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1. Window Clerk at Main Post Office Window Clerk at Main Post Office February 1, 1952 Vertical file with biographical article about Joseph Dawson, "44, 2622 Lockridge," appointed the new money order clerk at the General Post Office, 315 W. Pershing. He is said to be the first Negro [sic]...

2. William S. Williams William S. Williams 1997 Biographical chapter about William Sherley Williams, or William Williams (1787-1849), also known as Old Bill Williams. He was a native of North Carolina raised just west of Saint Louis, Missouri, where...

3. William Howard Taft William Howard Taft October 25, 1909 President Taft's fleet of steamboats on the Mississippi at Saint Louis.

4. Whitehaven, Residence of John Long Whitehaven, Residence of John Long April 11, 1905 Photo of "'Whitehaven' on Gravois Road, St. Louis County, [b]uilt in 1808, [t]he former home of John Fenton Long."

5. Where It All Began: Laclede's Landing Where It All Began: Laclede's Landing May-August//1979 Article about the "only nine blocks" surviving in Saint Louis from its original 1755 designs by city founder Pierre Laclede Liguest, known as Laclede's Landing. Description of the three street area, partially...

6. When I Was Twelve When I Was Twelve May-August 1979 Reminiscences of the 1904 Saint Louis World's Fair by the author from his childhood with his family, and the educational and entertainment values of the fair, called a "fairyland of palaces, statuary,...

7. Washington University Washington University 1924 Folder contains a small packet-type publication of black and white postcard prints meant to be mailed. Item pertains to Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and was postmarked, 1924.

8. Walt Disney's Missouri Walt Disney's Missouri 2002 Chapter discusses Walt Disney's work in the early 1960's to plan "Riverfront Square", an enclosed, urban theme park that combined entertainment, dining, and shopping in a two-block area of downtown St....

9. Vivid 'Gussie' Busch Dies at St. Louis Home Vivid 'Gussie' Busch Dies at St. Louis Home September/30/1989 File contains an obituary article about August Anheuser Busch, Jr., or August Busch, Jr. (1899-1989), "the colorful beer baron who turned his family business into the world's largest brewing company,"...

10. United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Henry Von Phul (1784-1874), an early Saint Louis merchant. Native of Philadelphia moving to Saint Louis, Missouri in 1811 and serving with Nathaniel Boone (son of Daniel Boone) in...

11. United Canvass Brings Results United Canvass Brings Results December 14, 1955 Various news reports about Saint Louis area churches and synagogues, including Lutheran, Jewish, Methodist, Baptist, etc.

12. UMSL: The Home of the Citizen-Student UMSL: The Home of the Citizen-Student May-August//1979 Article about the nature of the University of Missouri-Saint Louis as "a public urban university" promoting the concept of "citizen-students" with many students becoming educated professionals staying...

13. Two More Family-Planned Auto Tours Two More Family-Planned Auto Tours May//1967 Map, illustration, and article about an automobile tour planned for a family traveling to Saint Louis, Missouri and circling north to Springfield, Illinois and Hannibal, Missouri, then southwest to Springfield,...

14. TWA Will Start St. Louis Jet Run TWA Will Start St. Louis Jet Run May 22, 1959 News of the first regular jet service to and from Missouri. "The first commercial jet air transportation from a Missouri city will be inaugurated July 21 when Trans World Airlines starts a 2-hour service...

15. TV Lectures on Religion Succeed TV Lectures on Religion Succeed March/30/1955 Various reports of religious news in Saint Louis, including the "success of the current university-level television course on 'Religions of Man' over station KETC," an honor for Rabbi Ferdinand M. Isserman,...

16. Transportation: A Model for Airport Terminals Transportation: A Model for Airport Terminals November/11/1972 Photo and article about "the new, $250-million Kansas City International Airport" and its "[n]ovel design" compared to problems in developing a modern airport across the state in Saint Louis, Missouri....

17. Tracing the Santa Fe Trail Tracing the Santa Fe Trail 2011 This book on the Santa Fe Trail provides full-color images and "historical commentary to create a photographic journey that adroitly blends past and present." The chapters include Missouri Landings and...

18. Through the Eyes of a Fairgoer: The 1904 World's Fair Memoir of Edward V. P. Schneiderhahn Through the Eyes of a Fairgoer: The 1904 World's Fair Memoir of Edward V. P. Schneiderhahn Summer 1992 Article reprinting and commenting on the thorough memoir of a German tourist of the 1904 World's Fair, with critiques of each palace of displays and comparisons to previous World's Fairs, also with photos...

19. Through Dungeons Dark: The Story of Kate Richards O'Hare Through Dungeons Dark: The Story of Kate Richards O'Hare Spring//1993 Photos and biographical article about Kate Richards O'Hare, or Kate O'Hare (1876-1948), "a prominent columnist for various radical newspapers, and a national leader of the Socialist Party of America,"...

20. Thoughts about the City of St. Louis, 1854 Thoughts about the City of St. Louis, 1854 October-December 1936 Series of articles by John Hogan, a Methodist preacher, business man, and Congressman, giving some "pen pictures of St. Louis in the early [eighteen] fifties, and mark[ing] the solid improvements and rapid...