November 2017 – Picturing the Ozarks.
Almost as soon as there were cameras, people were taking pictures of Ozarks country. We’d love to hear about pioneer photographers or see a picture that has a really good story to go with it, or word pictures that capture Ozarks history or culture.
Deadline: Sept 30, 2017
April 2018 – Henry Schoolcraft’s Excellent Adventure
Two hundred years ago, Henry Schoolcraft wandered through the Ozarks and wrote at least two books about his experience. Who was he? What was he doing here? What was the region like in 1818? Let us know.
Deadline: December 1, 2017
November 2018 – Death in the Ozarks
Ozark burial customs – today and yesterday. Personal reminisces. Cemetery stories. Politics of being a small town undertaker.
Deadline: June 1, 2018
April 2019 – Prohibition and the World of Spirits in the Ozarks
A century after the US experiment with prohibition stories of speakeasies, bootleggers, stills and Revenuers still are told. Share some with OzarksWatch.
Deadline: December 1, 2018
November 2019 – Ozarks Rivers
From John Boats and floating to packet boats in the 19th century to John Boats and float trips, to the recurring fights over damming, our rivers have made a difference.
Deadline: June 1, 2019
April 2020 – Chroniclers of the Ozarks
French and Spanish explorers were probably the first, but ever since people have been talking and writing about our wonderful region.
Deadline: December 1, 2020