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General St. Louis Resources
Bitter Brew by
Publication Date: 2012-11-06
The creators of Budweiser and Michelob beers, the Anheuser-Busch company is one of the wealthiest, most colorful and enduring family dynasties in the history of American commerce.
Books on the History of St. Louis
Just a sampling of books in the McCulloch Library about St. Louis History. Search for more in the catalog.
Mapping Decline by
Publication Date: 2008-04-15
Once a thriving metropolis on the banks of the Mississippi, St. Louis, Missouri, is now a ghostly landscape of vacant houses, boarded up storefronts, and abandoned factories. This text examines the causes and consequences of St. Louis's urban crisis.
St. Louis Aviation by
Publication Date: 2011-04-11
For a little more than 60 years, from 1904 to 1967, St. Louis was considered the world's air capital for balloon racers, parachutists, airship aeronauts, air-traffic controllers, scheduled airlines, solo-flight adventurers, fighter pilots, and astronauts. At many times, the United States has led the world in aviation development and technology, and St. Louis was one of the biggest contributors with many aviation firsts.
Historic North St. Louis by
Publication Date: 2003-03-12
During the early 19th century, the Mississippi River valley north of St. Louis attracted many settlers eager to farm its fertile land. Proximity to the river and downtown markets helped the area grow. Immigrants arrived from Germany and other European countries, and after the Civil War, blacks migrated from the South. Today, the Hyde Park, Bissell-College Hill, and Old North St. Louis neighborhoods are home to diverse communities with a rich and shared history.
Cardinals Essential by
Publication Date: 2006-04-01
A one-stop record containing everything Cardinals fans want to know about their favorite baseball team, this resource is packed with anecdotes, history, explanations of traditions, statistics, trivia, and photos.
Movers and Shakers, Scalawags and Suffragettes by
Publication Date: 2009-01-20
The history of Bellefontaine Cemetery in St. Louis is told through the stories of those who are buried there. The book is organized into sections, such as artists, fur traders, and Civil War generals, which feature biographies of individuals. Besides being a history of a significant place, this book functions as a guidebook to St. Louis and its notable residents.
The St. Louis Baseball Reader by
Publication Date: 2006-10-01
The St. Louis Baseball Reader is a tale of two teams: one the city's lovable losers, the other a formidable dynasty. The St. Louis Cardinals are the most successful franchise in National League history, while the St. Louis Browns were one of the least successful, yet most colorful, American League teams. Now Richard Peterson has collected the writings of some of baseball's greatest storytellers to pay tribute to both these teams. His book, the first anthology devoted exclusively to the Cardinals and Browns, covers the rich history of St. Louis baseball from its late-nineteenth-century origins to the modern era.
Ethnic St. Louis by
Publication Date: 2015-07-01
As St. Louis celebrates the 250th year since its founding, Ethnic St. Louis highlights the many communities that make St. Louis a vibrant, multi-ethnic city. Their storiesaccompanied by rare photographyfill the new book Ethnic St. Louis, a rich tapestry of the people and cultures that have enriched the Gateway City throughout its history.
Catholic St. Louis History
Mapping Decline by
Publication Date: 2008-05-13
Once a thriving metropolis on the banks of the Mississippi, St. Louis, Missouri, is now a ghostly landscape of vacant houses, boarded-up storefronts, and abandoned factories. The Gateway City is, by any measure, one of the most depopulated, deindustrialized, and deeply segregated examples of American urban decay.
The Aerial Crossroads of America by
Publication Date: 2016-11-15
The history of Lambert-St. Louis International Airport is the story of American aviation. Everything that has taken place on the airport's footprint--from Lindbergh to American Airlines, jet airliners to space travel--constitutes a microcosm of the triumphs and tragedies of winged flight in America.
African American History of St. Louis