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Making Local Memories: Children's Television in the Ozarks

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Making Local Memories: Children's Television in the Ozarks

Whether your first television experience was with Howdy Doody, Roy Rogers Show, or Sesame Street, it was probably a memorable experience.

Did you know that the Springfield and Greene County community has a rich and creative history of bringing national television formats to the local screen in itsown unique style? The History Museum on the Square is so excited to share this story with our community.

Take a look back at Springfield’s children’s television with a display that includes videos and images and artifacts of Springfield shows like Birthday Party, Romper Room, Television Classroom, Sesame Street, and more. Also happening, the debut one of the History Museum's more recent artifact donations directly from the set of The Children’s Hour. Explore our community’s history and individual memories about local children’s television programming and how children’s entertainment has changed from the 1950s to today.

Exhibit Sponsor: Ozarks Studies Institue - Missouri State University Libraries.

History Museum on the Square
$10 - $16
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM, every day through Oct 17, 2021.

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History Museum on the Square
(417) 831-1976
info@historymuseumonthesquare.org

History Museum on the Square

154 Park Central Square
Springfield, Missouri 65806
(417) 831-1976
info@historymuseumonthesquare.org