Guide to Social Customs and Daily Life in Missouri

Other Resources


Many of the State Historical Society of Missouri's holdings are included in Merlin, the shared library catalog of the four University of Missouri campuses. Numerous titles can be found by typing the keywords "daily life," "customs," and/or "social customs" into the search bar.


Oral History Collection

Since 1993, The State Historical Society has had a full-time oral historian recording and transcribing hundreds of oral history interviews that preserve Missouri’s history, culture, and heritage.

Photograph Collections

The images in these photograph collections provide a striking visual documentation of Missouri's people, places, and events. Explore a small portion of the photograph collections online here.