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Washington University established the first art museum west of the Mississippi, the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum on this date. more

May 10, 2017 1:56 PM Missouri History

Couzins, Phoebe--SHS#012723

Courtesy of the State Historical Society

Phoebe Couzins became Missouri's first woman law school graduate (Washington University in St. Louis). In 1887 she became the first female US Marshall in the country's history. She was also on the Board of Directors for the World's Fair. more

May 8, 2017 11:59 AM Missouri History



Eliot Seminary (now Washington University) was chartered in St. Louis on this date. more

Feb 22, 2017 12:07 PM Missouri History

Happy birthday, William Greenleaf Eliot! more

Aug 5, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History


Courtesy of Washington University St. Louis

Al Parker defined magazine illustration in the forties and fifties. more

Aug 5, 2015 1:53 PM Life

The human genome genetic code was decoded at Washington University in St. Louis and a few select university partners in the project. more

Jun 26, 2015 1:34 PM Missouri History

Steve Fossett set off in his balloon on his legendary circumnavigation of the globe. more

Jun 19, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History


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