Related Resources

Local History 

Websites Worth Knowing

Ozarks News and Historical Index (ONHI) at COOLcat:
Index to Springfield Newspapers, Springfield Business Journal, magazines, and miscellaneous sources.
http://coolcat.org/search~S1.

Springfield-Greene County Library Local History Digitized Collections. Keyword searchable in whole or in part.
http://thelibrary.org/lochist/digicollections.cfm

Remember the Local History blog and FAQ’s for things like frost dates, latitude, elevation, trivia, etc.
http://thelibrary.org/lochist/

University of Missouri Digital Library
Missouriana Digital Text Collection from the University of Missouri History, Geology, Culture
http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?page=home;c=umlib
Digital Missouri County histories
http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/mdh_splash/default.asp?coll=mocohist
Digital Missouri Sanborn maps
http://mulibraries.missouri.edu/specialcollections/sanborn.htm

Missouri Digital Heritage 
Digital collections from Libraries, Colleges and Museums, statewide music, art, history and maps.
http://www.sos.mo.gov/mdh/

Missouri State University, Meyer Library Special Collections and Archives Digital Collection includes: Aerial maps of Springfield, Bear Standard, SMSU Yearbooks, Labor Union Archives, and Lederer Collection of Black History
http://digitalcollections.missouristate.edu/

Geographic Names Information System (GNIS Query)
Readily locate any town, locale, cemetery, creek, etc. Any name that has appeared on a USGS Quadrangle map. Includes unincorporated places and links easily to different maps; highway, topographical, aerial, etc
http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic


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