Vol. 117, No. 3, April 2023

Feature Articles

  • In Search of General Pershing's Birthplace, by John A. Filippello
  • Compulsory Voting in Kansas City: A Unique American Experiment in Electoral Reform, by James W. Endersby and Nicholas L. Brothers
  • Soul Picture Sisters: The Photography of Emme and Mamie Gerhard, by Elizabeth Eikmann

From the Stacks

Research Center–Kansas City

  • Lillian Kranitz's Oral Histories of Holocaust Survivors in Kansas City, by Surabhi Ganguly

Book Reviews

  • Union General: Samuel Ryan Curtis and Victory in the West, by William L. Shea
    Reviewed by Ethan S. Rafuse
  • Shantyboats and Roustabouts: The River Poor of St. Louis, 1875–1930, by Gregg Andrews
    Reviewed by David Roediger
  • A History of the Ozarks, Volume 3: The  Ozarkers, by Brooks Blevins
    Reviewed by Daniel S. Pierce
  • Capital's Terrorists: Klansmen, Lawmen and Employers in the Long Nineteenth Century, by Chad E. Pearson
    Reviewed by Thomas R. Pegram
  • Dawn's Light Woman and Nicholas Franchomme: Marriage and Law in the Illinois Country, by Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person
    Reviewed by Linda C. Jones
  • Peace and Friendship: An Alternative History of the American West, by Stephen Aron
    Reviewed by Jay H. Buckley

Book Notes

  • The Kansas City Art Institute: Architecture and Innovation, 1885–2020, by Cydney E. Millstein
  • Lost Jefferson City, by Michelle Brooks
  • Chinese Americans in the Heartland: Migration, Work, and Community, by Huping Ling
  • Eliot after The Waste Land, by Alex Sandy Primm
  • '64 Cardinals: A Team, a Season, and a Showdown for the Ages, by Robert L. Tiemann with Ron Jacober

Graduate Theses Relating to Missouri History, 2022

News in Brief

Cover Description

Farmer with a sled loaded with carrots and potatoes, St. Louis County, undated. [Charles Trefts Photographs, 1903–1963, P0034-1642]