Lynn Morrow is the retired director of the Missouri State Archives Local Records Preservation Program.

Articles Authored

Jim Owen promoting the Branson Silver Cornet Band, one of his many enterprises. [Courtesy of Trenton Thompson/Findagrave.com]

James M. Owen, a young advertising and insurance professional in Jefferson City, left mid-…

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft. [Popular Science Monthly, May 1890]

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft has a deserved reputation as an accomplished scientist-explorer who…

John Wesley Emerson, circa 1880. Photograph by John A. Scholten. [Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, Photographs and Prints Collection, P0233-2542]

John Emerson, a lawyer in Ironton, Missouri, became a small-town Victorian gentleman who…