Vol. 116, No. 2, January 2022

Feature Articles

  • River Roustabouts of St. Louis, By Gregg Andrews
  • Missouri’s Woodstock: Politics and Counterculture at the 1974 Ozark Music Festival, By Clinton Lawson
  • “I Wanted to Do It for Missouri”: A My Missouri Series Lecture, By Norm Stewart

From the Stacks

Research Center–Rolla

  • Philosophy of Service: Constance McPherson and the Peace Corps, 1962–1964, By Kathleen Seale

Book Reviews

  • “We Gave Them Thunder”: Marmaduke’s Raid and the Civil War in Missouri and Arkansas, By William Garrett Piston and John C. Rutherford
    Reviewed by Stephen D. Engle
  • Madam C. J. Walker: The Making of an American Icon, By Erica L. Ball
    Reviewed by Jane E. Dabel
  • The Names of John Gergen: Immigrant Identities in Early Twentieth-Century St. Louis, By Benjamin Moore
    Reviewed by Gary R. Mormino
  • Paper Trails: The US Post and the Making of the American West, By Cameron Blevins
    Reviewed by John Majewski
  • The Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Arkansas: How Protestant White Nationalism Came to Rule a State, By Kenneth C. Barnes
    Reviewed by Sean Rost
  • No Common Ground: Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice, By Karen L. Cox
    Reviewed by Elizabeth Gritter

Book Notes

  • The Richest Soil Grows the Deepest Roots: Life in Platte County’s Missouri River Bottoms, By Helen Ruth Poss Marr and Elizabeth Terese Marr
  • Wrestling at the Chase, By Ed Wheatley
  • Semi-Civilized: The Moro Village at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, By Michael C. Hawkins
  • The Life and Times of Missouri’s Charles Parsons: Between Art and War, By John Launius
  • Steamboat Disasters of the Lower Missouri River, By Vicki Berger Erwin and James Erwin
  • The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: A History, By Kristie C. Wolferman
  • The Will of Missouri: The Life, Times, and Influence of Alexander William Doniphan, By the Alexander Doniphan Committee

News in Brief

Cover Description

Building the Eads Bridge, 1873, by Frank Nuderscher (1880–1959). Oil on canvas, undated. [SHSMO Art Collection, 1963.0002]