January 22, 2023

Today in History: Missouri

Last Updated on July 22, 2022

Today in History–August 10–the Library of Congress features Missouri, which entered the Union this day in 1821, becoming the twenty-fourth state. Commonly known as the Show Me State, you can learn more about the state’s history and culture by visiting the Today in History section, then following the links below to access more primary source treasures.

Missouri stories from America’s Library

Missouri primary source set with teacher’s guide

Missouri resource guide

Missouri maps

Missouri images

Missouri films

Missouri songs & oral histories

Missouri sheet music

Missouri books & articles

Missouri correspondence, reports & other texts

Missouri historical newspapers

Missouri legislation

Missouri Guide to Law Online

Featured Image: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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