This website is a part of Truman State University’s History of Eugenics class project, as taught by Dr. Jason McDonald. Its goal is to collect and research some of the major topics of eugenics as told through the archives of the Harry H. Laughlin Collection in Truman State University’s Special Collections.


Christine Gran, Museum Collections Assistant
Amanda Langendoerfer, Head of Special Collections and Archives
Greg Marshall, Web Services Manager
Diane Richmond, Director of Learning Technologies
Janet Romine, Head of Public Services, Pickler Memorial Library
Aaron Speight, Digital Collections Librarian
Susan Thomas, Instructional Designer

Class Roster:

Samantha Barnhart
Tyler Chambers
Tristan Daniels
Aaron Davis
Adriana Gambach
Kasia Hood
Austin Kerns
Sophie Krautmann
Tyler Krietemeyer
Anne Mattson
McKenzie Parker
Corey Schmidt
Tyler Sigrist
Gabriel Slavens
Kathryn Spicer
Kodey Springate