Missouri Over There


Over There: Missouri & the Great War consists of scholarly articles, historical document, photographs, artifacts and other World War I resources contributed by public institutions and private collectors from across the state. These resources have been made freely available for research and educational purposes. Contact the contributing institutions for permission for further use and additional questions about their material. Enjoy exploring these collections and articles.


Written by some of the most renowned scholars in the field, the authoritative articles on Missouri Over There give users an overview of the Missouri’s significant role in World War I.

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Gathered from multiple public institutions and private collectors, these unique collections explore Missouri’s rich World War I history.

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The material culture of World War I has fascinated researchers and individuals for generations.

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In 1919, the Missouri State Legislature offered up to $1,000 in matching-funds to each county for a monument, bronze plaque, or memorial hall in honor of the war’s veterans. Rediscover the World War I memorials found across Missouri.

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