domino Danzero Family Photograph Collection

Domino Danzero Family Photograph Collection

Contributed by: Missouri State University, Special Collections

This collection of 1056 images is part of a collaborative effort between the Missouri State Archives, which digitized the Missouri and Ozarks images, and the Missouri State University’s Special Collections and Archives Department, which houses the entire collection.

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Dramatic Images

Dramatic Images

Contributed by: University of Missouri-Columbia University Archives

Exhibit drawn from a collection of action, still, and cast photograph negatives from plays performed by the UMC Missouri Workshop Theatre between 1927 and 1951.

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Dred Scott Case

Dred Scott Case

Contributed by: Washington University Libraries

Collection of one hundred and eleven documents, over 400 pages of full-text searchable resource that represents the full case history of the Dred Scott Case.

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Early Manuscripts by Charlotte Brontë: "The Secret" and "Lily Hart"

Early Manuscripts by Charlotte Brontë: "The Secret" and "Lily Hart"

Contributed by: University of Missouri-Columbia Special Collections

An example of a Bronte manuscript written in the tiny handwriting that is a characteristic of almost all the Brontë juvenilia.

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Edgar Gleim Maclay Glass Plate Negatives Collection

Edgar Gleim Maclay Glass Plate Negatives Collection

Contributed by: Maclay Home

The 243 photographs in this collection were taken largely by Edgar Gleim Maclay. Maclay's photographs document his family, and include portrait and candid images of the Maclay Home, camping trips, and ferry rides.

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Ellinor Dale Runcie Collection

Ellinor Dale Runcie Collection

Contributed by: Missouri Western State University Library

Ellinor Dale Runcie (1871 -1935) was the only daughter of Constance Faunt LeRoy Runcie, founder of the oldest existing women’s social club, The Runcie Club located in St. Joseph, Missouri. A teacher, Ellinor was a world traveler and prolific writer like her mother. The collection features samples of her letters, poetry, and short stories.

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Equatorial Africa: Material Culture from Peoples of the Congo, Uganda and Kenya

Equatorial Africa: Material Culture from Peoples of the Congo, Uganda and Kenya

Contributed by: University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology

An exhibit presenting items related to the lifeways of a number of agricultural and pastoral groups of Equatorial Africa region. These materials from the Museum's ethnographic collections include a variety of weapons, musical instruments, and personal and domestic items.

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Establishing the Marshall Plan

Establishing the Marshall Plan

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

A collection about the Marshall Plan, or European Recovery Program, as it was officially known, which provided aid to war-torn Europe. This collection includes 69 documents, 9 photographs, an exhibit titled George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace, and a teaching activity based on the exhibit.

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Ethnographic Collection

Ethnographic Collection

Contributed by: University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology

The collection documents historical cultures of the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Oceania.

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Exploring Object Virtual Reality

Exploring Object Virtual Reality

Contributed by: Bernard Becker Medical Library, Washington University

This exhibit features interactive movies of twenty historic hearing devices from the Central Institute for the Deaf – Max A. Goldstein Historic Devices for Hearing Collection at Washington University Bernard Becker Medical Library.

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Face of the Moon: Galileo to Apollo

Face of the Moon: Galileo to Apollo

Contributed by: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

A collection of moon maps chronologically arranged by their publication date. This is an online version of an exhibition catalog that was originally published in 1989.

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Facsimiles of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles

Facsimiles of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles

Contributed by: Pius XII Memorial Library, St. Louis University

A digital exhibit of art from 15 illuminated manuscript facsimiles.

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Far West

Far West

Contributed by: William Jewell College

The Far West newspaper was published weekly in Liberty, Missouri from August 11, 1836 to October 6, 1836.

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Fourth of July Speeches

Fourth of July Speeches

Contributed by: University of Missouri-Columbia Special Collections

A collection containing published pamphlets of addresses made on Independence Day from 1791-1925. The speeches explore topics central to the developing United States in the first 150 years of its existence.

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Fragments From the Botanical Frontier

Fragments From the Botanical Frontier

Contributed by: Missouri Botanical Garden

Information on three areas of the North American botanical frontier. Botanical exploration generally followed lines of transportation and military campaigns, as such there were unexplored pockets. These unexplored areas were finally closed as botanical "frontiers" in the twentieth century.

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Frank and Jesse James Circuit Court Documents

Frank and Jesse James Circuit Court Documents

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Documents from the Daviess County Circuit Clerk reveal many of the James brothers’ activities during the late 19th century and include indictments showing criminal charges ranging from grand larceny to murder. The records also provide a glimpse into the life of other prominent Missourians of the time, such as Confederate Brigadier General Joseph Shelby.

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Franklin County Observer

Franklin County Observer

Contributed by: Scenic Regional Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

The Franklin County Observer began publishing in 1861 in Washington, Mo. and ended 1926 when it was succeeded by the Washington Missourian. This collection covers issues published from 1893-1926.

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Franklin County Tribune

Franklin County Tribune

Contributed by: Scenic Regional Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

Dr. William Moore started the Franklin County Progress, which later became the Franklin County Tribune, in Union, Missouri on May 15, 1865. This collection covers issues published from 1899-1916.

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Frenchtown Postcards

Frenchtown Postcards

Contributed by: St. Charles City-County Library District, Kathryn Linnemann Branch

Collection of postcard views of buildings at 2nd, 3rd, 5th streets of Frenchtown, Missouri.

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Frisco Travel Exhibit

Frisco Travel Exhibit

Contributed by: Missouri State University Special Collections and Archives Department

Selection of ephemera, documents, postcards, photographs, and artifacts documenting the Saint Louis-San Francisco Railway. The items were used in creating the MSU Archives and Special Collection's Frisco Travel Exhibit in 2008.

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Frisco: A Look Back at the Saint Louis-San Francisco Railway

Frisco: A Look Back at the Saint Louis-San Francisco Railway

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

The collection includes postcards, Frisco employee magazines, employee information cards, and photographs to tell the story of the Saint Louis-San Francisco Railway known as the Frisco, a dominant railroad throughout south central United States.

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Fruitful Heritage

Fruitful Heritage

Contributed by: Paul Evans Library of Fruit Science, Missouri State University

The Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station was established in 1899. Station directors and staff documented their work on 873 glass photographic plates. The collection displays the unique heritage of Ozark pomology (fruit culture). The collection documents fruit varieties, disease, insects, orchard equipment, and harvesting methods from the first half of the twentieth century.

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Gasconade County Republican

Gasconade County Republican

Contributed by: Scenic Regional Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

The Gasconade County Republican printed its first issue in 1905 in Owensville, Mo. This collection covers issues published from 1905-1922.

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George Engelmann Correspondence

George Engelmann Correspondence

Contributed by: Missouri Botanical Garden

The collection contains more than 5,000 letters from nearly 600 of Engelmann's correspondents between the early 1830s and his death in 1884. Because the collection was assembled by Engelmann's son, George Julius, there are additional letters and published materials from the late 1880s and early 1890s. 

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Getting Physical: Women's Athletics at MU

Getting Physical: Women's Athletics at MU

Contributed by: University Archives, University of Missouri-Columbia

An exhibit showing history of women's sports and women's athletics at University of Missouri.

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Grayson Archery Collection

Grayson Archery Collection

Contributed by: University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology

One of the largest and most comprehensive collections of archery-related artwork collected by Charles E. Grayson. It includes an assemblage of long bows dating from 1850 to the present and the world's only complete collection of flight bows

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Greene County Aerial Photography

Greene County Aerial Photography

Contributed by: Missouri State University

Aerial photography for Greene County, Missouri, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture taken in 1936, 1938, and 1953.

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Greenwood Cemetery Funerary Art

Greenwood Cemetery Funerary Art

Contributed by: William Woods University

Grave markers and funerary art displayed here is from the Greenwood Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri. This collection is of special interest for those researching African-American lineages.

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Guadalupe Center Scrapbooks

Guadalupe Center Scrapbooks

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

The Guadalupe Center in Kansas City began in 1919 when the Catholic Diocese asked the Agnes Ward Amberg Club for Women to establish a settlement house primarily for Mexican immigrants. Photographs include the Guadalupe Center Building, events like festivals and fairs, band concerts, athletic teams, camping and outdoor activities, folk festivals, and family activities.

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Guerrillas and Outlaws

Guerrillas and Outlaws

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

These 53 drawings feature members of William Quantrill's Guerrillas, the James-Younger gang, and others associated with these men, like Brigadier General Joseph O. Shelby. All but one of the drawings are done in charcoal by two artists, A. L. Dillenbeck and Elmer Stewart.

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Guides to Missouri State University Special Collections and Archives

Guides to Missouri State University Special Collections and Archives

Contributed by: Missouri State University

Guides to the MSU Special Collections and Archives Department's collections, both processed and unprocessed, digitized and not.

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Guides to Special Collections at Ellis Library - UMC

Guides to Special Collections at Ellis Library - UMC

Contributed by: University of Missouri-Columbia Special Collections

Digital books of catalog, guide and directory to special collections at University of Missouri Ellis Library.

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Hannibal Clipper

Hannibal Clipper

Contributed by: Hannibal Free Public Library

The issues from this daily Hannibal, Missouri newspaper are from 1874-1875 and 1877.

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Hannibal Courier-Post

Hannibal Courier-Post

Contributed by: Hannibal Free Public Library

These images are from the October 1935 issues of this daily newspaper published in Hannibal, Missouri.

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Harrison Gleim Civil War Papers, 1860-1891

Harrison Gleim Civil War Papers, 1860-1891

Contributed by: Maclay Home

Papers of Harrison Gleim, who served in the Civil War as Lieutenant and quartermaster in the Missouri Light Artillery, and later as Major and aide-de-camp in the 2nd Missouri Cavalry. Includes military orders, personal and official correspondence, and quartermaster records.

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Harry H. Laughlin Papers

Harry H. Laughlin Papers

Contributed by: Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections, Truman State University

Laughlin's professional files include institutional correspondence, memoranda, and reports; general correspondence; correspondence and printed materials related to the eugenical organizations; working manuscripts; notes; some photographs; and miscellaneous collected printed materials.

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Heart of the University: MU Libraries

Heart of the University: MU Libraries

Contributed by: University Archives, University of Missouri-Columbia

A digital exhibit on the history of the University of Missouri-Columbia Libraries.

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Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterways Library

Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterways Library

Contributed by: St. Louis Mercantile Library, University of Missouri - St. Louis

Collection focus on America's inland rivers and some coastal waters both as natural resources and as developed waterways for transportation and other uses.

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Hermann Advertiser and Advertiser-Courier

Hermann Advertiser and Advertiser-Courier

Contributed by: Scenic Regional Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

The Advertiser-Courier printed its first issue in 1873 under the name of The Hermann Advertiser. This collection covers issues published from 1875-1922.

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Hezzie Goes to War: World War I through the Eyes of a Mid-Missourian

Hezzie Goes to War: World War I through the Eyes of a Mid-Missourian

Contributed by: University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology; State Historical Society of Missouri

World War I through the eyes of John Hezekiah ("Hezzie") Pattrick through his letters home to Mother and Dad, his photographs and postcards, and items worn, used and collected by him.

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Historic "Blue Book" Photograph Collection

Historic "Blue Book" Photograph Collection

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

The Secretary of State Publications Photographs Collection is primarily a compilation of images considered for, or published in, the Official Manual of the State of Missouri. The images in this collection cover a wide range of subjects, including historic buildings and sites, college and university buildings, parks, bridges, and state government buildings.

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Historical Images of St. Charles Postcards

Historical Images of St. Charles Postcards

Contributed by: St. Charles City-County Library District, Kathryn Linnemann Branch

Postcards documenting St. Charles County, Missouri. The images document bridges, transportation, buildings, and industry in the area.

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Historical Postcards of Jefferson City

Historical Postcards of Jefferson City

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

298 postcards of Jefferson City, Missouri that date from 1898-1960. Images include government buildings, street scenes, stores, banks, courthouses, schools and colleges, and residences.

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Historical Postcards of Springfield, Missouri

Historical Postcards of Springfield, Missouri

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

A collection of 113 postcards displaying a variety of themes and periods in Springfield, Missouri.

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Illustrated History of the Missouri Botanical Garden (1800-1920)

Illustrated History of the Missouri Botanical Garden (1800-1920)

Contributed by: Missouri Botanical Garden

Brief history of the Missouri Botanical Garden, illustrated with historic photos from its archive ranging in date from 1850 through the present. They include modern and historic gardens, architecture, scientific explorations and variety of other subjects.

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Immigrant Community of Ilasco, Missouri: Cement Company Town 1901-1965

Immigrant Community of Ilasco, Missouri: Cement Company Town 1901-1965

Contributed by: Hannibal Free Public Library

Photographs depicting history of the immigrant Community that resulted from the opening of the Atlas Portland Cement Company in 1901

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Index to Selected Missouri Newspapers

Index to Selected Missouri Newspapers

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

Index to selected Missouri newspapers, compiled by The State Historical Society of Missouri. With the exception of the Liberty Tribune, which is available on Missouri Digital Heritage, the newspapers are not available online. Index entries include newspaper title, subject, description, and notes.

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James Merrill: Other Writings

James Merrill: Other Writings

Contributed by: Washington University Libraries Special Collections

An exhibit depicting James Merrill's literary archives housed in Washington University's Modern Literature Collection.

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Japanese Ivory Carvings

Japanese Ivory Carvings

Contributed by: University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology

An exhibit presenting a selection of netsuke, okimono, and other Japanese ivory carvings that depict archery-related themes.

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Jesse James Brings Hollywood to the Ozarks

Jesse James Brings Hollywood to the Ozarks

Contributed by: McDonald County Library

Collection of photographs and memorabilia from the 1938 shooting of the film Jesse James. These items document the arrival of Hollywood stars and production teams, the filming of the movie in Pineville Missouri and elsewhere in McDonald County, and involvement of locals. Included are candid shots of movie stars, including Tyrone Power and Henry Fonda.

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Johann Leonhard Rost. Atlas Portatilis Coelestis, 1723

Johann Leonhard Rost. Atlas Portatilis Coelestis, 1723

Contributed by: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

This portable atlas follows the style of Johannes Hevelius by the inclusion of constellations invented by Hevelius. There are fourteen hand-colored plates, each one usually divided into three panels, to present forty-one constellation maps.

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John Albert Undertaking Ledger, Ironton, Missouri

John Albert Undertaking Ledger, Ironton, Missouri

Contributed by: Iron County Historical Society

Ledger of funeral records kept by undertaker John Albert, who operated his business in Ironton, Missouri from July 1, 1878 to June 6, 1921. Ledger is bound with pages from Wilson's History and Directory for Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois, 1875-1876.

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John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library

John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library

Contributed by: St. Louis Mercantile Library, University of Missouri - St. Louis

Established in 1984, the John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library stands today as one of North America’s largest and finest railroad history collections. Named after the noted twentieth century railroad executive, John W. Barriger, III (1899-1976), whose collection forms its heart, the Library has grown to become a major resource for the history of railroad business and technology as well as for the study of railroading’s multidimensional influence on the American economy, society and culture.

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Joplin 1902 Picture Booklet

Joplin 1902 Picture Booklet

Contributed by: Joplin Public Library

This book is one of the most complete photographic records of Joplin, Missouri at the turn of the 20th century. By 1900, Joplin had become a city of both millionaires and miners and one of the most important cities in Missouri. The 125 photographs include more than three dozen pictures of the private homes of these self-made men, as well as photographs of the businesses and industries that sprung up to support the mining industry.

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Joplin 1913 Picture Booklet

Joplin 1913 Picture Booklet

Contributed by: Joplin Public Library

This 1913 booklet of Joplin devotes the majority of its 44 photographs to businesses, manufacturing facilities, and other commercial enterprise in Joplin.

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Joplin Historical Postcards

Joplin Historical Postcards

Contributed by: Joplin Public Library

These postcards show the development of Joplin from rough mining camps into the mid-1900s. Pictured are mines and miners, extravagantly landscaped parks and public recreation areas as well as souvenir postcards of the little motels and motor courts that sprang up along the path of America's most famous highway, Route 66.

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Joplin Tornado of 1971

Joplin Tornado of 1971

Contributed by: Joplin Public Library

On May 5, 1971, a tornado struck Joplin, Missouri. It was near dusk. The tornado stayed on the ground for almost 40 blocks through the center of town, killing one man and injuring almost 50 people.

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Journal of Reverend Benjamin Stevens

Journal of Reverend Benjamin Stevens

Contributed by: Hannibal Free Public Library

Reverend Benjamin Franklin Stevens kept a journal of his trip to California by covered wagon during the 1849 gold rush.

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Journal-Post Photographs

Journal-Post Photographs

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

The Kansas City Journal and the Kansas City Post merged in 1928 to form the Kansas City Journal-Post. The paper ceased publication in the 1940s. In 1998 Richard Zeldin donated about 400 glass negatives that his grandmother had purchased from the sale of the newspaper’s assets. This digital collection of some of the prints showcases sports figures, numerous celebrities, aerial views, aviation, and the Bennett bridge game murder trial.

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Judge Elmo M. Hargrave Photograph Collection

Judge Elmo M. Hargrave Photograph Collection

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

These images, taken circa 1920s-1940s, were used to document accident sites in Kansas City. They provide a unique perspective on the traditional views of streetscapes, businesses, residences, parks, and other locales.

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Kansas City 1940 Tax Assessment Photographs

Kansas City 1940 Tax Assessment Photographs

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

Over 40,000 images of 1940 tax assessment of Kansas City residences and buildings by Jackson County Tax Assessor's office. Each photographic print is approximately 1"x1.5", mounted on 12"x18" cards, and organized by block. The collection does not include all photographs of the 1940 tax assessment project. Several hundred block cards are missing from the original survey.

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Kansas City Churches

Kansas City Churches

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

Comprised primarily of photographs from Olive Hoggins' Centenary History of the Churches and the Westminster Congregational Church Records, this group highlights many of Kansas City's churches and their pastors.

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Kansas City Deaconess

Kansas City Deaconess

Contributed by: Saint Paul School of Theology; State Historical Society of Missouri

The Kansas City Deaconess was published by the Kansas City National Training School for Deaconesses and Missionaries (KCNTS) monthly from 1908 to 1943. The newsletter contains stories of young women who brought educational and social services to poor and immigrant populations of Kansas City in the early 20th century. Also Included are reports of the ministries of graduates of KCNTS in other parts of the United States and the world.

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Kansas City Education

Kansas City Education

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

Kansas City schools and school children comprise the bulk of this grouping of over 470 images. Photographs come from multiple collections including the Kansas City School District archives.

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Kansas City Journal-Post's Diamond Jubilee Section

Kansas City Journal-Post's Diamond Jubilee Section

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Digital Version of the Kansas City Journal-Post Diamond Jubilee Section of December 29th, 1929.

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Kansas City Photographs

Kansas City Photographs

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

Brookings Montgomery was a local Kansas City photographer who owned and operated Montgomery Foto Service for over 50 years during the twentieth century. Photographs are continually added to this collection that features people and places in Kansas City.

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Kansas City Postcards

Kansas City Postcards

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

For some years, Mrs. Ray wrote a weekly column based on the some 16,000 postcards she owned for The Kansas City Star and The Kansas City Times called "Postcards from Old Kansas City." About 700 of these cards with their accompanying historical articles have been digitized here.

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Kansas City Sheet Music Collection

Kansas City Sheet Music Collection

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Over 660 titles published from 1874 to 1966 including prominent works such as Euday L. Bowman's "Twelfth Street Rag," published by J.W. Jenkins' Sons Music Company, the most significant Kansas City publisher of sheet music.

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Kansas City: Paris of the Plains, the Jazz Age in Kansas City, 1920-1940

Kansas City: Paris of the Plains, the Jazz Age in Kansas City, 1920-1940

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Photographs examining the social, cultural, literary, and political heritage of Jazz Age Kansas City and highlighting personalities of the era.

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Key Resources on 1904 St. Louis World's Fair

Key Resources on 1904 St. Louis World's Fair

Contributed by: Missouri History Museum

Digital copy of the 1913 publication of David R. Francis’s The Universal Exposition of 1904, the standard primary narrative of the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair and its official final report.

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Kirksville Cyclone

Kirksville Cyclone

Contributed by: Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections, Truman State University

Centennial photo exhibit of the destruction wrought by Kirksville's April 1899 tornado.

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Kirksville Photos by Drake

Kirksville Photos by Drake

Contributed by: Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections, Truman State University

An album of 35 photos of Kirksville buildings, businesses and people created by “Drake, Fotografer” in Jan-April 1893 and originally owned by Clifford Elmore Henry.

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Klondike of Missouri

Klondike of Missouri

Contributed by: Joplin Public Library

This small booklet, published in 1898 by the Kansas City, Fort Scott, and Memphis Railroad Company, paints an enticing and extravagant portrait of Joplin, Missouri, at the turn of the 20th Century.

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Korean War: The US Response to North Korea's Invasion of South Korea

Korean War: The US Response to North Korea's Invasion of South Korea

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

An online exhibit of documents, photographs, sound clips of individual participants in policy development, battlefield combatants, and observers affected by the human tragedy of the Korean War.

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Lasting Impressions: German-Americans in St. Louis

Lasting Impressions: German-Americans in St. Louis

Contributed by: St. Louis Public Library

An ongoing exhibit of pictures, family histories, recommended websites, suggested readings, and other resources highlighting German-Americans' contributions to life in the St. Louis area.

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Laws of the City of St. Louis Government

Laws of the City of St. Louis Government

Contributed by: St. Louis Public Library

Online resources of City of St. Louis Laws including Rules of the Aldermen, Charter, Revised Code, City Ordinances, Ordinance and first readings, Resolutions, etc.

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Leon Karel Business Forms Collection

Leon Karel Business Forms Collection

Contributed by: Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections, Truman State University

A collection of primarily late 19th and early 20th century illustrated letterheads and business forms.

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Lewis & Clark Across Missouri

Lewis & Clark Across Missouri

Contributed by: Geographic Resources Center, Department of Geography, University of Missouri; Missouri State Archives

Specific campsite maps, photo-realistic images of important river landmarks, animated virtual Missouri River travel, and an interactive map server offering various layers of geographical data on the Expedition's outward and homeward journeys joined with the natural and cultural history of the Missouri River corridor.

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Lewis & Clark Expedition

Lewis & Clark Expedition

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Gateway to websites and curricula concerning the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

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Liberty Banner (March 3, 1844)

Liberty Banner (March 3, 1844)

Contributed by: William Jewell College

March 3, 1844 issue of a Liberty, Missouri newspaper.

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Liberty Tribune

Liberty Tribune

Contributed by: William Jewell College

A newspaper from Clay County, Missouri covering the years 1846-1848, 1852-1867, 1869-1878, 1880, 1882, and 1883.

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Life in St. Louis: The Matthews Family 1811 - 2000

Life in St. Louis: The Matthews Family 1811 - 2000

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

Life of Leonard Matthews (1828-1931) and his family in St. Louis at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries through letters, autobiographies, journals, and newspaper articles.

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Lincoln and the Dome

Lincoln and the Dome

Contributed by: Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections/Archives, Truman State University

The creation and restoration of Allyn Cox's cartoon for a segment of "The Hall of Capitols" mural in the United States Capitol

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Lincoln University Clarion, 1935-1975

Lincoln University Clarion, 1935-1975

Contributed by: Lincoln University; State Historical Society of Missouri

Published weekly during the fall and spring semesters, the Lincoln Clarion is the student newspaper of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. Begun in 1932, it continues to serve the campus community today.

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Lincoln University Yearbooks (1915-1975)

Lincoln University Yearbooks (1915-1975)

Contributed by: Lincoln University

Yearbooks of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri from 1915-1975.

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Lindenwood University

Lindenwood University

Contributed by: Lindenwood University, Mary Ambler Archives

Included in the materials from the Mary Ambler Archives is the House of Bethany Journal. The House of Bethany was a Christian sisterhood organization formed to visit the families of soldiers and all others who needed special attention.

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Little River Drainage District

Little River Drainage District

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Collection of over 3000 photographs documenting the construction of the Little River Drainage District in Southeast Missouri, including the Headwater Diversion Channel and levee. The District was built to create usable land from Mississippi River floodplains.

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Livingston County History

Livingston County History

Contributed by: Livingston County Library

Collection of resources of Livingston County history.

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Local Historical Societies Newsletters

Local Historical Societies Newsletters

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

Local historical and genealogical societies in Missouri provide a wealth of information about the history and culture of the people in their communities.

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Louise and Omar Putman Collection

Louise and Omar Putman Collection

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Amateur photographers Louise and Omar Putman spent their married life traveling primarily through Kansas and Missouri capturing images of the people they encountered and the places they loved.

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Louisiana Purchase Exposition: The 1904 St. Louis World's Fair

Louisiana Purchase Exposition: The 1904 St. Louis World's Fair

Contributed by: University of Missouri - Columbia

A collection of materials produced in connection with the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis in 1904, including broadsides; lithographic views; photographic view books; The World’s Fair Bulletin, a monthly publication running from 1900 through 1904; and James Buel’s eleven-volume Louisiana and the Fair: An Exposition of the World, Its People and Their Accomplishments.

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M.S.U. Independent

M.S.U. Independent

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri; University of Missouri School of Journalism

The M. S. U. Independent was an early newspaper in Columbia, Missouri issued by students of the University of Missouri (March 1894-Dec. 1895, by a society known as the M. S. U. Barb). It was named M. S. U. independent from March 3, 1894 to May 27, 1904 and later named The Independent. This collection covers March 3, 1894-May 27, 1905 with some issues missing.

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Main Street

Main Street

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

These photographs show main streets in Calhoun, Henry County; Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County; De Soto, Jefferson County; Fulton, Callaway County; Greencastle, Sullivan County; Irondale, Washington County; Knox City, Knox County; Poplar Bluff, Butler County; Savannah, Andrew County; and Weston, Platte County.

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Maps from the Kansas City Public Library

Maps from the Kansas City Public Library

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

Digital images of maps in the public domain held by the Missouri Valley Room include state, county, and city maps as well as road, railroad, river, and other areas such as trails.

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Maps of Missouri

Maps of Missouri

Contributed by: St. Louis Public Library

A collection of Missouri and surrounding state maps covering various topics: cities, towns & counties; conservation & environment; discovery & exploration; cultural landscapes; military, battle & campaign; transportation & communications.

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Marion County Atlas, 1875

Marion County Atlas, 1875

Contributed by: Hannibal Free Public Library

1875 Atlas of Marion County and its township.

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Mark Twain Zephyr Image Collection

Mark Twain Zephyr Image Collection

Contributed by: Hannibal Free Public Library

The christening of the Mark Twain Zephyr railroad train collection contains copies of the newspaper, as well as additional information, photos, and memorabilia contributed by the community.

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Marthasville Record

Marthasville Record

Contributed by: Scenic Regional Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

The first issue of the Marthasville Record was published in 1898 and the newspaper is still published today. This collection covers issues published from 1901-1922.

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Mary Alice Hansen Postcard Collection

Mary Alice Hansen Postcard Collection

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Collection of 200 postcards from the early 20th century featuring Missouri buildings, industry, and culture.

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Masks Around the World

Masks Around the World

Contributed by: University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology

This online exhibit presents examples of masks from the MU Museum of Anthropology's ethnographic collections and demonstrates the wide variety of masks made and used throughout the world.

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Max Hunter Collection of Ozark Folk Song

Max Hunter Collection of Ozark Folk Song

Contributed by: Music Department, Missouri State University

An archive of almost 1600 Ozark Mountain folk songs recorded between 1956 and 1976.

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Medical Journeys

Medical Journeys

Contributed by: Becker Medical Library, Washington University

This collection contains items from several of the archival collections of the Washington University School of Medicine pertaining to physicians and medical scientists who immigrated to Missouri from foreign countries in the 19th and 20th centuries and to Missouri physicians and medical scientists who traveled abroad to research, teach and share their expertise.

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Medicine in the Jungle: Dr. Thomas Dooley and Earl Rhine in Laos

Medicine in the Jungle: Dr. Thomas Dooley and Earl Rhine in Laos

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

An digital exhibit documenting how Dr. Thomas A. Dooley and his American assistants, Earl Rhine and Dwight Davis, took medical care, American friendship and humanitarian aid to people in Laos.

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Medicine in Times of Need: 21st General Hospital/Base Hospital 21

Medicine in Times of Need: 21st General Hospital/Base Hospital 21

Contributed by: Becker Medical Library, Washington University

The 21st General Hospital and Base Hospital 21 Collections consist of 617 items relating to the service of these Army hospital units in the First and Second World Wars. The items include photographic prints, negatives, lantern slides, sketches, documents, and memorabilia from several collections donated by members (or relatives of members) of these medical units.

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Meet Me at the Union

Meet Me at the Union

Contributed by: University Archives, University of Missouri-Columbia

Images of the University of Missouri Memorial Union from its planning and construction to its completion.

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Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis

Contributed by: Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis

The museum's web site, featuring a calendar of exhibits, as well as links to its digital collections. The Museum contains strong holdings of 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century European and American paintings, sculptures, prints, installations, and photograph.

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Mineral Area Historic Building Landscape through an Architect's Eyes

Mineral Area Historic Building Landscape through an Architect's Eyes

Contributed by: Missouri Humanities Council KRJ Architects

This study examines the Mineral Area historic building landscape, and how it was influenced by the availability of materials, labor, and cultural background of the builders.

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Mining Health Study

Mining Health Study

Contributed by: Joplin Public Library

Report by the Federal Bureau of Mines investigators in 1914-1915 documenting mining operations and the health and safety dangers present in Joplin's zinc and lead mines.

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Missouri Birth & Death Records Database Pre-1910

Missouri Birth & Death Records Database Pre-1910

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Abstracts of Missouri birth, stillbirth, and death records recorded before 1910.

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Missouri Census Schedules from 1830-1940

Missouri Census Schedules from 1830-1940

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Index to federal and state census records, 1830-1940, available on microfilm at the Missouri State Archives.

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Missouri Civil War Battle Flags

Missouri Civil War Battle Flags

Contributed by: Missouri State Museum

As part of a long-term project to conserve its collection of Civil War battle flags, the Missouri State Museum has conserved 45 of the collection’s approximately 135 flags, representing both Union and Confederate regiments. These battle flags differed from the national flags in both design and use.

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Missouri Conservationist

Missouri Conservationist

Contributed by: Missouri Department of Conservation

This collection includes issues of the Missouri Conservationist magazine from 1938 to 1997. Beginning with July 1995, all issues are published online by the Missouri Department of Conservation. The collection is arranged in chronological order by issue.

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Missouri Constitutions, 1820-1945

Missouri Constitutions, 1820-1945

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

This collection contains digitized copies of the Missouri Constitution from 1820, 1865, 1875, and 1945. Also included is the 1845 proposed Missouri Constitution which was not ratified.

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Missouri Coroner's Inquest Database

Missouri Coroner's Inquest Database

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Index of coroner records from seven Missouri counties and the City of St. Louis, dates range from 1842 to 1932.

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Missouri County & Municipal Records on Microfilm

Missouri County & Municipal Records on Microfilm

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Listing of microfilm reels, by county, office, and municipality, held by the Missouri State Archives.

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Missouri County Histories

Missouri County Histories

Contributed by: Various institutions

Numerous institutions around the state contributed books for digitization to the Missouri State Library's County History project. These books detail the history of the majority of Missouri's counties.

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Missouri County Plat Books

Missouri County Plat Books

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library; University of Missouri-Columbia Special Collections; State Historical Society of Missouri

The Missouri County Plat Books collection is a selection of county atlases and plat books from all over the state published from 1875-1930.

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Missouri Death Certificates

Missouri Death Certificates

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Index of death certificates, linked to digital images of the original death certificate. Updated annually.

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Missouri Department of Conservation Film Collection

Missouri Department of Conservation Film Collection

Contributed by: Missouri Department of Conservation

Historical films produced by the Missouri Department of Conservation to inform citizens about protecting and managing the state’s forest, fish and wildlife resources. Access is available through YouTube.

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Missouri Division of Tourism Photograph Collection

Missouri Division of Tourism Photograph Collection

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Collection of over 10,000 photographic slides that document Missouri's tourism industry from 1967-1999.

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Missouri Fire Insurance Maps

Missouri Fire Insurance Maps

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library; University of Missouri-Columbia Special Collections; Washington University; Missouri History Museum

Three collections of Missouri fire insurance maps, including collections of Sanborn maps for Kansas City and Missouri as a whole, and Whipple fire insurance maps for St. Louis.

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Missouri Governors Records, 1837-1897

Missouri Governors Records, 1837-1897

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Official records of 19th century Missouri governors. Records are currently online for the years 1837-1893. Topics include the expulsion of Mormons, railroads, slavery, violence along the Kansas border, guerilla bands, vigilantes and the outbreak of the Civil War.

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Missouri Historical Review

Missouri Historical Review

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

This richly illustrated journal features recent scholarship on all facets of the state's history. The Missouri Historical Review also contains reviews of and notes on recently published books about the history of the state and local areas and the lives of Missourians.

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Missouri House and Senate Journals, 1820-1899

Missouri House and Senate Journals, 1820-1899

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

This collection contains 19th Century Journals of the Missouri House of Representatives and the Missouri Senate. These Journals record the proceedings of the state legislature.

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Missouri Judicial Records

Missouri Judicial Records

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

This database of circuit and probate court files is currently searchable by name, county and year for Greene County Circuit Court, Jasper County Circuit Court, New Madrid County Probate Court, St. Charles County Circuit Court, and St. Louis Probate Court.

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Missouri Land Records 1820-1969

Missouri Land Records 1820-1969

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Description of categories of land records available at the Missouri State Archives.

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Missouri Local Records Inventory Database

Missouri Local Records Inventory Database

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

This growing database is a compilation of inventories of local government records identified as having permanent or enduring value and housed primarily in county and municipal offices, but includes some libraries, museums, and historical and genealogical societies that maintain government records.

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Missouri Memories: A History in Photographs

Missouri Memories: A History in Photographs

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Exhibit of 63 images from the Missouri State Archives on the broad themes of transportation, the Lake of the Ozarks, and rural Missouri, along with highlights from the Louise and Omar Putman Collection.

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Missouri Mormon War

Missouri Mormon War

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Gateway to state records concerning the Missouri-Mormon conflict, 1838-1841. Includes finding aids and some digitized records.

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Missouri Naturalization Records Database (1816-1955)

Missouri Naturalization Records Database (1816-1955)

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Abstracts of citizenship records from 22 Missouri counties.

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Missouri Platbooks, circa 1930

Missouri Platbooks, circa 1930

Contributed by: University of Missouri - Columbia

In 1930 W.W. Hixson and Co. of Rockford, Illinois published plat books of townships in counties throughout Missouri. These volumes document the ownership and locations of plots of land in Missouri counties, plot sizes, and the owner's name for each plot of land within the townships.

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Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy Student Registers, 1873-1922

Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy Student Registers, 1873-1922

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

The collection contains two volumes of the Missouri University of Science and Technology student registers from 1873 to 1922.

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Missouri Small Fruit and Vegetable Conference Proceedings

Missouri Small Fruit and Vegetable Conference Proceedings

Contributed by: Missouri State University

Proceedings for the annual Missouri Small Fruit and Vegetable Conference (previously called the Missouri Small Fruit Conference and the Small Fruit Growers Conference) held in Springfield, Missouri. Sponsored in part by the Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station on the Southwest Missouri State University (later Missouri State University) campus in Mountain Grove.

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Missouri Soldier's Database: War of 1812 - WWI

Missouri Soldier's Database: War of 1812 - WWI

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Database presents the service cards of over 576,000 Missourians who served in twelve wars and military engagements in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Missouri State Archives Photograph Collections (1850-present)

Missouri State Archives Photograph Collections (1850-present)

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Guide to photograph collections compiled by state agencies, local government and private citizens, which are available at the Missouri State Archives.

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Missouri Supreme Court Historical Database

Missouri Supreme Court Historical Database

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

This database contains abstracts of territorial and state supreme court files, 1790-1880, available at the Missouri State Archives.

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Missouri Tigers: The many faces of Mizzou's mascot

Missouri Tigers: The many faces of Mizzou's mascot

Contributed by: University of Missouri-Columbia

Exhibit featuring images of the University of Missouri's mascot from its beginnings in the 1890s through the end of the 20th century.

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Missouri Union Provost Marshal Papers 1861-1866

Missouri Union Provost Marshal Papers 1861-1866

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Index to Provost Marshal records relating to Missouri, available on microfilm at the Missouri State Archives.

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Missouri Veterans Home (St. James) Inmate Registers

Missouri Veterans Home (St. James) Inmate Registers

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Admission registers of the Federal Soldiers Home of Missouri, now called the Missouri Veterans Home (St. James). The collection, which currently consists of Volumes 1-3, includes registers for residents from June 25, 1897 through February 15, 1929. Additional volumes will be added to the collection as they become available.

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Missouri: Its History, Geology, Culture

Missouri: Its History, Geology, Culture

Contributed by: University of Missouri Libraries

Digital book collection of Missouri's history, geology, literature and agriculture at University of Missouri Libraries.

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Missouri-Kansas Conflict: Civil War on the Western Border, 1854-1865

Missouri-Kansas Conflict: Civil War on the Western Border, 1854-1865

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

Documents related to the hostilities that shook the Missouri-Kansas border region before and during the American Civil War. The collection includes photographs, letters, diaries, maps, and military records from over 25 contributing institutions.

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Mizzou from the Air

Mizzou from the Air

Contributed by: University of Missouri - Columbia

Images from a scrapbook compiled by 1920 MU Civil Engineering graduate, Warren G. Fowler. Fowler's text describes the photographs as "Airplane views of the University of Missouri and Columbia. Taken Sept. 1919 from Fred Neidermeyer's airplane."

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Mizzou in 1900

Mizzou in 1900

Contributed by: University of Missouri - Columbia

Materials from the University Archives at the University of Missouri in Columbia that examine the decade prior to and after 1900. The materials highlight significant changes and innovative measures in the history of the University of Missouri, which at the time was called Missouri State University.

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Mizzou on Canvas: A Portrait of Leadership

Mizzou on Canvas: A Portrait of Leadership

Contributed by: University Archives, University of Missouri-Columbia

Some oil paintings of University of Missouri curators, deans and faculty, presidents and contributors that can be found in many of the buildings on campus.

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Mizzourah! MU Football: The Early Years

Mizzourah! MU Football: The Early Years

Contributed by: University Archives, University of Missouri-Columbia

History of University of Missouri football from 1890 to mid-twentieth century.

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Molas: Textile Art of Panama

Molas: Textile Art of Panama

Contributed by: University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology

Collection of molas which are colorful, multi-layered appliqué panels of blouses worn by Kuna women of Panama. These molas date from the early to late 20th century.

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MSU Student Newspaper - The Standard

MSU Student Newspaper - The Standard

Contributed by: Missouri State University

The Standard, Missouri State University's student newspaper, began publication in 1912 and continues today. See The Standard's website for the most recent newspapers and for most issues dating back to September 1998.

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MSU Theatre and Dance Collection

MSU Theatre and Dance Collection

Contributed by: Missouri State University

Select items from the archival holdings of the university's Theatre and Dance Department, including programs, fliers, photographs, correspondence, and clippings. The digitized materials focus on the United Service Organizations (USO) performances and represent a small sampling of the collection.

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MSU Yearbook - Ozarko

MSU Yearbook - Ozarko

Contributed by: Missouri State University

The Ozarko is Missouri State University's yearbook, published 1909-1992 (with the exceptions of 1918-1921 and 1944-1946). See the finding aid for more information.

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MU in Brick and Mortar

MU in Brick and Mortar

Contributed by: Space Planning and Management Building and Infrastructure Archives, University of Missouri

Scans of building elevations and architectural renderings providing a historical progression of changes that have occurred on University of Missouri campus.

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Museum Archives Catalog

Museum Archives Catalog

Contributed by: History Museum for Springfield-Greene County

Searchable catalog of photographs in the archives of History Museum for Springfield-Greene County.

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Musicians Local No. 627 and the Mutual Musicians Foundation: The Cradle of Kansas City Jazz

Musicians Local No. 627 and the Mutual Musicians Foundation: The Cradle of Kansas City Jazz

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Web exhibit on the history of Kansas City’s Local 627, the African-American Musicians Union founded in 1917 and now known as the Mutual Musicians Foundation.

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Nang: Thai Shadow Puppets

Nang: Thai Shadow Puppets

Contributed by: University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology

Collection of two dozen figures dated from the 1980s, providing examples of the forms and characters used in modern Nang performances.

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National Archives & Records Administration - Archival Research Catalog

National Archives & Records Administration - Archival Research Catalog

Contributed by: National Archives & Records Administration

Online catalog of NARA's nationwide holdings in the Washington, DC area, Regional Archives and Presidential Libraries.

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National Archives & Records Administration - Central Plains Region Digitized Collections

National Archives & Records Administration - Central Plains Region Digitized Collections

Contributed by: National Archives & Records Administration

Digitized collection of National Archives' Central Plains Region whose headquarter is in Kansas City, Missouri.

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National World War I Museum Online Collection Database

National World War I Museum Online Collection Database

Contributed by: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial

The National World War I Museum’s online collections database allows you to search digital records of the Museum’s global collection that began in 1920. With such a long history, please note that the material available here is only a fraction of the Museum’s diverse holdings and is in an ongoing process with new digital records added monthly.

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Native American & Western Photograph Collection

Native American & Western Photograph Collection

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

This collection of 146 photographic images includes scenes of Native American peoples in Indian Territory, Oklahoma, "Boomer" settlers and settlements, and scenes from the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre. The principal tribes represented are the Ponca, Kiowa, Comanche, Pawnee, Apache, Cherokee, Sac and Fox, Otoe, and Sioux.

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Natural History Books

Natural History Books

Contributed by: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

This collection features works encompassing the pursuit of knowledge regarding natural objects from the 17th to the early 20th century. Topics covered include zoology, botany, geology and associated fields.

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Nelly Don Collection

Nelly Don Collection

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

Nell Donnelly built a multi-million dollar business - the Donnelly Garment Company and the Nelly Don clothing label, "a stylish, feminine frock" at a reasonable price. Many women of the 1930s and '40s owned a Nelly Don dress. These few photos are mostly group employee shots.

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New Haven Leader

New Haven Leader

Contributed by: Scenic Regional Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

The New Haven Leader has a long history, the first issue was published in 1895 and it is still being published today. This collection covers issues published from 1903-1918.

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Nineteenth Century Kansas City

Nineteenth Century Kansas City

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

These late nineteenth-century images of early Kansas City provide views of the Board of Trade building under construction, exterior and interior views of the glass Exposition Building, unusual weather events, hotels, and businesses. Early transportation is depicted by bridges, street cars, trains, railroad stations, etc.

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North Atlantic Treaty Organization

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

Collection of 112 documents of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) covering the years 1949-1952

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Northwest Missouri State University Civil War Books

Northwest Missouri State University Civil War Books

Contributed by: Northwest Missouri State University; Missouri State Archives

Collection of eight monographs dating from 1867-1920. Two are novels about the Civil War, while the rest are personal accounts and histories of various battles and events during the Civil War. Several are about Missourians or take place in Missouri.

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Official Manual of the State of Missouri - The Blue Book

Official Manual of the State of Missouri - The Blue Book

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

The Official Manual of the State of Missouri, more commonly known as the "Blue Book," is a biennial publication of the Missouri Secretary of State's Office. First published in 1878, the series of volumes serves as a historical resource, providing information about Missouri's government, culture, and history. This collection consists of sixty-two volumes of Official Manuals dating from 1878 to 2000.

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Old Grubstake Days in Joplin

Old Grubstake Days in Joplin

Contributed by: Joplin Public Library

This story is a semi-factual ramble through the rags-to-riches saga of Joplin's mining industry.

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Old Stagecoach Stop

Old Stagecoach Stop

Contributed by: Old Stagecoach Stop Foundation

Images of Pulaski County and the historic structure in Waynesville, Missouri known as the "Old Stage Coach Stop"

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O'Reilly General Hospital of Springfield, Missouri

O'Reilly General Hospital of Springfield, Missouri

Contributed by: Evangel University; Springfield Greene County Library

Collection of 194 photographs, a map, and history of this wartime facility at Springfield, Missouri.

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Origins and History of the Washington University School of Medicine

Origins and History of the Washington University School of Medicine

Contributed by: Bernard Becker Medical Library, Washington University

A digitized version of an exhibit mounted at the Bernard Becker Medical Library in 1991 celebrating the Centennial of the Washington University School of Medicine. The exhibit contains maps, illustrations, photographs, ephemera, and includes numerous faculty profiles.

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Otomi Cutout Figurines

Otomi Cutout Figurines

Contributed by: University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology

Exhibit of different varieties of Otomi cutout figurines dated to the late 1970s.

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Otto Bowles Collection

Otto Bowles Collection

Contributed by: Missouri State University

Papers of Otto Bowles, which focus on the Western Missouri and Kansas District Laborers' Council, as well as memorabilia related to Bowles, who served on the Council for many years. This collection was scanned in its entirety. See the finding aid for more information.

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Out of This World: The Golden Age of the Celestial Atlas

Out of This World: The Golden Age of the Celestial Atlas

Contributed by: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

Collection of Star Atlases encompasses atlases and maps from 1482 to the 19th century ranging from the rudimentary, to some of the most beautiful and accurate scientific books ever published, finshed with later pictorial atlases for the general public.

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Over There: Missouri and the Great War

Over There: Missouri and the Great War

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

Over There: Missouri and the Great War contains letters, diaries, memoirs, photographs, postcards, and other materials documenting the lives of Missouri soldiers and civilians during the First World War.

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Ozarks Digital Library - Black Families of the Ozarks, Volumes 1 and 2

Ozarks Digital Library - Black Families of the Ozarks, Volumes 1 and 2

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

Digital copy of Greene County Archives Bulletin Number 45: Black Families of the Ozarks with information missing for some pages.

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Ozarks Digital Library - Greene County Missouri, History

Ozarks Digital Library - Greene County Missouri, History

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

Collection of full text resources about histories of Greene County, Missouri.

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Ozarks Digital Library - Greene County Missouri, Records

Ozarks Digital Library - Greene County Missouri, Records

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

Collection of full text indexes and abstracts to records including circuit court record books, coroner's records, alms house records, justice of the peace records and others.

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Ozarks Digital Library - Regional Periodicals - Bittersweet

Ozarks Digital Library - Regional Periodicals - Bittersweet

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

Digital copies of Bittersweet volume 1-10 (1973-1983).

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Ozarks Digital Library - Regional Periodicals - OzarksWatch

Ozarks Digital Library - Regional Periodicals - OzarksWatch

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

Digital copies of OzarksWatch volume 1-9 (1987-1996) with some issues missing.

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Ozarks Digital Library - Regional Periodicals - White River Valley Historical Quarterly

Ozarks Digital Library - Regional Periodicals - White River Valley Historical Quarterly

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

Digital copies of White River Valley Historical Quarterly volume 1-37 (1961-1998) with some issues missing.

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Ozarks Digital Library - The Turnbo Manuscripts

Ozarks Digital Library - The Turnbo Manuscripts

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

Collection of approximately eight hundred short tales, stories and vignettes by Silas Claiborne Turnbo that reflect life along the White River Valley in northwest Arkansas and southwest Missouri during the latter half of the 19th century.

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Pacific Transcript

Pacific Transcript

Contributed by: Scenic Regional Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

The Pacific Transcript is a weekly newspaper published at Pacific, Mo. This collection covers issues published from 1895-1921. Like most newspapers during World War One, the Pacific Transcript supported the war effort.

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Palmyra Massacre Collection

Palmyra Massacre Collection

Contributed by: Marion County Library Subdistrict #1; Gardner House Museum – Heritage Seekers of Palmyra, Missouri

The Palmyra Massacre occurred in 1862 in Palmyra, Marion County, Missouri, when 10 Confederate prisoners were shot in retaliation for the abduction of a local Union sympathizer. This collection includes letters containing personal recollections of the Palmyra Massacre, as well as a booklet, “The Palmyra Massacre: A Short, Concise but True History of the Execution of Ten Confederate Soldiers, at Palmyra, Mo., October 18, 1862.”

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Paper Dinosaurs, 1824-1969

Paper Dinosaurs, 1824-1969

Contributed by: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

An exhibit of original printed materials related to the history of dinosaur discovery.

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Papers of James Mickleborough Greenwood 1874 - 1914

Papers of James Mickleborough Greenwood 1874 - 1914

Contributed by: Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections, Truman State University

Finding aid to personal and professional papers of James Mickleborough Greenwood.

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Pegram Ozark Life Collection, Ozark Folklife Project

Pegram Ozark Life Collection, Ozark Folklife Project

Contributed by: F. W. Olin Library, Drury University

Collection of 308 photographs depicting life in Ozark.

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Phelps County New Era

Phelps County New Era

Contributed by: Missouri University of Science and Technology

Issues of the Phelps County New Era for 1875-1878.

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Philip Mills Arnold Semeiology Collection

Philip Mills Arnold Semeiology Collection

Contributed by: Washington University Libraries Special Collections

Selected items from the Philip Mills Arnold Semeiology Collection in the Special Collections of the Washington University Libraries, documenting the history of signs, symbols, and communication.

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Photographs from the Joseph K. Redmond Jr. Collection

Photographs from the Joseph K. Redmond Jr. Collection

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Collection of 148 black & white and color images collected by Joseph K. Redmond about theaters, both movie and stage, primarily in Kansas City from 1900 to 1982, with the majority dating from 1930 to 1945.

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Pioneering Days by Bud Belden

Pioneering Days by Bud Belden

Contributed by: Joplin Public Library

Memoir of Bud Belden about his father's Belden Electric Company, electrical industry, wiring houses and businesses and the immense Schifferdecker Electric Park, family stories and anecdotes about Joplin's citizens.

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Plat Books of Jackson County, Missouri

Plat Books of Jackson County, Missouri

Contributed by: Mid-Continent Public Library

This collection includes four Kansas City and Jackson County, Missouri plat books. The plat books in this collection are held by the Midwest Genealogy Center of the Mid-Continent Public Library. These heavily used plat books have been digitized to prevent further deterioration and to make them available to a wider audience.

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Politics in Missouri Oral History Collection

Politics in Missouri Oral History Collection

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

This collection contains 160 full-text transcripts and fifty-five full-audio recordings of oral histories given by Missouri political leaders and activists.

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Polk City Directories 1859-1925, Hannibal, MO

Polk City Directories 1859-1925, Hannibal, MO

Contributed by: Hannibal Free Public Library

Polk City Directories 1859 - 1925.

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Postcards from the St. Louis World's Fair & Exposition

Postcards from the St. Louis World's Fair & Exposition

Contributed by: Boone County Historical Society

The 1904 World's Fair (Louisiana Purchase Exposition) marked the 100th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase, a monumental event in U.S. history. The collection features more than 1,200 images -- photographs, stereographs, lantern slides, and postcards.

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Powerful Grace Lies in Herbs and Plants

Powerful Grace Lies in Herbs and Plants

Contributed by: Bernard Becker Medical Library, Washington University ; Missouri Botanical Garden Library

A joint exhibit between Becker Medical Library and the Missouri Botanical Garden Library that showcases works on herbal medicine dating from the 15th to the 19th centuries.

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Preserve Louisiana's Images

Preserve Louisiana's Images

Contributed by: Preserve Louisiana’s Images Organization

The collection focuses on Louisiana (Missouri) downtown buildings, street scenes and businesses, local businesses outside the downtown business district, historic homes, river scenes, and key citizens.

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Progressive St. Charles 1916

Progressive St. Charles 1916

Contributed by: St. Charles City-County Library District, Kathryn Linnemann Branch

Digital copy of the book containing historical images of St. Charles County.

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Propaganda War: World War II Posters

Propaganda War: World War II Posters

Contributed by: Winston Churchill Memorial and Library in the United States

This exhibit of World War II posters shows how the media was used to send official messages. Posters also indirectly reflected the values, behavior, and attitudes of the American public.

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Quest for the Cure:  Care and Treatment in Missouri's First State Mental Hospital

Quest for the Cure: Care and Treatment in Missouri's First State Mental Hospital

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Exhibit traces the history and development of Missouri's first mental hospital from 1844.

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R.A. Longs City and Country Homes Photograph Album

R.A. Longs City and Country Homes Photograph Album

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

An album of 72 photographs of the city and country homes of Kansas City lumber baron and philanthropist, R.A. Long (1850-1934).

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Ravenna Mosaic Company: A Retrospective

Ravenna Mosaic Company: A Retrospective

Contributed by: Pius XII Memorial Library, St. Louis University

An exhibit on the Ravenna Mosaics Company including the complete mosaics making process.

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Register of the First Presbyterian Church of Marion College

Register of the First Presbyterian Church of Marion College

Contributed by: Marion County Library Subdistrict #1

Marion College was incorporated in 1831 in Philadelphia, Marion County, Missouri, for the purpose of educating young men for the ministry. The registry contains the church’s membership and baptisms from 1836 to 1853. The ledger also includes the names of slaves and often states their owner’s name.

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Registre d'Arpentage

Registre d'Arpentage

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

The Registre d’Arpentage was created between 1798 and 1806 by surveyor Antoine Pierre Soulard (1766-1825). The purpose of the Registre was to certify and locate grants made by the French and Spanish governments. Some well-known settlers in Soulard’s Registre include Daniel Boone, Moses Austin, Jacques Clamorgan, and Auguste and Pierre Chouteau.

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Richard W. Bolling Photograph Collection

Richard W. Bolling Photograph Collection

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Richard W. Bolling (1916-1991) served with eight different presidents and through several crucial events in U.S. history as a Missouri Democratic Representative to Congress from 1949 to 1983. This collection has over 2000 photographs documenting Bolling's life and career in the U.S. Congress from 1949-1983.

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Riches From the Earth

Riches From the Earth

Contributed by: Powers Museum; Joplin Museum Complex; Missouri Southern State University, Spiva Library Archives and Special Collections; State Historical Society of Missouri

A basic introduction to the geological and industrial heritage of the Tri-State Mineral District. This district encompasses southwest Missouri, southeast Kansas, and northeast Oklahoma and was one of the United States' richest mineral districts of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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Robert Askren Photograph Collection

Robert Askren Photograph Collection

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

Photographer Robert G. Askren purchased the Harkin Commercial Photography Company. Images include the company’s as well as ones he took. They depict Kansas City buildings, parks, streets, important events, local personalities, and aerial views of Kansas City. The bulk of the collection dates from 1950s-1980s, although there are some early aviation photos.

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Rolla Express

Rolla Express

Contributed by: Missouri University of Science and Technology

The Rolla Express newspaper was published from1860 through 1875 in Rolla, Missouri. The bulk of the papers are from October 1860 through May 1863 and November 1872 through December 1873, with some missing issues. Issues are also available for July 17, 1865; June 17, 1867; June 27, 1868; and February 25, 1875.

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Rolla New Era

Rolla New Era

Contributed by: Missouri University of Science and Technology

Intermittent issues of the Rolla New Era from April 10, 1880 to March 13, 1897.

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Roman Imperial Coin Portraits

Roman Imperial Coin Portraits

Contributed by: University of Missouri Museum of Art and Archaeology

Roman coins exhibited here show examples of Roman Imperial portraits of the 1st and 2nd centuries after Christ.

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Savitar - The University of Missouri Yearbook (1895-1903, 1905-2005)

Savitar - The University of Missouri Yearbook (1895-1903, 1905-2005)

Contributed by: University of Missouri - Columbia

The Savitar is the University of Missouri yearbook, which began publication in 1894 and continues to the present.

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Shannon County Film Project

Shannon County Film Project

Contributed by: Missouri State University

Forty-five streaming video files focusing on the rural Ozarks, specifically Shannon County, Missouri, and covering politics, education, lost skills, the role and importance of kinship, timberwork, hunting, religion, isolation, journalism, law, health, and the significance of "place."

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South Central Business Association

South Central Business Association

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

The South Central Business Association, organized in 1919, was a business group located in the area of 31st and Troost in Kansas City. This digital collection of 900 photographs includes portraits of local business, civic, educational, and church leaders as well as famous entertainers.

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Southern Presbyterian Review Project

Southern Presbyterian Review Project

Contributed by: Archives of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA)

Table of contents of The Southern Presbyterian Review, volume 1 through volume 36, 1847 - 1885 with name/ title and subject indexes.

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Spiritual Journeys: Books Illustrating the First Two Centuries of Contemplation and Action in the Society of Jesus

Spiritual Journeys: Books Illustrating the First Two Centuries of Contemplation and Action in the Society of Jesus

Contributed by: St. Louis University

Featuring early Jesuit works from Pius Library's rare book collection, this exhibit explores the evolution of Jesuit identity over the first two centuries of the Society's existence.

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Sprague Funeral Home Ledgers

Sprague Funeral Home Ledgers

Contributed by: Marion County Library Subdistrict #1

The Sprague Funeral Home operated in Palmyra, Missouri, from 1922-1974; the ledgers span most of this time. Funeral record entries include detailed biographical information about the deceased, names and places of birth of the father and mother, and information about funeral arrangements.

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Springfield Transportation Photos

Springfield Transportation Photos

Contributed by: Missouri State University; The History Museum for Springfield-Greene County

Selection of digitized images, dated 1910-1952, from black and white negatives held by The History Museum for Springfield-Greene County. The images document public transportation in Springfield from streetcars to city buses and show progress and changes within the Springfield community.

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Springfield, Missouri, and Surroundings 1889

Springfield, Missouri, and Surroundings 1889

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

35-page illustrated booklet containing numerous engraved prints of Springfield scenes and notable individuals as they appeared at the time of publication.

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St. Charles Car Company

St. Charles Car Company

Contributed by: St. Charles City-County Library District, Kathryn Linnemann Branch

Layouts, interior views, and exterior views of railway cars. The railway cars include baggage, passenger, and mail cars.

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St. Charles County Historical Society Archives and Photo Gallery

St. Charles County Historical Society Archives and Photo Gallery

Contributed by: St. Charles County Historical Society

Photographs, objects and archives documenting people, wars, African-American culture, agriculture and many other subjects from St. Charles County history. Also includes genealogical indexes.

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St. Charles County in the World War

St. Charles County in the World War

Contributed by: St. Charles City-County Library District, Kathryn Linnemann Branch

Materials documenting men in military and naval service, war activities at home, and a brief chronology of the Great War.

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St. Charles Rugby Owl

St. Charles Rugby Owl

Contributed by: St. Charles City-County Library District, Kathryn Linnemann Branch

The Rugby Owl was a quarterly publication by the Cadets of Rugby School of Technology, St. Charles, Missouri. This is the first issue, dated 1906.

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St. Charles Rugby School of Technology

St. Charles Rugby School of Technology

Contributed by: St. Charles City-County Library District, Kathryn Linnemann Branch

The 1906 Calendar for the Rugby School of Technology, St. Charles, Missouri. The directory provides an introduction to the military preparatory school, its class structure, faculty, dorm facilities, and a register of students for the 1905-1906 school year.

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St. Joseph City Hall, The Edmund Eckel/Otto Brunner Architectural Collection

St. Joseph City Hall, The Edmund Eckel/Otto Brunner Architectural Collection

Contributed by: St. Joseph Museums, Inc.

Sixty photographs and architectural drawings illustrating the construction of St. Joseph City Hall. The project was completed by the Eckel and Aldrich architectural firm in 1927. The photographs illustrate each step in the construction process as well as interior and exterior details and decoration.

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St. Louis Area Civil War Digitization Project

St. Louis Area Civil War Digitization Project

Contributed by: Missouri History Museum

Gathered from the Civil War collections of twenty-five historical and archival institutions across Missouri and the U.S., this database contains many unique documents that tell the story of St. Louis during the Civil War.

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St. Louis Christian Advocate

St. Louis Christian Advocate

Contributed by: Central Methodist University

The St. Louis Christian Advocate Newspaper was published weekly by a committee of ministers for the Methodist Episcopal Church South in St. Louis. This collection covers August 22, 1857 through October 22, 1879.

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St. Louis Circuit Court Historical Records Project

St. Louis Circuit Court Historical Records Project

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives; St. Louis Circuit Court; Washington University

This project features digitized collections of court files relating to Lewis & Clark, Native Americans, the fur trade, and slave freedom suits. Includes a database of all court cases processed, beginning in 1804.

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St. Louis County Farmers' Mutual Fire Insurance Policy Ledger

St. Louis County Farmers' Mutual Fire Insurance Policy Ledger

Contributed by: St. Louis County Library

Ledger kept by the Farmers' Mutual Fire Insurance Company of St. Louis County, Missouri. The ledger, dated 1875-1880, contains policies for St. Louis area residents and businesses.

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St. Louis Daily Missouri Republican, 1854-1872

St. Louis Daily Missouri Republican, 1854-1872

Contributed by: Missouri History Museum, University of Missouri - St. Louis, St. Louis Public Library, State Historical Society of Missouri, Missouri State Library

The Daily Missouri Republican was one of the few daily Missouri newspapers publishing continuously through the Civil War. A leading urban newspaper, it covered developments in St. Louis as well as major state news items and national politics.

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St. Louis Globe Democrat Images

St. Louis Globe Democrat Images

Contributed by: St. Louis Mercantile Library, University of Missouri - St. Louis

This vast collection covers the history, culture and life of the St. Louis region and the state of Missouri. The newspapers which eventually merged to form the St. Louis Globe-Democrat were staunch advocates of freedom and anti-slavery in Missouri. The Globe-Democrat eventually became the most widely-read morning paper in St. Louis.

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St. Louis Mayors

St. Louis Mayors

Contributed by: St. Louis Public Library

Between 1823 and the present, citizens of the City of St. Louis have elected 45 men to serve as mayor. The "St. Louis Mayors" exhibit provides a brief biography and photograph of these men highlighting the contributions they made to the City's growth and development.

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St. Louis Mechanics Liens

St. Louis Mechanics Liens

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives; St. Louis Circuit Court Mechanics Liens

The St. Louis Mechanic's Liens collection consists of 5,129 liens filed in the St. Louis court system between April 21, 1824, and December 31, 1875. The documents provide a snapshot of the people living and working in the St. Louis area, as well as the costs of materials and the growth of the city over time.

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St. Louis Mercantile Library Special Collections

St. Louis Mercantile Library Special Collections

Contributed by: St. Louis Mercantile Library, University of Missouri - St. Louis

List of special collections at St. Louis Mercantile Library.

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St. Louis Palladium

St. Louis Palladium

Contributed by: Lincoln University

Issues from this African-American newspaper document St. Louis in 1904.

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St. Louis Probate Court Digitization Project 1802-1900 (now a part of Missouri's Judicial Records)

St. Louis Probate Court Digitization Project 1802-1900 (now a part of Missouri's Judicial Records)

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Digitized collection of St. Louis probate files, 1804-1900

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St. Louis Views

St. Louis Views

Contributed by: St. Louis Mercantile Library, University of Missouri - St. Louis

The history of St. Louis though various printed media--photographs, lithographs, engravings, maps, postcards, advertisements, broadsides, and posters, as well as some original drawings. The materials are from the 1760s to the 1970s, with the bulk from the nineteenth century.

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St. Louis Walk of Fame

St. Louis Walk of Fame

Contributed by: St. Louis Walk of Fame

A website to provide a showcase for the cultural heritage of St. Louis and to advance the knowledge, awareness and appreciation of great St. Louisans and their accomplishments. Each star features the name of an honoree; an accompanying plaque contains a brief biographical summary.

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Star Atlases

Star Atlases

Contributed by: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

The collection of Star Atlases encompasses atlases and maps from 1482 to the 19th century. The materials range from the rudimentary, to some of the most beautiful and accurate scientific books ever published, finishing with late pictorial atlases for the general public.

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State Historical Society - Civil War eBook Collection

State Historical Society - Civil War eBook Collection

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

This collection contains various documents related to the Civil War in Missouri.

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State Historical Society of Missouri - Civil War Manuscripts

State Historical Society of Missouri - Civil War Manuscripts

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

A selection of Civil War era documents from various collections at the State Historical Society of Missouri.

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State Historical Society of Missouri Art Collection

State Historical Society of Missouri Art Collection

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

The Art collection focuses on images of Missouri, works by Missouri artists, and works related to Westward expansion. Of particular importance are over fifty paintings, drawings, and prints by George Caleb Bingham and the collection of over 300 Thomas Hart Bentons.

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State Historical Society of Missouri Editorial Cartoon Collection

State Historical Society of Missouri Editorial Cartoon Collection

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

The Editorial Cartoon Collection graphically reflects the attitudes and opinions of the artists and the citizens of Missouri from the early days of the twentieth century through World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, and later events that saw the United States develop into a world leader.

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State Historical Society of Missouri Images of Missouri Collection

State Historical Society of Missouri Images of Missouri Collection

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

The Photograph Collection consists of thousands of images of Missouri's people, urban and rural communities, transportation, and industry digitized from collections of print, negative, and glass plates.

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Steedman Architectural Collection

Steedman Architectural Collection

Contributed by: St. Louis Public Library

Images selected from architecture-related books in the George Fox Steedman Architectural Collection.

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Stephensophia

Stephensophia

Contributed by: Stephens College

The Stephensophia, the yearbook of Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, highlights life and community at one of the state’s preeminent women’s colleges.

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Stillwell Murder or A Society Crime by Minnie T. Dawson

Stillwell Murder or A Society Crime by Minnie T. Dawson

Contributed by: Hannibal Free Public Library

Digital copy of the book's 2000 reprint with biographical notes.

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Sullivan News

Sullivan News

Contributed by: Scenic Regional Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

On June 10, 1910 Thomas E. Dotter published the first issue of the Sullivan News. This collection covers issues published from 1910-1950.

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Sullivan Sentinel

Sullivan Sentinel

Contributed by: Scenic Regional Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

Thomas E. Dotter purchased the Sullivan Sentinel on January 1, 1899 from its founder, E. A. Pigg. In 1914 Sullivan Sentinel consolidated with Sullivan News. This collection covers issues published from 1901-1914.

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Swekosky-Notre Dame College Collection

Swekosky-Notre Dame College Collection

Contributed by: Missouri History Museum Department of Photographs and Prints

Collection of photographs documenting some of the changes the automobile made in the nineteenth century St. Louis city infrastructure and the way people moved about.

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Tatler - The William Jewell College Yearbook

Tatler - The William Jewell College Yearbook

Contributed by: William Jewell University

This collection contains the 1906, 1961, and 1995 yearbooks. The yearbook was originally published by the junior class.

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Terra Incognita

Terra Incognita

Contributed by: Washington University Libraries Special Collections

An exhibit featuring early printed accounts of exploration and cultural encounters between what is known as the Old World or Europe and the New World or the Americas.

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Thomas Hart Benton: Murals in the Missouri State Capitol

Thomas Hart Benton: Murals in the Missouri State Capitol

Contributed by: Truman State University Art Department; Missouri State Museum

An exhibit which focuses on the Thomas Hart Benton murals at the Missouri State Capitol. This exhibit includes an image gallery, an analysis of the mural, biographical information about Benton, a history of Regionalism, and educational resources for the classroom.

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Ticket to the Past:  The First 25 Years of the Missouri State Fair

Ticket to the Past: The First 25 Years of the Missouri State Fair

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Exhibit highlights several aspects of the State Fair, begun in 1901.

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Tigers Through the Hoop

Tigers Through the Hoop

Contributed by: University of Missouri - Columbia

Materials shown here document basketball at the University of Missouri, courtesy of the University Archives at the Columbia campus.

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Trans-Mississippi Theater Photo Archive

Trans-Mississippi Theater Photo Archive

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District; Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield

Hundreds of photographs from the Civil War.

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Trans-Mississippi Theater Virtual Museum

Trans-Mississippi Theater Virtual Museum

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District; Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield

Civil War-era artifacts including letters, maps, diaries, weapons, flags, uniforms and photographs.

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Transportation Photographs from the Kansas City Public Library

Transportation Photographs from the Kansas City Public Library

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

This collection shows modes of transportation used around 1910: railroads, the newly evolving automobile, streetcars, interurban to Excelsior Springs, riverboats, and an early airplane. Few photos of rolling stock and engines appear, but views of railroad track and bridges are numerous as well as railroad employees.

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Tri-State Mining Maps

Tri-State Mining Maps

Contributed by: Missouri Southern State University and the Jasper and Newton County Environmental Task Force

Collection consists of more than 5,000 maps that document lead and zinc mining in Southwest Missouri, Southeast Kansas, and Northeast Oklahoma.

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Truman Administration's Civil Rights Program: The Desegregation of the Armed Forces

Truman Administration's Civil Rights Program: The Desegregation of the Armed Forces

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

Collection documents President Truman's decision to desegregate the U.S. Armed Forces. It covers the years 1938-1953.

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Truman Doctrine and the Beginning of the Cold War

Truman Doctrine and the Beginning of the Cold War

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

Collection of documents, photographs and interview transcripts about Truman doctrine.

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Truman Library Photograph Collection

Truman Library Photograph Collection

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

These images document the political career and life of Harry S Truman, as well as world events during his presidency.

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Tycho Brahe. Astronomical Coniectur [A New Star], 1632

Tycho Brahe. Astronomical Coniectur [A New Star], 1632

Contributed by: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

English translation of Tycho Brahe's De nova stella, in which he described his observations of a new star that had appeared in the constellation Cassiopeia in 1572.

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Type Specimens from the Missouri Botanical Garden Herbarium

Type Specimens from the Missouri Botanical Garden Herbarium

Contributed by: Missouri Botanical Garden

Access to the Missouri Botanical Garden's VAST (VAScular Tropicos) nomenclatural database and associated authority files.

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UMKC's Book of Gregorian Chant

UMKC's Book of Gregorian Chant

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Manuscript of Gregorian chant from the Middle Ages compiled from several sources and bound together in a single volume. Fashioned in its present form probably during the 16th century, the book also contains original chants written by scribes centuries earlier.

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Union Republic Headlight

Union Republic Headlight

Contributed by: Scenic Regional Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

The Union Republican Headlight commenced on March 4, 1904 and was published every Friday. The paper ran from 1904 to 1919 when it consolidated with the Franklin County Tribune and became the Republican Tribune. This collection covers issues published from 1904-1919.

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Union Republican Tribune

Union Republican Tribune

Contributed by: Scenic Regional Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

The first issue of the Republican Tribune was published on March 7, 1919. The new paper was a consolidation of The Republican Headlight and The Franklin County Tribune. This collection covers issues published from 1919-1922.

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United Nations 1945-53: The Development of a World Organization

United Nations 1945-53: The Development of a World Organization

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

Collection of 127 documents about President Truman and the United Nations, covering the years 1945-1953.

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United States' Recognition of Israel

United States' Recognition of Israel

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

Collection of 87 documents about the recognition of the State of Israel with a chronology of events spanning 1939-1949.

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University City Delmar Loop Photograph Collection

University City Delmar Loop Photograph Collection

Contributed by: University City Public Library; Historical Society of University City

A collection of photographs documenting the history of the Delmar Loop, a neighborhood in University City near St. Louis. The collection includes images of Delmar Loop events, buildings, and street scenes from throughout the 20th century.

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University City Image Collection

University City Image Collection

Contributed by: University City Public Library

Photographs from newspapers, magazines and promotional materials published by Edward Gardner Lewis including the Winner (1899, renamed the Woman's Magazine in 1902), the Woman's Farm Journal (1901), the Woman's National Daily (1906), Beautiful Homes (1909), the St. Louis Star (1909), and the Woman's National Weekly (1911).

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University High School Yearbooks

University High School Yearbooks

Contributed by: University Archives, University of Missouri-Columbia

Tiger Claw, yearbooks of the University High School at the University of Missouri-Columbia from 1923 through 1973.

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University of Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station Publications

University of Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station Publications

Contributed by: University of Missouri-Columbia

Special reports, research bulletins, circulars, and other bulletins published by the Agricultural Experiment Station from 1888 to 2005. The subjects covered range from agricultural education, legislation, agribusiness, and farm management to livestock, insects, soil research, crops, and orchards.

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University of Missouri Bulletin Journalism Series

University of Missouri Bulletin Journalism Series

Contributed by: University of Missouri School of Journalism

Digital copies of The University of Missouri bulletin, Journalism series from 1912 to 1968 (incomplete).

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University of Missouri Sports Posters

University of Missouri Sports Posters

Contributed by: University Archives, University of Missouri-Columbia

A collection of several sports publicity posters for University of Missouri Football coaches, teams, and players. Among the teams are the Big Six Champions of 1939, 1941, and 1942.

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Unofficial MSU Student Newspapers

Unofficial MSU Student Newspapers

Contributed by: Missouri State University

Examples of unofficial "underground" newspapers published by Missouri State University students.

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Upset! Truman's Whistle Stop Campaign Remembered

Upset! Truman's Whistle Stop Campaign Remembered

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Collection of memorabilia and records recounting Truman's nomination, the Whistle Stop campaign, election, and inauguration in 1948-1949.

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Urban League of Kansas City Photograph Collection

Urban League of Kansas City Photograph Collection

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Collection of 91 photographs documenting the early years of the Urban League of Kansas City, a community-based organization promoting civil rights and educational, personal and economic development for African Americans.

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Victorian Studio Portrait Photograph Collection

Victorian Studio Portrait Photograph Collection

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, Department of Special Collections, University of Missouri - Kansas City

A collection of 229 Victorian and vintage original photographic prints dating from the mid 19th Century to the early 20th Century.

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Voices of World War II: Experiences from the Front and the Home Front

Voices of World War II: Experiences from the Front and the Home Front

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

A website created to focus on World War II and how it was experienced in Kansas City through the popular media.

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Voyages: Scientific Circumnavigations 1679 - 1859

Voyages: Scientific Circumnavigations 1679 - 1859

Contributed by: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

Collection of published monuments of circumnavigation including expeditions of William Dampier, Captain Cook, French captains La Pérouse, Freycinet, Duperrey, and Dumont D'Urville; Russian explorer Otto von Kotzebue, etc.

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Walter C. Richards Photography Collection

Walter C. Richards Photography Collection

Contributed by: Webster Groves Historical Society

Collection of 80 images captured by an amateur photographer Walter C. Richards at 1904 St. Louis Fair throughout its seven months duration.

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Walter J. Ong Collection

Walter J. Ong Collection

Contributed by: Pius XII Memorial Library, St. Louis University

Comprehensive resource on the life and works of Walter J. Ong, S.J (1912-2003), an English professor at St. Louis University for thirty years.

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Ward Parkway "A Grand American Avenue"

Ward Parkway "A Grand American Avenue"

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

History of the Ward Parkway in Kansas City including its land donors, development process participants, and landmarks and nearby houses, businesses and churches.

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Warrenton Banner

Warrenton Banner

Contributed by: Scenic Regional Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

The Warrenton Banner was one of the first papers in the area and it is still published today. The paper started in 1857 as The Nonpareil. It changed publishers and names several times before becoming the Warrenton Banner in 1890. This collection covers issues published from 1902-1924.

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Washington Citizen

Washington Citizen

Contributed by: Scenic Regional Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

The Washington Citizen presented its inaugural issue on August 25, 1905. The paper was published on Fridays and ran for almost 80 years. This collection covers issues published from 1905-1923.

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Washington University Papyri Collection

Washington University Papyri Collection

Contributed by: Washington University Libraries

445 manuscript fragments, dating from the first century BC to the eighth century AD. The fragments were excavated in 1923 at the site of the ancient Egyptian city of Oxyrhynchus.

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Washington University School of Medicine Oral History Project

Washington University School of Medicine Oral History Project

Contributed by: Bernard Becker Medical Library, Washington University

An ongoing series of recorded interviews and transcripts dating from 1959. The project captures first person accounts and reflections on the history of the medical school, medical practice in St. Louis, and developments in the field of medicine.

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Welcome to 1890s Kirksville

Welcome to 1890s Kirksville

Contributed by: Truman State University, Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections/Archives

Photographs of Kirksville in 1890s including Adair County's New Court House and other buildings, city map and street guide, 1899 Cyclone and portraits of Kirksville residents.

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Westhoff Photo Collection

Westhoff Photo Collection

Contributed by: Boone County Historical Society

A collection of over 700 photographs from glass plate negatives taken from before 1910 to 1936 by Joe Douglass, Henry Holborn, and Wesley Blackmore. These photographs provide a unique glimpse into the people and culture of Columbia, Boone County and Missouri in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

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WEW Radio: We Enlighten the World - Saint Louis University and the early days of radio

WEW Radio: We Enlighten the World - Saint Louis University and the early days of radio

Contributed by: Pius XII Memorial Library, St. Louis University

In 1921 Radio Station WEW, the original radio station of Saint Louis University, became only the second radio station in the U.S. and the first station west of the Mississippi River, and in 1947 became the first FM radio station in St. Louis. This collection consists of 66 images, articles, and yearbook pages.

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What a Piece of Work is Man:  Reading the Body in Medieval Manuscripts

What a Piece of Work is Man: Reading the Body in Medieval Manuscripts

Contributed by: St. Louis University

A digital version of the exhibition hosted by Pius XII Memorial Library in October 2008. The exhibit explores the ways that the human body was depicted in medieval manuscripts, and what can be learned about medieval society from these depictions.

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Where the Wilson Meets the James

Where the Wilson Meets the James

Contributed by: Center for Archaeological Research, Missouri State University and the Missouri Humanities Council

This virtual museum uses archaeological research, artifacts and historic documents to tell the story of the people, cultures, and events where Wilson Creek flows into the James River southwest of Springfield, Missouri, the area commonly known as Delaware Town.

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William Jewell College Histories

William Jewell College Histories

Contributed by: William Jewell College

This collection contains two histories of William Jewell College published in 1893 and 1967 and a memoir draft covering 1903 to the 1950s.

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Willis Castle Memorial Photographs

Willis Castle Memorial Photographs

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

Primarily from the 1940s-1950s, these 340 photographs contain shots of the Kansas City market, municipal auditorium, street scenes, city officials, aerial views, and parks.

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Women's Work: Portraits of 12 Scientific Illustrators from the 17th to the 21st Century

Women's Work: Portraits of 12 Scientific Illustrators from the 17th to the 21st Century

Contributed by: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

This collection brings together the work of a group of six historic women scientific illustrators and demonstrates the strong foundation they built by also presenting the work of six contemporary women.

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Y1.9K: Mizzou in 1900

Y1.9K: Mizzou in 1900

Contributed by: University of Missouri-Columbia, University Archives

A glance at the year 1900 highlights significant changes and innovative measures in the history of the University of Missouri.

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Zinc and Lead Mining District

Zinc and Lead Mining District

Contributed by: Joplin Public Library

A concise history of mining in the Missouri-Kansa-Oklahoma-Arkansas district. The booklet contains more than 100 scenes of mills, methods and machinery employed in zinc and lead mining, as well as street scenes, public buildings, manufacturing plants and residences of some of the leading cities and towns.

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