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    • 1904 World's Fair view

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)--Views
    • An illustration showing the palaces along lagoon at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition -- the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair.
    • Agricultural fair, Fairground Park

    • Fairground Park (Saint Louis, Mo.); Parks--Missouri--Saint Louis
    • An illustration showing the audience for the races during the annual Agricultural Fair held at Fairground Park, St. Louis, Missouri, in the late 19th century. From lantern slide presentation for the 1964 bicentennial of St. Louis' founding in...
    • Altar, Holy Cross Lutheran Church

    • Holy Cross Lutheran Church (Saint Louis, Mo.); Lutheran church buildings--Missouri--Saint Louis; Saint Louis (Mo.)--Churches; Saint Louis (Mo.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
    • Altar of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, located at 2650 Miami Street, St. Louis, Missouri. Construction on the Gothic church begn in 1867. The church became a St. Louis Landmark in 1971. From lantern slide presentation for the 1964 bicentennia of St....
    • Annie Malone Children's Home

    • Annie Malone Children's Home (Saint Louis, Mo.); Orphanages--Missouri--Saint Louis; Saint Louis (Mo.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
    • Children play outside of the Annie Malone Children's Home, circa 1940. Today's Annie Malone Children and Family Center has origins in the St. Louis Colored Orphan's Home, which opened in 1888. In 1922 philanthropist and business woman Annie T....
    • Audience at performance of the Pageant and Masque of St. Louis

    • Pageant and Masque of St. Louis Pageants--Missouri--Saint Louis St. Louis Art Museum Audiences--Missouri--Saint Louis Forest Park (Saint Louis, Mo.)
    • Actors in the Pageant and Masque of St. Louis perform on the stage in Forest Park. Audiences of as many as 100,000 gathered each of the four nights, May 28-31, 1914, in Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri, for performances of the Pageant and Masque of...
    • Audience at the Pageant and Masque of St. Louis view the stage

    • Pageant and Masque of St. Louis; Pageants--Missouri--Saint Louis; Audience--Missouri--Saint Louis; Louis IX, King of France, 1214-1270--Statues; Forest Park (Saint Louis, Mo.)
    • The statue of St. Louis of France hovers over the huge audience at a performance of the Pageant and Masque of St. Louis. Actors in the Pageant and Masque of St. Louis perform on the stage in Forest Park. Audiences of as many as 100,000 gathered...
    • Benton School, St. Louis, Missouri, 1853

    • Benton School (Saint Louis, Mo.); Public schools--Missouri--Saint Louis; Saint Louis (Mo.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
    • Illustration of the Benton School in St. Louis, Missouri. The Benton School opened in 1842 at the corner of 6th and Locust streets. From lantern slide presentation for the 1964 bicentennial of St. Louis' founding in 1764.
    • Bicycle built for two

    • Tandem bicycles
    • 19th century illustration, titled 'America: the silent wheel', of a man and a woman riding a tandem bicycle -- a bicycle built for two -- while another man rides on a two-wheeled vehicle.
    •  Bird cage, 1904 St. Louis World's Fair

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition(1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)--Buildings; Louisiana Purchase Exposition(1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)--Exhibitions & displays
    • The large birdcage exhibit was built under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution. It was part of the United States government's exhibits at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition. The Smithsonian Institution wanted to move the birdcage to...
    • Board of Education, 1876

    • Board of Education of the City of St. Louis (Mo.); School boards--Missouri--Saint Louis
    • Members of the Board of Education of St. Louis, Missouri, meet in their quarters in the Polytechnic Building. From a photograph by Boehl & Koenig for the Missouri Education Exhibit at the Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876.
    • Broadway, St. Louis, 1850s

    • Saint Louis (Mo.)--Views; Streets--Missouri--Saint Louis; Saint Louis (Mo.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Cats & wagons--Missouri--Saint Louis
    • An illustration of Broadway in St. Louis, Missouri, from an engraving in the Illustrated London news, May 1, 1858. The scene shows horse-drawn wagons on a dirt road lined with commercial buildings. From lantern slide presentation for the 1964...
    • Cartoon 'Blondie'

    • Blondie (Comic strip); Comic books, strips, etc.
    • Title frame of the American comic strip 'Blondie', with characters Blondie and Dagwood. 'Blondie' was drawn by Murat Bernard 'Chic' Young from 1930 to his death in 1973. Young grew up in South St. Louis and attended McKinley High School. Chic...
    • Certificate for donating pennies for Miss Jim

    • St. Louis Zoological Park; Zoos-Missouri--Saint Louis; Elephants--Missouri--Saint Louis Certificates
    • The certificate that was given to children who donated their pennies to the St. Louis Zoo to purchase an elephant. The elephant, Miss Jim, was purchased in 1916. The popular Miss Jim, who gave rides to thousands of Zoo visitors, died in 1948.
    • Chouteau's home

    • Architecture, French--Missouri--Saint Louis; Historic buildings--Missouri--Saint Louis
    • Sketch of the French colonial house, the Chouteau mansion, in 17th-18th century St. Louis, Missouri. From lantern slide presentation for the 1964 bicentennial of St. Louis' founding in 1764.
    • Christ Church Cathedral today

    • Christ Church Cathedral (Saint Louis, Mo.); Episcopal Church--Missouri--Saint Louis; Saint Louis (Mo.)--Churches; Saint Louis (Mo.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
    • The Episcopal Christ Church Cathedral, located at 13th and Locust streets, was constructed between 1859 and 1867. Nearby buildings--the Shell building, Central Library and others -- and Lucas Park are also in the photograph. From lantern slide...
    • Clearing the site for the village of St. Louis in 1764

    • Saint Louis (Mo.)--History; Laclede-Liguest, Pierre de, 1724-1778
    • Oscar Berninghaus illustration showing Pierre Laclede-Liguest supervising his men who are felling trees to prepare the land for the settlement that became St. Louis. From lantern slide presentation for the 1964 bicentennial of St. Louis' founding...
    • Climatron

    • Geodesic domes--Missouri--Saint Louis; Missouri Botanical Garden; Greenhouses--Missouri--Saint Louis
    • A geodesic dome, the Climatron at the Missouri Botanical Garden opened in 1960. The conservatory, which incorporated the principles of R. Buckminster Fuller, inventor of the geodesic system, was designed by St. Louis architects Murphy and Mackey. A...

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