Vol. 118, No. 4, July 2024

Feature Articles

  • Lorenzo J. Greene’s Midwest Journal: “The Place to Get Something Substantial Published,” by Gary R. Kremer and Andrew Olden
  • “We Have the Grain, the Meat, the Sugar”: St. Louis’s Patriotic Food Show, February 1918, by Benjamin Moore
  • Colonial St. Louis: French, Spanish, Illinoisan, by Carl J. Ekberg

From the Stacks

Research Center–Columbia

  • The Long Lost Friend: Traditional German Folk Remedies in the Floyd Calvin Shoemaker Collection, by Heather Richmond

Book Reviews

  • A Man by Any Other Name: William Clarke Quantrill and the Search for American Manhood, by Joseph M. Beilein Jr.
    Reviewed by James J. Broomall
  • Klan War: Ulysses S. Grant and the Battle to Save Reconstruction, by Fergus M. Bordewich
    Reviewed by Dennis K. Boman
  • Kansas City’s Montgall Avenue: Black Leaders and the Street They Called Home, by Margie Carr
    Reviewed by Jason Roe
  • Hillbilly Highway: The Transappalachian Migration and the Making of a White Working Class, by Max Fraser
    Reviewed by Thomas Kiffmeyer
  • Theatre on the American Frontier, by Thomas A. Bogar
    Reviewed by Matthew Mancini
  • The Politics of Trash: How Governments Used Corruption to Clean Cities, 1890–1929, by Patricia Strach and Kathleen S. Sullivan
    Reviewed by James W. Endersby

Book Notes

  • Prelude to a Century: The 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair, by Will Grant
  • Kingdom Quarterback: Patrick Mahomes, the Kansas City Chiefs, and How a Once Swingin’ Cow Town Chased the Ultimate Comeback, by Mark Dent and Rustin Dodd
  • 100 Things to Do on Route 66 Before You Die, Second Edition, by Jim Hinckley
  • Celebrate the History of Wildwood, Missouri, by Wildwood Historic Preservation Commission/Jill F. VonGruben
  • Enslavement and the Underground Railroad in Missouri and Illinois, by Julie D. Nicolai
  • An Outstate Missouri Family Connects with Canada’s Capital: A Memoir of 1953, by Michael D. Sublett

News in Brief

Index to Volume 118

Cover Description

Richard “Dick” Royston and Elsie Hendrix pumping water from the cistern at her home in southern Howard County, early 1950s. [Burford Leon Royston Collection, CA6685]