Digital Black History Resource

History geeks rejoice! Here is a link to a 1988 transcription by Charles O’Dell of a 1901-1909 director of Black households in Boone County. This resource is made available by the Daniel Boone Regional Library as part of its new Missouri Bicentennial Collection.  The DBRL’s description: “A unique record of African American history in Boone…

Lost Black history spotlighted on Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Black history will be the brought back to life on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 with the unveiling of a marker to highlight a place that once existed — Sharp End — will be highlighted. From 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., members of the Sharp End Heritage Commission and city and state officials will mark the unveiling…