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Louisiana Purchase Exp...
Missouri Botanical Gar...
Glass Negative, Color
John Albury Bryan
Howard L Conard
M L Van Nada
Walter B Stevens
Old and New St. Louis: A Concise History of the Metropolis of the West and Southwest, with a Review of Its Present Greatness and Immediate Prospects
Photo and bio of Rolla Wells, mayor of Saint Louis, Missouri.
Old Bill Williams
Illustrations and information on William Sherley Williams, or Old Bill Williams (1787-1849 ca.), a Santa Fe Trail scout, mountain man, and Fort Osage interpreter. Native of North Carolina raised in the...
Old Gravelton Revisited: A Description of the Cradle of the English District after Seventy-five Years
History of the Zion Lutheran Church and its German community in Gravelton, Missouri, southwest of Saint Louis, Missouri, in the 1870s.
Orderly City, Orderly Lives: The City Beautiful Movement in St. Louis
Comprehensive article about the early urban planning movement in Saint Louis, starting with Forest Park in the 1870s and continuing through the 1910s with a park and boulevard system and the 1904 World's...
Otto F. Werner
File containing a paper on Otto Werner (1837-1905), a native of Prussia, Germany emigrating to New York in 1855 as a gunsmith and serving the Union in the Civil War before retiring to Saint Louis, Missouri....
Out of The ''Wilds'': Visions of An Urban Order
Review of the planning, implementation, and effect on St. Louis of the 1904 World's Fair called the Louisiana Purchase Exposition. The article includes photos of construction progress as well as detailed...
Over This Point We Are Determined to Fight: The Urban League of St. Louis in Historical Perspective
History of the Urban League in Saint Louis working for equal rights for black citizens, especially in issues of employment and civic services, formed in 1910.
Pierre LaClede [sic], the Father of St. Louis
Biographical article about Pierre de Laclede Liguest, or Pierre Laclede (1729-1778), the founder of Saint Louis, Missouri and a native of France emigrating to New Orleans in 1755, participating in the...
Pitzman's New Atlas of the City and County of Saint Louis, Missouri
Book of plat maps showing political and voting wards and real estate ownership maps of Saint Louis County and City.
Portrait of the Old West
Photos (copies of paintings) and chapter of the book about Carl Frederick Wimar (here called "Charles Wimar"), or Carl Wimar (1828-1862), a painter and explorer of western scenes such as Indians and buffaloes,...
Pottery Helps in Finding Laclede's Home
October 8, 2006
Brief item reporting the discovery of the possible location of Pierre LacLede's home in Fort de Chartres, Illinois. Laclede, often called the founder of St. Louis, Missouri, reportedly settled this site...
Power on Parade: The Origins of the Veiled Prophet Celebration in St. Louis
History of the Veiled Prophet parades and other events in Saint Louis, starting in the 1870s. Organized by business owners and instituted following bitter labor-management strikes, and based, according...
Publications of the Nebraska State Historical Society
Description of the Western Explorer steamboat arriving in Saint Louis in 1819 with the appearance of "a huge serpent. ..rising out of the water. ..[with] all the machinery hid [sic]."
Register of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of Missouri
Obituary description for William Mason (1859-1911), "sales manager for the State of Missouri," born in Pennsylvania and moving to Saint Louis, Missouri, about 1863.
Register of the Society of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of Missouri
Obituary for Estill McHenry (1843-1906), former co-owner of the Saint Louis Post newspaper, Kentucky state representative, and assistant in the construction of the Eads Bridge, born in Kentucky and moving...
Representative Men of the West in Caricature
Caricature of Frederick Bixby, "purchasing agent for various railroad companies and now as a district manager of the immense plant of the American Car and Foundry company of St. Louis."
Rev. George E. Stevens, Pioneer Champion of Integration
Biographical article about Reverend George Stevens, a black leader of desegregation in early 20th century Kansas City and Saint Louis. Native of Philadelphia moving to Saint Louis, Missouri in 1903 as...
Rolla Wells, Mayor of St. Louis
Photo and biographical article about Rolla Wells, mayor of Saint Louis, Missouri in 1906.
Roy's Tower, Near Foot of Ashley Street
Photo and caption for "Roy's Tower, near the foot of Ashley Street" in Saint Louis, Missouri, appearing to be an old Spanish fort overlooking the Mississippi or Missouri River.
Saint Louis Minutemen
File contains several references and descriptions of the Saint Louis Minutemen, a military organization in Civil War Saint Louis.
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