Here are some links to resources the archivists mentioned during our trip to MSU today. I’ll be glad to help you search these collections for your topics. I was playing around with them tonight and I found a number of good things for a few of you.
MSU Special Collections: libraries.missouristate.edu/Archives.htm includes guides to the collections they have onsite and links to the collections that have already been digitized. http://digitalcollections.missouristate.edu
State Historical Society of Missouri: http://shsmo.org/ Art collections, photo collections, manuscripts, maps. Many resources are already digitized and available through the Digital Collections link: http://digital.shsmo.org/cdm/
History Museum on the Square photo archive: http://www.historymuseumonthesquare.org/archives/
Springfield-Greene County Library Digitized Collections: http://thelibrary.org/lochist/digicollections.cfm