Missouri Historical Review

Listing of titles and authors by volume



July 2016 (Vol. 110, No. 4)

Feature Articles

In Memoriam
Lawrence O. Christensen, 1937–2016
235 By Gary R. Kremer Kansas City's Crusader
Leon Birkhead and the Fight against Fascism
237 By Thomas Howell Nazi Scientists in the Land of Mark Twain
The US Bureau of Mines Synthetic Fuels Demonstration Plant at
Louisiana, Missouri, 1945–1953
260 By Jeff Schramm
Richard Symmes Thomas
Unwavering Conservative in the Early Missouri Judiciary
277 By Matthew W. Hall

From the Stacks

297
Research Center–Springfield
"A Nice Cottage Where We Always Stop":
The Branson Lodging Postcards Collection and Early Ozarks Tourism
By Erin Smither

Book Reviews

301
The Collapse of Price's Raid: The Beginning of the End in Civil War Missouri
By Mark A. Lause
Reviewed by Jeffrey Patrick Sharecropper's Troubadour: John L. Handcox, the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union, and the African American Song Tradition
By Michael K. Honey
Reviewed by Scott Holzer Fighting for Total Person Unionism: Harold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway, and Working-Class Citizenship
By Robert Bussel
Reviewed by John W. McKerley Success Depends on the Animals: Emigrants, Livestock, and Wild Animals on the Overland Trails, 1840–1869
By Diane L. Ahmad
Reviewed by Will Bagley Nuclear Energy and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman
Edited by J. Samuel Walker
Reviewed by Jeff Schramm

Book Notes

308
Wayne County, Missouri Veterans' History
Edited by Charles Francis
Born a Slave: Rediscovering Arthur Jackson's African American Heritage
By David W. Jackson
Mr. Smith Goes to Prison: What My Year behind Bars Taught Me about America's Prison Crisis
By Jeff Smith
Missouri's Mad Doctor McDowell: Confederates, Cadavers, and Macabre Medicine
By Victoria Cosner and Lorelei Shannon
The Electric Pencil: Drawings from Inside State Hospital No. 3
By James Edward Deeds Jr.
Racism in Kansas City: A Short History
By G. S. Griffin
A Nice Place to Visit: Tourism and Urban Revitalization in the Postwar Rustbelt
By Aaron Cowan

News in Brief

311

Index to Volume 110

313

Cover Image Credit

Don't Let That Shadow Touch Them: Buy War Bonds, 1942, offset-lithographic poster produced by the US Department of the Treasury, after a painting by Lawrence Beall Smith (1909–1995). [Art Collection, SHSMO-C, 2006.0005.14]


April 2016 (Vol. 110, No. 3)

Feature Articles

The Bishops and the Black Hawks
Ambition and Family in Raising a Volunteer Regiment in Civil War Missouri
149 By William Garrett Piston John Francis Cahill’s Pursuit of Empire in Post–Civil War St. Louis 181 By Henry W. Berger "The First Morning of Their Freedom"
African American Women, Black Testimony, and Military Justice in Civil War Missouri
196 By Sharon Romeo

From the Stacks

217
Research Center–St. Louis
An Independent Journalist: The Charles Klotzer Publications Collection
By Mark Loehrer

Book Reviews

222
Thomas Hart Benton: Discoveries and Interpretations
By Henry Adams
Reviewed by Erika Doss Mississippi River Tragedies: A Century of Unnatural Disaster
By Christine A. Klein and Sandra B. Zellmer
Reviewed by Jerry J. Frank George Washington Carver: A Life
By Christina Vella
Reviewed by R. Douglas Hurt Truman, Congress, and Korea: The Politics of America’s First Undeclared War
By Larry Blomstedt
Reviewed by William Stueck Hear My Sad Story: The True Tales that Inspired Stagolee, John Henry, and Other Traditional American Folk Songs
By Richard Polenberg
Reviewed by Michael K. Honey

Book Notes

229
The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey
By Rinker Buck
The Gateway Arch: An Unlikely Masterpiece
By Tim O’Neil
A Strenuous Day
By Wayne Mahood
Bettyville: A Memoir
By George Hodgman
This Strange Wilderness: The Life and Art of John James Audubon
By Nancy Plain
Pie Suppers and Wind-Up Record Players: Tales from the Good Old Days in Southwest Missouri, a Treasury of 20th Century Memories
Compiled and edited by Todd Blair and Karen Garvey
From His Toil and the Soil: Cultivating 24,000 Acres behind Mules Made Him America’s Biggest Farmer ca. 1900
By John F. Schoenfelder and Robert Allen Rankin Jr.

Graduate Theses Relating to Missouri History, 2015

231

News in Brief

233

Cover Image Credit

Detail from Mexican Street Scene, watercolor gouache by Missouri artist Fred Geary (1894–1946), created sometime between 1930 and 1946 [Art Collection, SHSMO-C]


January 2016 (Vol. 110, No. 2)

Feature Articles
Missouri Historical Review Cover The Rise of the Unelected Bureaucrat
Democracy and Merit in the 1943–1944 Missouri Constitutional Convention

By Kenneth H. Winn and Paul Otto Sr.
87
Dubious Pursuits
A Discussion of William Clark's Enigmatic 1798 River Journey to Spanish New Orleans
By Jo Ann Trogdon and William E. Foley
109
Slavery in Oregon
The Missouri Connection

By R. Gregory Nokes
120
From the Stacks:
   Research Center–Cape Girardeau

  Amy Husband Kimmel and the Wednesday Club of Cape Girardeau
By Frank Nickell and Jessica Cox
132
Book Reviews
136

The Unknown Travels and Dubious Pursuits of William Clark
   By Jo Ann Trogdon
Reviewed by Roger L. Nichols

Redemption Songs: Suing for Freedom before Dred Scott
   By Lea VanderVelde
Reviewed by Wilma King

American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood
   Edited by Austen Barron Bailly
Reviewed by Henry Adams

The Last Hurrah: Sterling Price's Missouri Expedition of 1864
   By Kyle S. Sinisi
Reviewed by Ethan S. Rafuse

St. Louis and Empire: 250 Years of Imperial Quest and Urban Crisis
   By Henry W. Berger
Reviewed by Matthew J. Mancini

Faces Like Devils: The Bald Knobber Vigilantes in the Ozarks
   By Matthew J. Hernando
Reviewed by Jarod Roll

Book Notes
144

Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée
By Anna Servaes

The Wreck of the America in Southern Illinois: A Flatboat on the Ohio River
By Mark J. Wagner

Rural Schools in the Heartland: Adair County, Missouri
By Larry C. Evans and Vivian Vice Wright

Plenty Ladylike: A Memoir
By Claire McCaskill with Terry Ganey

Canoeing the Great Plains: A Missouri River Summer
By Patrick Dobson

Recipient of Grace: From Hunnewell, Missouri, to Deputy Librarian and Chief Operating Officer, Library of Congress
By Donald L. Scott

News in Brief
146
Cover Image Credit
At the Capitol Fountain, pastel on paper by Robert F. Bussabarger (1922–2013) of Columbia, date of work unknown [Art Collection, SHSMO-C]

October 2015 (Vol. 110, No. 1)

Feature Articles
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"Leaving Every Man to Work Out His Own Way"
The Panic of 1819 in Missouri

By William M. Snodgrass

1

A College Sports Rivalry Like No Other
Public Memory of the Border War in the Missouri-Kansas Football Competition

By Keith Piontek

22

Fighting for Both Sides
The Civil War Experiences of Early Enrolled "Galvanized Yankees," 1863–1864

By Marilyn J. Gesch

47

From the Stacks:
   Research Center–Kansas City

  The Twin Citians: A Black Women's Club and Its Battle for Civil Rights in Kansas City
By Lucinda J. Adams

70
Book Reviews
74

Empire by Collaboration: Indians, Colonists and Government in Colonial Illinois Country
   By Robert Michael Morrissey
Reviewed by William E. Foley

St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive
   By Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person
Reviewed by Patricia Cleary

Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography
   By Laura Ingalls Wilder, edited by Pamela Smith Hill
Reviewed by Caroline Fraser

William Wells Brown: An African American Life
   By Ezra Greenspan
Reviewed by Phillip W. Magness

The Civil War Guerrilla: Unfolding the Black Flag in History, Memory, and Myth
   Edited by Joseph M. Beilein Jr. and Matthew C. Hulbert
Reviewed by Matthew M. Stith

A Store Almost in Sight: The Economic Transformation of Missouri from the Louisiana Purchase to the Civil War
   By Jeff Bremer
Reviewed by Jessica A. Cannon

Book Notes
83

Working the Mississippi: Two Centuries of Life on the River
By Bonnie Stepenoff

Listening to the Jar Flies: Growing Up in Wheaton and Rocky Comfort
By Jimmy R. Lewis

The Pine Tar Game: The Kansas City Royals, the New York Yankees, and Baseball's Most Absurd and Entertaining Controversy
By Filip Bondy

Voices of Missouri's Rivers
By William Turner

American Vandal: Mark Twain Abroad
By Roy Morris Jr.

Civil War Wests: Testing the Limits of the United States
Edited by Adam Arenson and Andrew R. Graybill

Grant under Fire: An Exposé of Generalship and Character in the American Civil War
By Joseph A. Rose

News in Brief
85
Cover Image Credit
Collage with water-based body color on paperboard by Fred Irvin (1914–2006) of Chillicothe, Missouri, title and date of work unknown. [Art Collection, SHSMO-C]

July 2015 (Vol. 109, No. 4)

Feature Articles
Missouri Historical Review Cover

“A Pure Son of Missouri”
Freeman Barrows at the Crossroads of the Slaveholding Frontier
By Jeremy Neely

215

Navigating Change in the Homophile Heartland:
Kansas City’s Phoenix Society and the Early Gay Rights Movement, 1966–1971

By Kevin Scharlau

234

“My Girl”
Bill French Goes a Courtin’—The Old and the New in Missouri Ozarks Courtships, 1908–1913

By Benjamin G. Rader

254

From the Stacks:
   Research Center–Columbia

  Missouri in the Great Depression: The WPA Historical Records Survey Collection
By Laura R. Jolley

268
Book Reviews
272

Soldiers in the Army of Freedom: The 1st Kansas Colored, the Civil War’s First African American Combat Unit
   By Ian Michael Spurgeon
Reviewed by Earl J. Hess

Wolf by the Ears: The Missouri Crisis, 1819–1821
   By John R. Van Atta
Reviewed by James J. Gigantino II

From Little Houses to Little Women: Revisiting a Literary Childhood
   By Nancy McCabe
Reviewed by Pamela Smith Hill

The Civil War in the Border South
   By Christopher Phillips
Reviewed by William Garrett Piston

Merchants of Independence: International Trade on the Santa Fe Trail, 1827–1860
   By William Patrick O’Brien
Reviewed by Jeff Bremer

The Life and Legends of Calamity Jane
   By Richard W. Etulain
Reviewed by Larry Cebula

Book Notes
280

Mapping St. Louis History: An Exhibition of Historic Maps, Rare Books and Images Commemorating the 250th Anniversary of the Founding of St. Louis
By John Neal Hoover

The Settler in Missouri
By Adelbert Count Baudissin; translated by Steven Rowan

Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry and Laura Ingalls Wilder
By Teresa Lynn

Joe, the Slave Who Became an Alamo Legend
By Ron J. Jackson Jr. and Lee Spencer White

The Great Missouri Raid: Sterling Price and the Last Major Confederate Campaign in Northern Territory
By Michael J. Forsyth

Young Eliot: From St. Louis to The Waste Land
By Robert Crawford

My Dear Molly: The Civil War Letters of Captain James Love
Edited by M. E. Kodner

Origins of the National Security State and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman
Edited by Mary Ann Heiss and Michael J. Hogan

A Refuge in the Woodlands: A History of the Springfield Federal Transient Camp in Springfield, Missouri
By Sally Lyons McAlear

News in Brief
282
Index
285
Cover Image Credit
Spring Landscape, collage with acrylic paint by Joanne Zucco Berneche, created circa 1970. [1975.0132, SHSMO-C]

April 2015 (Vol. 109, No. 3)

Feature Articles
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Thomas Hart Benton's Fall from Grace
By Henry Adams

145

"That's What a Real Political Cartoon Is"
An Exploration of Cartooning and Political Culture with Jules Feiffer and Tom Engelhardt

With an Introduction by Joan Stack

158

The Concept of Liberty in Territorial Missouri, 1819
By John Korasick

179

From the Stacks:
   Research Center-Rolla

  Gifts of an Heiress: Lucy Wortham James and the James Foundation Papers, 1912–1980s
By John Bradbury

198
Book Reviews
202

Senator Benton and the People: Master Race Democracy on the Early American Frontiers
   By Ken S. Mueller
Reviewed by Dennis K. Boman

German Immigrants, Race, and Citizenship in the Civil War Era
   By Alison Clark Efford
Reviewed by Robert W. Frizzell

Utopia: Revisiting a German State in America; Aufbruch in die Utopie: Auf den Spuren einer deutschen Republik in den USA
   Edited by Traveling Summer Republic and City Archives of Giessen
Reviewed by Steven Rowan

An Osage Journey to Europe, 1827–1830: Three French Accounts
   Edited and Translated by William Least Heat-Moon and James K. Wallace
Reviewed by Greg Olson

Winning the War for Democracy: The March on Washington Movement, 1941–1946
   By David Lucander
Reviewed by Keona Ervin

Play Me Something Quick and Devilish: Old-Time Fiddlers in Missouri
   By Howard Wight Marshall
Reviewed by Patrick Huber

Book Notes
211

Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, Volume 3
Edited by Susan Swartwout

Necessary Evil: Settling Missouri with a Rope and a Gun
By Joe Johnston

Friends of Arrow Rock: The First 55 Years
By Sandy Selby

Laura Ingalls Wilder: American Writer on the Prairie
By Sallie Ketcham

Alexis in America: A Russian Grand Duke's Tour, 1871–1872
By Lee A. Farrow

Moonlight Serenade to City Lights: Rare Images of Bands and Orchestras from the Dance Hall Era in Missouri
By Kenneth Johnson

And Justice for All: A History of the Federal District Court of Eastern Missouri
By Burton Boxerman

Teddy Roosevelt & Leonard Wood: Partners in Command
By John S.D. Eisenhower

The Battle of Pilot Knob: Thunder in Arcadia Valley
By Bryce A. Suderow and R. Scott House

The Southern Exodus to Mexico: Migration across the Borderlands after the American Civil War
By Todd W. Wahlstrom

Graduate Theses Relating to Missouri History, 2014
213
News in Brief
214
Cover Image Credit
Detail from Politics, Farming and Law panel, A Social History of Missouri, Missouri Capitol mural by Thomas Hart Benton (1889–1975), 1936. [Art © Benton Testamentary Trusts/UMB Bank Trustee/VAGA, New York]

January 2015 (Vol. 109, No. 2)

Feature Articles
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The Global Village on the Banks of the Mississippi
By Patricia Cleary

79

The Ignoble Grape:
The Rise, Fall, and Rise Again of the Outsider Norton

By Todd Kliman

93

Death of a Prostitute:
Suicide and Respectability in St. Louis, 1875 to 1900

By Sarah Lirley McCune

108

From the Stacks:
   Research Center-St. Louis

  The Tooth Fairy vs. the Atom Smashers: The Baby Tooth Survey Records in the Committee for Environmental Information Collection (1956–1977)
By Nancy McIlvaney

128
Book Reviews
132

The Gateway Arch: A Biography
   By Tracy Campbell
Reviewed by Colin Gordon

My Life before the World War, 1860–1917: A Memoir
   By John J. Pershing; Edited and with an Introduction by John T. Greenwood
Reviewed by John C. McManus

Bleeding Kansas, Bleeding Missouri: The Long Civil War on the Border
   Edited by Jonathan Earle and Diane Mutti Burke
Reviewed by Kenneth H. Winn

Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker
   By Stanley Crouch
Reviewed by Gerald Early

The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes
   By Conevery Bolton Valencius
Reviewed by Adam Criblez

Achieve the Honorable: A Missouri Congressman's Journey from Warm Springs to Washington
   By Ike Skelton
Reviewed by James N. Giglio

Book Notes
140

Union
By Sue Blesi

Guerrilla Warfare in Civil War Missouri, Volume III: January–August, 1864
By Bruce Nichols

Guerrilla Warfare in Civil War Missouri, Volume IV: September 1864–June 1865
By Bruce Nichols

Creating the American West: Boundaries and Borderlands
By Derek R. Everett

Gloomy Terrors and Hidden Fires: The Mystery of John Colter and Yellowstone
By Ronald M. Anglin and Larry E. Morris

Citizen Explorer: The Life of Zebulon Pike
By Jared Orsi

Father of Route 66: The Story of Cy Avery
By Susan Croce Kelly

The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation
By John Kyle Day

Busy in the Cause: Iowa, the Free-State Struggle in the West, and the Prelude to the Civil War
By Lowell J. Soike

The Great Medicine Road, Part 1: Narratives of the Oregon, California, and Mormon Trails, 1840–1848
Edited by Michael L. Tate with Will Bagley and Richard Rieck

Railroad Empire across the Heartland: Rephotographing Alexander Gardner's Westward Journey
By James E. Sherow, with photographs by John R. Charlton

News in Brief
143
Cover Image Credit
Late Summer Sun, watercolor by Carl R. Gentry (1888–1976), date unknown. [1976.0060, SHSMO-C]

October 2014 (Vol. 109, No. 1)

Feature Articles
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What Men Expected, What Women Did:
The Political Economy of Suffrage in St. Louis, 1920–1928

By Linda Harris Dobkins

1

Occupational Change, Culture Maintenance, and Social Status:
The Welsh in a Missouri Coal Town, 1870–1930

By Robert Llewellyn Tyler

18

Chris Von der Ahe, the American Association vs. National League Cultural War, and the Rise of Major-League Baseball
By Jon David Cash

41

From the Stacks:
   Research Center-Cape Girardeau

  The Oliver Collection and Allen Laws Oliver
By Frank Nickell

62
Book Reviews
66

Kansas City and How It Grew, 1822–2011
   By James R. Shortridge
Reviewed by Louis W. Potts

Voodoo Priests, Noble Savages, and Ozark Gypsies: The Life of Folklorist Mary Alicia Owen
   By Greg Olson
Reviewed by Tom Spencer

The Brothers Robidoux and the Opening of the American West
   By  Robert J. Willoughby
Reviewed by Diana L. Ahmad

Springfield's Urban Histories: Essays on the Queen City of the Missouri Ozarks
   Edited by Stephen L. McIntyre
Reviewed by Donald Oster

Wild Frenchmen and Frenchified Indians: Material Culture and Race in Colonial Louisiana
   By Sophie White
Reviewed by Sara Brooks Sundberg

Civil Liberties and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman
   Edited by Richard S. Kirkendall
Reviewed by Patrick E. McLear

Indians, Alcohol, and the Roads to Taos and Santa Fe
   By William E. Unrau
Reviewed by Kevin Jon Fernlund

The Lost Cause: The Trials of Frank and Jesse James
   By James P. Muehlberger
Reviewed by Jeremy Neely

Book Notes
76

Incident at the Otterville Station: A Civil War Story of Slavery and Rescue
By John Christgau

Stories from Platte County: Landmark People, Vol. II
By Bill Hankins

When the Wolf Came: The Civil War and the Indian Territory
By Mary Jane Warde

The Architecture of Maritz & Young: Exceptional Historic Homes of St. Louis
By Kevin Amsler and L. John Schott

From These Honored Dead: Historical Archaeology of the American Civil War
Edited by Clarence R. Geier, Douglas D. Scott, and Lawrence E. Babits

The Worlds the Shawnees Made: Migration and Violence in Early America
By Stephen Warren

The Scars of Project 459: The Environmental Story of the Lake of the Ozarks
By Traci Angel

The Rural Midwest since World War II
Edited by J. L. Anderson

Small-Town Dreams: Stories of Midwestern Boys Who Shaped America
By John E. Miller

News in Brief
78
Cover Image Credit
Wheat Shocks, oil on canvas by Frederick Oakes Sylvester (1869–1915), c. 1911. (1961.0008, SHSMO-C)

July 2014 (Vol. 108, No. 4)

Feature Articles
Missouri Historical Review Cover

Lynn Wolf Gentzler Retiring
By Gary R. Kremer

219

A Cherokee Thanksgiving:
The Role of Nathan Boone in the Cherokee Crisis of 1845 and 1846

By David Roggensees

221

William D. Swinney:
Howard County Slaveholder and Entrepreneur

By Lawrence O. Christensen

236

Race and Meaning in Missouri History:
A Personal Journey

By Gary R. Kremer

253

From the Stacks:
   Research Center-Kansas City

  A Dramatic Life: The Blevins Davis (1903–1971) Papers
By Tracey Howerton

267
Book Reviews
271

Rebels on the Border: Civil War, Emancipation, and the Reconstruction of Kentucky and Missouri
   By Aaron Astor
Reviewed by Sharon Romeo

The Eighteen-Day Running Mate: McGovern, Eagleton, and a Campaign in Crisis
   By Joshua M. Glasser
Reviewed by James N. Giglio

A Companion to Harry S. Truman
   Edited by Daniel S. Margolies
Reviewed by Jon Taylor

Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S Truman
   By Aida D. Donald
Reviewed by Max J. Skidmore

Book Notes
277

Guerrilla Hunters in Civil War Missouri
By James W. Erwin

Lexington
By Roger E. Slusher and the Lexington Historical Association

Lewis and Clark among the Nez Perce: Strangers in the Land of the Nimiipuu
By Allen V. Pinkham and Steven R. Evans

Carthage: 1940–1990
By Wade Utter and Michele Hansford for the Powers Museum

A Most Unsettled State: First-Person Accounts of St. Louis during the Civil War
By NiNi Harris

Self-Help Messiah: Dale Carnegie and Success in Modern America
By Steven Watts

The Life and Music of Charlie Parker
By Chuck Haddix

Voices in Bronze and Stone: Kansas City's World War I Monuments and Memorials
By James J. Heiman

News in Brief
279
Index
281
Cover Image Credit
Your Country Calls: Enlist, Plow—Buy Bonds, color lithograph by Lloyd Burton Myers at the firm of Albert Frank & Company, c. 1918. (Frederick B. Mumford [1868–1946] Papers, C0040, SHSMO-C)

April 2014 (Vol. 108, No. 3)

Feature Articles
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Tracking Pierre Laclède, 1763-66:
A Trading Career Gone Wrong

By Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

153

Confederate Exiles and the Decision Making of Edmund Kirby Smith
By Richard L. DiNardo

167

A Reform Too Far: The Fate of John C. Orrick
By Steve Ehlmann

187

From the Stacks:
   Research Center-Columbia

  "Through a Corner of Hell Together": The Missouri Ex-POWs Oral History Collection
By Kimberly Harper

207
Book Reviews
211

Merit, Not Sympathy, Wins: The Life and Times of Blind Boone
   Edited by Mary Collins Barile and Christine Montgomery
Reviewed by Terry Rowden

The Civil War in Missouri: A Military History
   By Louis S. Gerteis
Reviewed by Aaron Astor

Mark Twain's Homes and Literary Tourism
   By Hilary Iris Lowe
Reviewed by Keith A. Sculle

Book Notes
215

The Ozarks in Missouri History: Discoveries in an American Region
Edited by Lynn Morrow

The Steamboat Bertrand and Missouri River Commerce
By Ronald R. Switzer

Between the Columns, Volume II
By Warren R. Dalton Jr.

Early Kansas City, Missouri
By Leigh Ann Little and John M. Olinsky

Democracy's Defender: The Life of L. M. Birkhead
By Jim Grebe

Kirkwood
By Vicki Berger Erwin

The Stars Are Back: The St. Louis Cardinals, the Boston Red Sox, and Player Unrest in 1946
By Jerome M. Mileur

Harry S. Truman: The Coming of the Cold War
By Nicole L. Anslover

Meaningful Places: Landscape Photographers in the Nineteenth-Century American West
By Rachel McLean Sailor

Graduate Theses Relating to Missouri History, 2013
217
News in Brief
218

January 2014 (Vol. 108, No. 2)

Feature Articles
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“The Work of Art”:
An Interview with Thomas Hart Benton, Part 2
Introduction by Joan Stack

79

“Play Me Something Quick and Devilish”: Adventures in the Documentation and Conservation of Missouri’s Heritage of Traditional Fiddle and Dance Music
By Howard Wight Marshall

105

“Fraud All the Way Through”: The First Kansas City Waterworks
By Peter J. Barry

123

From the Stacks:
   Research Center-Rolla

   The Early Route 66 Photographs of I. J. Baumgardner
By Leann K. Arndt

141
Book Reviews
145

Degrees of Allegiance: Harassment and Loyalty in Missouri’s German-American Community during World War I
   By Petra DeWitt
Reviewed by Robert W. Frizzell

“If You Were Only White”: The Life of Leroy “Satchel” Paige
   By Donald Spivey
Reviewed by Adrian Burgos

The Original Rush Limbaugh: Lawyer, Legislator, and Civil Libertarian
   By Dennis K. Boman
Reviewed by Jeff Gall

Book Notes
149

Strong Advocate: The Life of a Trial Lawyer
By Thomas Strong

A Road Trip into America’s Hidden Heart: Traveling the Back Roads, Backwoods, and Back Yards
By John Drake Robinson

Life during Wartime: 1861, The Civil War Comes to Missouri
By Rudi Keller

Necessary Courage: Iowa’s Underground Railroad in the Struggle against Slavery
By Lowell J. Soike

Civil War General and Indian Fighter James M. Williams: Leader of the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry and the 8th U.S. Cavalry
By Robert W. Lull

St. Louis’s Delmar Loop
By M. M. Costantin

Legendary Locals of Sedalia
By Rebecca Carr Imhauser

Greyhound Commander: Confederate General John G. Walker’s History of the Civil War West of the Mississippi
Edited by Richard Lowe

Cinders and Silence: A Chronicle of Missouri’s Burnt District, 1854–1870
By Tom A. Rafiner

News in Brief
151

October 2013 (Vol. 108, No. 1)

Feature Articles
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“The Work of Art”:
An Interview with Thomas Hart Benton, Part 1
Introduction by Joan Stack

1

Satisfying “Brutal Appetites”: Intertribal Raids, Indian Slaves, and the Erosion of Spanish-Indian Diplomacy in Upper Louisiana
By Peter K. Johnson

27

The Victory Loan Flying Circus in St. Louis and Kansas City, April 14 and 30, 1919
By Alan L. Roesler

50

From the Stacks:
   Research Center-St. Louis

   “Arise Women Voters”: The Records of the St. Louis Metropolitan
    League of Women Voters
By Zelli Fischetti

70
Book Reviews
74

Thomas Hart Benton: A Life
   By Justin Wolff
Reviewed by Joan Stack

Ghost of the Ozarks: Murder and Memory in the Upland South
   By Brooks Blevins
Reviewed by Charles Thompson

Book Notes
77

Clayton, Missouri: An Urban Story
By Mary Delach Leonard and Melinda Leonard

From Missouri: An American Farmer Looks Back
By Thad Snow, edited by Bonnie Stepenoff

Truman’s Triumphs: The 1948 Election and the Making of Postwar America
By Andrew E. Busch

Old Pulaski in Pictures: Rivers, Rails, Roads, and Recreation, Pulaski County, Missouri
By John Bradbury and Terry Primas

Bitter Brew: The Rise and Fall of Anheuser-Busch and America’s Kings of Beer
By William Knoedelseder

Civil War General and Indian Fighter James M. Williams: Leader of the 1st Kansas Colored
Volunteer Infantry and the 8th U.S. Cavalry

By Robert W. Lull

News in Brief
78

July 2013 (Vol. 107, No. 4)

Feature Articles
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Toward an Emancipationist Interpretation of George Caleb Bingham’s General Order No. 11: The Reception History of the Painting and the Remembered Civil War in Missouri
By Joan Stack

203

Slave, Trader, Interpreter, and World Traveler: The Remarkable Story of Jeffrey Deroine
By Greg Olson

222

The Ozarks in Missouri History: Discoveries in an American Region
By Lynn Morrow

231

From the Stacks:
   Research Center-Kansas City

   Frank and Ardis Glenn and the Glenn Bookshop
By David Boutros

248
Book Reviews
252

Price’s Lost Campaign: The 1864 Invasion of Missouri
   By Mark A. Lause
Reviewed by Daniel E. Sutherland

The Catholic Calumet: Colonial Conversions
in French and Indian North America

   By Tracy Neal Leavelle
Reviewed by Tom Arne Midtrød

J. V. Conran and Rural Political Power:
Boss Mythology in the Missouri Bootheel
   By Will Sarvis
Reviewed by Joel P. Rhodes

Book Notes
256

Noodlers in Missouri: Fishing for Identity in a Rural Subculture
By Mary Grigsby

St. Louis Parks
By NiNi Harris and Esley Hamilton

Arrow Rock
By Sandy Selby

The Baron in the Grand Canyon:
Friedrich Wilhelm von Egloffstein in the West
By Steven Rowan

Challenges and Growth:
The Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City, 1968–1989, a Memoir
By Sol Koenigsberg

The Missouri State Penitentiary: 170 Years inside “The Walls”
By Jamie Pamela Rasmussen

Damming the Osage:
The Conflicted Story of Lake of the Ozarks and Truman Reservoir
By Leland Payton and Crystal Payton

Frontier Cities: Encounters at the Crossroads of Empire
Edited by Jay Gitlin, Barbara Berglund, and Adam Arenson

The Steamer Admiral and Streckfus Steamers: A Personal View
By Annie Amantea Blum

Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History
Edited by Karen L. Cox

Wild Frenchmen and Frenchified Indians:
Material Culture and Race in Colonial Louisiana
By Sophie White

That’s the Way It Was: Stories of Struggle, Survival,
and Self-Respect in Twentieth-Century Black St. Louis
By Vida “Sister” Goldman Prince

The Perilous West:
Seven Amazing Explorers and the Founding of the Oregon Trail
By Larry E. Morris

News in Brief
259
Index
261

April 2013 (Vol. 107, No. 3)

Feature Articles
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It Takes More Than Just Ore: Making Iron at Moselle
By Jon F. Bergenthal

125

Growing the Hills: The Ozarks Regional Commission and the Politics of Economic Development in the Mid-American Highlands,
1960s-1970s

By J. Blake Perkins

144

Memories of a State Senate Career:
An Oral Interview with Albert M. Spradling Jr.

Interviews by Will Sarvis; Annotations by Lynn Wolf Gentzler

168

From the Stacks:
   Research Center-Columbia

   Around the World in One Year: Mary Dwight Eaman’s Journey
By Kimberly Harper

187
Book Reviews
191

Lincoln and the Border States: Preserving the Union
   By William C. Harris
Reviewed by Stanley Harrold

Gibson’s Last Stand: The Rise, Fall, and Near Misses of the St. Louis Cardinals, 1969-1975
   By Doug Feldmann
Reviewed by Robert Bionaz

Captain Joseph Boyce and the 1st Missouri Infantry, C.S.A.
   Edited by William C. Winter
Reviewed by Kathleen Gorman

Steamboats and the Rise of the Cotton Kingdom
   By Robert Gudmestad
Reviewed by Angela Lakwete

Book Notes
196

The Clamorgans: One Family’s History of Race in America
By Julie Winch

Missouri Armories: The Guard’s Home in Architecture and History
By Robert P. Wiegers

History of Missouri Bands 1800-2000
By C. Herbert Duncan

Old-Time Fiddling: Hal Sappington, Missouri Fiddler
By R. M. Kinder and Kristine Lowe-Martin

57 Years: A History of the Freedom Suits in the Missouri Courts
By Anthony J. Sestric

Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule: African American Landowning Families since Reconstruction
Edited by Debra A. Reid and Evan P. Bennett

The North American Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied. Volume III: September 1833-August 1834
Edited by Stephen S. Witte and Marsha Gallagher

Boone’s Lick Road: A Brief History and Guide to a Missouri Treasure
By Hal Jackson

Herman Jaeger: Newton County’s Master of the Vineyard
By Kay Hively and Larry James

Preserving Local Writers, Photographs, Newspapers, and Related Materials
Edited by Carol Smallwood and Elaine Williams

The Indianization of Lewis and Clark
By William R. Swagerty

Graduate Theses Relating to Missouri History, 2012
199
News in Brief
201

January 2013 (Vol. 107, No. 2)

Feature Articles
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Considering Regional Exceptionalism: The Case of the Ghost of the Ozarks
By Brooks Blevins

63

The “Great Controversy”: The Press, Religion, and Society in Gilded Age St. Louis
By Todd Barnett

77

Memories of a State Senate Career: An Oral Interview with Albert M. Spradling Jr.
Interviews by Will Sarvis, Annotations by Lynn Wolf Gentzler

94

From the Stacks:
   Research Center-Rolla

   The Journal of J. J. Sitton, 1860-82
By John Bradbury

113
Book Reviews
117

The Gospel of the Working Class: Labor’s Southern Prophets in New Deal America
   By Erik S. Gellman and Jarod Roll
Reviewed by Janine Giordano Drake

The World, the Flesh, and the Devil: A History of Colonial St. Louis
   By Patricia Cleary
Reviewed by Paul W. Mapp

The Art of the Missouri Capitol: History in Canvas, Bronze, and Stone
   By Bob Priddy and Jeffrey Ball
Reviewed by Timothy J. Crimmins

Call Me Tom: The Life of Thomas F. Eagleton
   By James N. Giglio
Reviewed by Lana Stein

Book Notes
123

Spirit and Rebellion: Labor and Religion in the New Cotton South
By Jarod Roll

Uncovering the Truth about Meriwether Lewis
By Thomas C. Danisi

Illinois in the War of 1812
By Gillum Ferguson

Missouri State Fair
By Rhonda Chalfant

News in Brief
124

October 2012 (Vol. 107, No. 1)

Feature Articles
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The New Suffragists of 1977 and the Challenge of Coalition
Building at Missouri’s International Women’s Year State Meeting

By Mary L. Berkery

1

Sunday Regulation and the Formation of German American
Identity in St. Louis, 1840-1860

By Luke Ritter

23

The Courtship of Maria Savage
By Lawrence O. Christensen

41

From the Stacks:
   Research Center-St. Louis

   The Dismas House Records
By Kenn Thomas

53
Book Reviews
57

Lincoln and Citizens’ Rights in Civil War Missouri:
Balancing Freedom and Security

   By Dennis K. Boman
Reviewed by Jessica Cannon

Congress and Harry S. Truman: A Conflicted Legacy
   Edited by Donald A. Ritchie
Reviewed by Andrew J. Dunar

Book Notes
60

The Mormon War: Zion and the Missouri Extermination Order of 1838
By Brandon G. Kinney

Fort Clark and Its Indian Neighbors: A Trading Post on the Upper Missouri
By W. Raymond Wood, William J. Hunt Jr., and Randy H. Williams

The Final Mission of Bottoms Up: A World War II Pilot’s Story
By Dennis R. Okerstrom

The Character of Meriwether Lewis: Explorer in the Wilderness
By Clay S. Jenkinson

News in Brief
61

July 2012 (Vol. 106, No. 4)

Contents
Missouri Historical Review Cover

The Exclusive Maxent-Laclède Trading Grant
By Carl J. Ekberg

185

The Future Great City of the World Seeks to Fulfill Its Destiny:
St. Louis and Mexico, 1878-1911

By Michael A. Ridge Jr.

198

“The Black People Did the Work”:
African American Life in Arrow Rock, Missouri, 1850-1960

By Gary R. Kremer

223

From the Stacks
Research Center-Kansas City
Motion Pictures—From Home Movies to Educational Productions
By David Boutros

241
Book Reviews
245

Groping toward Democracy: African American
Social Welfare Reform in St. Louis, 1910-1949

      By Priscilla A. Dowden-White
Reviewed by Benjamin Looker

George Washington Carver: A Biography
      By Gary R. Kremer
Reviewed by Jane DeNeefe

Book Notes
248

Emigrants on the Overland Trail: The Wagon Trains of 1848
By Michael E. LaSalle

“We Gather Together”: A History of Newton County,
Missouri, Churches, Part 1

Compiled by Larry A. James and Kay Hively

“We Gather Together”: A History of Newton County,
Missouri, Churches, Part 2

Compiled by Larry A. James and Kay Hively

The Towns That Mathew Built . . . Newtonia and Richey, Missouri
Compiled by Larry A. James

News in Brief
249
Financial Contributors to the Missouri Historical Review
250
Index
251

April 2012 (Vol. 106, No. 3)

Contents
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Missouri Germans and the Cause of Union and Freedom
By Walter D. Kamphoefner

115

The Promotions of General Peter J. Osterhaus
and the Two-Edged Sword of German Ethnicity

By Mary Bobbitt Townsend

137

Martin Rice Remembers:
What I Saw of Order Number Eleven

Edited by Lynn Wolf Gentzler

152

From the Stacks: Research Center-Columbia
The J. Christian Bay Collection of Middle Western Americana
The William J. Hinchey Diaries
By Kimberly Harper

172
Book Reviews
176

Grassroots at the Gateway: Class Politics & Black Freedom Struggle in St. Louis, 1936-75
By Clarence Lang
Reviewed by Priscilla A. Dowden-White

A French Aristocrat in the American West: The Shattered Dreams of
De Lassus de Luzieres

By Carl J. Ekberg
Reviewed by James Baker

The Great Heart of the Republic: St. Louis and the Cultural Civil War
By Adam Arenson
Reviewed by Matthew J. Mancini

Book Notes
181

Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion
By Robert Morgan

Campaign for Wilson’s Creek: The Fight for Missouri Begins
By Jeffrey L. Patrick

Founding St. Louis: First City of the New West
By J. Frederick Fausz

Enacting History
Edited by Scott Magelssen and Rhona Justice-Malloy

Remembering Roadside America: Preserving the Recent Past as Landscape and Place
By John A. Jakle and Keith A. Schulle

Graduate Theses Relating to Missouri History, 2011
182
News in Brief
183

January 2012 (Vol. 106, No. 2)

Feature Articles
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“We Are Living in Very Stirring Times”:
The Civil War in Jefferson City, Missouri

By Gary R. Kremer

61

Joplin Threatened with Silence:
The Telephone Operators’ Strike of 1902-03

By Angela Firkus

75

Missouri Salt:
The Rise and Fall of a Frontier Industry

By Loring Bullard

91

From the Stacks: Research Center-Rolla
An Irish Artist and the Civil War in Missouri:
The William J. Hinchey Diaries
By John F. Bradbury Jr.

102
Book Reviews
107

Financial Fraud and Guerrilla Violence in Missouri’s Civil War, 1861-1865
By Mark W. Geiger
Reviewed by Robert W. Frizzell

On Slavery’s Border: Missouri’s Small-Slaveholding Households, 1815-1865
By Diane Mutti Burke
Reviewed by Debra Foster Greene

Conflict in the Ozarks: Hill Folk, Industrialists, and Government in Missouri’s Courtois Hills
By David Benac
Reviewed by Brooks Blevins

Book Notes
112

The Santa Fe Trade: Selected Newspaper Articles, 1813-1846
Compiled by Gary Lenderman

Quantrill at Lawrence: The Untold Story
By Paul R. Petersen

A White-Bearded Plainsman: The Memoirs of Archaeologist W. Raymond Wood
By W. Raymond Wood

The Golden Lane: How Missouri Women Gained the Vote and Changed History
By Margot McMillen

Freedom by the Sword: The U.S. Colored Troops, 1862-1867
By William A. Dobak

News in Brief
113

October 2011 (Vol. 106, No. 1)

Feature Articles

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Missouri and the Civil War in the West:
More Essays from the Missouri Historical Review

By William Garrett Piston

1

Sent Into a Land of Strangers: The Banishment of the Reverend Berry Hill Spencer
By Marcus J. McArthur

14

Retreat from Reform: St. Louis Politics in the Wake of the 1896 Tornado
By Joseph Rogers

32

From the Stacks: Research Center-St. Louis
Kay Drey, Environmental Champion
By Kenn Thomas

48
Book Reviews
52

Mrs. Dred Scott: A Life on Slavery’s Frontier
By Lea VanderVelde
Reviewed by Brett Rogers

The Dead End Kids of St. Louis: Homeless Boys and the People Who Tried to Save Them
By Bonnie Stepenoff
Reviewed by Matthew Mancini

White Man’s Heaven: The Lynching and Expulsion of Blacks in the Southern Ozarks, 1894-1909
By Kimberly Harper
Reviewed by Michael J. Pfeifer


July 2011 (Vol. 105, No. 4)

Feature Articles

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Aggressive Philanthropy:
Progressivism, Conservatism,and the William Volker Charities Fund:

By Michael J. McVicar

191

Such is a Dragoon’s Life:
Corporal Mathias Baker, Company B, First Dragoons, 1845-1849:

By Will Gorenfeld and Tim Kimball

213

Commercial Television Arrives in Missouri: 
The Birth of KSD-TV in St. Louis:

By James Forr

233

From the Stacks: Research Center-Kansas City
Charles N. Kimball: A Mentor to the Community
By David Boutros

245
Book Reviews
249

Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print & Power.
By James McGrath Morris
Reviewed by Michael D. Murray


April 2011 (Vol. 105, No. 3)

Feature Articles

Photo of April 2011 Missouri Historical Review Cover

Saint Louis University Slaves
By C. Walker Gollar
125

St. Martin’s Church and the White Lady of Starkenburg: Traditions and Transitions
By Carol Heming

141

The Second Battle of Wilson’s Creek: The Fight for the National Battlefield in the 86th Congress
By David E. Balducchi

159

From the Stacks: Research Center-Columbia
Politics in Missouri Oral History Project
By Jeff D. Corrigan

179
Book Reviews
183

Rising on the River: St. Louis 1822 to 1850,
Explosive Growth from Town to City

By Frederick A. Hodes
Reviewed by Kenneth H. Winn

The Bourgeois Frontier: French Towns, French Traders,
and American Expansion

By Jay Gitlin
Reviewed by Patricia Cleary


January 2011 (Vol. 105, No. 2)

Feature Articles

Benton and the World at War: The Year of Peril
By Henry Adams

63

“Like a Tug of War”: The Lynching of Thomas Gilyard
By Kimberly Harper

76

St. Louis and the 1918 Influenza: The Impact of Nonpharmaceutical Interventions
By Robert Wilson

94

From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Rolla
            Lyman G. Bennett Collection, 1857-1865
            By John F. Bradbury

109
Book Reviews
113

New Madrid: A Mississippi River Town in History and Legend
By Mary Sue Anton
Reviewed by Joel P. Rhodes

The Campbell Quest: A Saga of Family and Fortune
By Patrick C. MacCulloch
Reviewed by William E. Foley

The Soldier from Independence: A Military Biography of Harry Truman
By D. M. Giangreco
Reviewed by Jon E. Taylor

Missouri’s War: The Civil War in Documents
Edited by Silvana R. Siddali
Reviewed by Adam Arenson

Portraits of Conflict: A Photographic History of Missouri in the Civil War
By William Garrett Piston and Thomas P. Sweeney
Reviewed by William E. Parrish


October 2010 (Vol. 105, No. 1)

Feature Articles
Cover from the October 2010 issue of the Missouri Historical Review. Cover illustration: Lester Parker, 'Afternoon View on Ware's Creek,' State Historical Society of Missouri Art Collection. Anchor Travel Village and Branson’s Evolving Tourist Accommodations
By Keith A. Sculle
1
Esclavage Rouge: The Nature and Influence of Indian Slavery in Colonial St. Louis
By Peter K. Johnson
14
“I Am Going to Find a New Fatherland”: Nationalism and German Colonization Societies in the Frontier State of Missouri
By Stephan Greenway
31
The Third Iowa Cavalry in Sterling Price’s 1864 Missouri Raid
By Mary B. Townsend
48
From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection−St. Louis
William L. Hungate Watergate Collection, 1972−1974
By Jerry Cooper
54
Book Reviews
58
Meriwether Lewis
By Thomas C. Danisi and John C. Jackson
Reviewed by David Rice
Jayhawkers: The Civil War Brigade of James Henry Lane
By Bryce Benedict
Reviewed by Jeremy Neely

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April 2009 Vol. 103, No. 3

Feature Articles
L’ Anneé du Coup: The Battle of St. Louis, 1780, Part 1
By Carolyn Gilman
133
“A Damned Tight Place”: General Jeff Thompson Confronts the Federals at Fredericktown, Missouri
By James E. McGhee
148
“Drifting Back into Their Old Ways”: Local Efforts to Banish the German Language from Missouri During the Great War
By Petra DeWitt
161
From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Columbia
River Traffic: The Steamboat’s Mark on Missouri
By Elizabeth Engel
53
Book Reviews
188
Stealing Indian Women: Native Slavery in the Illinois Country
By Carl J. Ekberg
Reviewed by Patricia Cleary
The Early Black History Movement, Carter G. Woodson, and Lorenzo Johnston Greene
By Pero Gaglo Dagbovie
Reviewed by Gary R. Kremer
Independent Immigrants: A Settlement of Hanoverian Germans in Western Missouri
By Robert W. Frizzell
Reviewed by Walter A. Schroeder

January 2009 (Vol. 103, No. 2)

Feature Articles
Uprooted or Transplanted?: Reflections on Patterns of German Immigration to Missouri
By Walter D. Kamphoefner
71
The Veiled Prophet’s Oriental Tale: St. Louis’s Famous Festivals in Context, 1878-1900
By Susan Nance
90
The Abraham Lincoln Legacy in Missouri
By Gary R. Kremer
108
From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Rolla
Walter Goodwin Swart, Mining Engineer
By Mark C. Stauter
120
Book Reviews

124

The Whiskey Merchant’s Diary: An Urban Life in the Emerging Midwest
By Joseph J. Mersman, Edited with an introduction by Linda A. Fisher
Reviewed by Kenneth H. Winn
The Curt Flood Story: The Man Behind the Myth
By Stuart L. Weiss
Reviewed by James N. Giglio
An American Art Colony: The Art and Artists of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, 1930-1940.
By Scott Kerr and R. H. Dick
Reviewed by Joan Stack
Holy Hills of the Ozarks: Religion and Tourism in Branson, Missouri
By Aaron K. Ketchell
Reviewed by Larry G. Brown

October 2008 (Vol. 103, No. 1)

Feature Articles
Drinking, Dying, and Lying to Priests: Community Bonds and Conflicts over Authority in Colonial St. Louis
By Patricia Cleary
1
“Demand Nothing but what is Strictly Right and Submit to Nothing that is Wrong”: Governor Lilburn Boggs, Governor Robert Lucas, and the Honey War of 1839
By Thomas M. Spencer
22
Carr W. Pritchett and the Civil War Era in Glasgow and Fayette
By Lawrence O. Christensen
41
From the Stacks:
Western Historical Manuscript Collection-St. Louis

Rannells Family Papers, 1838-1905
By Susan J. Beattie
56
Book Reviews

60

Buried in the Bitter Waters: The Hidden History of Racial Cleansing in America.
By Elliot Jaspin.
Reviewed by Dominic J. Capeci Jr..
 
The Border Between Them: Violence and Reconciliation on the Kansas-Missouri Line
By Jeremy Neely.
Reviewed by James M. Denny
 
The Missouri Compromise and Its Aftermath: Slavery and the Meaning of America
By Robert Pierce Forbes.
Reviewed by William E. Foley
 
A Journalism of Humanity: A Candid History of the World’s First Journalism School
By Steve Weinberg
Journalism 1908: Birth of a Profession
Edited by Betty Houchin Winfield
Reviewed by Michael D. Murray
 

July 2008 (Vol. 102, No. 4)

Feature Articles
Making Boys into Miners: The Freshman Fight and Hazing at the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, 1903-1945
By Patrick Huber and Stephen Foster
195
Faith and Foreign Policy: An Exploration into the Mind of Harry Truman
By Richard S. Kirkendall
214
St. Louis: Essays from the First Century of the Missouri Historical Review
By Louis S. Gerteis
225
From the Stacks:
Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Kansas City

Missouri’s Airline: TWA’s “Around the World Service”
By David Boutros
238
Book Reviews

243

Friedrich Hecker: Two Lives for Liberty
By Sabine Freitag, translated from the German and edited by Steven Rowan
Reviewed by Walter D. Kamphoefner
Evolution of a Missouri Asylum: Fulton State Hospital, 1851-2006
By Richard L. Lael, Barbara Brazos, and Margot Ford McMillen
Reviewed by Danny Wedding
The Enchanted Years of the Stage: Kansas City at the Crossroads of American Theater, 1870-1930
By Felicia Hardison Londré
Reviewed by Alan R. Havig

April 2008 (Vol. 102, No. 3)

Feature Articles
‘Tom, You’re Not Going to Get [It] On a Silver Platter’: The Inaugural Senate Campaign of Thomas F. Eagleton
By James N. Giglio
133
James MacKay: International Explorer
By Thomas C. Danisi and W. Raymond Wood
154
A Half-Century of Missouri History: A Memoir
By Perry McCandless
165
From the Stacks:
Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Columbia

Through the Lions: Missouri Journalism in China
By Thomas Miller
178
Persephone’s Shade Tree: An Important Thomas Hart Benton Study Drawing Acquired by The State Historical Society of Missouri
By Joan Stack
182
Book Reviews

186

The St. Louis Baseball Reader
Edited by Richard Peterson
Reviewed by Jeffrey Smith
Radical Unionism in the Midwest, 1900-1950
By Rosemary Feurer
Reviewed by Stephen L. McIntyre
Nathan B. Young and the Struggle over Black Higher Education
By Antonio F. Holland
Reviewed by Pellom McDaniels III
Long Road to Liberty: The Odyssey of a German Regiment in the Yankee Army: The 15th Missouri Volunteer Infantry
By Donald Allendorf
Reviewed by Virginia J. Laas

January 2008 (Vol. 102, No. 2)

“James W. Goodrich (1939-2007)” By Lynn Wolf Gentzler, pp. 72-77.

“‘A Consistent Player and a Consistent Christian’: The Midwestern Roots of Branch Rickey’s Idealism and Racial Progressivism, 1904-1942” By Lee Lowenfish, pp. 78-87

“A Cultural Barometer: The St. Louis Mercantile Library as National Institution, 1846-1871” By Adam Arenson, pp. 88-102

“Popular Arts and Entertainments as Presented in One Hundred Years of the Missouri Historical Review” By Alan R. Havig, pp. 103-117


October 2007 (Vol. 102, No. 1)

“Marie Dierking Herd Neuhaus: Lafayette County German Farmwife and Proto-Feminist” By Robert W. Frizzell, pp. 1-9.

“The Pertle Springs Park: The Life and Death of a Nineteenth-Century Midwestern Resort” By Jeffrey K. Yelton, pp. 10-24.

“The Patriarch, His “Wives,” His “Slaves,” and His “Children”: Contested Wills in the Case of Keen v. Keen” By Kimberly A. Schreck, pp. 25-41.

““I Enjoyed My Work in the Senate””: An Oral Interview with Thomas F. Eagleton, pp.42-57.


July 2007 (Vol. 101, No. 4)

“America’s Crossroads: A Century of Kansas City Essays from the Missouri Historical Review” By Diane Mutti Burke and John Herron, pp. 196-204

“Edward Miller’s Town: The Reconceptualization of Pleasant Hill by the Pacific Railroad of Missouri” By James R. Shortridge, pp. 205-225

“The St. Louis and Suburban Streetcar Strike of 1900” By James F. Baker, pp. 226-245


April 2007 (Vol. 101, No. 3)

“James H. Lucas: Eminent St. Louis Entrepreneur and Philanthropist” By Joseph C. Thurman, pp. 129-145

“Hickory Wind: The Role of Personality and the Press in Andrew Jackson’s Bank War in Missouri, 1831-1837” By Stephen Campbell, pp. 146-167

“William J. Thompkins: African American Physician, Politician, and Publisher” By Gary R. Kremer, pp. 168-182


January 2007 (Vol. 101, No. 2)

“Making Him Fresh Again: On Writing Yet Another Mark Twain Biography” By Ron Powers, pp. 67-77

““The Most Serious Senator”: A Reconsideration of Forrest C. Donnell of Missouri and the North Atlantic Treaty” By Matthew C. Sherman, pp. 78-98

““Bashi-Bazouks” and Rebels Too: Action at Camden Point, July 13, 1864” By Scott A. Porter, pp. 99-114


October 2006 (Vol. 101, No. 1)

“A “Damn Yankee” in Rebel Territory: James Hutchison Kerr's Reflections on his Southeast Missouri Years” By Joe P. Dunn, pp. 1-16

“Whose Forest is This?: Hillfolk, Industrialists, and Government in the Ozarks” By David Benac, pp. 17-35

“Forty Years of Missouri History: A Memoir” By Lawrence O. Christensen, pp. 36-47

““I Plant Myself . . . Down on My Unquestionable Rights”: Elijah Lovejoy’s Fatal Stand for Freedom” By Katie Roberts, pp. 48-


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