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The veering path of progress : politics, race, and consensus in the north St. Louis Mark Twain Expressway fight, 1950-1956
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
the economic stabilization of the central business district, expansion of industry, and a brighter future for St. Louis at a time when white middle-class Americans were increasingly leaving the somewhat declining city for the suburbs. For opponents...
Rivers running through : an urban environmental history of the Kansas Cities and the Missouri River
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] An environmental history of Kansas City and an urban history of the Missouri River, this dissertation shows how interconnected the city and the river were through the twentieth...