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Bagnell Dam Construction Photographs

Bagnell Dam Construction Photographs

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

This collection of 845 photographs documents all phases of the Bagnell Dam construction project, including the workers, the buildings erected for housing and other needs, and of areas around the dam site. The construction of Bagnell Dam led to the creation of the Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the United States and a popular tourist destination.

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Baron Missakian Collection

Baron Missakian Collection

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

The collection contains over 350 photographic portraits by Baron Missakian. Known as a "creative photographer," Missakian captured the images of Kansas City's resident and visiting performers during the Jazz Age.

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BEYOND TLC: Missouri Women in the Health Science Professions

BEYOND TLC: Missouri Women in the Health Science Professions

Contributed by: Becker Medical Library, Washington University

Pioneering and prominent Missouri women of the 20th century are featured in this collection about professions in the health sciences. The site both profiles individual women and explores womenís contributions to the development of health science professions.

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Big Fire

Big Fire

Contributed by: Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections/Archives, Truman State University

An exhibit shows two "big fires" in the history of Truman State University which occurred in 1918 and 1924. A recorded narrative by Professor Emeritus Pauline Dingle Knobbs about her memories of the1924 fire for the Adair County Bicentennial Committee's oral history project is also included.

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Bland Courier

Bland Courier

Contributed by: Scenic Regional Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

The Bland Courier started its long history on May 6, 1904 with W. F. Phelps as its editor and proprietor. The paper is still currently being published. This collection covers issues published from 1914-1924.

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Boone County Historical Society Civil War Collection

Boone County Historical Society Civil War Collection

Contributed by: Boone County Historical Society

This Civil War collection of personal letters, diaries and photographs is held by the Boone County Historical Society.

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Border Star Newspaper [also Weekly Border Star]

Border Star Newspaper [also Weekly Border Star]

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

This collection includes issues of the Border Star newspaper published weekly in Westport, Missouri from the years 1858 to 1860, covering various concerns of Westport, especially slavery.

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Botanicus

Botanicus

Contributed by: Missouri Botanical Garden

Portal to historic botanical literature from the Missouri Botanical Garden Library.

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Brush Creek Follies: Photographs, Sound, and Video from the Arthur B. Church - KMBC Radio Collection

Brush Creek Follies: Photographs, Sound, and Video from the Arthur B. Church - KMBC Radio Collection

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Photos, sound & video from the Arthur B. Church KMBC Radio Collection. For nearly 20 years in Kansas City and across the Midwest, Saturday nights meant a date with KMBC's "Brush Creek Follies." For 14 years the "Brush Creek Follies" held the number-two spot in the nation among rural music radio programs.

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Buck Clayton Collection

Buck Clayton Collection

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

A collection of over 1500 photographs and some sound recordings documenting Buck Clayton's life and musical career from 1929-1991. In addition to portraits of Clayton and other musicians, the photos document musical performances, tours and venues, and Clayton's experience as a music educator.

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Bureau of Labor and Statistics - The Red Book

Bureau of Labor and Statistics - The Red Book

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

First published in 1879, the Bureau of Labor and Statistics Annual Report provides information about Missouri's history of industry and labor. The annual report became known as "The Red Book" due to the red cover of the early volumes, although the later editions are much smaller and are no longer bound with red covers.

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