Spirit of Democracy

Spirit of Democracy 2021

The National Stars & Stripes Museum/Library celebrated the 160th anniversary of the Civil War Stars & Stripes newspaper in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Saturday, November 6. With more than 400 people in attendance, the event helped raise more than $40,000 for the Museum. We would like to give a big thanks to our table sponsors for helping support this event.

A. J. Morlan

American Legion Post 114

American Legion Auxiliary Post 114

Bank of Missouri

Barry Aycock*

Brian Brooks*

Bruce Loewenberg

Charlie Kruse

Chateau Girardeau

Crader Distributing

DAV & DAVA Ken Sisler Chapter #47

DAV Thomas English Cape County Chapter #16

Dean Wooden

Don & Lisa Beckham

Dr. Joe Baker

Jack Jackson

Jim and Sue Mayo

Joe Gromelski & Max Lederer

Jefferson Barracks Heritage Foundation

Kathy Kiely

King Equipment Company


Missouri Farm Bureau

Montgomery Bank

Plaza Tire

Representative Wayne Wallingford

RKE Excavating

Rotary Club of Dexter

Stars and Stripes Association

Sawyer Smith

SEMO Electric Coop

Senator Holly Rehder

Senator Jason Bean

Sikeston Rotary Club

Southeast Health Stoddard County

Southeast Missourian

Southern Funeral Services Inc

Stars and Stripes Alumni Association

Stoddard County Development Foundation

Tweedy Law Office


VFW Auxiliary Post #3838

VFW Post #3174*

VFW Post #7183

W W Wood Products Inc.

Wake Foundation*