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2016 Headlines

December

  • Dec 29 – Donnelly Reed Papers Reveal Life and Career of Pathbreaking Kansas City Businesswoman
  • Dec 27 – Funeral Home Records from Marshall and St. Louis Offer New Leads for Family Historianse
  • Dec 23 – Rolla Center Builds Bluegrass Collection, Sponsors Performance
  • Dec 21 – New Historic Missourians Biography: Lloyd Gaines
  • Dec 19 – Educator Workshops Connect NHDMO Teachers with SHSMO Archivists
  • Dec 16 – SHSMO Named among 75 Best Websites for Genealogy Research Family Tree Magazine
  • Dec 14 – Manuscript Collections Processed, Finding Aids Available
  • Dec 12 – Give the Gift of Membership. Support Preservation and Education with a Donation.
  • Dec 9 – Missouri Conference on History Papers: Submit by December 15
  • Dec 8 – SHSMO Hosts Live Facebook Event to Mark Pearl Harbor Columbia Missourian
  • Dec 7 – Remember Pearl Harbor Day: WWII Research Guide
  • Dec 5 – 2017 Center Fellowships Shed Light on Minority History
  • Dec 2 – SHSMO Honors Limbaugh, Welcomes Priddy as New President
  • November

  • Nov 30 – New Historic Missourians Biography: Harriett Woods
  • Nov 28 – Bingham Doc to have Columbia Premiere Columbia Daily Tribune
  • Nov 23 – Vote Now: Bicentennial License Plate December 1 Deadline Approaching
  • Nov 17 – News, Collections, and Exhibits Featured in November Missouri Times
  • Nov 15 – Register Now: Springfield Educator Workshop on November 18
  • Nov 11 – Explore the Experiences of Missouri Veterans with New Research Guides
  • Nov 9 – Center for Missouri Studies Fellowship Lecture: Women in Missouri Politics
  • Nov 7 – Learn How to Make Every Leaf Count on November 10 in Marshall
  • Nov 3 – George Caleb Bingham Portraits Return to Mid-Missouri
  • Nov 1 – Kansas City Adds Early 20th Century Industrial Images to Digital Collections
  • October

  • Oct 28 – Missouri Digital Newspaper Project: Spotlight on the Van Buren Current Local, 1884–1994
  • Oct 26 – New St. Louis Exhibit Toasts the Local German Community
  • Oct 24 – History Day "An Experience of a Lifetime"
  • Oct 21 – Donation Gives a Fan's View of Kansas City Sports
  • Oct 19 – Victory Mail and Morale: Cape Girardeau's Weldon Stein World War II Collection
  • Oct 17 – Two Newspaper Sessions to be Offered in St. Joe on October 20
  • Oct 14 – Renew Membership Now to Ensure You Receive November Missouri Times
  • Oct 12 – Check Out the Newest Missouri Historical Review
  • Oct 10 – 2017 Missouri Conference on History Proposals Due by November 1
  • Oct 7 – Smithsonian Loan Inspires Show From Daniel Boone to Black Elk
  • Oct 5 – Springfield Research Center Delves into Streetcar Strike
  • Oct 3 – Center for Missouri Studies Luncheon Reservations Close October 5
  • September

  • Sep 30 – Pulitzer Prize Winner Explores the Lives of Custer and James in Fall Lecture
  • Sep 28 – Missourians Invited to Help Select Bicentennial License Plate
  • Sep 26 – Women as Change Agents: The St. Louis Oral History Project
  • Sep 22 – Mahieu Retrospective Landscape, Student Works Added to Art Collection
  • Sep 20 – Explore the MU campus during Art-i-Fact Gallery and Museum Crawl on September 22
  • Sep 16 – Bolivar Event Delves into Springfield Streetcar Strike of 1916–1917 on October 6
  • Sep 14 – Manuscript Collections Processed, Finding Aids Available
  • Sep 12 – African American Experience in MO Fall Lectures Kick Off with Lea VanderVelde
  • Sep 8 – Placemaking and Evolving Enviroments Missouri Life
  • Sep 6 – Learn How to Put Your Stamp on History with NHDMO on September 15
  • Sep 1 – Special Rate: Book Your Annual Meeting Accommodations by September 13
  • August

  • Aug 30 – Introduction to Oral History Workshop in St. Louis on September 12
  • Aug 26 – The Best-Laid Plans: Exhibit Highlights Forward-Thinking Father-Son Architects Columbia Daily Tribune
  • Aug 24 – Former Fulton Artist Mahieu Featured in Missouri Times Fulton Sun
  • Aug 22 – New Historic Missourians Biography: John G. Neihardt
  • Aug 18 – News, Collections, and Exhibits Featured in August Missouri Times
  • Aug 16 – 2017 Center for Missouri Studies Fellowship Proposals Due by September 1
  • Aug 12 – Digital Collections Website Undergoing Maintenance Through August 16
  • Aug 10 – ‪On This Day‬ in 1821 Missouri became the 24th state
  • Aug 8 – Students Encouraged to Discover Women in History
  • Aug 4 – Center for Missouri Studies Design Revealed
  • Aug 2 – New Historic Missourians Biography: Jerry Litton
  • July

  • Jul 29 – Kansas City's J. C. Nichols Collection and Musicians Records Revamped
  • Jul 27 – Renew Membership Now to Ensure You Receive August Missouri Times
  • Jul 25 – Next Week's Extended Research Hours and Open House Offer Great Time to Visit
  • Jul 21 – Duo Takes Eighth at National History Day Liberty Tribune
  • Jul 19 – Missouri Historical Review: See the Current Issue Highlights
  • Jul 15 – New Historic Missourians Biography: Redd Foxx
  • Jul 13 – Over There: Missouri and The Great War Project Earns National Award AASLH
  • Jul 11 – Upcoming Exhibition Features the Landscape Architecture of Hare and Hare
  • Jul 7 – Columbia Volunteers Preserve Oral Histories of Missouri's Veterans
  • Jul 5 – Eight Turn-of-the-Century Newspapers from Shelby County To Be Digitized Herald-Whig
  • Jul 1 – Rolla Research Center Closed on July 8 Due to Building Maintenance
  • June

  • June 29 – Applications Now Open for 2017 Center for Missouri Studies Fellowships
  • June 27 – Nominations for Lewis E. Atherton Prize Close Thursday
  • June 23 – Congratulations to Missouri's National History Day Contest Winners
  • June 21 – St. Louis Research Center Acquires World
    War I Relics
  • June 17 – Digital Collections Update
  • June 15 – Deadline Approaching on Two SHSMO Job Openings
  • June 13 – Springfield Center Staff Celebrates "The Unsinkable Molly Brown"
  • June 9 – Cape Girardeau Glamour Girl Meets Businesswoman
  • June 7 – Missouri Conference on History Breaks Records for Support
  • June 2 – New Center for Missouri Studies Building Project Moves Forward
  • May

  • May 31 – Manuscript Collections Processed, Finding Aids Now Available
  • May 27 – Two-time Pulitzer Prize Winner T. J. Stiles Selected for Center for Missouri Studies Speaker Series Fall Lecture
  • May 25 – St. Louis students head to Maryland for National History Day finals UMSL Daily
  • May 23 – Nominees Sought for Missouri History Book Award by June 30
  • May 20 – New Historic Missourians Biography: Coleman Hawkins
  • May 13 – Scholars shine on History Day Columbia Daily Tribune
  • May 9 – Lewis E. Atherton Prize Accepting Nominations through June 30
  • May 6 – Missouri Historical Review: See the Current Issue Highlights
  • May 3 – New Historic Missourians Biography: Charlie Parker
  • April

  • Apr. 28 – "Read between the Lines and You Will See How Much I Love You": The Weaver-Riddick World War II Letters
  • Apr. 25 – Encourage Student Scholarship! Volunteer for NHDMO state contest
  • Apr. 22 – Medalist Represents "Mighty Mo" at National World War II Museum
  • Apr. 20 – New Records Preserve Conservation Efforts in Southwest Missouri
  • Apr. 18 – SHSMO Named among 75 Best Websites for Genealogy Research
  • Apr. 14 – New Records Preserve Conservation Efforts in Southwest Missouri
  • Apr. 8 – Funeral Records Offer New Insights into Jackson County's History
  • Apr. 5 – Help Students Explore History! Judge at NHDMO on April 30
  • March

  • Mar. 31 – Manuscript Collections Processed, Finding Aids Available
  • Mar. 28 – Wind down Women's History Month at March 31 Vernacular America Reception
  • Mar. 23 – Painting of Supreme Court Judge Travels to New Home at SHSMO Moberly Monitor-Index
  • Mar. 21 – #SayHerName: African American Experience Lecture on Wednesday night
  • Mar. 15 – Learn about "One-Shot Fambrough" on Saturday in Kansas City
  • Mar. 14 – National Women & Media Collection: Kay Mills
  • Mar. 11 – SHSMO 101: Learn about Society Resources in Ozark on March 13
  • Mar. 9 – Historic Headlines: Bicycle Craze and the Women's Movement
  • Mar. 7 – Join SHSMO on March 10 for Breaking Barriers: Celebrating Women in Politics
  • Mar. 2 – MSU Hosts National History Day Regional Competition Springfield News-Leader
  • February

  • Feb. 29 – Missouri Conference on History Standard Registration Rate Ends March 2
  • Feb. 24 – Manuscript Collections Processed, Finding Aids Available
  • Feb. 22 – Thomas Hart Benton Speaks event at Missouri River Regional Library on March 1
  • Feb. 18 – News, Collections, & Exhibits Featured in February Missouri Times
  • Feb. 12 – NHDMO Annual Day at the Capitol is March 1
  • Feb. 11 – A Century of Safety: Historical Photos of Kansas City's Police & Fire Departments Kansas City Star