Kathryn J. Kuhlman. [Courtesy of the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center Archives]

Kathryn Johanna Kuhlman, born in Concordia, Missouri, on May 9, 1907, became…

William Rockhill Nelson. [State Historical Society of Missouri, Missouri Press Portraits Collection, P1196-014545]

Of British, Quaker, and Huguenot heritage, William Rockhill Nelson was born five miles west…

Geraldine Page and Rip Torn on stage in Strange Interlude. [New York Public Library Digital Collections, Billy Rose Theatre Division, Friedman-Abeles Photograph Collection, #5026079]

Geraldine Page was born in Kirksville, Missouri, on November 22, 1924, to Leon Elwin Page,…

An early edition of the Missouri Intelligencer and Boon’s Lick Advertiser, August 20, 1819. [State Historical Society of Missouri, Newspaper Collection]

Nathaniel Patten Jr. could be characterized as Missouri’s quintessential pioneer country…

William Powell on a card distributed with packs of cigarettes. [New York Public Library Digital Collections, George Arents Collection, 1206072]

William Horatio Powell was the epitome of the suave, urbane leading man throughout his…

Emil Preetorius. [Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, Photographs and Prints Collection, Portraits, N13088]

Emil Preetorius was a German-language journalist in St. Louis. Born in Alzey, Rheinhessen,…

Vincent Price in the Broadway production Diversions and Delights, 1978. [New York Public Library Digital Collections, Billy Rose Theatre Division, swope_630152]

Vincent Price, a versatile actor of stage, screen, and television, was born in St. Louis,…

Charles G. Ross. [Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-DIG-hec-20327]

Born in Independence, Missouri, on November 9, 1885, Charles G. Ross attended…