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Missouri Historical Review

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January 2014 (Vol. 108, No. 2)

Feature Articles
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“The Work of Art”:
An Interview with Thomas Hart Benton, Part 2
Introduction by Joan Stack

79

“Play Me Something Quick and Devilish”: Adventures in the Documentation and Conservation of Missouri’s Heritage of Traditional Fiddle and Dance Music
By Howard Wight Marshall

105

“Fraud All the Way Through”: The First Kansas City Waterworks
By Peter J. Barry

123

From the Stacks:
   Research Center-Rolla

   The Early Route 66 Photographs of I. J. Baumgardner
By Leann K. Arndt

141
Book Reviews
145

Degrees of Allegiance: Harassment and Loyalty in Missouri’s German-American Community during World War I
   By Petra DeWitt
Reviewed by Robert W. Frizzell

“If You Were Only White”: The Life of Leroy “Satchel” Paige
   By Donald Spivey
Reviewed by Adrian Burgos

The Original Rush Limbaugh: Lawyer, Legislator, and Civil Libertarian
   By Dennis K. Boman
Reviewed by Jeff Gall

Book Notes
149

Strong Advocate: The Life of a Trial Lawyer
By Thomas Strong

A Road Trip into America’s Hidden Heart: Traveling the Back Roads, Backwoods, and Back Yards
By John Drake Robinson

Life during Wartime: 1861, The Civil War Comes to Missouri
By Rudi Keller

Necessary Courage: Iowa’s Underground Railroad in the Struggle against Slavery
By Lowell J. Soike

Civil War General and Indian Fighter James M. Williams: Leader of the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry and the 8th U.S. Cavalry
By Robert W. Lull

St. Louis’s Delmar Loop
By M. M. Costantin

Legendary Locals of Sedalia
By Rebecca Carr Imhauser

Greyhound Commander: Confederate General John G. Walker’s History of the Civil War West of the Mississippi
Edited by Richard Lowe

Cinders and Silence: A Chronicle of Missouri’s Burnt District, 1854–1870
By Tom A. Rafiner

News in Brief
151

October 2013 (Vol. 108, No. 1)

Feature Articles
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“The Work of Art”:
An Interview with Thomas Hart Benton, Part 1
Introduction by Joan Stack

1

Satisfying “Brutal Appetites”: Intertribal Raids, Indian Slaves, and the Erosion of Spanish-Indian Diplomacy in Upper Louisiana
By Peter K. Johnson

27

The Victory Loan Flying Circus in St. Louis and Kansas City, April 14 and 30, 1919
By Alan L. Roesler

50

From the Stacks:
   Research Center-St. Louis

   “Arise Women Voters”: The Records of the St. Louis Metropolitan
    League of Women Voters
By Zelli Fischetti

70
Book Reviews
74

Thomas Hart Benton: A Life
   By Justin Wolff
Reviewed by Joan Stack

Ghost of the Ozarks: Murder and Memory in the Upland South
   By Brooks Blevins
Reviewed by Charles Thompson

Book Notes
77

Clayton, Missouri: An Urban Story
By Mary Delach Leonard and Melinda Leonard

From Missouri: An American Farmer Looks Back
By Thad Snow, edited by Bonnie Stepenoff

Truman’s Triumphs: The 1948 Election and the Making of Postwar America
By Andrew E. Busch

Old Pulaski in Pictures: Rivers, Rails, Roads, and Recreation, Pulaski County, Missouri
By John Bradbury and Terry Primas

Bitter Brew: The Rise and Fall of Anheuser-Busch and America’s Kings of Beer
By William Knoedelseder

Civil War General and Indian Fighter James M. Williams: Leader of the 1st Kansas Colored
Volunteer Infantry and the 8th U.S. Cavalry

By Robert W. Lull

News in Brief
78

July 2013 (Vol. 107, No. 4)

Feature Articles
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Toward an Emancipationist Interpretation of George Caleb Bingham’s General Order No. 11: The Reception History of the Painting and the Remembered Civil War in Missouri
By Joan Stack

203

Slave, Trader, Interpreter, and World Traveler: The Remarkable Story of Jeffrey Deroine
By Greg Olson

222

The Ozarks in Missouri History: Discoveries in an American Region
By Lynn Morrow

231

From the Stacks:
   Research Center-Kansas City

   Frank and Ardis Glenn and the Glenn Bookshop
By David Boutros

248
Book Reviews
252

Price’s Lost Campaign: The 1864 Invasion of Missouri
   By Mark A. Lause
Reviewed by Daniel E. Sutherland

The Catholic Calumet: Colonial Conversions
in French and Indian North America

   By Tracy Neal Leavelle
Reviewed by Tom Arne Midtrød

J. V. Conran and Rural Political Power:
Boss Mythology in the Missouri Bootheel
   By Will Sarvis
Reviewed by Joel P. Rhodes

Book Notes
256

Noodlers in Missouri: Fishing for Identity in a Rural Subculture
By Mary Grigsby

St. Louis Parks
By NiNi Harris and Esley Hamilton

Arrow Rock
By Sandy Selby

The Baron in the Grand Canyon:
Friedrich Wilhelm von Egloffstein in the West
By Steven Rowan

Challenges and Growth:
The Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City, 1968–1989, a Memoir
By Sol Koenigsberg

The Missouri State Penitentiary: 170 Years inside “The Walls”
By Jamie Pamela Rasmussen

Damming the Osage:
The Conflicted Story of Lake of the Ozarks and Truman Reservoir
By Leland Payton and Crystal Payton

Frontier Cities: Encounters at the Crossroads of Empire
Edited by Jay Gitlin, Barbara Berglund, and Adam Arenson

The Steamer Admiral and Streckfus Steamers: A Personal View
By Annie Amantea Blum

Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History
Edited by Karen L. Cox

Wild Frenchmen and Frenchified Indians:
Material Culture and Race in Colonial Louisiana
By Sophie White

That’s the Way It Was: Stories of Struggle, Survival,
and Self-Respect in Twentieth-Century Black St. Louis
By Vida “Sister” Goldman Prince

The Perilous West:
Seven Amazing Explorers and the Founding of the Oregon Trail
By Larry E. Morris

News in Brief
259
Index
261

April 2013 (Vol. 107, No. 3)

Feature Articles
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It Takes More Than Just Ore: Making Iron at Moselle
By Jon F. Bergenthal

125

Growing the Hills: The Ozarks Regional Commission and the Politics of Economic Development in the Mid-American Highlands,
1960s-1970s

By J. Blake Perkins

144

Memories of a State Senate Career:
An Oral Interview with Albert M. Spradling Jr.

Interviews by Will Sarvis; Annotations by Lynn Wolf Gentzler

168

From the Stacks:
   Research Center-Columbia

   Around the World in One Year: Mary Dwight Eaman’s Journey
By Kimberly Harper

187
Book Reviews
191

Lincoln and the Border States: Preserving the Union
   By William C. Harris
Reviewed by Stanley Harrold

Gibson’s Last Stand: The Rise, Fall, and Near Misses of the St. Louis Cardinals, 1969-1975
   By Doug Feldmann
Reviewed by Robert Bionaz

Captain Joseph Boyce and the 1st Missouri Infantry, C.S.A.
   Edited by William C. Winter
Reviewed by Kathleen Gorman

Steamboats and the Rise of the Cotton Kingdom
   By Robert Gudmestad
Reviewed by Angela Lakwete

Book Notes
196

The Clamorgans: One Family’s History of Race in America
By Julie Winch

Missouri Armories: The Guard’s Home in Architecture and History
By Robert P. Wiegers

History of Missouri Bands 1800-2000
By C. Herbert Duncan

Old-Time Fiddling: Hal Sappington, Missouri Fiddler
By R. M. Kinder and Kristine Lowe-Martin

57 Years: A History of the Freedom Suits in the Missouri Courts
By Anthony J. Sestric

Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule: African American Landowning Families since Reconstruction
Edited by Debra A. Reid and Evan P. Bennett

The North American Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied. Volume III: September 1833-August 1834
Edited by Stephen S. Witte and Marsha Gallagher

Boone’s Lick Road: A Brief History and Guide to a Missouri Treasure
By Hal Jackson

Herman Jaeger: Newton County’s Master of the Vineyard
By Kay Hively and Larry James

Preserving Local Writers, Photographs, Newspapers, and Related Materials
Edited by Carol Smallwood and Elaine Williams

The Indianization of Lewis and Clark
By William R. Swagerty

Graduate Theses Relating to Missouri History, 2012
199
News in Brief
201

January 2013 (Vol. 107, No. 2)

Feature Articles
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Considering Regional Exceptionalism: The Case of the Ghost of the Ozarks
By Brooks Blevins

63

The “Great Controversy”: The Press, Religion, and Society in Gilded Age St. Louis
By Todd Barnett

77

Memories of a State Senate Career: An Oral Interview with Albert M. Spradling Jr.
Interviews by Will Sarvis, Annotations by Lynn Wolf Gentzler

94

From the Stacks:
   Research Center-Rolla

   The Journal of J. J. Sitton, 1860-82
By John Bradbury

113
Book Reviews
117

The Gospel of the Working Class: Labor’s Southern Prophets in New Deal America
   By Erik S. Gellman and Jarod Roll
Reviewed by Janine Giordano Drake

The World, the Flesh, and the Devil: A History of Colonial St. Louis
   By Patricia Cleary
Reviewed by Paul W. Mapp

The Art of the Missouri Capitol: History in Canvas, Bronze, and Stone
   By Bob Priddy and Jeffrey Ball
Reviewed by Timothy J. Crimmins

Call Me Tom: The Life of Thomas F. Eagleton
   By James N. Giglio
Reviewed by Lana Stein

Book Notes
123

Spirit and Rebellion: Labor and Religion in the New Cotton South
By Jarod Roll

Uncovering the Truth about Meriwether Lewis
By Thomas C. Danisi

Illinois in the War of 1812
By Gillum Ferguson

Missouri State Fair
By Rhonda Chalfant

News in Brief
124

October 2012 (Vol. 107, No. 1)

Feature Articles
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The New Suffragists of 1977 and the Challenge of Coalition
Building at Missouri’s International Women’s Year State Meeting

By Mary L. Berkery

1

Sunday Regulation and the Formation of German American
Identity in St. Louis, 1840-1860

By Luke Ritter

23

The Courtship of Maria Savage
By Lawrence O. Christensen

41

From the Stacks:
   Research Center-St. Louis

   The Dismas House Records
By Kenn Thomas

53
Book Reviews
57

Lincoln and Citizens’ Rights in Civil War Missouri:
Balancing Freedom and Security

   By Dennis K. Boman
Reviewed by Jessica Cannon

Congress and Harry S. Truman: A Conflicted Legacy
   Edited by Donald A. Ritchie
Reviewed by Andrew J. Dunar

Book Notes
60

The Mormon War: Zion and the Missouri Extermination Order of 1838
By Brandon G. Kinney

Fort Clark and Its Indian Neighbors: A Trading Post on the Upper Missouri
By W. Raymond Wood, William J. Hunt Jr., and Randy H. Williams

The Final Mission of Bottoms Up: A World War II Pilot’s Story
By Dennis R. Okerstrom

The Character of Meriwether Lewis: Explorer in the Wilderness
By Clay S. Jenkinson

News in Brief
61

July 2012 (Vol. 106, No. 4)

Contents
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The Exclusive Maxent-Laclède Trading Grant
By Carl J. Ekberg

185

The Future Great City of the World Seeks to Fulfill Its Destiny:
St. Louis and Mexico, 1878-1911

By Michael A. Ridge Jr.

198

“The Black People Did the Work”:
African American Life in Arrow Rock, Missouri, 1850-1960

By Gary R. Kremer

223

From the Stacks
Research Center-Kansas City
Motion Pictures—From Home Movies to Educational Productions
By David Boutros

241
Book Reviews
245

Groping toward Democracy: African American
Social Welfare Reform in St. Louis, 1910-1949

      By Priscilla A. Dowden-White
Reviewed by Benjamin Looker

George Washington Carver: A Biography
      By Gary R. Kremer
Reviewed by Jane DeNeefe

Book Notes
248

Emigrants on the Overland Trail: The Wagon Trains of 1848
By Michael E. LaSalle

“We Gather Together”: A History of Newton County,
Missouri, Churches, Part 1

Compiled by Larry A. James and Kay Hively

“We Gather Together”: A History of Newton County,
Missouri, Churches, Part 2

Compiled by Larry A. James and Kay Hively

The Towns That Mathew Built . . . Newtonia and Richey, Missouri
Compiled by Larry A. James

News in Brief
249
Financial Contributors to the Missouri Historical Review
250
Index
251

April 2012 (Vol. 106, No. 3)

Contents
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Missouri Germans and the Cause of Union and Freedom
By Walter D. Kamphoefner

115

The Promotions of General Peter J. Osterhaus
and the Two-Edged Sword of German Ethnicity

By Mary Bobbitt Townsend

137

Martin Rice Remembers:
What I Saw of Order Number Eleven

Edited by Lynn Wolf Gentzler

152

From the Stacks: Research Center-Columbia
The J. Christian Bay Collection of Middle Western Americana
The William J. Hinchey Diaries
By Kimberly Harper

172
Book Reviews
176

Grassroots at the Gateway: Class Politics & Black Freedom Struggle in St. Louis, 1936-75
By Clarence Lang
Reviewed by Priscilla A. Dowden-White

A French Aristocrat in the American West: The Shattered Dreams of
De Lassus de Luzieres

By Carl J. Ekberg
Reviewed by James Baker

The Great Heart of the Republic: St. Louis and the Cultural Civil War
By Adam Arenson
Reviewed by Matthew J. Mancini

Book Notes
181

Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion
By Robert Morgan

Campaign for Wilson’s Creek: The Fight for Missouri Begins
By Jeffrey L. Patrick

Founding St. Louis: First City of the New West
By J. Frederick Fausz

Enacting History
Edited by Scott Magelssen and Rhona Justice-Malloy

Remembering Roadside America: Preserving the Recent Past as Landscape and Place
By John A. Jakle and Keith A. Schulle

Graduate Theses Relating to Missouri History, 2011
182
News in Brief
183

January 2012 (Vol. 106, No. 2)

Feature Articles
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“We Are Living in Very Stirring Times”:
The Civil War in Jefferson City, Missouri

By Gary R. Kremer

61

Joplin Threatened with Silence:
The Telephone Operators’ Strike of 1902-03

By Angela Firkus

75

Missouri Salt:
The Rise and Fall of a Frontier Industry

By Loring Bullard

91

From the Stacks: Research Center-Rolla
An Irish Artist and the Civil War in Missouri:
The William J. Hinchey Diaries
By John F. Bradbury Jr.

102
Book Reviews
107

Financial Fraud and Guerrilla Violence in Missouri’s Civil War, 1861-1865
By Mark W. Geiger
Reviewed by Robert W. Frizzell

On Slavery’s Border: Missouri’s Small-Slaveholding Households, 1815-1865
By Diane Mutti Burke
Reviewed by Debra Foster Greene

Conflict in the Ozarks: Hill Folk, Industrialists, and Government in Missouri’s Courtois Hills
By David Benac
Reviewed by Brooks Blevins

Book Notes
112

The Santa Fe Trade: Selected Newspaper Articles, 1813-1846
Compiled by Gary Lenderman

Quantrill at Lawrence: The Untold Story
By Paul R. Petersen

A White-Bearded Plainsman: The Memoirs of Archaeologist W. Raymond Wood
By W. Raymond Wood

The Golden Lane: How Missouri Women Gained the Vote and Changed History
By Margot McMillen

Freedom by the Sword: The U.S. Colored Troops, 1862-1867
By William A. Dobak

News in Brief
113

October 2011 (Vol. 106, No. 1)

Feature Articles

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Missouri and the Civil War in the West:
More Essays from the Missouri Historical Review

By William Garrett Piston

1

Sent Into a Land of Strangers: The Banishment of the Reverend Berry Hill Spencer
By Marcus J. McArthur

14

Retreat from Reform: St. Louis Politics in the Wake of the 1896 Tornado
By Joseph Rogers

32

From the Stacks: Research Center-St. Louis
Kay Drey, Environmental Champion
By Kenn Thomas

48
Book Reviews
52

Mrs. Dred Scott: A Life on Slavery’s Frontier
By Lea VanderVelde
Reviewed by Brett Rogers

The Dead End Kids of St. Louis: Homeless Boys and the People Who Tried to Save Them
By Bonnie Stepenoff
Reviewed by Matthew Mancini

White Man’s Heaven: The Lynching and Expulsion of Blacks in the Southern Ozarks, 1894-1909
By Kimberly Harper
Reviewed by Michael J. Pfeifer


July 2011 (Vol. 105, No. 4)

Feature Articles

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Aggressive Philanthropy:
Progressivism, Conservatism,and the William Volker Charities Fund:

By Michael J. McVicar

191

Such is a Dragoon’s Life:
Corporal Mathias Baker, Company B, First Dragoons, 1845-1849:

By Will Gorenfeld and Tim Kimball

213

Commercial Television Arrives in Missouri: 
The Birth of KSD-TV in St. Louis:

By James Forr

233

From the Stacks: Research Center-Kansas City
Charles N. Kimball: A Mentor to the Community
By David Boutros

245
Book Reviews
249

Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print & Power.
By James McGrath Morris
Reviewed by Michael D. Murray


April 2011 (Vol. 105, No. 3)

Feature Articles

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Saint Louis University Slaves
By C. Walker Gollar
125

St. Martin’s Church and the White Lady of Starkenburg: Traditions and Transitions
By Carol Heming

141

The Second Battle of Wilson’s Creek: The Fight for the National Battlefield in the 86th Congress
By David E. Balducchi

159

From the Stacks: Research Center-Columbia
Politics in Missouri Oral History Project
By Jeff D. Corrigan

179
Book Reviews
183

Rising on the River: St. Louis 1822 to 1850,
Explosive Growth from Town to City

By Frederick A. Hodes
Reviewed by Kenneth H. Winn

The Bourgeois Frontier: French Towns, French Traders,
and American Expansion

By Jay Gitlin
Reviewed by Patricia Cleary


January 2011 (Vol. 105, No. 2)

Feature Articles

Benton and the World at War: The Year of Peril
By Henry Adams

63

“Like a Tug of War”: The Lynching of Thomas Gilyard
By Kimberly Harper

76

St. Louis and the 1918 Influenza: The Impact of Nonpharmaceutical Interventions
By Robert Wilson

94

From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Rolla
            Lyman G. Bennett Collection, 1857-1865
            By John F. Bradbury

109
Book Reviews
113

New Madrid: A Mississippi River Town in History and Legend
By Mary Sue Anton
Reviewed by Joel P. Rhodes

The Campbell Quest: A Saga of Family and Fortune
By Patrick C. MacCulloch
Reviewed by William E. Foley

The Soldier from Independence: A Military Biography of Harry Truman
By D. M. Giangreco
Reviewed by Jon E. Taylor

Missouri’s War: The Civil War in Documents
Edited by Silvana R. Siddali
Reviewed by Adam Arenson

Portraits of Conflict: A Photographic History of Missouri in the Civil War
By William Garrett Piston and Thomas P. Sweeney
Reviewed by William E. Parrish


October 2010 (Vol. 105, No. 1)

Feature Articles
Cover from the October 2010 issue of the Missouri Historical Review. Cover illustration: Lester Parker, 'Afternoon View on Ware's Creek,' State Historical Society of Missouri Art Collection. Anchor Travel Village and Branson’s Evolving Tourist Accommodations
By Keith A. Sculle
1
Esclavage Rouge: The Nature and Influence of Indian Slavery in Colonial St. Louis
By Peter K. Johnson
14
“I Am Going to Find a New Fatherland”: Nationalism and German Colonization Societies in the Frontier State of Missouri
By Stephan Greenway
31
The Third Iowa Cavalry in Sterling Price’s 1864 Missouri Raid
By Mary B. Townsend
48
From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection−St. Louis
William L. Hungate Watergate Collection, 1972−1974
By Jerry Cooper
54
Book Reviews
58
Meriwether Lewis
By Thomas C. Danisi and John C. Jackson
Reviewed by David Rice
Jayhawkers: The Civil War Brigade of James Henry Lane
By Bryce Benedict
Reviewed by Jeremy Neely

July 2010 (Vol. 104, No. 4)

Feature Articles
Cover from the July 2010 issue of the Missouri Historical Review. Cover illustration: Lester Parker, 'Afternoon View on Ware's Creek,' State Historical Society of Missouri Art Collection Mothers of Commerce: Antebellum Missouri Women and the Family Farm
By Jeff Bremer
187
Protecting St. Louis Neighborhoods from the Encroachment of Brothels, 1870-1920
By James Wunsch
198
The Boxer and the Duelist: The Origins of the Missouri Prizefight Law of 1874
By Arly Allen
213
From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Kansas City
Augustus Koch, City Viewmaker
By David Boutros
233
Book Reviews
237
Good Order and Safety: A History of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, 1861-1906
By Allen E. Wagner
Reviewed by Margaret Garb
Mapping Decline: St. Louis and the Fate of the American City
By Colin Gordon
Reviewed by George Lipsitz
Man of Douglas, Man of Lincoln: The Political Odyssey of James Henry Lane
By Ian Michael Spurgeon
Reviewed by William E. Parrish

April 2010 (Vol. 104, No. 3)

Feature Articles
Photo courtesy of: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, National Child Labor Committee Collection, [LC-DIG-nclc-03506] Child Savers and St. Louis Newsboys, 1896-1948
By Bonnie Stepenoff
125
Race Should be as Unimportant as Ancestry: German Radicals and African American Citizenship in the Missouri Constitution of 1865
By Alison Clark Efford
138
“With the Brain of a Man and the Heart of a Woman”: Missouri Women and Rural Change, 1890-1915
By Rebecca S. Montgomery
159
From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Columbia
The Civil War Sesquicentennial at WHMC-Columbia
By William T. Stolz and Nathan Troup
179
Book Reviews
182
Little House, Long Shadow: Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Impact on American Culture
By Anita Clair Fellman
Reviewed by Catherine Rymph

January 2010 (Vol. 104, No. 2)

Feature Articles

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Jenny Lind Comes to Missouri
By Harlan Jennings
63
The Political Education of Joseph Pulitzer
By James McGrath Morris
78
The FBI’s “Strawman”: Breaking the Kansas City Mob’s Connection to Las Vegas
By Kenneth J. Peak and William N. Ouseley
95
From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Rolla
Colonel Jay Torrey, Fruitville Farms, and the Village of Torreytown
By John F. Bradbury
115
Book Reviews
119
A President, a Church, and Trails West: Competing Histories in Independence, Missouri
By Jon E. Taylor
Reviewed by Daniel D. Holt
Navigating the Missouri: Steamboating on Nature’s Highway, 1819-1935
By William E. Lass
Reviewed by Diana L. Ahmad
A Missouri Railroad Pioneer: The Life of Louis Houck
By Joel P. Rhodes
Reviewed by H. Riley Bock

October 2009 (Vol. 104, No. 1)

Feature Articles
“Far More Than a Romantic Adventure” The American Civil War in Harry Truman’s History and Memory
By Ethan S. Rafuse
1
The Mysterious Charles Courtin and the Early Missouri Fur Trade
By Larry E. Morris
21
Anslinger vs. Donnici: Narcotics Trafficking and Federal Justice in Kansas City, Missouri, 1939
By Patrick McLear
40
From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection-St. Louis
The Arthur Witman (1902-1991) Photograph Collection
By Nancy McIlvaney
53
Book Reviews
57
William Clark: Indian Diplomat
By Jay H. Buckley
Reviewed by J. Frederick Fausz
The Underground Railroad in Western Illinois
By Owen W. Muelder
Reviewed by Kristin E. S. Zapalac
Complex Justice: The Case of Missouri v. Jenkins
By Joshua M. Dunn
Reviewed by Sherry Schirmer

July 2009 Vol. 103, No. 4

Feature Articles
L’ Anneé du Coup: The Battle of St. Louis, 1780, Part 2
By Carolyn Gilman
195
“We, Too, Are Still Here”: German Americans in St. Louis, 1919-1941
By Gregory Kupsky
212
Who was the “Enemy Among Us”?: Missouri’s World War II Prisoners of War
By Derek R. Mallett
226
From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Kansas City
Foundations of the Jewish Community in Kansas City
By David Boutros
241
Sidney Larson (1923-2009)
By Carole Sue DeLaite
246
Book Reviews
248
Boss-Busters & Sin Hounds: Kansas City and Its Star
By Harry Haskell
Reviewed by J. Christopher Schnell
Establishing Justice in Middle America: A History of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
By Jeffrey Brandon Morris
Reviewed by Lawrence H. Larsen
The St. Louis African American Community and the Exodusters
By Bryan M. Jack
Reviewed by Gary R. Kremer
The Chouteaus: First Family of the Fur Trade
By Stan Hoig
Reviewed by David Rice

April 2009 Vol. 103, No. 3

Feature Articles
L’ Anneé du Coup: The Battle of St. Louis, 1780, Part 1
By Carolyn Gilman
133
“A Damned Tight Place”: General Jeff Thompson Confronts the Federals at Fredericktown, Missouri
By James E. McGhee
148
“Drifting Back into Their Old Ways”: Local Efforts to Banish the German Language from Missouri During the Great War
By Petra DeWitt
161
From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Columbia
River Traffic: The Steamboat’s Mark on Missouri
By Elizabeth Engel
53
Book Reviews
188
Stealing Indian Women: Native Slavery in the Illinois Country
By Carl J. Ekberg
Reviewed by Patricia Cleary
The Early Black History Movement, Carter G. Woodson, and Lorenzo Johnston Greene
By Pero Gaglo Dagbovie
Reviewed by Gary R. Kremer
Independent Immigrants: A Settlement of Hanoverian Germans in Western Missouri
By Robert W. Frizzell
Reviewed by Walter A. Schroeder

January 2009 (Vol. 103, No. 2)

Feature Articles
Uprooted or Transplanted?: Reflections on Patterns of German Immigration to Missouri
By Walter D. Kamphoefner
71
The Veiled Prophet’s Oriental Tale: St. Louis’s Famous Festivals in Context, 1878-1900
By Susan Nance
90
The Abraham Lincoln Legacy in Missouri
By Gary R. Kremer
108
From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Rolla
Walter Goodwin Swart, Mining Engineer
By Mark C. Stauter
120
Book Reviews

124

The Whiskey Merchant’s Diary: An Urban Life in the Emerging Midwest
By Joseph J. Mersman, Edited with an introduction by Linda A. Fisher
Reviewed by Kenneth H. Winn
The Curt Flood Story: The Man Behind the Myth
By Stuart L. Weiss
Reviewed by James N. Giglio
An American Art Colony: The Art and Artists of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, 1930-1940.
By Scott Kerr and R. H. Dick
Reviewed by Joan Stack
Holy Hills of the Ozarks: Religion and Tourism in Branson, Missouri
By Aaron K. Ketchell
Reviewed by Larry G. Brown

October 2008 (Vol. 103, No. 1)

Feature Articles
Drinking, Dying, and Lying to Priests: Community Bonds and Conflicts over Authority in Colonial St. Louis
By Patricia Cleary
1
“Demand Nothing but what is Strictly Right and Submit to Nothing that is Wrong”: Governor Lilburn Boggs, Governor Robert Lucas, and the Honey War of 1839
By Thomas M. Spencer
22
Carr W. Pritchett and the Civil War Era in Glasgow and Fayette
By Lawrence O. Christensen
41
From the Stacks:
Western Historical Manuscript Collection-St. Louis

Rannells Family Papers, 1838-1905
By Susan J. Beattie
56
Book Reviews

60

Buried in the Bitter Waters: The Hidden History of Racial Cleansing in America.
By Elliot Jaspin.
Reviewed by Dominic J. Capeci Jr..
 
The Border Between Them: Violence and Reconciliation on the Kansas-Missouri Line
By Jeremy Neely.
Reviewed by James M. Denny
 
The Missouri Compromise and Its Aftermath: Slavery and the Meaning of America
By Robert Pierce Forbes.
Reviewed by William E. Foley
 
A Journalism of Humanity: A Candid History of the World’s First Journalism School
By Steve Weinberg
Journalism 1908: Birth of a Profession
Edited by Betty Houchin Winfield
Reviewed by Michael D. Murray
 

July 2008 (Vol. 102, No. 4)

Feature Articles
Making Boys into Miners: The Freshman Fight and Hazing at the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, 1903-1945
By Patrick Huber and Stephen Foster
195
Faith and Foreign Policy: An Exploration into the Mind of Harry Truman
By Richard S. Kirkendall
214
St. Louis: Essays from the First Century of the Missouri Historical Review
By Louis S. Gerteis
225
From the Stacks:
Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Kansas City

Missouri’s Airline: TWA’s “Around the World Service”
By David Boutros
238
Book Reviews

243

Friedrich Hecker: Two Lives for Liberty
By Sabine Freitag, translated from the German and edited by Steven Rowan
Reviewed by Walter D. Kamphoefner
Evolution of a Missouri Asylum: Fulton State Hospital, 1851-2006
By Richard L. Lael, Barbara Brazos, and Margot Ford McMillen
Reviewed by Danny Wedding
The Enchanted Years of the Stage: Kansas City at the Crossroads of American Theater, 1870-1930
By Felicia Hardison Londré
Reviewed by Alan R. Havig

April 2008 (Vol. 102, No. 3)

Feature Articles
‘Tom, You’re Not Going to Get [It] On a Silver Platter’: The Inaugural Senate Campaign of Thomas F. Eagleton
By James N. Giglio
133
James MacKay: International Explorer
By Thomas C. Danisi and W. Raymond Wood
154
A Half-Century of Missouri History: A Memoir
By Perry McCandless
165
From the Stacks:
Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Columbia

Through the Lions: Missouri Journalism in China
By Thomas Miller
178
Persephone’s Shade Tree: An Important Thomas Hart Benton Study Drawing Acquired by The State Historical Society of Missouri
By Joan Stack
182
Book Reviews

186

The St. Louis Baseball Reader
Edited by Richard Peterson
Reviewed by Jeffrey Smith
Radical Unionism in the Midwest, 1900-1950
By Rosemary Feurer
Reviewed by Stephen L. McIntyre
Nathan B. Young and the Struggle over Black Higher Education
By Antonio F. Holland
Reviewed by Pellom McDaniels III
Long Road to Liberty: The Odyssey of a German Regiment in the Yankee Army: The 15th Missouri Volunteer Infantry
By Donald Allendorf
Reviewed by Virginia J. Laas

January 2008 (Vol. 102, No. 2)

“James W. Goodrich (1939-2007)” By Lynn Wolf Gentzler, pp. 72-77.

“‘A Consistent Player and a Consistent Christian’: The Midwestern Roots of Branch Rickey’s Idealism and Racial Progressivism, 1904-1942” By Lee Lowenfish, pp. 78-87

“A Cultural Barometer: The St. Louis Mercantile Library as National Institution, 1846-1871” By Adam Arenson, pp. 88-102

“Popular Arts and Entertainments as Presented in One Hundred Years of the Missouri Historical Review” By Alan R. Havig, pp. 103-117


October 2007 (Vol. 102, No. 1)

“Marie Dierking Herd Neuhaus: Lafayette County German Farmwife and Proto-Feminist” By Robert W. Frizzell, pp. 1-9.

“The Pertle Springs Park: The Life and Death of a Nineteenth-Century Midwestern Resort” By Jeffrey K. Yelton, pp. 10-24.

“The Patriarch, His “Wives,” His “Slaves,” and His “Children”: Contested Wills in the Case of Keen v. Keen” By Kimberly A. Schreck, pp. 25-41.

““I Enjoyed My Work in the Senate””: An Oral Interview with Thomas F. Eagleton, pp.42-57.


July 2007 (Vol. 101, No. 4)

“America’s Crossroads: A Century of Kansas City Essays from the Missouri Historical Review” By Diane Mutti Burke and John Herron, pp. 196-204

“Edward Miller’s Town: The Reconceptualization of Pleasant Hill by the Pacific Railroad of Missouri” By James R. Shortridge, pp. 205-225

“The St. Louis and Suburban Streetcar Strike of 1900” By James F. Baker, pp. 226-245


April 2007 (Vol. 101, No. 3)

“James H. Lucas: Eminent St. Louis Entrepreneur and Philanthropist” By Joseph C. Thurman, pp. 129-145

“Hickory Wind: The Role of Personality and the Press in Andrew Jackson’s Bank War in Missouri, 1831-1837” By Stephen Campbell, pp. 146-167

“William J. Thompkins: African American Physician, Politician, and Publisher” By Gary R. Kremer, pp. 168-182


January 2007 (Vol. 101, No. 2)

“Making Him Fresh Again: On Writing Yet Another Mark Twain Biography” By Ron Powers, pp. 67-77

““The Most Serious Senator”: A Reconsideration of Forrest C. Donnell of Missouri and the North Atlantic Treaty” By Matthew C. Sherman, pp. 78-98

““Bashi-Bazouks” and Rebels Too: Action at Camden Point, July 13, 1864” By Scott A. Porter, pp. 99-114


October 2006 (Vol. 101, No. 1)

“A “Damn Yankee” in Rebel Territory: James Hutchison Kerr's Reflections on his Southeast Missouri Years” By Joe P. Dunn, pp. 1-16

“Whose Forest is This?: Hillfolk, Industrialists, and Government in the Ozarks” By David Benac, pp. 17-35

“Forty Years of Missouri History: A Memoir” By Lawrence O. Christensen, pp. 36-47

““I Plant Myself . . . Down on My Unquestionable Rights”: Elijah Lovejoy’s Fatal Stand for Freedom” By Katie Roberts, pp. 48-


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