Missouri Over There


Over There: Missouri and the Great War Traveling Exhibit

Posted on August 30, 2017

We are happy to announce our traveling exhibit, Over There: Missouri and the Great War, is now open to the public at Three Rivers Community College in the Tinnin Art Center located in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. The exhibit features 7 double sided panels with endcaps featuring noteable Missourians who s… Continue Reading

There are as many upcoming WWI events as there are men in this photo! Check out the events page to learn more. 

New Events Added to Missourioverthere.org

Posted on March 24, 2017

Take a look at the events page, we have recently updated it to include many WWI related events and exhibits! Don't miss out on some great oppurtunities to learn about and explore the First World War.  Continue Reading

WWI Symposium April 8, 2017, Jefferson City, Missouri

Mark the Date! WWI Symposium - Jefferson City, MO

Posted on January 24, 2017

The Museum of Missouri Military History, The University of Central Missouri Archives & Museum, & The Missouri Society for Military History are hosting a World War I Symposium April 8, 2017 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM at The Fallen Warrior Auditorium in the MO National Guard Headquarters Building - Ike S… Continue Reading

You can help Over There: Missouri and the Great War Staff find monuments and memorials to WW1 service members. 

Mapping Monuments and Memorials in Missouri

Posted on November 25, 2016

Over There: Missouri and the Great War staff are thrilled to announce we are in the early phases of locating, identifying, photographing, and mapping monuments and memorials to WWI service members throughout the entire state of Missouri. This massive undertaking could not be done by our staff alone,… Continue Reading

RMS Lusitania, George Grantham Bain Collection

Library of Congress

Theodore and Belle Naish

Posted on May 15, 2015

Although thousands of miles from the war zone, Missouri was touched by one of the greatest tragedies of World War I, the sinking of the British passenger liner RMS Lusitania on May 7, 1915. Among the 159 Americans on board, nine were Missourians. Six of them were among the 1,195 people who died in t… Continue Reading