April 25, 2015
University of Missouri–Columbia
Take part in the National History Day in Missouri state contest. Nearly 600 students will be in Columbia after advancing from regional contests across the state. Experience their creative documentaries, exhibits, papers, performances, and websites that explore this year's contest theme, "Leadership and Legacy in History." Top finishers will represent the Show-Me State at the Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest June 14–18 at the University of Maryland, College Park. National History Day in Missouri is sponsored by the State Historical Society of Missouri in partnership with the Missouri Humanities Council. Be part of the contest experience! Sign up to judge: http://www.nhdmo.org/judges.html.
May 9, 2015
Join the State Historical Society of Missouri in celebrating Tom Engelhardt's artworks as well as his unique perspective on history. The longtime political cartoonist will offer insights into his career at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and share the stories behind some of his most evocative images including political cartoons that reflected the nation's feelings after the President Kennedy assassination and the 9/11 attacks.