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Friday, June 19 2020

Google Doodle, illustrated by Los Angeles-based guest artist Loveis Wise and narrated by actor and activist LeVar Burton, honors the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth.

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Friday, June 12 2020

The workshop will be held on Thursday, June 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. and is limited to 14 students. Pre-paid reservations are required.

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Thursday, June 11 2020

Observance of the adoption of the flag was not soon in coming, however. Although there are many claims to the first official observance of Flag Day, all but one took place more than an entire century after the flag’s adoption in 1777.

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Saturday, June 06 2020

General Eisenhower's Order of the Day to the Allied troops invading France.

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Wednesday, June 03 2020

The Missouri Department of Conservation supports the National Trails Day celebration and reminds us of options to enjoy hiking trails in western Missouri.

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Friday, May 22 2020

While the Museum will not be open to the public on Memorial Day, the organization offers three moving ceremonies streamed online for free to the public; Announces reopening for June 1 for members and June 2 for the general public -- two timed sessions daily with restrictions.

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Monday, May 18 2020

The Memorial Amphitheater and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier are icons in the celebration of Memorial Day and Veterans Day.

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Wednesday, May 06 2020

In 1982, May 6, designated as National Nurses Day in 1954, was established as the annual beginning of National Nurses Week, which ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale.

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Friday, May 01 2020

The friendship and respect between a self-proclaimed Missouri Baptist, Harry Truman, and the son of impoverished Jewish immigrants from Lithuania, Harry Jacobson, made possible a significant contribution to American history.

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Tuesday, April 14 2020

"In the Picture: Portraying the Artist" is the first exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum to focus on this genre. With more than 60 portraits from the period 1850 to 1920, the exhibition presents a multifaceted exploration of the role and significance of the artist's portrait.

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