The Missouri Death Certificate Database maintained by the Missouri State Archives, contains death records created after 1910 and over 50 years old. It includes a digitized image of the original death certificate and can be searched by first name and last name, county, and by year and month.
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Tax forms for the state of Missouri.
Online collections of primary sources about Missouri's history. Topics include agriculture, the arts, business, cultures, science, women, and much more.
Categorized directory of disability resources online for Missouri.
Get information about licensing and tests for over 200 different trades and professions regulated in Missouri.
Directory of Missouri municipality websites.
This website, sponsored in part by the Missouri Dept. of Corrections, is aimed at finding services such as housing, education, job training, medical/healthcare, and more for ex-offenders.
Search and find Missouri Revised Statutes.
Information about Missouri School Districts.
Election information for the state of Missouri.
Covers opinions going back through 1997 for the Missouri Supreme Court and the three Court of Appeals districts in Missouri. You can search by year, case number, keyword, and judge.
Birth, death, marriage, and divorce records for the state of Missouri.
Organization that serves as a resource and referral center to help encourage, educate and support Missouri women as they pursue their economic goals. This site is designed to connect women to a network of advisory services and information ranging from employment and training, to information on starting your own business to how to balance work and family.
This includes resources about African American history in Missouri from the Missouri State Archives.
Find statistics related to education, including school data.
Provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance.
Find the public debt outstanding on a specific day or days throughout history.
Search the contents of National Geographic and all publications of the National Geographic Society, all the way back to 1888.
Located in Kansas City, Mo this nonprofit organization is dedicated to preserving the history of African-American baseball.
Full-image newspaper scans. 2008 - Present.
Includes the Kansas City Star, and other regional newspapers. It also provides access to popular news magazines.
Access articles from popular magazines and newspapers on topics of current interest.
Read newspapers from all over the world. Papers can be searched individually or all at once. Radio and television news transcripts are also available.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online focuses on primary source collections of the long nineteenth century. These collections include:
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For hundreds of different types of jobs, learn the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions.
This office at the University of Missouri Extension strives to transform public data into useful information.
The United States naturalization test includes up to 10 questions about U.S. civics. These 10 questions are chosen from a list of 100. All 100 civics questions can be accessed on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website, along with their answers.
Browse, checkout, download and stream more than 25,000 e-books, 10,000 audio books, 500 videos using your library card.
This noted authority on the English language supplements definitions with information about the origins and history of the words. To access: click "Sign in" on the right and enter your library card number in the appropriate field. Select "Kansas City Public Library" to access the full site.
Content and commentary commissioned by Editor in Chief, John L. Esposito, and developed by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture.
Find references to papers delivered at academic conferences worldwide since 1993.
Explore thousands of digitized photographs, postcards, legal documents and letters from the interwar period, when "Boss" Tom Pendergast exerted powerful influence over the civic and cultural life of Kansas City. The collection is accompanied by dozens of articles, a comprehensive timeline, interactive maps and other features. Brought to you by The Kansas City Public Library and partner organizations.