Lantern Slides
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Lantern Slides

About this collection

The Lantern Slide Collection is housed in the Rare Books and Manuscripts Room of Central Library and consists of five individual collections arranged topically. Collections depict the Mississippi River and St. Louis Riverfront in the 1930s, the 1914 Pageant & Masque of St. Louis, historic buildings in Missouri with an emphasis on St. Louis, the State Capitol in Jefferson City, and the presentation slides for The Story of a City: St. Louis Bicentennial Show 1964 which illustrate the history of St. Louis. Finding aids to the individual collections are available.

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