Vol. 117, No. 1, October 2022

Feature Articles

  • Banishment and Loyalty: Jesuit Priests in Early Ste. Genevieve, 1759–1785, by Bonnie Stepenoff
  • How Max Hunter Got His Songs: A Ballad Hunter’s Rules for Collecting Traditional Folk Music of the Ozarks, by Sarah Jane Nelson
  • Down the Mississippi: An Account of a River Journey in the Summer of 1895 by P. W. Pogson, Part I, edited and annotated by Kimberly Harper and John Brenner

From the Stacks

Research Center–St. Louis

  • The Voyage of the USS Discovery, by A. J. Medlock

Book Reviews

  • Born of Lakes and Plains: Mixed-Descent Peoples and the Making of the American West, by Anne F. Hyde
    Reviewed by Jay Gitlin
  • The Life of Mark Twain: The Final Years, 1891–1910, by Gary Scharnhorst
    Reviewed by Nathaniel Williams
  • Contesting the Constitution: Congress Debates the Missouri Crisis, 1819–1821, edited by William S. Belko
    Reviewed by Robert W. Smith
  • Buried Truths and the Hyatt Skywalks: The Legacy of America’s Epic Structural Failure, by Richard A. Serrano
    Reviewed by Henry Petroski
  • Jim Bridger: Trailblazer of the American West, by Jerry Enzler
    Reviewed by Kevin Jon Fernlund
  • Time in the Wilderness: The Formative Years of John “Black Jack” Pershing in the American West, by Tim McNeese
    Reviewed by David Silbey

Book Notes

  • George Hearst: Silver King of the Gilded Age, by Matthew Bernstein
  • Queen of the Hillbillies: Writings of May Kennedy McCord, edited by Patti McCord and Kristene Sutliff
  • Ready to Wear: A History of the Footwear and Garment Industries in St. Louis, by Valerie Battle Kienzle
  • Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest’s Remarkable Past, by Cynthia Clampitt
  • French Immigrants and Pioneers in the Making of America, by Marie-Pierre Le Hir

News in Brief

Cover Description

Woman disembarking from the steamboat Guy Hunter, Missouri River, date unknown. Glass plate negative. [Benecke Family Papers, C3825-f7592-341]