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Estey Organ Company Portable Reed Organ Used During World War I by Charles Atkinson Bull in Service of the YMCA

Estey Organ Company Portable Reed Organ Used During World War I by Cha...

Portable, wooden, folding Estey Organ Company reed organ used during World War I by Charles Atkinson Bull in service of the YMCA and once donated to the Immanuel Baptist Church in St. Louis, MO. Accompanied by ... More

"OLYMPIC" "SPAULDING POINT TROPHY" "UNIVERSAL EXPOSITION ST. LOUIS, U.S.A. 1904" "PAX" from- Spaulding Point Trophy (cropped)

"OLYMPIC" "SPAULDING POINT TROPHY" "UNIVERSAL EXPOSITION ST. LOUIS, U....

Vertical photograph of a silver trophy with a polished wooden bass. The photo has been edited.Title: Spaulding Point Trophy from the 1904 Olympics.

Spaulding Point Trophy from the 1904 Olympics (cropped)

Spaulding Point Trophy from the 1904 Olympics (cropped)

Vertical photograph of a silver trophy with a polished wooden bass. The photo has been edited.Title: Spaulding Point Trophy from the 1904 Olympics.

Spaulding Point Trophy from the 1904 Olympics

Spaulding Point Trophy from the 1904 Olympics

Vertical photograph of a silver trophy with a polished wooden bass. The photo has been edited.Title: Spaulding Point Trophy from the 1904 Olympics.

Universal Bread Maker

Universal Bread Maker

Contrary to its name, the bread maker did not make bread, but rather mixed the ingredients and kneaded the dough in preparation for actually baking the bread. The Universal Bread Maker was awarded a gold medal ... More

"1856 R. Goebel, St. Charles, MO. 1906." (Rudolph Goebel portrait and studio view.)

"1856 R. Goebel, St. Charles, MO. 1906." (Rudolph Goebel portrait and ...

Title: "1856 R. Goebel, St. Charles, MO. 1906." (Rudolph Goebel portrait and studio view.)

"80 People use these five vaults." Image of an outhouse from a poster created by the Housing and Sanitation Committee Civic League pushing for the abolition of public outhouses

"80 People use these five vaults." Image of an outhouse from a poster ...

Title: "80 People use these five vaults." Image of an outhouse from a poster created by the Housing and Sanitation Committee Civic League pushing for the abolition of public outhouses.

"A Bristling Forest of Bayonets. Russian Troops on Review."

"A Bristling Forest of Bayonets. Russian Troops on Review."

Horizontal, sepia, stereocard showing group of uniformed men holding bayonets. A few officers are on horseback in the foreground. Keystone Stereograph number 18689; The printed title reads: "A Bristling Forest ... More

"A Cavalry Charge."

"A Cavalry Charge."

Print of a battle scene in which cavalry men are charging forward, some with swords drawn. There are several dead or dying horses and men in the foreground. "A Cavalry Charge" (written below image). "Copy-right... More

"A Scouting Party. Cavalry."

"A Scouting Party. Cavalry."

Print of six soldiers on horses, all looking to the right, with trees and an open field in the background. "A SCOUTING PARTY. CAVALRY." and "Copy-righted 1877 by E. Forbes, 13 Barclay St. N.Y." (printed below i... More

"A. G. Spalding and Bros., exhibit of a Model Gymnasium, showing a port-able Indian Club and Dumb bell rack, with patent locking device."

"A. G. Spalding and Bros., exhibit of a Model Gymnasium, showing a por...

Horizontal photograph of a dumbbell rack with four rows of dumbbells in various sizes and two shapes.Title: "A. G. Spalding and Bros., exhibit of a Model Gymnasium, showing a port-able Indian Club and Dumb bell... More

"A. G. Spalding and Brothers, exhibit of a model gymnasium, showing their latest up-to-date improved vaulting box."

"A. G. Spalding and Brothers, exhibit of a model gymnasium, showing th...

Vertical photograph of a vaulting box. There are ropes hanging from the ceiling in the background.Title: "A. G. Spalding and Brothers, exhibit of a model gymnasium, showing their latest up-to-date improved vaulting box."

"A.G. Spalding and Bros. exhibit of a model gymnasium. Looking east from the running Track, showing a new model and latest improved horizontal bar."

"A.G. Spalding and Bros. exhibit of a model gymnasium. Looking east fr...

Horizontal photograph of a large interior space for a gym which includes a lot of gymnastic equipment such as pommel horses and rings as well as nets. There is a running rack around the top half of the gym.Titl... More

"An Bord der Fulda," showing D. Blottnitz, Frau Dr. Hildebrand Koch, Kirchner, and Wilh. Mallinkrodt crossing the Atlantic aboard the Steamer Fulda

"An Bord der Fulda," showing D. Blottnitz, Frau Dr. Hildebrand Koch, K...

Title: "An Bord der Fulda," showing D. Blottnitz, Frau Dr. Hildebrand Koch, Kirchner, and Wilh. Mallinkrodt crossing the Atlantic aboard the Steamer Fulda.

"Anheuser-Busch Brewing Co, St. Louis. Roofed along the lines advocated in The Barrett Specification."

"Anheuser-Busch Brewing Co, St. Louis. Roofed along the lines advocate...

Title: "Anheuser-Busch Brewing Co, St. Louis. Roofed along the lines advocated in The Barrett Specification."

"As You Like It." Folk dance sequence during performance at Shakespeare Tercentenary Festival in Forest Park, 5 - 14 June 1916

"As You Like It." Folk dance sequence during performance at Shakespear...

Title: "As You Like It." Folk dance sequence during performance at Shakespeare Tercentenary Festival in Forest Park, 5 - 14 June 1916.

"As You Like It." Shakespearean actress Margaret Anglin. Shakespeare Tercentenary Festival, 5 June 1916-14 June 1916. Forest Park

"As You Like It." Shakespearean actress Margaret Anglin. Shakespeare T...

Title: "As You Like It." Shakespearean actress Margaret Anglin. Shakespeare Tercentenary Festival, 5 June 1916-14 June 1916. Forest Park.

"At Labrador," manuscript by John James Audubon, 1833

"At Labrador," manuscript by John James Audubon, 1833

Title: "At Labrador," manuscript by John James Audubon, 1833

"Big Game Shooting In Upper Burma" by Major G.P. Evans

"Big Game Shooting In Upper Burma" by Major G.P. Evans

"Big Game Shooting in Upper Burma" (A) was written by Major G. P. Evans in 1911, and was owned by Marlin Perkins. This book was part of his original lending library, and still retains the original lending card ... More

"Buffalo Hunter's Home."

"Buffalo Hunter's Home."

Title: "Buffalo Hunter's Home."

"Cardinal Mercier at Dinant."

"Cardinal Mercier at Dinant."

Horizontal, sepia stereocard showing Cardinal Mercier speaking before a crowd of men from a pulpit. Keystone Stereograph number 18768. The title reads: "Cardinal Mercier, Renowned Belgian Prelate, Speaking at D... More

"Cherokee Street Carnival, September 11-18, 1915."

"Cherokee Street Carnival, September 11-18, 1915."

Panoramic, black and white photograph showing a line of spectators and decorated cars lined up on a street. in the lower left side of the image "Cherokee Street Carnival, September 11-18, 1915." appears in whit... More

"CHIEF SURGEON'S OFFICE * American Expeditionary Forces" "OFFICIAL" inkstamp, from- Embarkation Orders for Esther E. Leonard from General Harbord, January 15, 1919 (cropped)

"CHIEF SURGEON'S OFFICE * American Expeditionary Forces" "OFFICIAL" in...

Dr. Leonard served as a contract surgeon during World War I at the U.S. Army General Hospital No. 1 in New York City and at an evacuation hospital in Vichy, France. Transcription: WHT-C-W. AMERICAN EXPEDITIO... More

"Christmas at Dan Beck's."

"Christmas at Dan Beck's."

Vertical, sepia photograph of a family gathered around a Christmas tree in their home. A teenage boy, a young girl and a woman stand together at the left under a hanging portrait of a woman. A young boy and dog... More

"City Hospital before Tornado." Linn Street opposite Soulard Street

"City Hospital before Tornado." Linn Street opposite Soulard Street

Title: "City Hospital before Tornado." Linn Street opposite Soulard Street.

"Co. I Carpenters."

"Co. I Carpenters."

Horizontal, sepia photograph showing five uniformed men posing for a group picture standing in front of a wooden structure with open sides. The men are holding various tools, including hammers and an object tha... More

"Col. Daniel Boon (sic)." (Daniel Boone)

"Col. Daniel Boon (sic)." (Daniel Boone)

Vertical hand-colored stipple engraving of a full length portrait of Daniel Boone. In fall of 1820, Lewis made a copper plate engraving of the Chester Harding painting and between 2 and 3 hundred prints were so... More

"Come and See our Line of Ladies Auto Clothing for Fall and Winter - " (A.L. Dyke Auto Supply Company, Olive and Walton Streets)

"Come and See our Line of Ladies Auto Clothing for Fall and Winter - "...

Title: "Come and See our Line of Ladies Auto Clothing for Fall and Winter..." [A.L. Dyke Auto Supply Company, Olive and Walton Streets].

"Conference Delegate in Session, Continental Hall, Washington, D.C."

"Conference Delegate in Session, Continental Hall, Washington, D.C."

Horizontal, sepia stereocard showing a large room filled with delegates seated around tables arranged in a square. The upper galleries are also filled with people. Keystone Stereograph number 23314. The title r... More

"Creve Coeur Lake." (View looking across park toward the observation tower)

"Creve Coeur Lake." (View looking across park toward the observation t...

Title: "Creve Coeur Lake." (View looking across park toward the observation tower).

"Cyclone View, May 27, 1896." (Man in bowler hat sitting among wrecked remains of building after tornado destruction)

"Cyclone View, May 27, 1896." (Man in bowler hat sitting among wrecked...

Title: "Cyclone View, May 27, 1896." (Man in bowler hat sitting among wrecked remains of building after tornado destruction).

"Decoration Day, Jefferson Barracks, MO."

"Decoration Day, Jefferson Barracks, MO."

Vertical, sepia photograph showing uniformed soldiers and sailors standing at attention during a Decoration Day celebration. Two of the sailors are holding flags, one of which is the United States flag. Men and... More

"DeWet's Escape, a scene from the Boer War spectacle." (Horse and rider leaping into water from a platform)

"DeWet's Escape, a scene from the Boer War spectacle." (Horse and ride...

Title: "DeWet's Escape, a scene from the Boer War spectacle." (Horse and rider leaping into water from a platform).

"East front of Court House and Planter's House."

"East front of Court House and Planter's House."

Title: "East front of Court House and Planter's House."

"Eine Schachparthie an Bord der Fulda," showing V. Blollnitz, Kirchner, Ohme, Niewandt(?), and Smith playing a game of chess while crossing the Atlantic aboard the steamer Fulda

"Eine Schachparthie an Bord der Fulda," showing V. Blollnitz, Kirchner...

Title: "Eine Schachparthie an Bord der Fulda," showing V. Blollnitz, Kirchner, Ohme, Niewandt[?], and Smith playing a game of chess while crossing the Atlantic aboard the steamer Fulda.

"Eliza Scott, Eldest Daughter"(of Dred and Harriet Scott). St. Louis Daily Globe, January 10, 1886

"Eliza Scott, Eldest Daughter"(of Dred and Harriet Scott). St. Louis D...

Title: "Eliza Scott, Eldest Daughter"[of Dred and Harriet Scott]. St. Louis Daily Globe, January 10, 1886

"Fancy Rolle Shades." View of windows and door of unidentified residence

"Fancy Rolle Shades." View of windows and door of unidentified residen...

Vertical, black and white photograph of a two story brick residence with shuttered windows. A painting of a palm tree is in the bottom pane of the window on the first level.Title: "Fancy Rolle Shades." View of ... More

"Feed the Hungry" Quilt

"Feed the Hungry" Quilt

Log Cabin style quilt made in Lexington, Missouri, for a Methodist-Episcopal church bazaar to raise money for families of ex-Confederate soldiers from the Civil War. Spelled out across the front of the quilt is... More

"Flat River, MO."

"Flat River, MO."

Horizontal, sepia photograph showing three men in the process of washing and drying dishes. Tents and other camp equipment can be seen in the background. A caption written on the photograph reads "Flat River, M... More

"Flood of June 1903 from Stand Pipe No. 2"

"Flood of June 1903 from Stand Pipe No. 2"

Panoramic, sepia photograph showing a city scene with a flooded river in the distance. In the center under the photo "Flood of June 1903 from Stand Pipe No. 2" is written in black. Various other buildings and s... More

"Follow the Eagle" (Proof sheet featuring a St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial cartoon by Robert Minor used to advertise the participation of Glenn H. Curtiss in the St. Louis Centennial Week airplane races)

"Follow the Eagle" (Proof sheet featuring a St. Louis Post-Dispatch ed...

Title: "Follow the Eagle" (Proof sheet featuring a St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial cartoon by Robert Minor used to advertise the participation of Glenn H. Curtiss in the St. Louis Centennial Week airplane races).

"Frank Grouard a Sandwich Islander who lived with Sitting Bull from Infancy. Gen. Crook's best scout."

"Frank Grouard a Sandwich Islander who lived with Sitting Bull from In...

Title: "Frank Grouard a Sandwich Islander who lived with Sitting Bull from Infancy. Gen. Crook's best scout."

"Germans Arouse!" broadside, ca. 1864

"Germans Arouse!" broadside, ca. 1864

Announces a German mass meeting at the St. Louis courthouse on October 25, 1864.Title: "Germans Arouse!" broadside, ca. 1864

"Grand Marshal" Sash Worn by David Perkins Grier

"Grand Marshal" Sash Worn by David Perkins Grier

Black "Grand Marshal" sash worn by David Perkins Grier during the 21st National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, 1887.Title: "Grand Marshal" Sash Worn by David Perkins Grier

"Gruppe an Bord der Fulda," showing a group of passengers, including Wilh. Mallinckrodt, crossing the Atlantic on board the steamer Fulda

"Gruppe an Bord der Fulda," showing a group of passengers, including W...

Title: "Gruppe an Bord der Fulda," showing a group of passengers, including Wilh. Mallinckrodt, crossing the Atlantic on board the steamer Fulda

"Hall of the Southern Historical Association Ex-Confederates Certificate for Capt. Joseph Boyce."

"Hall of the Southern Historical Association Ex-Confederates Certifica...

Certificate on board stock presented to Capt. Boyce on May 12, 1887 before his journey to Ireland.Title: "Hall of the Southern Historical Association Ex-Confederates Certificate for Capt. Joseph Boyce."

"Hand's Ledger," January-May 1853

"Hand's Ledger," January-May 1853

Records transactions of James K. Boyles, Pittsburgh, on Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.Title: "Hand's Ledger," January-May 1853

"High Water. 1903." (Bird's-eye-view of a flooded farm in St. Charles, Missouri)

"High Water. 1903." (Bird's-eye-view of a flooded farm in St. Charles,...

Title: "High Water. 1903." (Bird's-eye-view of a flooded farm in St. Charles, Missouri).

"Home Bank" Mechanical Coin Bank

"Home Bank" Mechanical Coin Bank

Cast iron bank in the shape of a bank building. "Home Bank" written above the front door. The door will move and a cashier will come out and take a coin. Coin slot on the back of the bank. Manufactured by the J... More

"Hoxey (sic) dives for the benefit of the photographer." Arch Hoxsey at the International Air Meet, Kinloch Field. October 1910

"Hoxey (sic) dives for the benefit of the photographer." Arch Hoxsey a...

Title: "Hoxey [sic] dives for the benefit of the photographer." Arch Hoxsey at the International Air Meet, Kinloch Field. October 1910.

"I Want It."

"I Want It."

Title: "I Want It."

"Interior- View of the Brew House, Anheuser-Busch Brewery. Widmann, Walsh and Boisselier, architects."

"Interior- View of the Brew House, Anheuser-Busch Brewery. Widmann, Wa...

Title: "Interior: View of the Brew House, Anheuser-Busch Brewery. Widmann, Walsh and Boisselier, architects."

"It Never Rains But It Pours."

"It Never Rains But It Pours."

Cartoon image of Jefferson Davis holding papers and standing next to effigies on a wall. A lit bomb on the floor near Davis's feet is labeled "CONFEDERACY". "IT NEVER RAINS BUT IT POURS." (printed below image).... More

"John Madison, Surviving Grandson" (of Dred and Harriet Scott) from St. Louis Daily Globe, January 10, 1886

"John Madison, Surviving Grandson" (of Dred and Harriet Scott) from St...

Title: "John Madison, Surviving Grandson" [of Dred and Harriet Scott] from St. Louis Daily Globe, January 10, 1886

"Just over the River Jordan". Salt Lake Valley, Utah. Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad, Wasatch Mountains

"Just over the River Jordan". Salt Lake Valley, Utah. Denver and Rio G...

Passenger train crossing low trestleTitle: "Just over the River Jordan". Salt Lake Valley, Utah. Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad, Wasatch Mountains.

"Just to Impress the Democratic National Convention That Women Want the Ballot- Climax to "Golden Lane" planned by St. Louis women will be an open air tableau, representing the suffrage situation in this and other countries…"

"Just to Impress the Democratic National Convention That Women Want th...

Horizontal color halftone illustration from the Sunday magazine of the St. Louis Post Dispatch, June 11, 1916, of tableau vivant staged by suffragettes to dramatize need for women's suffrage, including extensiv... More

"King Alexander of Servia" Series 5, Freund's Daisy Bread War Cards. Obverse

"King Alexander of Servia" Series 5, Freund's Daisy Bread War Cards. O...

Title: "King Alexander of Servia" Series 5, Freund's Daisy Bread War Cards. Obverse.

"King Alexander of Servia" Series 5, Freund's Daisy Bread War Cards. Reverse

"King Alexander of Servia" Series 5, Freund's Daisy Bread War Cards. R...

Title: "King Alexander of Servia" Series 5, Freund's Daisy Bread War Cards. Reverse.

"Kingshighway Viaduct, St. Louis."

"Kingshighway Viaduct, St. Louis."

Horizontal, sepia panorama showing a train yard under a bridge. Text printed in white in lower, left corner reads: "Kingshighway Viaduct, St. Louis. Constructed 1911 by- Wm. P. Carmichael Co., A Subsidiary of t... More

"Lambert St. Louis Field as it appeared in 1920." (St. Louis Flying Field (re-named Lambert Field in 1923) during the field's first air meet on 25 November 1920)

"Lambert St. Louis Field as it appeared in 1920." (St. Louis Flying Fi...

Title: "Lambert St. Louis Field as it appeared in 1920." (St. Louis Flying Field (re-named Lambert Field in 1923) during the field's first air meet on 25 November 1920).

"Las Vegas, New Mexico, in the foot hills of the Rocky Mountains, 755 miles from Missouri River." Plate 58

"Las Vegas, New Mexico, in the foot hills of the Rocky Mountains, 755 ...

Las Vegas, New Mexico, in the foot hills of the Rocky Mountains, 755 miles from Missouri River. Distant view of small settlement among low, rocky hills. Solitary man is walking on path in mid-foreground.Title... More

"Lavatory Constructed by the National Plumbing Supply Co. of St. Louis for Phil G. Becker, of Fort Worth, Texas."

"Lavatory Constructed by the National Plumbing Supply Co. of St. Louis...

From St. Louis Builder, 1901.Title: "Lavatory Constructed by the National Plumbing Supply Co. of St. Louis for Phil G. Becker, of Fort Worth, Texas."

"Liberia, Volume I and II" By Sir Harry Johnston, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., With Perkins' Library Lending Cards And Original Holders

"Liberia, Volume I and II" By Sir Harry Johnston, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., Wi...

"Liberia, Volume I" (1a-c) and "Liberia, Volume II" (2a-c) by Sir Harry Johnston, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., with the original Marlin Perkins' personal library lending card and original holder.Title: "Liberia, Volume I ... More

"Liberia, Volume I" By Sir Harry Johnston, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., With Perkins' Library Lending Card And Original Holder

"Liberia, Volume I" By Sir Harry Johnston, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., With Perk...

"Liberia, Volume I" (A) by Sir Harry Johnston, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., with the original Marlin Perkins' personal library lending card (B) and original holder (C).Title: "Liberia, Volume I" By Sir Harry Johnston, G.C... More

"Liberia, Volume II" By Sir Harry Johnston, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., With the Original Marlin Perkins' Personal Library Lending Card and Original Holder

"Liberia, Volume II" By Sir Harry Johnston, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., With the...

"Liberia, Volume II" (A) by Sir Harry Johnston, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., with the original Marlin Perkins' personal library lending card (B) and original holder (C).Title: "Liberia, Volume II" By Sir Harry Johnston, G... More

"Life-Histories Of African Game Animals, Volume I and II" By Theodore Roosevelt And Edmund Heller, from the Collection of Marlin Perkins

"Life-Histories Of African Game Animals, Volume I and II" By Theodore ...

"Life-Histories Of African Game Animals, Volume I" (1a-c) and "Life-Histories Of African Game Animals, Volume II" (2a-b) by Theodore Roosevelt and Edmund Heller. This set of books were part of Marlin Perkins' p... More

"Life-Histories Of African Game Animals, Volume I" by Theodore Roosevelt and Edmund Heller, From the Collection of Marlin Perkins

"Life-Histories Of African Game Animals, Volume I" by Theodore Rooseve...

"Life-Histories Of African Game Animals, Volume I" by Theodore Roosevelt and Edmund Heller. This book was a part of Marlin Perkins' personal lending library, and still retaisn the original lending card and car... More

"Main Tool House" Building Surrounded by Flood Waters

"Main Tool House" Building Surrounded by Flood Waters

Horizontal, sepia photograph showing a wooden building built on risers surrounded by flooded ground. A sign on the building reads "Main Tool House." Other buildings can be seen in the distance.Title: "Main Tool... More

"Map showing the path of the Cyclone, Wednesday, May 27, 1896." (superimposed on Map showing location of the Principal Residence Districts in St. Louis)

"Map showing the path of the Cyclone, Wednesday, May 27, 1896." (super...

Title: "Map showing the path of the Cyclone, Wednesday, May 27, 1896." (superimposed on Map showing location of the Principal Residence Districts in St. Louis). In fact, it was the path of destruction of the 18... More

"Maxwelton, Aug. 25, 1917."

"Maxwelton, Aug. 25, 1917."

Vertical, sepia photograph showing three men and one woman standing in a line posing for a picture. Two of the men are wearing military uniforms, and the other man and the woman are wearing civilian clothing. A... More

"Mrs. Britton when her team is winning." (Helene Britton, owner of the St. Louis Cardinals from 1911-1918, enjoying a game at Robison Field)

"Mrs. Britton when her team is winning." (Helene Britton, owner of the...

Title: "Mrs. Britton when her team is winning." (Helene Britton, owner of the St. Louis Cardinals from 1911-1918, enjoying a game at Robison Field).

"Never - Weds" (Summer musical camp group)

"Never - Weds" (Summer musical camp group)

Title: "Never - Weds" [Summer musical camp group].

"New City Hall. Column in Rotunda, 1st floor."

"New City Hall. Column in Rotunda, 1st floor."

Title: "New City Hall. Column in Rotunda, 1st floor."

"New Illustrated River Guide," published by Conrad Witter's Book, Paper and Stationery Store, St. Louis, Missouri, ca. 1855-1864

"New Illustrated River Guide," published by Conrad Witter's Book, Pape...

Published by John T. Fiala. Contains charts of distances of towns from St. Louis on the Missouri, Ohio, Mississippi, and Illinois Rivers. Also includes engraved images of the St. Louis riverfront and other scen... More

"Nicholas Scharff, 84 years old, starting for his daily constitutional in Forest Park."

"Nicholas Scharff, 84 years old, starting for his daily constitutional...

Title: "Nicholas Scharff, 84 years old, starting for his daily constitutional in Forest Park."

"Office Provost Marshal Paris" 24 January 1919 inkstamp, from- Embarkation Orders for Esther E. Leonard from General Harbord, January 15, 1919 (cropped)

"Office Provost Marshal Paris" 24 January 1919 inkstamp, from- Embarka...

Dr. Leonard served as a contract surgeon during World War I at the U.S. Army General Hospital No. 1 in New York City and at an evacuation hospital in Vichy, France. Transcription: WHT-C-W. AMERICAN EXPEDITIO... More

"Oh, so anxious!" A crowd of children wait their turn to get into Fairgrounds Park pool

"Oh, so anxious!" A crowd of children wait their turn to get into Fair...

Title: "Oh, so anxious!" A crowd of children wait their turn to get into Fairgrounds Park pool.

"Old Chouteau Mansion. St. Louis Co. MO."

"Old Chouteau Mansion. St. Louis Co. MO."

Printed advertisement pasted on back of photo reads: "Robert Benecke and Rudolph Goebel, Formerly of St. Charles, Portrait and Landscape Photographers, S.E. cor. Fourth and Market Sts., Over Alexander's Drug St... More

"Olive Street Canyon." Olive Street looking west from Fourth Street

"Olive Street Canyon." Olive Street looking west from Fourth Street

Title: "Olive Street Canyon." Olive Street looking west from Fourth Street.

"Onyx Lavatory Designed and Built by the National Plumbing Supply Co., 106 and 108 South 12th Street, St. Louis, for Sam Rodick, of Fort Worth, Texas."

"Onyx Lavatory Designed and Built by the National Plumbing Supply Co.,...

From St. Louis Builder, 1901.Title: "Onyx Lavatory Designed and Built by the National Plumbing Supply Co., 106 and 108 South 12th Street, St. Louis, for Sam Rodick, of Fort Worth, Texas."

"Organ Bank" Mechanical Coin Bank (Cat and Dog)

"Organ Bank" Mechanical Coin Bank (Cat and Dog)

Cast iron mechanical bank in the shape of an organ with a monkey, dog, and cat on top. To make a deposit, a coin is placed on the tray in the monkey's hand; cranking the lever will then cause the monkey to low... More

"Ox Power." Six oxen pulling wagon of grain sacks on unidentified street

"Ox Power." Six oxen pulling wagon of grain sacks on unidentified stre...

Horizontal, black and white photograph of a team of six oxen pulling a cart full of grain sacks on a brick paved road.Title: "Ox Power." Six oxen pulling wagon of grain sacks on unidentified street.

"Peace Flask" Powder Flask by N.P. Ames

"Peace Flask" Powder Flask by N.P. Ames

Brass "Peace Flask" powder flask by N.P. Ames, of the type used during the Mexican-American War and in the American Civil War.Title: "Peace Flask" Powder Flask by N.P. Ames

"Pipe Dream." Pencil Drawing by Irma Hesse

"Pipe Dream." Pencil Drawing by Irma Hesse

Pencil drawing is portrait of woman above smokey pipe.Title: "Pipe Dream." Pencil Drawing by Irma Hesse

"Playground above open vaults." Image from a poster created by the Housing and Sanitation Committee Civic League pushing for the abolition of public outhouses

"Playground above open vaults." Image from a poster created by the Hou...

Title: "Playground above open vaults." Image from a poster created by the Housing and Sanitation Committee Civic League pushing for the abolition of public outhouses.

"Portion of the double decker 2 to 3 story vaults." Image of an outhouse from a poster created by the Housing and Sanitation Committee Civic League pushing for the abolition of public outhouses

"Portion of the double decker 2 to 3 story vaults." Image of an outhou...

Title: "Portion of the double decker 2 to 3 story vaults." Image of an outhouse from a poster created by the Housing and Sanitation Committee Civic League pushing for the abolition of public outhouses.

"President Poincare and Marshall Joffre on the Somme Front." (cropped)

"President Poincare and Marshall Joffre on the Somme Front." (cropped)

Horizontal, sepia stereocard showing French President Raymond Poincare and Marshall Joseph Joffre meeting with uniformed officers. Keystone Stereograph number V18826. The title reads: "President Pincare and Mar... More

"Proof of matrix showing photograph taken from balloon." distributed by the St. Louis Centennial Association. (Aerial view of City Hall from 300 feet)

"Proof of matrix showing photograph taken from balloon." distributed b...

Title: "Proof of matrix showing photograph taken from balloon." distributed by the St. Louis Centennial Association. (Aerial view of City Hall from 300 feet).

"Rain in the Face, slayer of General George A. Custer"

"Rain in the Face, slayer of General George A. Custer"

Title: "Rain in the Face, slayer of General George A. Custer".

"Roll out the 'Barrel' When Beer Was Cheap." An empty cart for distributing beer in front of a bar on an unidentified street

"Roll out the 'Barrel' When Beer Was Cheap." An empty cart for distrib...

Title: "Roll out the 'Barrel' When Beer Was Cheap." An empty cart for distributing beer in front of a bar on an unidentified street.

"Scenery in Manchester, Mo."

"Scenery in Manchester, Mo."

Horizontal, black and white postcard showing a photographic view looking down a dirt road in Manchester, Missouri. Houses can be glimpsed through trees on both sides of the road. Several of the yards are border... More

"Showing the Missouri Athletic Club Ruins, 4th and Washington - M.A.C. burnt Mar. 9, 1914."

"Showing the Missouri Athletic Club Ruins, 4th and Washington - M.A.C....

Vertical photo showing gutted building with "Boatmen's Bank" engraved on front of the building. Two outer walls are standing, but the inside of the building is empty. A large pile of debris is spilling out of t... More

"Shunkapavy - 1, Medicine Man." (Taken during the 1904 World's Fair)

"Shunkapavy - 1, Medicine Man." (Taken during the 1904 World's Fair)

Title: "Shunkapavy # 1, Medicine Man." (Taken during the 1904 World's Fair).

"St. Louis from Eads Bridge." Panoramic postcard view of top deck of Eads Bridge, with St. Louis skyline in the background

"St. Louis from Eads Bridge." Panoramic postcard view of top deck of E...

"St. Louis from Eads Bridge." Panoramic postcard view of top deck of Eads Bridge, with St. Louis skyline in the background. Pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles are on the bridge, and a boat on the Mississipp... More

"Stand Pipe No. 3, - January 21st, 1899." (Compton Hill Water Tower under scaffolding during construction)

"Stand Pipe No. 3, - January 21st, 1899." (Compton Hill Water Tower un...

Title: "Stand Pipe No. 3, - January 21st, 1899." (Compton Hill Water Tower under scaffolding during construction).

"Stand Pipe No. 3, - June 1, 1899." (Compton Hill Water Tower under scaffolding during construction)

"Stand Pipe No. 3, - June 1, 1899." (Compton Hill Water Tower under sc...

Title: "Stand Pipe No. 3, - June 1, 1899." (Compton Hill Water Tower under scaffolding during construction).

"Start of the Gordon Bennett International Balloon Race at St. Louis, in 1907 under the auspices of the Aero Club of St. Louis, which will manage the air races of Centennial Week."

"Start of the Gordon Bennett International Balloon Race at St. Louis, ...

Title: "Start of the Gordon Bennett International Balloon Race at St. Louis, in 1907 under the auspices of the Aero Club of St. Louis, which will manage the air races of Centennial Week."

"Steamer Dubuque."

"Steamer Dubuque."

Horizontal, black and white image of a steamboat.Title: "Steamer Dubuque."

"Swimmers to be!" Children and instructors at work at swimming classes at Fairgrounds Park pool

"Swimmers to be!" Children and instructors at work at swimming classes...

Title: "Swimmers to be!" Children and instructors at work at swimming classes at Fairgrounds Park pool.

"The diving tower." Children line up for the diving platform at Fairgrounds Park swimming pool

"The diving tower." Children line up for the diving platform at Fairgr...

Title: "The diving tower." Children line up for the diving platform at Fairgrounds Park swimming pool.