Vol. 114, No. 1, October 2019

Feature Articles

  • “The Forlorn Hope of France in the Heart of the Continent”: Belle Famille and the Founding of St. Louis, by Sharon K. Person
  • “The River Is Part of Our Life”: African Americans and Water Landscapes in the Missouri Bootheel, by Heidi Dodson
  • At the Factory, On the Street, and in State Institutions: Child Workers of Kansas City at the Turn of the Twentieth Century, by Angela Firkus

From the Stacks

Research Center–Columbia

  • “Is He a College Man?” Exploring the College Periodicals Collection, by Kimberly Harper

Book Reviews

  • A History of the Ozarks, Volume 1: The Old Ozarks, by Brooks Blevins
    Reviewed by Steven E. Nash
  • Wide-Open Town: Kansas City in the Pendergast Era, Edited by Diane Mutti Burke, Jason Roe, and John Herron
    Reviewed by Amahia Mallea
  • Masters of the Middle Waters: Indian Nations and Colonial Ambitions along the Mississippi, by Jacob F. Lee
    Reviewed by Carl J. Ekberg
  • The Panic of 1819: The First Great Depression, by Andrew H. Browning
    Reviewed by Christopher Childers
  • Hare & Hare, Landscape Architects and City Planners, by Carol Grove and Cydney Millstein
    Reviewed by Caroline Constant

Book Notes

  • Front Lines to Headlines: The World War I Overseas Dispatches of Otto P. Higgins, by James J. Heiman
  • Lake of the Ozarks: My Surreal Summers in a Vanishing America, by Bill Geist
  • Rediscovering Thomas C. Fletcher: The Lost Missouri Governor, by Stephen F. Huss
  • John the Yegg: 1947 Kansas City Ballot Theft from the Jackson County Courthouse, by Patrick J. Fasl
  • Dixieball: Race and Professional Basketball in the Deep South, 1947–1979, by Thomas Aiello

News in Brief

Cover Description

Landscape with Cows, by Frederick Emanuel Shane (1906–1990), oil on canvas mounted on board. Donated by Boyd O’Dell. [SHSMO Art Collection, 2019.0003]