Back to top

Historic Documents

Historic Documents contains hundreds of documents covering the most significant events of each year from 1972-present. These documents range from presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to US governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions.

 

Go to Historic Documents

Resources You May Also Like

Events You May Also Like

First National Park Rangers

Tue, Jul 16 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
After returning from Spanish-American War, the Buffalo Soldiers were sent to California and became the first rangers of the National Park Service.

The Artillery of Freedom: The Story of Lt. Patrick H. Minor

Wed, Jul 3 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Join storyteller Brother John Anderson as he portrays Lt. Patrick H. Minor, the only African American U.S. Army officer to lead an all-black artillery unit in the Battle of Westport.

Kansas City Jazz: The Golden Years

Sat, Jun 22 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Join jazz historian Kent Rausch for an exploration of the golden years of Kansas City jazz through vintage images and audio recordings.

Blogs You May Also Like

Girl with pen writing

Nothing to Write Home About

I have always thought about writing my personal history, but my life seemed like nothing to write home about.
Read More
Woman reading a book in an ebook

Learn History Through Travel…. Books!

Mid-Continent Public Library’s annual
Read More
family tree

6 Tips for Celebrating Family History Month

Discovering your family history can enrich your life in many ways.
Read More
Alexander Doniphan

From the Director: Influential Missourian Alexander Doniphan

Who is the most well-known Missourian? Sheryl Crow or Brad Pitt?
Read More
Was this page helpful?
No
Would you like an email response?