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The remarkable digital archive of all 100 annual editions of the Hickman High School Cresset.
Hickman High's Academy of Rockis a club. This is Chad LaRoche's 2008 documentary about the program and the Battle of the Bands at the Blue Note. The sponsoring teacher is Phil Overeem.
Orr Street Studios are a community, a gallery, and 16 small studios rented to independent artists.
The District is a joint project between the Columbia Special Business District and the Central Columbia Association. The goals are 1) to protect and strengthen the business, cultural and entertainment downtown, 2) provide services to those who shop downtown, 3) serve as a voice for property owners to local and state entities, and 4) support long-term planning for The District.
"Remembering Blind Boone." Article that appeared in the Columbia Tribune in 2008 reporting on the progress to save J.W. "Blind" Boone's Columbia home.
Legacy of a Lynching. An e-book produced by the Columbia Missourian tells the story of James T. Scott's lynching. A new memorial headstone has been erected (2011) to mark his gravesite.
Office of Cultural Affairs has created a great website that acts as a window on individual artists working in Columbia which is becoming an arts "community."
Members of the 62nd U.S. Colored Infantry Regiment are buried at the Columbia Cemetery next to U.S. Grant School. These men were among the Civil War veterans who pooled $6,400 to establish what eventually became Lincoln University if Jefferson City.