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Standing Up for Civil Rights in St. Louis
ISBN: PB: 9781883982911, Missouri History Museum Press, November 2017
64 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 25 colour plates, 18 halftones
The bustling river city of St. Louis occupies a special place in the long history of African American advocacy for civil rights and equal justice. The city was home to a small but thriving population of free blacks even before the Civil War. It was t...
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£7,00
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Capturing the City Photographs from the Streets of St. Louis, 1900-1930
ISBN: HB: 9781883982836, Missouri History Museum Press, March 2017
304 pp., 27.9x22.8 cm , 280 halftones
During the first two decades of the twentieth century, the St. Louis Street Department generated one of the most extensive troves of photographs ever taken of the city. Ostensibly created to document municipal challenges and improvements, the images...
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£34,00
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Aerial Crossroads of America St. Louis's Lambert Airport
ISBN: HB: 9781883982898, Missouri History Museum Press, February 2017
336 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm , 178 halftones
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...
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£24,00
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Little Black Dress From Mourning to Night
ISBN: PB: 9781883982843, Missouri History Museum Press, April 2016
160 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm , 75 colour plates
What's the most important garment in a woman's closet? More often than not, the answer is "the little black dress". For decades, fashion magazines have touted the LBD as the perfect solution to almost every fashion crisis. Dressed up or down, with fl...
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£26,00
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Movers and Shakers, Scalawags and Suffragettes Tales from Bellefontaine Cemetery
ISBN: PB: 9781883982867, Missouri History Museum Press, January 2016
392 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm , 14 colour plates, 40 halftones
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...
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£18,00
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It Ends Here The Last Missouri Vigilante
ISBN: PB: 9781883982850, Missouri History Museum Press, November 2015
256 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 60 halftones, 2 maps
In early January 1904, a reporter from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch traveled to Oklahoma City to meet with a washed-up relic of the "Wild West: Edward Capehart O'Kelley". On the dusty streets of the former Indian Territory, O'Kelley struggled to stay...
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£19,00
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My Dear Molly The Civil War Letters of Captain James Love
ISBN: HB: 9781883982829, Missouri History Museum Press, April 2015
528 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm , 140 halftones
The Missouri History Museum archives are bursting with collections that provide firsthand accounts of both historic and everyday moments, but when archivist M. E. Kodner came across the James Love letters, she knew she had discovered something extrao...
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£22,00
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Max Starkloff and the Fight for Disability Rights
ISBN: HB: 9781883982799, Missouri History Museum Press, November 2014
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 50 halftones
In 1959, at the age of twenty-one, Max Starkloff was in a car accident that left him paralyzed from the neck down. His doctors doubted he would live longer than a few days, and, if he survived, the hope for his quality of life would be minimal. How d...
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£21,00
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Necessary Evil Settling Missouri with a Rope and a Gun
ISBN: PB: 9781883982812, Missouri History Museum Press, October 2014
304 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 65 halftones, 3 line drawings, 6 maps
From the Mormon Wars to the Border Wars to gangs of Bald Knobbers and Bushwhackers, Missouri's reign of vigilante justice during the nineteenth century is unparalleled by any other state in the nation. Situated as the Gateway to the West, Missouri ex...
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£19,00
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Up North St. Louis’s Summer Colonies on Lake Huron in the Golden Age of Travel
ISBN: PB: 9781883982744, Missouri History Museum Press, May 2013
224 pp., 23x15 cm , 5 tables, 1 map, 80 halftones
For everyone from school age to professional, there is no greater pleasure than the summer vacation, the chance to pack our suitcases and escape from workaday life and domestic chores; we look forward to it during the long slog and count down the day...
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£18,00
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