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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
William Rufus Jackson
Leroy R Hafen
Sally M Miller
John T Stewart
Clement a Evans
Saint Louis World's Fair Stereoptical Cards
Special collection of 100 color stereoptical cards of the Saint Louis World's Fair of 1904, including views of buildings, exhibits, both interior and exterior, and unusual features of the fair.
Semi-Centennial Memorial, 1834-1884: Missouri Baptist General Association
Description of early Missouri newspapers in the 1830s, at the time published only in Saint Louis, Jefferson City ("Jeffersonian Republican"), and Fayette ("Boonslick Democrat").
Shewey's Map City St. Louis
Map of the city of St. Louis showing streets, parks, ward boundaries, public buildings and institutions, railroad lines and depots, the Mississippi River, and routes for cable cars, electric cars, horse...
Some Interesting and Important Facts about the Freight Situation and Growth of Kansas City Territory
Comparisons between Kansas City and Saint Louis transportation issues.
Souvenir of Inspection of New Wabash Bridge over Missouri River at Saint Charles, Missouri, Perpetuating the Route of the Historic Old Trail
Illustration of the Kansas City riverfront, circa 1855-1864, and of the Saint Louis riverfront.
Souvenir of Metropolitan St. Louis
Illustrated map of Saint Louis, Missouri, showing historical, cultural, civic, recreational, and industrial points of interest. Map is bordered by color photographs of selected locations featured on the...
Special French Heritage Issue
The whole issue is devoted to various topics relating to the French founding fathers of the areas in the Louisiana Purchase, including the Chouteaus in St. Louis and Kansas City. Articles include the following:...
Splendors of the Exposition
Photos, illustrations, and descriptions about the 1904 Saint Louis World's Fair.
St. Louis and the "Exodusters" of 1879
This article recalls the exodus from the South of many former African American slaves in the years after the Civil War. St. Louis became a major stopping place for migrants referred to as Exodusters coming...
St. Louis Artists
File contains illustrations and information on artists of Saint Louis, Missouri.
St. Louis Browns
History of the Saint Louis Browns professional baseball team in Saint Louis from 1877 up to their 1891 admission into the National League, under German brewery owner Christian Von der Ahe, with photos...
St. Louis in 1809 and 1829
Reprint of a newspaper article first appearing in the September 22, 1829, edition of the Missouri Republican. The author briefly describes the city of St. Louis in 1829 and compares its commercial activity...
St. Louis Joins United Canvass
Various news reports about Saint Louis area churches, including Lutheran, Episcopal, Methodist, Baptist, Congregational, etc.
St. Louis' Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
Manuscript (number 9) about the Gateway Arch in Saint Louis, formerly known as the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, commemorating the Louisiana Purchase of 1803, to be completed in 1966 as the tallest...
St. Louis: The Southtowner's Special Quick-Fix Guide to a Spectacular Weekend in the City with the Arch--and Much More
Article about tourist spots in Saint Louis, focusing on old buildings, especially the Saint Louis Union Station, being "renovated and reopened featuring restaurants and specialty retail shops," with photos....
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...
T. S. Eliot
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...
That Awful Perkins Boy
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....
The Battle for St. Louis
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...
The Beginnings of the Theatre in St. Louis
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."
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