Archivists find new insights in old records

Missouri’s state archives hold nearly 80,000 rolls of microfilm.
Friday, April 20, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 6:24 p.m. CDT, Sunday, July 20, 2008

The Missouri State Archives, in Jefferson City, are like a treasure chest. Visitors can discover family documents and photographs they don’t know exist. And although traveling back in time to meet distant family members is impossible, looking through archived records may give you that sense of connection.