A business directory containing a listing and index of St. Louis businesses for the years 1871-72 beginning with Accordion Manufacturers and ending with Zinc. Advertisements are interspersed throughout, and a map of St. Louis can be found toward the beginning (but due to condition issues it has not been included in this digital copy).
Other title: River Surfaces, Do Jetties raise the Bed as well as the Surface? Ergo, will every River in the Mississippi Valley ﬁnally overﬂow? Is a River Bar as vitally necessary as a River Bank? Natural Drainage of the Valley impeded by Channel Contractrnents, and its malarious conditions thereby intensiﬁed.
Being a complete index to the residents of the entire city, and a classified business directory, to which is added an appendix containing useful information of the churches, banks, insurance companies, city, state and other miscellaneous matters; together with a map from the latest surveys, and also a street directory.
14.75x13 in photograph of 4th Street in St. Louis looking north toward Chestnut Street. The streetscape includes the front facade of the Planter's Hotel, the offices of the Vandalia Line, and a museum.
This directory contains an introduction entitled St. Louis, Origin and Growth featuring statistics related to growth, public improvements, and finances, followed by an index to advertisers, a street directory, a St. Louis City residential and business directory, and a city and county record listing civic and social institutions for the year 1879.
Photograph of Locust Street looking west from Fourth Street toward Broadway. The four story building on the right is Odd Fellows' Hall, home to the firm of Mermod, Jaccard, & Co. The large building on the left with the projecting cornice and chimney belonged to Daniel W. Bell. The edge of the St. Louis Mercantile Library's first building is visible on the left across Broadway.
This document contains the twenty-fifth annual report of the St. Louis Mercantile Library Association along with the proceedings of the anniversary celebration of that year. It includes an address by the library's first president James E. Yeatman and a poem by Thomas E. Garrett titled "The Three Stages."
St. Louis, June 1874. The Citizens of St. Louis. Cordially invite you to be present at the Formal Opening, by the President of the United States, of the Illinois and St. Louis Bridge on the fourth day of July 1874. The Committee on Invitation Geo. N. Morgan, Secretary. Chauncey I Filley, Chairman.