St. Louis Globe-Democrat Photographs: Saint Louis City and County Photos

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"Where Powder Will be Stored"
"This is not an army fort or pillbox, but one of the storage magazines erected on the plant site for smokeless powder used in the manufacture of cartridges. The main powder storage area dump will be located on a 3000-acre tract near Valley Park. These magazines on the site are constructed of concrete 3 feet thick."
"Winter Sycamores"
"Winter Sycamores," by William Bauer was a big favorite at the show. Its admires are General American Life Insurance Company's employees Barbara Beheiter, hattie Sucher and Dorothy Ettien.
"Work Now Going on in That Building Within a Building"
"Another novel device to speed production is revealed in this photograph of the core plant, which shows a complete production unit installed within a temporary wooden structure while men work on the permanent building. Cores machined at a training school for employes are treated in the temporary foundry, making possible production of several hundred thousand cores for government cartridge plants in other parts of the country."
"Workers Here Hear Heroes Speak"
"Jack the Ripper's crew made an appearance before this gathering of workers at the small arms ammunition plant yesterday afternoon. It was one stop on a day-long series of visits which the crew of the famous Flying Fortress, which bombed Naziland 11 times, made at war plants here yesterday."
$1,000 Prize 'Will Pay for Christmas'
William Nahn of Affton clutches the $1,000 he won in The Globe-Democrat Great Car and Cash Giveaway.
$1,000 Prize Winner Shares With Family
Dixie Schlechte of Staunton, the latest winner in The Globe-Democrat's Great Car and Cash Giveaway, shares the wealth with her children, Greg, 12, and Todd, 15, rear left to right, Brandi, 7, and Debra Jo, 6, on her mother's lap.
$100.37 For Hearts
The youngsters who set up a "toll gate" in Pine Tree lane, Webster Groves, to raise funds to stop the death toll among heart sufferers topped their $100 goal by 37 cents. The contribution to the Globe-Democrat Heart-Lung Fund was brought in by Jane, 6; Terry, 11, and Tome Fisher, 8. Their partners in the venture were David, 13, and Terry Schummaier, 10, and Donald Pickels, 10.
$12,000,000 Ammunition Plant
"Work on the new $12,000,000 small arms ammunition plant at Bircher and Goodfellow boulevards is progressing speedily. At present workmen are engaged in erecting a number of frame buildings, including tool sheds, dispensary, an office building and other service buildings before actual construction of the plant is started. The framework of the proposed office building for the contracting companies is shown. The wooden fence in the photograph is being set up along the Goodfellow side of the 133-acre tract."
$25 Limit Winner- 01
The lighting display of Richard C. Shank...was declared winner of the residential class with a $25 limit in The Globe-Democrat and St. Louis Electrical Board of Trade Christmas Outdoor Lighting Contest.
$3.9 million
Major General Henry Mohr addressing the Memorialization and Dedication service held at the now $3.9 million Army Reserve training center in St. Louis Sunday afternoon
$500 Ball Bonus Won By Woman
A 21-year-old woman who had never entered The Globe-Democrat Baseball Bonus contest before won the $500 first prize week.
$9 Million For Poplar Street Bridge
Pictured: The Poplar Street Bridge--A view toward Illinois. The Illinois Highway Division plans to spend $9,843,000 next year on the Poplar Street Bridge approach complex in East St. Louis.
'Eighth Days' Each Week
Some come to chant, some to eat, others to listen to music, but whatever the reason, the mood was relaxed one at the "Eight Days" feast at the Mansion House Center Monday evening. The event is held each Monday in August for residents and the public. A different band and a different menu is feature each week.
'Eighth Days' Each Week
Some come to chant, some to eat, others to listen to music, but whatever the reason, the mood was relaxed one at the "Eight Days" feast at the Mansion House Center Monday evening. The event is held each Monday in August for residents and the public. A different band and a different menu is feature each week.
'Little Merchants'
'Little Merchants' boys who deliver the Globe-Democrat, are all winners of bicycles in a subscription contest conducted recently by their newspaper. From left are: George Ploch,... Henry Ashcraft,... Merlyn Beeman,... Douglas King,...Daniel Metzger,... Bob Longhibler,... Charles Reichman,... Willis McClary,... and Johnston...
'Little Merchants' Who Run Their Own Businesses
'Little Merchants' who run their own businesses delivering the Globe-Democrat, had a wonderful time at the Hollywood Ice Revue now playing at the Arena. Here they visit stars of the show during intermission. From left are: Tom Rapplean; 16 (kneeling),... Jack Gary, 16,...Paul Falk and Ria Baran, show stars; Robyn Otis, 16,... Jim Harding, 12,... Hadley Grimm, 12,... and Andra McLaughlin, a show star.
'Traffic Jam' in the Gay 1860's
St. Louis was a lively town in the '60s. This old photograph (at the left) shows traffic congestion on Fourth street. The first two buildings on the right are ticket offices advertising through cars to Vandalia and the Chicago-Cairo short route. A "Museum" is six houses down and has big signs floating from its roof and upper porch. Note the tree on the corner of Chestnut street at the extreme left of the picture; the wagon, the buggy and the coach on the right; and the early horse car lurching along on uneven tracks. Above: the same place today. Fourth and Chestnut streets about 1870, showing the traffic congestion which existed then. Above: the same place today.
'Traffic Jam' in the Gay 1860s
St. Louis was a lively town in the '60s. This old photograph (at the left) shows traffic congestion on Fourth street. The first two buildings on the right are ticket offices advertising through cars to Vandalia and the Chicago-Cairo short route. A "Museum" is six houses down and has big signs floating from its roof and upper porch. Note the tree on the corner of Chestnut street at the extreme left of the picture; the wagon, the buggy and the coach on the right; and the early horse car lurching along on uneven tracks. Above: the same place today. Fourth and Chestnut streets about 1870, showing the traffic congestion which existed then.
'What Would You Do?' Asks Maj.-Gen. Drum--Jefferson Barracks
Maj.-Gen. Drum second from the right, is shown asking the noncommissioned officer at the left, who had just put his men through an attack formation for column of squad, how he would employ his soldiers to take a near-by building occupied by machine-gunners.
1 on 1
Mrs. Cynthia Hoffman and Thomas Urban
100 Neglected and Delinquent Children
Over 100 neglected and delinquent children could be housed in the Children's Center drawn by Washington University student Alfred Hermeling, 5348 Neosho st.
100 Police Officers Inspect the Scene
In Addition to the 100 police who answered the holdup alarm, thousands of spectators were attracted to the scene at the Southwest Bank. The curious came to view the battleground long after the shooting was over.
1007 Washington Ave - Doral Building
Entrance to the Doral building at 1007 Washington Avenue.
100th Anniversary Fete Begins
The 100th anniversary of Northwestern Bank & Trust Co. was officially opened last week when Jake Minton chairman of the board, presented the first piece of the 100th anniversary cake he presented to employes to Dorthy Iffring, treasurer, as George Speer, president looks on Other activities are planned for the observance throughout 1973 at the bank, 1500 St. Louis ave.
10th and Cass - Vacant Building Collapse
"10th & Cass, a vacant building collapsed at about 4:30 (p.m.), sprawling bricks onto 10th just north of Cass and blocking traffic for about an hour and a half. Only minor damage was done to two passing cars."
12-units apartment building on the corner of Jamieson and Lansdowne. (obverse)
Frank J. Mastis's 12-unit apartment complex on the corner of Jamieson and Lansdowne, where zoning law calls for no more than 8. City Building Commissioner Kenneth W. Greene objected but was twice overruled by the city's Board of Adjustment.
12-units apartment building on the corner of Jamieson and Lansdowne. (reverse)
Frank J. Mastis's 12-unit apartment complex on the corner of Jamieson and Lansdowne, where zoning law calls for no more than 8. City Building Commissioner Kenneth W. Greene objected but was twice overruled by the city's Board of Adjustment.
120 South Central
120 South Central building

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