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Andy J. Brown, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A3031
Scope and Contents The papers include correspondence, documents, and newspaper clippings relating primarily to the professional and civic activities of Andy J. Brown, Jr., in the City of St. Louis and in his west end neighborhood, presently Visitation Park. There are also a few items from Brown’s parents. The papers are arranged alphabetically by topic and date from 1892 to 2011. The bulk of the papers date from 1952 to 1973. Large date gaps exist from 1907 to 1929, 1942 to 1949, and 1988 to...
Dates: 1892-2011; Majority of material found within 1952-1973

Lisa Brown Ferguson Notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: A3065
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of three reporter’s notebooks, provided by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch to staff, and papers torn from a similar notebook filled with notes taken by reporter Lisa Brown relating to the aftermath of the fatal shooting of unarmed Michael Brown, Jr. by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer on 9 August 2014. The notebooks date from August to December 2014 and 9 August 2015. One notebook, dated 24 November 2014, is available as a digital...
Dates: 2014-2015

Michael Brown, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A3069
Scope and Contents The collection is arranged chronologically and consists of three items relating to the death of Michael Brown and the subsequent social movement that developed in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014. There is an Order of Service for Brown’s funeral held at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church on 25 August 2014. The Organization for Black Struggle issued a card with two messages. One message begins, “Justice for Mike Brown and his Family! OBS supports the demands of the Ferguson...
Dates: 2014

Joseph G. Broz Album: U. S. Air Force, 1917-1919, World War I

 Collection
Identifier: P0161
Scope and Contents The Joseph G. Broz album documents Broz’s experience serving with the 27th Aero Squadron and First Pursuit Group during World War I. The album, assembled by Broz in 1979, includes an extensive first-hand narrative describing the everyday life of a soldier in the unit, illustrated by a variety of photographs. Many of the photographs were taken by Broz himself, although at least two were taken by the squadron’s unofficial photographer, Eugene “Tex” Branshaw. Broz begins the...
Dates: 1917-1919; 1979

Bryan, Green, and McLagan Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A3297
Scope and Contents The collection contains information about the Bruce, Bryan, and Green families in the form of diary transcriptions, family trees, books, sewing guides, and other documents ranging from the years 1857-1958. It primarily focuses on Caleb Green, William James Samuel Bryan, and Mary Bruce McLagan. The collection is arranged in four series: William J.S. Bryan Series, Caleb Green Series, Mary Bruce McLagan Series, and the Miscellaneous Series. William J.S....
Dates: 1857-1958

Lawrence Bryant Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P1018
Scope and Contents The Lawrence Bryant Collection documents a growing movement protesting police violence, spurred by the shooting of African American teenager Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. The bulk of the collection shows the protests and unrest in Ferguson and surrounding areas following Brown’s death on August 9, 2014 and the announcement on November 24th of the Grand Jury’s decision not to indict Officer Wilson. Photographs show peaceful demonstrations and...
Dates: 2014-2015

Edward W. Burger, Jr. World War II Citations

 Collection
Identifier: A3125
Scope and Contents

The citations include a memorial certificate from President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Purple Heart citation which was awarded on March 23, 1945.

Dates: 1945

Aaron Burr Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0210
Scope and Contents Many of the documents in the Aaron Burr Papers are neither signed nor dated. The Legal Papers Series (1787-1825) consists primarily of documents relating to Burr’s legal practice in New York following his return from Europe. Many of these documents are likely contemporary copies. Addressees include John Greenwood, Thomas H. Flandrau, and Gurdon W. Lathrop, all of whom were clerks in Burr’s law practice. The...
Dates: 1776-1825

William Vincent Byars Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0217
Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence of William V. Byars with numerous individuals including newspaper men, politicians, and literary figures. Principal correspondents include Arthur Brisbane, William Marion Reedy, and Byars’ father, James Byars. The collection also contains poems and other writings of William V. Byars.

Dates: 1878-1949

Mary V. Callahan Scrapbook

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Identifier: A1829
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a leather-bound scrapbook embossed with the monogram “MC.” The scrapbook contains signatures, greetings, and drawings from Mary’s classmates and teachers at Soldan, report cards, receipts, passes, and permits, including a permit to play tennis in the public parks for the 1913 season. Also included in the scrapbook are dance cards, score cards, greeting cards, and a half-tone photograph of the Soldan High School Class of January 1914.

Dates: 1911-1918

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Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center 564
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United States -- Armed Forces 73
LGBTQ resource 61
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 59
LGBTQ Collecting Initiative 47
Business enterprises -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 40
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Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 33
World War, 1914-1918 32
Families -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 30
African Americans -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 27
United States -- Politics and government 26
World War, 1939-1945 21
Gay community -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 20
Portrait Photographs 17
World War, 1939-1945 -- France 17
Missouri -- Politics and government 16
Real property -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 16
Indians of North America 14
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 13
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel 13
Advertising -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 12
Deeds -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 12
Lesbian community -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 12
African American women -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 11
Civil Rights -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 11
Families -- Missouri 11
Segregation -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 11
Steamboats 11
African American Collecting Initiative, 2013- 9
Artists -- Missouri 9
California -- Gold discoveries 9
Mexican War, 1846-1848 9
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Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence 9
Cholera -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- 1849 8
Diaries 8
Europe -- Description and travel 8
Fur trade -- United States 8
Gay pride celebrations -- Missouri 8
German Americans -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 8
Legislators -- Missouri 8
Love-letters 8
Oral history 8
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Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 7
Baseball -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 7
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Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 7
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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 7
Veterans -- United States 7
African Americans 6
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Education -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 6
Finance, Personal 6
Legislators -- United States 6
Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 6
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.) -- History 6
Military discharge 6
Public schools -- Saint Louis -- Missouri 6
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History -- 19th century 6
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- Social life and customs 6
Soldiers -- United States 6
Speeches, addresses, etc 6
Teachers -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 6
Theater -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 6
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 6
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 6
AIDS (Disease)--United States 5
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African American business enterprises 5
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 5
American poetry -- Women authors 5
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Civil rights 5
Civil rights workers -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 5
Gay men -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 5
Group portraits 5
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Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 5
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Saint Louis (Mo.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 5
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Language
English 688
French 49
German 36
Spanish; Castilian 14
Italian 4
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Names
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.) 11
Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.) 9
Brown, Michael, Jr., 1996-2014 8
Prince, Vida Goldman Sister, 1933- 8
United States. Navy 8
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Confederate States of America. Army 7
Gephardt, Richard A. (Richard Andrew), 1941- 7
Oldham, Marian, 1927-1994 6
St. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.) 6
Congress of Racial Equality 5
Eliot, William Greenleaf, 1811-1887 5
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 5
Missouri Historical Society 5
NAACP (Organization) 5
Oldham, Charles R., 1922-2006 5
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 5
Bates, Edward, 1793-1869 4
Delassus, Charles Dehault, 1767-1842 4
Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809 4
Saint Louis (Mo.). Metropolitan Police Department 4
St. Louis Cardinals (Baseball team) 4
St. Louis Committee of Racial Equality (1947-) 4
American Red Cross 3
Bates, Frederick, 1777-1825 3
Best, Joyce, 1928- 3
Best, Stephen R., 1926-2014 3
Boy Scouts of America 3
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 3
Clark, William, 1770-1838 3
Dagen, Margaret W., 1919-2002 3
Eliot family 3
Famous Barr Co. (Saint Louis, Mo.) 3
Freeman, Frankie Muse, 1916-2018 3
Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890 3
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 3
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 3
Moore, Gwendolyn R. 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. St. Louis Branch 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Youth Council 3
Phyllis Wheatley Branch YWCA (Saint Louis, Mo.) 3
Rosen, Yvonne A. Marglous (Bonnie), 1928- 3
Schankman, Irv, 1924-2004 3
Seay, Norman R., 1932-2019 3
Stoddard, Amos, 1762-1813 3
Teasdale, Sara, 1884-1933 3
Teneau, Billie Coil Ames, 1925- 3
United States. Army 3
United States. Coast Guard 3
Urban League (Saint Louis, Mo.) 3
Western Sanitary Commission 3
Wired Women Dance, Inc. (Saint Louis, Mo.) (1983-2004) 3
Witherspoon, Fredda, Dr., 1918-1996 3
ACT UP/St. Louis (1990-) (Saint Louis, Mo.) 2
Ahrens, William L., 1917-1997 2
American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri 2
American Institute of Architects. Saint Louis Chapter 2
Belcher's Sugar Refining Company 2
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858 2
Black, Gurdon Gilmore, 1880-1953 2
Bradley, Charles E., 1845-1927 2
Bradley, James E., 1838-1887 2
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 2
Campbell, Robert, 1804-1879 2
Carson, Elizabeth Chapin, 1897-1983 2
Carson, Norman Bruce, Dr., 1844-1931 2
Carson, William Glasgow Bruce, 1891-1976 2
Center for Hearing and Speech 2
Chouteau, Pierre, 1789-1865 2
Clark, Samuel Bromley, 1928-2014 2
Corbett, Katharine T., 1935- 2
Cureton, Carol 2
Dagen, Irvin (Irv), 1912-1998 2
Darby, John Fletcher, 1803-1882 2
Delassus Deluzières, Pierre Charles de Hault, 1738-1806 2
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 2
Dependahl, Edward R., 1895-1963 2
Dependahl, Mildred O'Toole 2
Dorrill Studio (1929-1966) 2
Dougherty, John, Major, 1791-1860 2
Dougherty, Lewis B. (Bissell), 1828-1925 2
Dreer, Vivian McField, 1916-2006 2
Ferguson (Mo.) 2
Frenzel, Milton, 1913-1986 2
Frenzel, Virginia, 1913-2005 2
Fruin-Colnon Contracting Company 2
Gamble, Hamilton Rowan, 1798-1864 2
Garlington, Elizabeth White, 1909-2006 2
Glasgow, William, Jr. (William Ross), 1813-1892 2
Goldenrod (Showboat) 2
Grant, David M., 1903-1985 2
Hadley Vocational School (Saint Louis, Mo.) 2
Hardge, Ernestine R. 2
Hayes, Walter Lee, 1923-1998 2
Hazard, R.R. 2
Home of the Friendless (Saint Louis, Mo.) 2
Huston, J, Lady 2
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 2
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 2
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 2
Jones, Brenda L. (Lee), 1948- 2
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