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

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1984 Snow Bowl Contest Prize
"Cruise preparation: Globe-Democrat Snow Bowl winner Doris Paradoski and her husband, Mitchell, left, plan their Caribbean cruise with Leroy and Beverly Blitz of Blitz World Wide Travel Service of St. Louis. The agency handled arrangements for the cruise that Mrs. Paradoski won by coming closest to predicting the time of the area's first official snowfall."
1985 Globe-Democrat Spelling Bee Winners
This photo shows four winners from the 1985 St. Louis Globe-Democrat Spelling Bee. From left to right, they are: Carolyn Eastabrook, 12, Meramec Heights School; Kevin Hood, 11, Shiloh; Brett Westhoff, 14, St. Roberts; Julie Chang, 13, Parkway South Jr. High. Behind them are Judge Roy C. Dripps, an English Teacher, Academy of Math and Science with St. Louis Public Schools and Pronouncer Dr. Richard Burnett, Professor of Education and Chairman of the Childhood Education department at University of Missouri-St. Louis.
1st Day of Swimming
1st day of swimming- 12th and Park Playground... Tom Zinselmeier Aquatic Program Supervisor and Al Sykes- (dist. supervisor)... discussing procedures in newly opened pool...
1st District
Robbery at Cass Federal Savings & Loan
1st District 2
Second shot of the Robbery at Cass Federal
2 Men Killed When Car Plunges 90 Feet Off MacArthur Bridge
Two men speeding past the MacArthur Bridge west toll gate were killed Tuesday when their car plunged off the bridge, police siad.
2 Postmen with 76 Years Total Service Retire
"Veteran mail carriers Theodore H. Gerdes (left) and Henry Uppenkamp return to the Gravois Post Office after delivering their last letters."
22 Chanting
22 chanting protesters hauled from City Hall.
25 families need new housing - building closure at 4471 Olive St. (obverse)
25 families need new housing: West End apartment building closure at 4471 Olive St. prompts residents to look for new place to live, which they say they can't afford. Pictured - Mrs. Ardelle Crose. Tenants received notification of building closure on Feb 12th, 1975.
25 families need new housing - building closure at 4471 Olive St. (second) (obverse)
25 families need new housing: West End building closure at 4471 Olive St forces tenants to look for a new home, which many say they can't afford. Pictured: Mr. Roy Schmidt, 72. Mr. Schmidt claims that many many tenants can't afford to move until they get their Social Security checks. Tenants were notified of the building closure by letter on February 12th, 1975.
25-Year Club Banquet
At First National Bank's annual 25-Year Club baquet in the Statler-Hilton hotel are (left to right) Excetive Vice President Edwin S. Jones; Harry Retking, a retiree who served the bank for 49 years; President John B. Mitchell; Ralph Hoeser of the discount department, who was honored for 50 years' service; Donald A. Erman, discount teller who has been with the bank 48 years, and George F. Engel senior vice president and a 42-year veteran. There are 154active members of the bank's25-Year Club and 89 retired members.
28th Globe-Democrat Spelling Bee Quarterfinal Winners
At the 28th Annual St. Louis Globe-Democrat Spelling Bee, afternoon session winners came from 69 people ranging from ages 9 to 14. This photo shows, from left, Roy C. Dripps, judge; Kelli Webb, 12; Shari Monson, 11; Draza Jansky, 13; Harold Ernst, 13; Harold Ernst, 13; Paul Blecha, 11; Timothy Wichmer, 12; Brian Bowman, 12; Eric Lindenbusch, 11; and Pronouncer Dr. Robert E. Rea. They are all standing underneath a St. Louis Globe-Democrat banner.
29th Annual Globe-Democrat Spelling Bee
"These St. Louis area youngsters survived an elimination round Saturday to advance to the finals in the 29th annual Globe-Democrat Spelling Bee. The letter-perfect youngsters will join other area spellers and 14 from outstate Missouri and Illinois in the finals to be held at 10a.m. May 2 at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. In Saturday's elimination sessions at UMSL, 68 area school champions competed in the morning and 76 in the afternoon. In the photo are four winners in the morning session, from left, Jim Klages, 14, Assumption Parish School; Kara Trowsion, St. Stephens School, Collinsville; Christopher Lundberg, 13, House Springs Middle School; and Terri Willett, 14, Sacred Heart School, Eureka."
2nd and 3rd Streets
This type dwelling, one of many erected on Second and Third streets in the 1840s, was called a "row." The two doors on the sidewalk level of the building led to a court usually planted in flowers and trees.
2nd and Market Streets
Carl Conrad's "Wine Stube". Second and Market St. "1860". Mr. Conrad brought the formula for pasteurizing beer from Buweis Germany. Named it 'Budweiser'. 2nd and Market Streets. Carl Conrad's Wine Stube. From 100 years ago (1860).
31% Black
A photo of black picketer.
360 Kegs
Some 360 kegs of beer are filled and bunged (sealed) hourly on this draught line; it is typical of the draught lines at all ten Anheuser-Busch breweries throughout the U.S.
3896 Delmar
An image of an abandoned building at 3896 Delmar.
4 Locals Picket Harvey Chain
Picketing Fred Harvey Restaurant in Union Station are representatives of catering unions who are seeking pay increases.
4 Year-Old Boy Is Ask Andy Contest Winner
Matt Bennett, 4-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry J. Bennett, 7837 Delmont, Affton, is the latest local winner in the test sponsored by The Globe-Democrat.
40 story apartments to be built in Riverfront - Design (obverse)
40 story apartments to be built in Riverfront by Louis Kitchen - Design
440-yard Dash
They're start of the 440-yard dash, won by Owens of Company A.
4th and Washington Street
Fourth and Washington, looking south. Miss Elizabeth A. Mageon, Milliner right, is listed at 709 North Fourth in 1878 and J.H. Crane, Furniture wholesale and retail, Fourth, cor. of Washington, was one of the big advertisers in the 1878 directory. Crane's name can be made out on the store at the left. The Benton Bellefontaine horse car and Fourth street horse car a renegotiating the busy intersection without help of a traffic officer. The building housing Miss Mageon's ship was the National Guard Armory. To the rivermen, whose steamers delivered the cargo that made St. Louis one of the nation's largest thoroughfare. But to the people who lived in this booming metropolis in the 1870s, Fourth... Fourth street, the commercial artery of St. Louis, had everything- from fancy milliner... the Benton Bellefontaine and Fourth street horse cars negotiating the busy intersection... Fourth was "The Street" to residents of this booming metropolis in the 1870's. This scene, looking south from Washington avenue, shows the busy commercial artery which had everything, from millinery rooms to hack stands.
5 People
Mr. William P. Clawsey, Mrs. William P. Clawsey, J. F. McKenna, Mrs. James Finningan and Mr. James Finnigan
5,770,000 Manhours at the Ordnance Plant
"A total of 5,770,000 manhours worked without a last time accident was achieved yesterday at the St. Louis Ordnance Plant. Shown here in ceremonies at the plant marking the achievement are, from left: Lt. Col J. H. Bash, commanding officer of St. Louis Ordnance Plant; B.E. Bassett, general manager, United States Defense Corporation, operators of the ammunition division of the plant, and F. Lincoln Luke, manager of the safety and security division, of the Defense corporation."
5-year-old Sidewalk
The 5-year-old sidewalk being repaired at the convention center
50 Year Employees Honored
The 25 year Club of First National Bank in St. Louis held its annual banquet Thursday evening and two stff members, Walter A. Heidell, assistant vice president, in the left and William F. Tennent, loan service with the bank.


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