Preserving Our Nation’s Military Newspaper


The National Stars and Stripes Museum and Library is located in Bloomfield, Missouri. It is dedicated to the preservation and history of the Stars and Stripes Newspaper and the US Armed Forces.

Our Mission

The National Stars and Stripes Museum and Library is a non-profit educational institution dedicated to collecting, documenting, and preserving materials related to the creation and continued history of the Stars and Stripes military newspaper.

By preserving and interpreting the Stars and Stripes and making its archives available, the museum and library seek to enhance the public’s understanding and appreciation of the newspaper’s role in American and world history.

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Latest From The Museum

Come celebrate the 8th annual Liberty Days 2020. Visitors will be able to walk through encampments from the Revolutionary War to
I do not believe that any one factor could have done more to sustain the morale of the A.E.F. than The Stars and Stripes. General John J. (Blackjack) Pershing This
Please join us for Kids Night at the Museum! On the second Monday of each month, The Stars and Stripes Museum and Library holds a fun history-related workshop which includes
In the January 19, 1944 issue of the American Military newspaper, The Stars and Stripes, is what should be considered one of the reporter’s Andy Rooney’s very best Stripes articles.
Time & LocationOct 10, 7:00 PMCape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, MO, USA
We are happy to report the museum is once again open to visitors. We are following the CDC guidelines for social distancing. Therefore, we are limited to 50 visitors in
This video is about the first Stars and Stripes newspaper published during the Civil War and how the Museum got the paper. It features Jim Mayo, founding member of the

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Trivia/Silent Auction Fundraiser 2019 photo gallery

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