Friday, May 29, 2009


The sources below have recently been added to the Missouri History
Museum Genealogy and Local History Index

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Dennis Northcott
Associate Archivist for Reference
Missouri History Museum

1. Portrait album from a dinner given by Charles E. Ware, complimentary
to George T. Nicholson, on his departure to assume passenger traffic
management of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway, and to Benjamin L. Winchell, on his coming to St. Louis to assume the general passenger
agency of the St. Louis & San Francisco Railroad, held at Tony Faust's,
St. Louis, April 30, 1898.

2. "St. Louisans You Want to Know" (published by the Penograph Feature Service Co., St. Louis, circa 1921). Includes caricatures of prominent
St. Louisans.

3. Caricature album of the annual dinner, the Bankers Club of St. Louis, December 21, 1915

4. One Hundredth Anniversary, United Hebrew Congregation: Saint Louis, Missouri, 1838-1938 (St. Louis: The Congregation, 1938)

5. Dedicatory Book, United Hebrew Congregation, 1927

6. Union Base Ball Club March / composed by T.M. Brown (published by Rich. J. Compton, St. Louis, 1867). The cover of this piece of sheet music, which is dedicated to the members of the Union Base Ball Club, champions of Missouri, contains engraved images of the nine members of the Union Base Ball Club and their positions.

7. Illustrated Souvenir of the 27th National Festival of the North American Gymnastic Union and the City of St. Louis, Mo. (published under the auspices of the Central Committee by the Western Engraving Company, St. Louis, [1897]). Includes small portraits of gymnastic teachers and members of the Central Committee.

8. Program of the Entertainment and Dance Given by the Employees of Meyer Brothers Drug Co. under the Auspices of Meyer Brothers Employes [Employees] Mutual Aid Ass'n (held at Lemp's Hall, Thirteenth and Utah, February 14, 1910). Includes thumbnail portraits of Meyer Brothers Drug Company employees who served on various committees that organized the event.

9. The St. Louis Post Office (St. Louis, Mo.: St. Louis Post Office, 1937). Includes photographs of St. Louis Post Office employees.

10. Photographs of cast members and committee members of the Pageant and Masque of St. Louis. The Pageant and Masque was a historical drama of the history of St. Louis that was performed before huge crowds on Art Hill in Forest Park from May 28 to May 31, 1914.

11. Plat of the western addition of the Thomas Allen estate, bounded by California, Lafayette and Jefferson Avenues and [Accomac Street], St.
Louis, Missouri, circa 1885. Includes the names of several lot owners in the western addition of the Thomas Allen estate.

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