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201. Sylvestre Pratt Sylvestre Pratt June 19, 1905 Biographical chapter about Sylvestre S. Pratte, or Sylvestre Pratt (1799-1828), a short-lived mountain man. He was a native of Saint Louis, Missouri married to a niece of "the last Spanish Governor of...

202. T. S. Eliot T. S. Eliot Winter//1998 Biographical article about one of Missouri's greatest literary figures, T. S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot (1888-1965) and one of the foremost literary critics in the world and author of "The Waste Land," born...

203. That Awful Perkins Boy That Awful Perkins Boy September-October//1978 Photos and biographical article about Marlin Perkins, 72-year-old (in 1978) host of the "Wild Kingdom" television show and a native of Carthage, Missouri, and resident of a Saint Louis, Missouri, suburb....

204. The Battle for St. Louis The Battle for St. Louis July//1975 Article about the role of the Spanish fortress of San Carlos in the defense of the fledgling town of Saint Louis, Missouri, from a "horde" of Indians at the time of the Revolutionary War in 1780, with...

205. The Beginnings of the Theatre in St. Louis The Beginnings of the Theatre in St. Louis February//1928 Early history of theatrical performances and theaters in Saint Louis, starting in 1814 with the shows of Eugene Leitensdorfer, the "modest predecessor of the lamented Mr. Houdini."

206. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of Gordon McNeil, "president of the McNeil Pressed Brick Company" and native of Saint Louis, Missouri.

207. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of Dr. Benjamin Hypes, a physician born in Illinois in 1846 and moving to Saint Louis, Missouri, about 1870.

208. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of William Hills, a "merchant and manufacturer" in Saint Louis, born in New York in 1841 and moving to Saint Louis, Missouri, in 1866 as a Civil War veteran.

209. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of Hiram Lloyd, "president of the St. Louis Master Builders' Exchange," born in Illinois in 1863 and moving to Saint Louis, Missouri, as a boy, "erect[ing] a number of fine residences"...

210. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of William Lightholder, a Missouri state representative born in Saint Louis, Missouri, in 1869.

211. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of Richard Phillips, "civil engineer, exposition official" in Saint Louis, Missouri, born in Boone County, Missouri, in 1866.

212. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of Jacob Klein, "lawyer, and formerly judge of the Circuit Court of St. Louis," born in Germany in 1845 and arriving in Saint Louis, Missouri, about 1851.

213. The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons 1908 Excerpt from Monette's "history of the Mississippi Valley," describing the dress of pioneers in the "colonial days" of Saint Louis, including "boatmen, voyageurs, and coueurs des bois."

214. The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons 1908 Description of Saint Louis and Saint Genevieve's first descriptions in print, in a book by a British officer, Captain Philip Pitman, in 1770, from his observations in 1767 on a voyage along the Mississippi...

215. The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons 1908 Description of the visit to Saint Louis in 1825 by the "Duke of Saxe-Weimar," "one of the earliest European travelers to visit" the city, excerpting his descriptions of the place.

216. The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons 1908 Excerpted description of Saint Louis from Edmund Flagg's 1838 book, "The Far West."

217. The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons 1908 Excerpted notes from the observations of 1842 Saint Louis by the famous British novelist, Charles Dickens, referred to as the "master of description," with comments on the Planter's House hotel, the old...

218. The Building of the Arch The Building of the Arch May-August//1979 Article about the construction of the "world-renowned" Gateway Arch in Saint Louis in the early 1960s, designed by Eero Saarinen, with photos of the precarious construction situations.

219. The Case of Lloyd Lionel Gaines: The Demise of the Separate but Equal Doctrine The Case of Lloyd Lionel Gaines: The Demise of the Separate but Equal Doctrine October 1, 1971 Article about the United States Supreme Court case of Lloyd Lionel Gaines, or Lloyd Gaines, an African American from Saint Louis, Missouri who was denied admission to the University of Missouri because...

220. The Chouteau Map Re-Examined: A Quest in Progress The Chouteau Map Re-Examined: A Quest in Progress 2009 "Over the years, so much mythology has accumulated around this map that recently the authors of this article set out to find the evidence. With this article is published, in color for the first time, the...