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Missouri Digital Heritage
The Missouri Digital Heritage Initiative is a collaborative effort that dramatically expands the amount of information available online about Missouri’s past
Missouri Valley Special Collections
The Missouri Valley Special Collections (MVSC) consist of the non-circulating local history and genealogy resources of the Kansas City Public Library as well as the Library’s archives.
Its mission is to preserve our area’s heritage and provide access in meaningful ways to the collections and materials.
Community History Archive
The Daniel Boone Regional Library Community History Archive showcases unique local photographs and documents that help tell the story of Mid-Missouri’s past. This growing collection represents aspects of our towns, institutions, neighborhoods and people that might never see a wider audience without digitization.
State Historical Society of Missouri-Columbia
The State Historical Society of Missouri is the premier research center for the study of Missouri state and local history.
History Web Sites
Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.
The Library's mission is to support the Congress in fulfilling its constitutional duties and to further the progress of knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people.
National Museum of American History Online Exhibits
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History dedicates its collections and scholarship to inspiring a broader understanding of our nation and its many peoples. We create opportunities for learning, stimulate imaginations, and present challenging ideas about our country’s past.
Teachers' Resources-National Archives
Teach with documents using our online tool. Locate teachable primary sources. Find new and favorite lesson plans, and create your own activities for your students.
University of Missouri Digital Collection
The materials in our repository are divided into text and image collections. Books and other printed materials which consist mostly of words can be found in the text collections; image collections consist primarily of images, such as post cards, newspaper images, and picture books.
Using Primary Sources on the Web
American Library Association information on using primary sources on the web.
Websites for Historians
List of resources online listed by Fordham University.
Boone County History and Culture Center
Digital collections of photographs related to Boone County, Missouri.
Missouri History Museum
Today, the Missouri Historical Society operates the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park and the Library and Research Center at 225 South Skinker Blvd. in the city of St. Louis
Museum of Missouri Military History
The Museum of Missouri Military History is dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of Missouri's military history. Current exhibits include artifacts from the Revolutionary War to the present era.
Arabia Steamboat Museum
The Arabia Steamboat Museum is a unique Kansas City attraction: a time capsule of life on the American frontier in the mid-19th century. Visitors have a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience everyday objects that made life possible for pioneers in the 1800s.
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Located in Kansas City, the National WWI Museum and Memorial is America's leading institution dedicated to remembering, interpreting and understanding the Great War and its enduring impact on the global community.