Child giving tooth to survey

The Baby Tooth Survey was formed in 1958 by the Committee of Nuclear Information, a grassroots organization that…

Francis White Cloud. Portrait by George Catlin, circa 1844–1845. [Courtesy of the National Gallery of Art]

The Ioways did not live in what is now Missouri for much of the historical era.…

The Lemp Brewery bottling plant at Cherokee Street and Carondelet Avenue

The Lemp Brewery in St. Louis was established by Johann Adam Lemp in the early…

Mo-Hon-Go (Sacred Sun), an Osage woman, and her child. [State Historical Society of Missouri, Image Collection, 021180]

The most powerful tribal group in the early history of Missouri was referred to as the Wah-…

Frisco logo

The St. Louis–San Francisco Railway, popularly known as the Frisco, was a regional freight and passenger carrier…

The Whig Party’s national ticket in 1848 included presidential candidate Zachary Taylor and vice presidential candidate Millard Fillmore. [Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-DIG-pga-09004]

Though not organized until several years after the party had formed at the national…