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Ben DeBar as Falstaff. ca. 1867-1876

Ben DeBar as Falstaff. ca. 1867-1876

Norma Rothenbuecher and Anita Saussele posing in traditional costumes at German House, 2345 Lafayette Avenue. Photograph taken by Isaac Sievers for Sievers Studio in 1931. Sievers Studio Collection, Missouri History Museum.

Norma Rothenbuecher and Anita Saussele posing in traditional costumes at German House, 2345 Lafayette Avenue. Photograph taken by Isaac Sievers for Sievers Studio in Sievers Studio Collection, Missouri History Museum.

This Day in St. Louis History: March 3, 1849  The great move west is in full swing  The St. Louis Republican published a story predicting that the spring months would see immense amounts of travelers moving through St. Louis on their way to the gold mining regions of the west. For the westward traveler, St. Louis was essential as one of the last places to stock up. St. Louis businessmen largely supplied further west outposts, like St. Joseph, Missouri, as well.

Two men standing on a porch hoisting mugs of beer. Photograph by David Carlisle Humphreys, Missouri History Museum

Resting Child Laborer

"An Enforced Rest" - Harry Swope, aged 426 Elm Street, Newport, Kentucky. Carrying heavy bundles of paper for a News & Stationery company in 1908

Shakespearean actress Margaret Anglin, Forest Park, June 1916 | Missouri History Museum

Shakespearean actress Margaret Anglin, Forest Park, June 1916 | Missouri History Museum

Albert Bond Lambert, founder of Lambert Airport, played a huge role in aviation history | Missouri History Museum #Lambert

Albert Bond Lambert, founder of Lambert Airport, played a huge role in aviation history

"In 1863 and 1864, eight former slaves toured the northern states to raise money for impoverished African-American schools in New Orleans; four children with mixed-race ancestry and pale complexions were deliberately included to evoke sympathy from white northerners. Photographs of Charles Taylor, Rebecca Huger, Rosina Downs, and Augusta Broujey were mass-produced and sold as part of the campaign."

Historic Photographs Of "White" Slaves

"Rebecca, Augusta and Rosa: Emancipated Slaves of mixed-race from New Orleans", In 1863 and eight former slaves toured the northern states to raise money for impoverished African-American schools in New Orleans.

Saint Louis Schwabenfest performers at Triangle Park, 4106 South Broadway. Photograph taken by Isaac Sievers for Sievers Studio in 1931. Sievers Studio Collection, Missouri History Museum.

Saint Louis Schwabenfest performers at Triangle Park, 4106 South Broadway. Photograph taken by Isaac Sievers for Sievers Studio in Sievers Studio Collection, Missouri History Museum.

Northwest corner of Twelfth and Market Streets. Prendergast Lumber Company is pictured at 1201 Market Street. Photograph, ca. 1895–1905.

Northwest corner of Twelfth and Market Streets. Prendergast Lumber Company is pictured at 1201 Market Street.

Mounted police officer Emmett Raine posing on a horse at Eighth and Franklin (later renamed Dr. Martin Luther King Drive). Photograph taken by Isaac Sievers in 1933. Sievers Studio Collection, Missouri History Museum.

Mounted police officer Emmett Raine posing on a horse at Eighth and Franklin (later renamed Dr. Photograph taken by Isaac Sievers in Sievers Studio Collection, Missouri History Museum.

Missouri and the Great War Traveling Exhibit Comes to MAC  ||  PARK HILLS – Soon, history lovers will have the chance to explore Missouri’s vital role in World War I in a traveling exhibit that features stories, images, and artifacts from http://dailyjournalonline.com/democrat-news/news/local/missouri-and-the-great-war-traveling-exhibit-comes-to-mac/article_21fb0429-6f86-54d7-8014-f829b21178d1.html?utm_campaign=crowdfire&utm_content=crowdfire&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest

PARK HILLS – Soon, history lovers will have the chance to explore Missouri’s vital role in World War I in a traveling exhibit that features stories, images, and artifacts from

Nov. 27, 1862: James told Molly that someone stole his trunk and all its contents, including her letters. Colonel John A. Martin offered James the position of adjutant. John A. Martin (Colonel). Photograph by unknown, 1861–1865. Missouri History Museum.

James told Molly that someone stole his trunk and all its contents, including her letters. Colonel John A. Martin offered James the position of adjutant. Photograph by unknown, Missouri History Museum.

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