Series 3: St. Louis Streets, Buildings, and Landmarks

Series 3 contains photographic prints and film negatives depicting St. Louis streetscapes, buildings, and landmarks. The series starts with street views arranged alphabetically by street (e.g.: Chestnut, Locust), continues with depictions of individual buildings arranged by building name (e.g.: Mercantile Library, Wainwright), and then ends with categorical folders (e.g.: hotel exteriors, residences, rooftop views) arranged alphabetically. The prints measure less than 10 inches by 10 inches. Some photos are dated, ranging from the 1870s to the early 1900s.
St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri-St. Louis


University Club
Photograph of the University Club building in St. Louis.
Lindell Hotel
Photograph of the Lindell Hotel at Eighth and Washington in 1867 bore it burned down that same year.
Westmoreland Place
Photograph of the entrance to Westmoreland Place looking east across Union Blvd.
Fr. Mo. Trust Blg. N. E.
Photograph of St. Louis from the roof of the Missouri Lincoln Trust Building looking to the northeast. The Equitable Building is in the center of the view.
Columbia Building
7.5x9.5 in photograph of the Columbia Building at the southeast corner of Eighth and Locust Streets.
Olive from 4th. West
Photograph of Olive Street in St. Louis looking west from Fourth Street. There is a sign for a postal telegraph office.
Photograph of an electric streetcar and a horse-drawn trolley in St. Louis. The electric car reads 777 and UR. The horse-drawn trolley is marked 33 and BELLEFONTAINE.
Vandeventer Place
Photograph of the entrance to Vandeventer Place in St. Louis
Silver Moon Hotel
The caption on the back of this photograph indicates that it is the Silver Moon Hotel which was replaced by the Arcade Building. Other accounts suggest this was known as the Hotel Moser, which had the Silver Moon Restaurant on the first floor.
Coridore Southern Hotel
Photograph of a billiards room at the Southern Hotel in St. Louis. Corinthian columns support large beams across the ceiling.
Chestnut fr. 4th West
Photograph of Chestnut Street in St. Louis looking west from Fourth Street. The court house is on the left and the Planter's Hotel is on the right., This image of the Planter's Hotel matches another looking north on Fourth Street in 1872. By 1874, the hotel was renovated and expanded.
From Courthouse. South
Photograph looking south from the top of the courthouse in St. Louis looking across Market Street to the buildings beyond. Part of Broadway is visible on the right with the facades of the St. James Hotel and the Olympic Theatre.
Broadway-Facing North
Photograph of Broadway in St. Louis in 1897. The view is looking north from Pine towards Olive. It includes many people walking on the sidewalks in front of stores and large buildings. There's a horse-drawn carriage and an electric streetcar.
Photograph of a donkey or mule drawn trolley that is marked 33 and BELLEFONTAINE.
Planters Hotel
7.25x9.25 in photograph of the third Planter's Hotel that existed in St. Louis from 1891 to 1976.
Mercantile Library Building
6.5x9 in photograph of the second building of the St. Louis Mercantile Library the intersection of Fifth and Locust Streets.


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