state historical society of missouri

Politics
5:11 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Historical society to plan for Mo. bicentennial

Republicans in the Missouri Senate want to make sure the governor doesn't create a health care exchange without their consent.
Jacob Fenston KBIA

It's still eight years away, but Missouri lawmakers want the planning to begin for the bicentennial celebration of Missouri's statehood.

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Arts and Culture
8:32 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Mo. State Historical Society discovers letter written by Benjamin Franklin

State Historical Society Manuscript Specialist Elizabeth Engel discovered this letter written by Benjamin Franklin to George Washington. Engel says she discovered the letter is a copy Franklin made.
Evan Townsend KBIA

The State Historical Society of Missouri is working to digitize the thousands of records in their archives. Along the way, staff has rediscovered many significant documents, including one written by an American founding father.

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