MURA Sponsored Programs – Fall 2020 and September Picks

In addition to MURA sponsored programs, consider additional online events available to you for free. These are open to the public, but most require pre-registration. Barbara Schneider is a member of our MURA Program Committee and MURA’s Liaison to the OSHER Life Long Learning Institute.

MURA Sponsored Programs – September

Date and Time Program Presenter Host Notes to connect
Sept 8, 8:30-9:30 am CDT Virtual MURA Breakfast Program: Along the Boone’s Lick Road, Key Link to the West David Sapp – author and past president of Boone County Historical Society and the Boone’s Lick Road Association; retired 3M engineer/executive MURA Zoom recording:
Sept 18, 1:30-3:00 pm CDT Virtual Fall Social: Breakout sessions for sharing items and discussion. “Our Material Culture” Joan Stack, State Historical Society Curator and Nicole Johnston, Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection. MURA and Osher Life Long Learning
Phone: (312) 626-6799 ID: 910 2048 2660
Oct 6, 8:30-9:30 am CDT Virtual MURA Breakfast Program: Election 2020 Forum Boone Co State legislative candidates. Mary Anne McCollum and Tom Henderson, moderators. MURA and Osher Life Long Learning
Phone: (312) 626-6799 ID: 932 6493 7827

Barbara’s Picks

September 14, Monday, 7:00 pm CDT “Tecumseh and the Prophet: The Shawnee Brothers Who Defied a Nation” Virtual Author Series: Peter Cozzens Missouri Humanities Council
September 15, Tuesday, 11:00 am CDT Great Rivers Confluence Tour: The Mississippi & Illinois David Lobbig, Curator of Environmental Life Missouri Historical Society
September 16, Wednesday, 1:00 pm CDT Basic Genealogy, Part 2: Online Resources, Free and Subscription (See Part 1 On Demand below) Bill Eddelman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri
September 16, Wednesday, 6:30 pm CDT Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America’s Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe Dr. Rebecca Erbelding, past archivist and curator at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum from 2003-2015, and now is a historian for the Museum’s current exhibition, Americans and the Holocaust. National Archives and Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
September 17, Thursday, 7:00 pm CDT One Woman, One Vote: The Long Road to Ratification of the 19th Amendment (Constitution Day Lecture) Author and University of South Carolina Distinguished Professor Emerita Marjorie J. Spruill (Book was basis for PBS Documentary) Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy at the University of Missouri – Contact Allison Smythe,
September 20, Sunday, 2:00 pm CDT Virtual tour of artwork in the museum that complements One Read program exploring “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles. Valerie Hammons, Docent Daniel Boone Regional Library One Read Program and MU Museum of Art & Archaeology
Sept 22, Tuesday, 7-8:30 pm Democracy and the Informed Citizen Panel Michael Gerson; Tony Messenger; Ruby Bailey UM System and Missouri Humanities Council
Sept 22, Tuesday, 7-8:00 pm One Read Program – A Gentleman in Moscow Author Amor Towles live online in conversation with KFRU’s David Lile. Daniel Boone Regional Library
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part One: Getting Started Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri
On Demand The African American Experience in Missouri – 2019-2020 Series 20 Lectures by a variety of speakers State Historical Society of Missouri and the University of Missouri
On Demand 1918 Flu Epidemic in Missouri: Parts 1 and 2 Kathleen Seale State Historical Society of Missouri
On Demand All About Art: A Virtual Architectural Tour Video Joan Stack State Historical Society of Missouri
On Demand Weekly Friday Feature (While Exhibits are Closed) Essays or Videos spotlighting artwork in the Collection – new ones each Friday, and previous ones available. Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri
Ongoing – September 21 thru November 13 (Note: Some classes begin on later dates so check schedule.) Classes Meet Weekly on a Variety of Subjects Instructors include former teachers and community members with interest and expertise in various subject areas. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, MU Extension
Ongoing – Sept 2020 to April 2021 (Second Thursday, with past program videos available on website) Explore Missouri’s German Heritage Author Dr. W. Arthur Mehrhoff and  Director of Heritage Programs, Caitlin Yager explore the stories of the people, places, and ideas that helped shape Missouri’s German cultural heritage Missouri Humanities Council
Ongoing –  Upcoming episodes live Sept 16, 23 and 30. Previous episodes available at website. Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri by Dan and Connie Burkhardt (Program is a 10-part series based on the book) Professional storytellers and special guests Missouri Humanities Council

August 2020 Programs

July 2020 Programs

September 1, 2020