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Seizing the elephant : Kansas City and the great western migration, 1840-1865
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
"The famed editor of the New York Tribune, Horace Greeley, reportedly once said, "Go west, young man, and grow up with the country." Probably apocryphal, the sentiment was quintessential Greeley by the 1850s. His newspaper had brought him...
More than beer : the complex career of Adolphus Busch
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Adolphus Busch was cofounder of the Anheuser-Busch Brewing Association. During Busch's lifetime, Anheuser-Busch became the largest brewing company in the United States...
Under the big top : big tent revivalism and American culture, 1880-1925
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] What was the relationship between itinerate evangelism and the rapidly changing American society and culture at the turn of the twentieth-century? The incredible popularity...