Gen. John J. Pershing

File photo of students doing Jumping Jacks. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images for Laureus)

Jumping Jack To Become Official Missouri Exercise

The jumping jack is about to become Missouri’s official state exercise.


Men of Battery D, 105th Field Artillery, smile and wave their helmets, underneath an American flag, upon firing the last shot before the Armistice's taking effect, Etraye, France, November 1918. US Army photo. (Photo by Interim Archives/Getty Images)

A Missouri Museum Digital Salute to WWI

Over 156,000 Missourians served in the first world war, including Gen. John J. Pershing, President Harry S. Truman and Walt Disney.


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