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Missouri Bicentennial

200 years of statehood — 1821-2021

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Missouri has two official dogs, Old Drum, the official state Historical Dog and Jim, the Wonder Dog, the official state Wonder Dog.

Discover their stories by clicking on the images below and let us know which dog is your favorite!

Old Drum Jim, the Wonder Dog

Who is your favorite Missouri dog?
Old Drum: 35 votes (50%)
Jim, the Wonder Dog: 35 votes (50%)
Total Votes: 70

Missourian Biographies from the State Library

Dick Van Dyke

My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business: A Memoir

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Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker in Art and Life: the Icon and the Image

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Mark Twain/Samuel Clemens

Autobiography of Mark Twain

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Maya Angelou

The Collected Autobiographies of Maya Angelou

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Harry Truman

Truman

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Jesse James

Jesse James: the Man and the Myth

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Walt Disney

Walt Disney's Missouri: the Roots of a Creative Genius

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Omar Bradley, Alexander Doniphan, Sterling Price, Ulysses S. Grant, John J. Pershing

Five Stars

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