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Heritage Quest Online

HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.

18th Century or 20th Century. European or Native American. Farm or Factory. East Coast or West Coast. Where does your American past begin?

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Ancestry.com Library Edition

NOTE: The free access to Ancestry.com provided by the library can only be used within library facilities. This service is not available from home. Ancestry is the largest provider of family history and personal DNA testing, harnessing the information found in family trees, historical records, genetics and health history to help people gain a... Read More

Genealogy on the Net

Genealogy Sources on the Internet

  • Henry County MoGenWeb Page - Free online source of family history and county information.
    Note: A security problem has resulted in Ancestry.com taking all the Rootsweb sites including MoGenWeb off line temporarily. Until... Read More

Calhoun Clarion, 1902-1918

The Calhoun Clarion was founded in 1902 by editor and publisher James R. Bush, replacing the Calhoun Free Press as the town’s primary paper. Nonpartisan in nature, the Clarion proclaimed in its March 15, 1902 edition “that its clear and shrill notes shall be for the advancement of our town, county, state and nation.”... Read More

Clinton Advocate Digitized Newspapers

This link provides access to word searchable digitized copies of the Clinton Advocate from the years 1874-75, 1883, 1886-1887, and 1889-1901. "This project done in partnership with the State Hisortical Society of Missouri, is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology... Read More

Clinton Eye Digitized Newspapers 1885-1945

This link provides access to word searchable digitized copies of the Clinton Eye from the years 1885-1945. "This project done in partnership with the State Hisortical Society of Missouri, is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri... Read More

Deepwater World , 1901-1903; 1914-1918

The Deepwater World was established in 1901 by W.E. Cain. The paper was sold in 1914 to Romie L. Turner. In 1917 the paper came under new management after being sold to The World Printing Company. In 1918 the World was sold again to publishers Wright and Morton.

Henry County Democrat, 1875-1883; 1893-1895; 1898-1966

The Henry Country Democrat was established in 1875 by publisher Chas. H. Whitaker & Son. The Whitaker family published the Democrat for seventy-five years before selling the paper to Mahlon N. White in 1950. The paper served as the Democratic Party’s primary paper in Henry County.

Henry County Republican, 1891-1910

The Henry County Republican was found by in 1891 by publishers H.H Mitchell and C.A. Mitchell. Staunchly Republican in its politics, the paper stated “the Republican knows no master by the welfare of the party…party, not faction, will control the policy of the Republican.” (citation) In 1903 the Mitchells sold the paper to Clarence D. Wallace.... Read More

Missouri Digital Heritage

Missouri Digital Heritage

 

Explore our Collective Past

More than 9 million records can be accessed through Missouri Digital Heritage, including the collections of the Missouri State Archives, the Missouri State Library and other institutions from across the state.

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Montrose Recorder, 1901-1918

The Montrose Recorder was established in 1899 by publisher C.C. Arnold. Published weekly, the Recorder covered all manner of local, national, and international news. The paper was sold in 1913 to Lester Sawyer, who took over as editor and publisher. In September of 1918, the offices of the Recorder were destroyed in a fire, and Sawyer chose not... Read More

Montrose Tidings, 1919-1943

Following the 1918 fire that destroyed the offices of the Montrose Recorder, members of the Montrose Commercial Club approached James Bush, publisher and editor of the Calhoun Clarion, about starting a new paper in Montrose. Publisher James R. Bush and his son, Adolphus S. Bush, relocated to Montrose and established the Montrose Tidings. In... Read More

Urich Herald, 1893-1957

The Urich Herald was founded in May 1893 by editor and publisher Mack V. Thralls, former publisher of the Appleton City Journal. Described as “Political, but non-partisan. Independent in all things, neutral in nothing civic or moral,” (citation) the Herald covered both local, national, and international news. After twenty years at the Herald,... Read More

Urich Herald-Montrose Tidings, 1957-1966

In 1957 the Montrose Tidings and the Urich Herald were combined under one title, the Urich Herald-Montrose Tidings. The paper was published by F.H Pinkston and C.W. Dickgrafe.

Windsor Review Digitized Newspapers 1876-1966

This link provides access to word searchable digitized copies of the Windsor Review from the years 1876-1966. "This project done in partnership with the State Hisortical Society of Missouri, is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the... Read More