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Missouri Historical Review



The Missouri Historical Review, an award-winning scholarly quarterly, has served as the cornerstone of the Society's publication program since 1906. This richly illustrated journal features recent scholarship on all facets of the state's history. The Missouri Historical Review also contains reviews of and notes on recently published books about the history of the state and local areas and the lives of Missourians. Support the premier journal for Missouri history!


Current issue:

October 2014 (Vol. 109, No. 1)

Feature Articles
Missouri Historical Review Cover

What Men Expected, What Women Did:
The Political Economy of Suffrage in St. Louis, 1920–1928

By Linda Harris Dobkins

1

Occupational Change, Culture Maintenance, and Social Status:
The Welsh in a Missouri Coal Town, 1870–1930

By Robert Llewellyn Tyler

18

Chris Von der Ahe, the American Association vs. National League Cultural War, and the Rise of Major-League Baseball
By Jon David Cash

41

From the Stacks:
   Research Center-Cape Girardeau

  The Oliver Collection and Allen Laws Oliver
By Frank Nickell

62
Book Reviews
66

Kansas City and How It Grew, 1822–2011
   By James R. Shortridge
Reviewed by Louis W. Potts

Voodoo Priests, Noble Savages, and Ozark Gypsies: The Life of Folklorist Mary Alicia Owen
   By Greg Olson
Reviewed by Tom Spencer

The Brothers Robidoux and the Opening of the American West
   By  Robert J. Willoughby
Reviewed by Diana L. Ahmad

Springfield's Urban Histories: Essays on the Queen City of the Missouri Ozarks
   Edited by Stephen L. McIntyre
Reviewed by Donald Oster

Wild Frenchmen and Frenchified Indians: Material Culture and Race in Colonial Louisiana
   By Sophie White
Reviewed by Sara Brooks Sundberg

Civil Liberties and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman
   Edited by Richard S. Kirkendall
Reviewed by Patrick E. McLear

Indians, Alcohol, and the Roads to Taos and Santa Fe
   By William E. Unrau
Reviewed by Kevin Jon Fernlund

The Lost Cause: The Trials of Frank and Jesse James
   By James P. Muehlberger
Reviewed by Jeremy Neely

Book Notes
76

Incident at the Otterville Station: A Civil War Story of Slavery and Rescue
By John Christgau

Stories from Platte County: Landmark People, Vol. II
By Bill Hankins

When the Wolf Came: The Civil War and the Indian Territory
By Mary Jane Warde

The Architecture of Maritz & Young: Exceptional Historic Homes of St. Louis
By Kevin Amsler and L. John Schott

From These Honored Dead: Historical Archaeology of the American Civil War
Edited by Clarence R. Geier, Douglas D. Scott, and Lawrence E. Babits

The Worlds the Shawnees Made: Migration and Violence in Early America
By Stephen Warren

The Scars of Project 459: The Environmental Story of the Lake of the Ozarks
By Traci Angel

The Rural Midwest since World War II
Edited by J. L. Anderson

Small-Town Dreams: Stories of Midwestern Boys Who Shaped America
By John E. Miller

News in Brief
78
Cover Image Credit
Wheat Shocks, oil on canvas by Frederick Oakes Sylvester (1869–1915), c. 1911. (1961.0008, SHSMO-C)

The Missouri Historical Review is a benefit of membership in The State Historical Society of Missouri.

The Missouri Historical Review (ISSN 0026-6582) is published quarterly by The State Historical Society of Missouri, 1020 Lowry Street, Columbia, MO 65201-7298. Periodicals postage is paid at Columbia, Missouri.

Questions regarding purchase of individual issues of the current or previous journals may be sent to shsofmo@umsystem.edu