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161. National Affairs: Spring Flood Waters Roll On; Controls Stymied by Bickering National Affairs: Spring Flood Waters Roll On; Controls Stymied by Bickering April/28/1952 Article about "the worst flood since 1844" in the Missouri River valley, with description of flood control measures led by the Army Corps of Engineers, from Sioux City, Nebraska, to Saint Louis, Missouri,...

162. Notable St. Louisans in 1900 Notable St. Louisans in 1900 1900 Alphabetical index to biographical portraits of prominent Saint Louisans.

163. Notes--The Beginning of Jefferson Barracks Notes--The Beginning of Jefferson Barracks April//1908 History of "Jefferson Barracks, the military post near St. Louis," and its commander, General Kearny in the 1820s.

164. Official Road Map of Missouri Official Road Map of Missouri 1936 Road map of Missouri showing the state highway system and the various types of roads within that system, including concrete, asphalt, brick, gravel, oiled, and graded earth. Map also shows cities and towns,...

165. Official Road Map of Missouri Official Road Map of Missouri 1934 Road map of Missouri showing different types of roads, points of interest, lakes, colleges, counties and cities. Map includes insets of the Kansas City and St. Louis areas. The reverse side shows route...

166. Old and New St. Louis: A Concise History of the Metropolis of the West and Southwest, with a Review 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 1894 Photo and bio of Rolla Wells, mayor of Saint Louis, Missouri.

167. Old Bill Williams 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...

168. Old Gravelton Revisited: A Description of the Cradle of the English District after Seventy-five Years Old Gravelton Revisited: A Description of the Cradle of the English District after Seventy-five Years January//1948 History of the Zion Lutheran Church and its German community in Gravelton, Missouri, southwest of Saint Louis, Missouri, in the 1870s.

169. Orderly City, Orderly Lives: The City Beautiful Movement in St. Louis Orderly City, Orderly Lives: The City Beautiful Movement in St. Louis Spring//1991 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...

170. Otto F. Werner 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....

171. Out of The ''Wilds'': Visions of An Urban Order Out of The ''Wilds'': Visions of An Urban Order Spring 2004 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...

172. Over This Point We Are Determined to Fight: The Urban League of St. Louis in Historical Perspective Over This Point We Are Determined to Fight: The Urban League of St. Louis in Historical Perspective Spring//1993 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.

173. Pierre LaClede [sic], the Father of St. Louis Pierre LaClede [sic], the Father of St. Louis March//1937 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...

174. Pitzman's New Atlas of the City and County of Saint Louis, Missouri Pitzman's New Atlas of the City and County of Saint Louis, Missouri //1878 Book of plat maps showing political and voting wards and real estate ownership maps of Saint Louis County and City.

175. Portrait of the Old West Portrait of the Old West 1952 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,...

176. Pottery Helps in Finding Laclede's Home 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...

177. Power on Parade: The Origins of the Veiled Prophet Celebration in St. Louis Power on Parade: The Origins of the Veiled Prophet Celebration in St. Louis Fall//1993 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...

178. Publications of the Nebraska State Historical Society Publications of the Nebraska State Historical Society 1922 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]."

179. Register of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of Missouri Register of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of Missouri 1912 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.

180. Register of the Society of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of Missouri Register of the Society of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of Missouri 1906 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...