St. Louis Globe-Democrat Photographs: Missouri Towns

Photographs related to Missouri towns can be found here: buildings, clubs, organizations, and the like. People may be found here in the context of larger institutions or as parts of crowds and events, but for photographs of individual Missourians please consult the St. Louis Globle Democrat Photographs - People collection.
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Boys Town Vocational Education Program
Building a jeep from scrap as a vocational education program at Boys Town of Missouri. The Monsanto Fund gave Boys Town $13,000 to buy tools so such programs could be expanded.
Detailed Design of Charleston Senior High School
Photo of model designed by Pearce and Pearce, Inc., architects and engineers, which is opening with Team Teaching Training Program July 24, a system the new school will emphasize. The air-conditioned, carpeted, 1000-student school has few doors inside, the building-spaces are defined by moveable furniture and equipment - virtually no windows, climate control provided by heat pumps. The cost is $1,300,000. The building is experimental.
100 Block of Linden Avenue, Clayton, MO
Photograph of the 100 Block of Linden Avenue, looking South. The street is tree-lined, with a large office building at the end of it.
12949 Enterprise Way, Bridgeton MO.
National Vendors will occupy this 235,000 square foot plant at 12949 Enterprise Way, Bridgeton MO. The plant was formerly occupied by Lianco Container Corp.
75th General Assembly and Globe-Democrat Awards
"Eight Missouri legislators were honored Tuesday by The Globe-Democrat for meritorious service during the 75th General Assem bly. Globe Publisher G. Duncan Bauman, right, presents silver plates to Representative Robert Devoy (Dem.), Brookfield, left, and Senator A. Clifford Jones (Rep.), Ladue."
7700 Corporate Tower Design
$32 Million Office Building to be Largest in Clayton - Work will begin next spring on Carondelet Avenue in Clayton. The 19-story, 380,000-square-foot building called the 7700 Corporate Tower and is being developed by Nooney Co., a Clayton-based development and real estate management firm. The building will feature an aluminum and tinted-glass skin, with rounded corners on the exterior, will have 20,000 square feet per floor. It will have more floor space than most office buildings in the metropolitan area, Nooney said.
7700 Corporate Tower Design
Design of the 7700 Corporate Tower building by the Nooney Company Developers with Smith and Entzeroth Architects.
7711 Bonhomme Ave., Clayton, MO
Photograph of 7711 Bonhomme Ave.; an office building in Clayton, MO
7730 Building, Forsythe Boulevard
Commercial property that has not been reassessed recently would face the largest increase under the proposed legislation. For instance, the Home Builders say, this building at 7730 Forsyth Blvd. in Clayton would be hit by a 618 percent increase. Taxes would jump from $1,250.11 a year to $9, 690.
9501 Bellefontaine Road
Image depicts a police car peeking out of 9501 Bellefontaine Rd. off of Landwehr Lane.
Academic Hall of Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
Academic Hall of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, MO. Exterior of building with cars parked in front.
Addition to Brentwood City Hall
An artist's drawing of the Brentwood city hall as it will look upon completion next year, shows the addition in the rear of the building. The improvements include additional parking space and expanded facilities for the public library, ambulance service, police and fire departments, A $375,000 bond proposal for the addition was approved by Brentwood voters in the Nov. 7 general election.
Advisory Committee of the Soil Conservation Program
"The advisory committee of the Globe-Democrat 1953 Soil Conservation Districts Award Program includes, from left, seated; Msgr. G. J. Hildner of Villa Ridge; Justin L. Faherty, assistant to the publisher, presiding in the absence of Charles C. Clayton, chairman, and Dean J. H. Longwell of the Missouri College of Agriculture. Standing, from left: Lowell Burns of the St. Louis Chamber of Commerce; Joe Grant of Williamsburg; H. J. Jackson and R. S. McClelland of Columbia, Winn Wilkerson, Kearney."
Aerial Photograph of Downtown Clayton, MO
Aerial photograph of downtown Clayton, Missouri. A highway runs from the bottom left of the photo up into the middle ground. Several office buildings protrude from the middle and background, and there's a residential area in the lower righthand corner.
Aerial View of Booneville MO
Black and white image taken from the air over Boonville MO.
Aerial View of Cape Girardeau Waterfront
Cape Girardeau's water-front looking north. International Shoe Factory in foreground and Missouri Utilities plant beyond.
Aerial View of Centralia Gas Explosion
Fire trucks and hoses surround the home of Art Houston at 213 Jenkins St., Centralia, Mo. The house was reportedly gutted. As the fires spread through Centralia Thursday, hundreds fled their homes. Damage was estimated in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, and smoke could be seen 15 miles away.
Aerial View of Clarkson Plaza in Clarkson Valley, MO
Overhead view of Clarkson Road, Baxter Road, a new project site, and Chesterfield Village.
Aerial View of Clayton City Development
Two photographs placed one above the other of the same place in Clayton, MO 21 years apart. There's significant developmental progress in the city, including many high-rise buildings and homes built on previously unoccupied land.
Affton Aerial-Pumper Fire Truck
Image depicts members of the Affton Fire Department testing the new aerial-pumper fire truck. Joe Schmidt engineer and pipeman, mans the ladder nozzle and Vernon Youngman, also an engineer and pipeman, watches the pressure gauges.
Affton Athletic Association Complex
The Affton Athletic Association Complex on 10300 Gravois Road. Ice rink is at right with ball fields in background. The association was seeking donations to help pay a $300,000 debt. Most of the debt is the result of improvements made to the association's recreational center. The donations would forestall large increases in fees charged by the association for the various sports offered, officials said.
Affton Christian Church
Image depicts Schmidt and Elam Inc. Architects rendering of Afton Christian Church on 9625 Tesson Ferry Road.
Affton Concerned Citizens Association
Ed Zitko (left), find the right size shirt with the help of Marilyn Piatt (right), at a recent meeting of the Affton Concerned Citizens Association, an anti-business group.
Affton Fire House Strike
Image shows Private Al Kirchhofer at Affton Fire House No. 2...just after Chief Michael Halm locked the doors Tuesday morning in an apparent strike.
Affton Firemen Honored
Affton firemen Jerry Buehne and Dan Claspill were recently honored by the St. Louis County Fire Chiefs Association for rescuing an accident victim from a 95 ft electrical tower which was charged with 138,000 volts of electricity. Pictured from left to right at the certificate of merit presentation are Chief Robert Watts, president of the Fire Chiefs Association, Captain Jerry Buehne, Chief M. Halm, Dan Claspill, and Chief L. Aubuchon, public relations officer of the association.
Affton Historical Society
Image depicts Gary Gern (left), president of the Affton Historical Society, and Gilbert Hansmann, chairmen of the committee for the Acquisition and Restoration of Oakland, look over the chart to show the progress on the amount of funds donated to the society for the purchase of the historic building. The marking of funds was colored onto the photograph.
Affton Historical Society Members
Image depicts Affton Historical Society members showing some of the objects to be auctioned at the French basket picnic to be held Saturday, September 10, at Oakland, the historic Benoist home. From left to right standing are Judy Munn, auction chairwoman, and Hilda "Larry" Reindley, in charge of tickets and reservations. Seated are Mrs. Edna Beezley, Oscar Crecelius, honorary chairmen, and Shirley Ayer.
Affton New Elementary School
The Affton School District's new elementary school, to be built on the east side of Laclede Station road south of Highway 66, is depicted in this architect's drawing. Pearce and Pearce Inc. are the architects for the 300-pupil building, which is scheduled for completion in the summer of 1968. The Affton Board of Education awarded contracts for construction of the school totaling $449-961, which does not include the kindergarten wing to be added later. Roy Lee Gibson and Associates, 7147 Weill ave., is the general contractor.


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