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241. The New Encyclopedia of the American West The New Encyclopedia of the American West 1998 Entry about Francois Gesseau Chouteau, or Francois Chouteau (1797-1838), also known as "Jesse" according to this source. Native of Saint Louis, Missouri and manager of "the trade of the Kansas River from...

242. The People from HOK The People from HOK May-August//1979 Article about the architectural firm of Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum, showing some of its most well-known structures, including the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, "the capital's top attraction--more...

243. The President's Official Family The President's Official Family March/2/1905 Photos of the family of Ethan Hitchcock (of Saint Louis, Missouri), United States Secretary of the Interior in the cabinet of President Theodore Roosevelt.

244. The Reminiscences of General Bernard Pratte, Jr. The Reminiscences of General Bernard Pratte, Jr. October//1949 Biographical article about General Bernard Pratte, Jr. (1803-1886), "fur trader, merchant, former mayor of St. Louis, and raconteur." Native of Saint Louis, Missouri, starting out as a fur trader in the...

245. The Saints and St. Louis, 1831-1837: An Oasis of Tolerance and Security The Saints and St. Louis, 1831-1837: An Oasis of Tolerance and Security Summer//1973 File containing an article about the role of Saint Louis as a peaceful retreat for the Mormons in the 1830s.

246. The St. Louis Fur Trade: Fur Company Ledgers and Account Books in the Archives of the Missouri Historical The St. Louis Fur Trade: Fur Company Ledgers and Account Books in the Archives of the Missouri Historical Society February//1985 Article about the history of the fur trade in Saint Louis, Missouri, especially "from 1802 to 1871, a period which saw the emergence of St. Louis as the unchallenged fur trade capital of the West," with...

247. The St. Louis Scene: History, Place, and the St. Louis Arch The St. Louis Scene: History, Place, and the St. Louis Arch Fall//1998 Article about the preservation of architecturally significant buildings on the Saint Louis riverfront area, the oldest of which was mostly destroyed by the 1849 fire. Description of the compromises in...

248. The Tale of the Fox The Tale of the Fox Summer//1997 Article about the restoration of the Fabulous Fox Theater in Saint Louis, "opened as a movie palace in 1929," with a main lobby "supposed to resemble Buddhist monastery halls" and host to vaudeville and...

249. The Union Cause in St. Louis in 1861: An Historical Sketch The Union Cause in St. Louis in 1861: An Historical Sketch 1909 Photo of Captain Roderick Rombauer, a Union officer in the Civil War in Saint Louis, Missouri.

250. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Peter Tiernan, a Missouri state representative and book printer of Kansas City. Born in Saint Louis, Missouri in 1842 and starting out as a newspaper journalist there and in Leavenworth,...

251. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Andreas Wilhelm Winzenburg, or Andreas Winzenburg, a cigar manufacturer of Clinton, Missouri. Born in Prussia, Germany in 1841 and emigrating to Saint Louis, Missouri in 1856 before...

252. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biography of Captain Barton Able (1824-1877), a Missouri riverboat captain based in Saint Louis and involved in the growth of the city through transportation, including river commerce and railroad bridges,...

253. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Dr. Thomas Kennard, a Saint Louis physician born in Maryland in 1834 and moving to Saint Louis, Missouri, in 1858.

254. The Village under the Hill: A Sketch of Early St. Louis The Village under the Hill: A Sketch of Early St. Louis October//1927 Nostalgic history of the city of Saint Louis from its beginnings as a Spanish and French fort in the 1700s. Describes its overgrowth and removal of the original town structures, with an illustration of...

255. The Wave of Reform The Wave of Reform October//1905 Photos and descriptions of Edward Hoch, governor of Kansas, Joseph Folk, governor of Missouri, and Ethan Allen Hitchcock, or Ethan Hitchcock, "secretary of the interior in President Roosevelt's cabinet,...

256. The Witty, Wacky World of Al Hirschfeld The Witty, Wacky World of Al Hirschfeld March-June//1977 Photos, illustrations (caricatures by the artist), and biographical article about Al Hirschfeld, a "74-year-old world-renowned caricaturist" specializing in drawings of movie personalities and other celebrities....

257. This Is St. Louis This Is St. Louis May-August//1979 Overview of the development of Saint Louis as a city, since its founding in the 1760s, through rapid growth in the late 1800s and into the 20th century, with descriptions of its economy, architecture,...

258. 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...

259. 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,"...

260. 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...