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State Historical Society of Missouri offers free virtual programming

The public is invited to participate in a variety of free, virtual programs being offered by the State Historical Society of Missouri.

Presentations include:

  • How to access and preserve digital archives for genealogy and other research. 
  • An exploration of how communities in Missouri responded to the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic using primary and secondary sources.
  • Various collections held within the State Historical Society, including its art collection featuring Missouri master artists George Caleb Bingham and Thomas Hart Benton, as well as the Society’s vast national collection of architectural and landscape architectural drawings and records held at the Kansas City Research Center and part of the digital collection. 
State Historical Society of Missouri Art Gallery
located in the Center for Missouri Studies, Columbia

The Show Me Missouri Speaker’s Bureau events will continue online in May, as well.

News, updates and virtual program events are posted on the SHSMO website, shsmo.org.

The Center for Missouri Studies is the State Historical Society’s vehicle for carrying out its mission to promote and disseminate study and teaching of the state’s past.

Founded in 1898, the Society collects, preserves, publishes and makes available material related to all aspects and periods of Missouri history. SHSMO also provides educational programs on the cultural heritage of the state through its research centers in Cape Girardeau, Columbia, Kansas City, Rolla, St. Louis and Springfield.

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