Missouri State Archives

This is the true story of an incident that took place in 1954 and would eventually go on record as the worst riot in the 168-year history of Jefferson City’s Missouri State Penitentiary. more

Oct 11, 2016 12:59 AM

Welcome to McDonald Territory

Courtesy of McDonald County Historical Society

Fifty-five years ago, McDonald County tried to leave the state of Missouri more

Sep 21, 2016 12:00 AM Life

Downtown St. Louis looks at 250 years in the Gateway City more

Aug 24, 2016 12:00 AM Life

On this date the “Mother of Kansas City” was born more

Aug 13, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History

Happy birthday, William Greenleaf Eliot! more

Aug 5, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History

U.S.S. Inaugural

Creative Commons

The flood of 1993 reached its peak and caused some unique damage. more

Aug 1, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History


Courtesy Stark Bro’s Nurseries & Orchards Co.

Look inside Stark Bro’s Nurseries & Orchards Co. two-hundred-year history. more

May 24, 2016 3:31 PM Life

St. Louis Browns

Courtesy of Boston Public Library

A brief history of the team that was first in shoes, first in booze, and last in the American League more

May 17, 2016 4:57 PM Life

Explore how Missouri has changed over the past two centuries. more

May 11, 2016 11:24 AM Life


Eunice Straub

Behind the Screen at the Governor’s Mansion

Missouri First Lady Georganne Nixon had invited the local Tuesday Book Club to the mansion, and John Drake Robinson was guest speaker. more

Feb 8, 2016 11:00 AM King of the Road by John Robinson


Courtesy of Kansas City Convention Center

Discover how the Works Progress Administration shaped our state's landscape during the New Deal. more

Jan 22, 2016 3:52 PM Travel

Author Jo Ann Trogdon examines American icon William Clark’s overlooked excursion and controversial associates. more

Jan 13, 2016 12:24 PM Life

Oddly Correct

Courtesy of Oddly Correct

Chart the rise, fall, and revival of the coffee industry in Missouri. more

Jan 12, 2016 11:56 AM Travel

Bingham Documentary

Courtesy of Wide Awake Films

The folks at Wide Awake Films know a thing or two about making documentaries. However, the production company encountered some new challenges when it started to make a film about George Caleb Bingham. more

Jan 6, 2016 12:05 PM Life


Meredith Wilson

Explore Charles Dickens 1842 visit to the Show-Me State. more

Dec 7, 2015 3:18 PM Life


Courtesy of the Vaile Victorian Society

The Vaile Mansion in Independence celebrates Christmas in style. more

Dec 2, 2015 10:19 AM Travel


Stephanie Sidoti

Although it was constructed in 1895, became a schoolhouse, and survived an explosion, the unusual quirks of the Phelps House in Carthage have endured. more

Nov 5, 2015 2:11 PM Life


Courtesy of Jesse James Home

Discover Jesse James's Texas grave and other conspiracy theories. more

Oct 15, 2015 1:45 PM Life


Courtesy of Truman Library

From the time of Washington’s inauguration, presidents entered office in debt to their supporters, and Harry Truman, the only Missourian to be elected president, was no exception. more

Sep 21, 2015 1:40 PM Life

With the death of Nat Kinney, the Bald Knobbers were finally suppressed. more

Aug 20, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History

Paul Jackson Workshop


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