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13, August 2016

150th Staff Spotlights: Part 2

Over the past 150 years, the Missouri Historical Society (which operates the Missouri History Museum and the Museum's Library and Research Center) has been fortunate to count numerous passionate and dedicated people in its ranks. Here's your chance to meet a few of the folks who keep the Museum and the LRC up and running. Read more »

12, August 2016

150th Staff Spotlights: Part 1

Over the past 150 years, the Missouri Historical Society (which operates the Missouri History Museum and the Museum's Library and Research Center) has been fortunate to count numerous passionate and dedicated people in its ranks. Here's your chance to meet a few of the folks who keep the Museum and the LRC up and running. Read more »

5, September 2014

MHM Curator Hits the Big Apple

Last week I had the privilege of acting as a courier for the loan of objects to the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City. This was a very exciting opportunity, both for me personally and for the Missouri History Museum.

Left: Costume from Katherine Dunham's performance of Tropics. Missouri History Museum. Read more »

20, June 2013

My Memories of the Annie Malone Parade

The annual Annie Malone Parade, often remembered as the May Day Parade, is an event that I looked forward to every year as a little girl. When I went to the parade each May, I knew that summer was near.

My two favorite things about the parade were eating the delicious cherry and strawberry sno-cones and watching members of the marching band dance down the street as they played their instruments. As the cheerleaders would throw their batons high in the air, I would be looking up and to see if the girls were able to catch them. It was all a part of the excitement of the day. Read more »