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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...
"The art of printing shall endure": journalism, community, and identity in New York City, 1800-1810
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
This thesis reconstructs the community of printers, booksellers, and bookbinders that existed in New York City in the first decade of the nineteenth-century. A close analysis of city directories published between 1800 and ...