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Public Invited to Make Submissions for Missouri Bicentennial Photograph Drive

Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced the launch of the Missouri Bicentennial Photo Drive, celebrating 200 years of statehood. This effort is sponsored by the Missouri State Archives.

The public is invited to submit up to seven images each in an effort to expand the state’s photographic history. The drive will focus on underrepresented target areas including cultural activities, events, people and places from Missouri history.

Bicentennial Photograph Drive submissions will be added to the Missouri State Archives’ permanent collections for preservation and public access, as well as posted on Missouri Digital Heritage at under the “Latest Updates” section.

The activities are funded in part through a National Historical Publications and Records Commission grant. To learn more visit

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