date(s):
1801-1973
subject(s):
Advertising; Politics and government; Local government; Clubs; Business; Race relations; African Americans; Slavery
place(s):
United States; Missouri
type(s):
Circular; Collection
A0281 Circulars Collection Inventory of Circulars Collection A0281 EAD by Jaime Bourassa using ArchivesSpace Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center 2018 225 S. Skinker Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63105 archives@mohistory.org URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-09-27 06:41:24 -0500 . English Describing Archives: A Content Standard English Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center Circulars Collection A0281 0.3 Cubic Feet (1 box; 1 oversize folder) 1801-1973 Processing Information Processed by Dennis Northcott, February 2011. Donor Information The items in this collection have been acquired by the Missouri Historical Society by donation and purchase from a multiplicity of sources. In cases where accession information is readily available, this information has been noted after the description of the item. Scope and Contents The Circulars Collection is an artificial, or subject-based, collection. The documents have been placed in this collection over the years due to their common document type (i.e., circulars). The collection contains a variety of circulars, mostly relating to businesses, politics, events, crime, publishing, military, and the theater. Most of these circulars relate to the St. Louis area. Arrangement The collection is arranged chronologically. However, many of the documents are undated. The archivist used sources such as city directories, newspapers, and perpetual calendars to provide dates or approximate dates for these undated documents. Separated Materials The following items were removed during processing: Circular advertisement of John McAllister and Son, spectacle manufacturers, Philadelphia, [1815]. (Returned to Thomas Jefferson Papers) Circular of J.T. Witham & Co., 62 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, including a prospectus of the Free Soil Democrat. Includes an image of The Hermitage, residence of Andrew Jackson, August 30, 1848. (Returned to Political Collection, June 30, 1998) Boonville Observer Extra (Boonville, Missouri): “Governor’s Proclamation. To the People of Missouri.” Governor Claiborne F. Jackson’s proclamation calls out the militia of the state into active service “. . . for the purpose of repelling said invasion, and for the protection of our lives . . .” June 12, 1861. [accession number: 59-0030] (Transferred to Civil War Collection, March 3, 2000) Recruiting circular for the 33rd Missouri Infantry (Union), issued by Clinton B. Fisk, St. Louis. “Fall in Men! The Merchants’ Regiment! Thirty-Third Missouri Volunteers, United States Service. Head Quarters for Recruiting Service in the Union Merchants’ Exchange Building, . . . St. Louis. . . .” [1862]. [accession number: 62-0099] (Transferred to Civil War Collection, March 3, 2000) Conditions Governing Access The collection is open for research use. Conditions Governing Use For permission to publish, quote from, or reproduce material in this collection, please contact the Archives Reference Desk at archives@mohistory.org . Copyright restrictions may apply. The researcher assumes full responsibility for comforming to the laws of copyright. Physical and Technical Requirements There are no physical or technical restrictions. Digital Copies The Circulars Collection was digitized by Jessica Smasal in June 2012. The images may be viewed online by clicking the links beside each item in the inventory. Preferred Citation Circulars Collection, Missouri Historical Society Archives, St. Louis. Advertising -- United States Business enterprises -- Missouri -- Saint Louis Special events -- Missouri -- Saint Louis United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 United States -- Politics and government Circular of Major Jacob Kingsbury, 2nd U.S. Infantry, Rendezvous, City of Hartford, offering a $20 reward for the capture of two deserted soldiers: Abraham Walling and John Clenney. Circular is signed by Farmington Jones. D00053 1801 Aug 16 1 1 Circular of Major Jacob Kingsbury, 2nd U.S. Infantry, Rendezvous, City of Hartford, August 16, 1801 Coffin broadside printed to discredit presidential candidate Andrew Jackson, who had approved the execution of mutinous militiaman David Morrow in 1815. Decorated with a skull and crossbones, the broadside reads, “Here lie the mortal remains of David Morrow, a brave and conscientious soldier in the Militia of the Creek War. His term of service had expired, and he returned to his home justified by the officers of every grade. Fearing that his legal tour of duty had possibly not expired, he voluntarily returned to camp, expressed great contrition for his errors, if any had been committed, and thereupon received from his general a written pardon. He was nevertheless arrested, tried, and shot to death, by the orders of General Andrew Jackson, on the 21st February, 1815. Oh! Reader! whoever you are, let not the splendour of military renown blot out from your indignant recollection this bloody deed, done by a hero! The mites of widows and orphans, have contributed to raise this slab, to the memory of a brave man, on the 4th July, 1828.” D00054 1828 July 4 1 1 Coffin broadside printed to discredit presidential candidate, Andrew Jackson, who had approved the execution of mutinous militiaman, David Morrow, in 1815, July 24, 1828 Circular announcing the association of Joseph Tabor, John R. Shaw, and David Tatum in the firm of Tabor, Shaw & Tatum, general agency and commission business, St. Louis, Mo. [accession number: 59-0024] D00055 1835 Mar 20 1 1 Circular announcing the association of Joseph Tabor, John R. Shaw, and David Tatum in the firm of Tabor, Shaw and Tatum, general agency and commission business, St. Louis, Mo., March 20, 1835 Invitation addressed to “Madam,” and datelined St. Louis: “You are very respectfully invited to attend a meeting of Ladies friendly to the cause of Colonization, Education and Christianity in Liberia, in the Session Room of the First Presbyterian Church, at 4 o’clock, on Friday afternoon. The Secretary of the American Colonization Society will submit to the meeting, some statements in regard to the condition and interests of that Colony.” [accession number: 57-0149] D00056 1839 Aug 7 1 1 Invitation to attend a meeting on the subject of colonization in Liberia, August 7, 1839 Circular announcing the program for a grand Fourth of July celebration in Boonville, Missouri. The order of the Sons and Cadets of Temperance and several Sabbath schools will be participating. Circular lists the grand marshal, J.S. McFarland, and the following assistant marshals: Wm. H. Trigg [William H. Trigg], Geo. Dorsey [George Dorsey], Levi Talbot, S.W. Jackson, Dr. T.H. Sample, M. Williams, Capt. J. Walter, E.R. Hayden, Henry Grubb, J. Rice, Wm. Johnson [William Johnson], Jas. B. Davis [James B. Davis], Dr. N. Hutchison, Chas. Drake [Charles Drake], J.S. Lynch, A. Condret, Thomas R. Smith, and Mr. Richmeyer. Also mentions Rev. W.G. Bell, F.T. Kemper, Rev. William Ross, and the store of Walter & Ballentine. D00057 ca. 1840 1 1 Circular announcing the program for a grand Fourth of July celebration in Boonville, Missouri, ca. 1840 Circular titled “Directions for Oriental pearl painting,” by E.W. Holly, teacher, Winchester, Illinois. [accession number: 59-0030] D00061 1840s-1850s 1 1 Circular: “Directions for Oriental pearl painting” by E.W. Holly, teacher, Winchester, Illinois, 1840s-1850s Circular of J.W. Hedenberg, St. Louis, Mo., including a prospectus of The African , an anti-abolition monthly periodical published by Hedenberg. Circular is addressed to the sheriff of Lexington Co., S. Ca. [Lexington County, South Carolina]. [Purchased from Schindler’s Antique Shop, October 18, 1949.] D02532 1843 Sept 16 1 1 Circular of J.W. Hedenberg, St. Louis, Mo., including a prospectus of The African, an anti-abolition monthly periodical published by Hedenberg, September 16, 1843 Circular of the Ugly Club, Aesopian Hall, Van Buren, [Arkansas], signed “your friend G.A. Hammond” and addressed to Mr. R. Wells, deputy clerk of the county court, Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., informing him of his election to membership in the club. [accession number: 76-0058] D00062 1845 Oct 1 1 Circular of the Ugly Club, Aesopian Hall, Van Buren, [Arkansas], signed “your friend G.A. Hammond” and addressed to Mr. R. Wells, deputy clerk of the county court, Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., October 1845 Published copy of a letter of Beriah Cleland, St. Louis, to Rev. Dr. W.S. Potts, explaining his dispute with Thomas H. West and James R. McDonald over prize money that Cleland had won from McDonald’s Lottery Office. D00063 1848 May 8 1 1 Published copy of a letter of Beriah Cleland, St. Louis, to Rev. Dr. W.S. Potts, May 8, 1848 Circular advertising the work of John Gooch, looking-glass, portrait and picture frame manufacturer, St. Louis, Mo. D00065 1848 June 1 1 Circular advertising the work of John Gooch, looking-glass, portrait and picture frame manufacturer, St. Louis, Mo., June 1848 Circular: “Divination! Past, Present and Future. Madame C. would respectfully announce to the citizens of St. Louis, that she has returned from a professional tour to the Southern States and West Indies, designs remaining a short time in this city. Persons wishing to consult her, concerning this mysterious art and human destiny particularly, with reference to their own individual bearing, relative to a supposed providence, can be accommodated by calling on Madame C at her rooms, at No. 105 Third street, where she will be pleased to see all, who may favor her with a call. Madame C. having a superior facility for this business, having been born with a call on her face, whereby she can cure diseases, such as pains in the body or limbs, or the Thrush in children. Also a superior wash for eruptions of the skin or freckels. Be particular, the rooms are No. 105 north Third street, between Locust and Vine, up stairs.” D00066 1850s 1 1 Circular announcing the return of "Madame C.," 1850s Circular advertising the services of Dr. Phillips, dental surgeon of St. Louis. (formerly Alphabetical File) D00067 ca. 1854 1 1 Circular advertising the services of Dr. Phillips, dental surgeon of St. Louis, ca. 1854 Circular advertising a supper for benefit of the Colored Baptist Church, to be held over Robinson’s Saloon, [Alton, Illinois]. [accession number: 59-0024] D00068 1855 July 12-13 1 1 Circular advertising a supper for benefit of the Colored Baptist Church, to be held over Robinson’s Saloon, [Alton, Illinois], July 12-13, 1855 Illustrated circular advertising Opposition Jewelry Store. “E.H. Goulding & Co. have removed to the store on Third Street, formerly occupied by H.M. Parker, and directly opposite Mrs. Fisher’s.” [accession number: 59-0024] D00069 1855 Sept 1 1 Illustrated circular advertising Opposition Jewelry Store, September 1855 Circular of Bart & Hickcox, manufacturer’s agents for Goodyear’s India Rubber Goods, 83 North 4th Street, between Olive and Locust, St. Louis. Describes their available stock of goods. D00071 1855 Sept 15 1 1 Circular of Bart and Hickcox, manufacturer’s agents for Goodyear’s India Rubber Goods, 83 North 4th Street, between Olive and Locust, St. Louis, September 15, 1855 Circular of S.B.W. Stewart & Co., Alton, Illinois, advertising boots and shoes for sale. D00073 1860s 1 1 Circular of S.B.W. Stewart and Co., Alton, Illinois, 1860s Circular of T.A. Marshall, colonel, 1st Cavalry Illinois Volunteers, commanding forces now at New London, to the people of Ralls County: “In accordance with orders from Brig. Gen. Pope, commanding U.S. troops in North Missouri, I have appointed Lewis T. Labeaume, C.F. Kirtley, Wm. Priest [William Priest], Dr. C.F. Clayton and A.G. Lancaster, a committee of Public Safety for the county of Ralls, whose duty it shall be to maintain the peace of the county, both by their own influence and by calling on the people of the county to assist them. If the peace of the county is not perfectly maintained, a strong Military force will be stationed here and kept at the expense of the county, which expense shall be made out of the citizens by a levy upon all movable property in reach of the military. This will extend not only to preserving the peace within the county, but to the fitting out of expeditions to operate against the U.S. Government or troops elsewhere. If the committee shall not come fully up to the discharge of the duty hereby imposed on them, they will be held primarily responsible for all expenses incurred; and they shall in no case be allowed to decline serving." (Returned to Hamilton R. Gamble Papers, March 3, 2000.) 1861 Aug 6 1 1 Proclamation to the People of Ralls County by T.A. Marshall, August 6, 1861 Circular of Sterling Price, major general, commanding Missouri State Guards, Springfield, Mo., titled “Proclamation. To the People of Missouri.” “The army under my command has been organized under the laws of the State, for the protection of your homes and firesides, and for the maintenance of the rights, dignity, and honor of Missouri. . . .” [accession number: 59-0030] A0281-00008 1861 Aug 12 1 2 Invitation to the Normandy grand barbecue and ball at the Normandy Post Office, at the junction of the St. Charles and Florissant plank roads. John Stephens: proprietor; reception committee: Col. Geo. Rinkel [George Rinkel], A. Archambault, James Music, P.H. St. Cyr, John Bray, Jacob Bitner, Geo. L. Davis [George L. Davis], A. Creely, Henry Hobson, Geo. Jones [George Jones]; floor committee: David Baber, Geo. Grotzinger [George Grotzinger], Haines Martin, Henry Robbins, A. Gussfield, W.W. Evans, James Bray, M.W. Reed, Frank Bell, Robert Timberlake, A.J. Kienlen, and Rob’t H. Tunstall [Robert H. Tunstall]. [accession number: 59-0024] D00074 [1863] Sept 19 1 2 Invitation to the Normandy grand barbecue and ball at the Normandy Post Office, at the junction of the St. Charles and Florissant plank roads, September 19, [1863] Illustrated playbill for the production of a play titled “The Black Crook.” Includes cast of characters and brief descriptions of scenes and acts. [accession number: 62-0042] D00076 1866-1872 1 2 Illustrated playbill for the production of a play titled The Black Crook, 1866-1872 Catalog of Jones & Bendixen, auction house, San Francisco, advertising refined sugar, Virginia tobaccos, currants, soap, tea, China rice, etc. Thomas J. Poulterer, auctioneer. (3 pages) [accession number: 62-0042] D00077 1866 July 17 1 2 Catalog of Jones and Bendixen, auction house, San Francisco, July 17, 1866 Circular of the Southern Relief Association of Central announcing the second weekly basket sociable to be given at David Graham’s residence, eight miles from the city, on the Clayton Park Road. Committee of arrangements: W.B. Harris, W. Clayton, J.C. Ewald, R. Wiles, Burt Evans, and D. Graham; secretary, L. Brown; and treasurer, S. Mayell. [accession number: 59-0024] D02531 1866 Aug 29 1 2 Circular of the Southern Relief Association of Central announcing the second weekly basket sociable to be given at David Graham’s residence, eight miles from the city, on the Clayton Park Road, August 29, 1866 Circular of Y.R. Pitts, proprietor of Howard House, southwest corner of 12th and Olive Streets. “The proprietor of this House will give gratuitous information to persons who desire to purchase land in this State who patronize his House. Some 3000 farms, varying in size from 40 to 1000 acres, also unimproved lands in the Counties of St. Charles, Audrain, Boone, Randolph, and Howard on the North Missouri Railroad, and Cooper, Moniteau, Morgan, Benton, Pettis, Saline, Lafayette, Johnson, Henry, Bates, Cass and Jackson on the Pacific Railroad and Missouri River. . . .” [accession number: 59-0024] D00050 ca. 1867 1 2 Circular of Y.R. Pitts, proprietor of Howard House, southwest corner of 12th and Olive Streets, ca. 1867 Price list of the office of Isaiah Woodbury, late of Banker & Carpenter, New York, listing oils, varnishes, lead, zinc, etc. D00051 1867 Apr 4 1 2 Price list of the office of Isaiah Woodbury, late of Banker and Carpenter, New York, listing oils, varnishes, lead, zinc, etc., April 4, 1867 Fragment of a circular of the Carondelet and St. Louis Express Co. advertising a daily express line of wagons between St. Louis and Carondelet. Office in St. Louis at 429 Olive St. Mentions V.B.S. Reber, Francis Zeller, Hoffmeister & Starkloff, and H.A. Herold & Co. D00078 ca. 1868 1 2 Fragment of a circular of the Carondelet and St. Louis Express Co., ca. 1868 Illustrated Catalogue of the Watches Made by the American Watch Company of Waltham, Mass. “For facts and all other information, address Robbins & Appleton, general agents, 182 Broadway, New York.” Verso includes advertisement for Howard & Co., jewelers and silversmiths, 619 Broadway, New York. Catalog includes testimonials of Edward H. Williams, general superintendent of the Pennsylvania Railroad Co.; Charles Wilson, chief engineer of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers; and Norman Wiard, mechanical engineer and practical machinist. (10 pages) (formerly Alphabetical File) D00052 ca. 1868 1 2 Illustrated Catalogue of the Watches Made by the American Watch Company of Waltham, Mass., ca. 1868 Circular of Howard & Co., jewelers and silversmiths, 619 Broadway, New York, advertising Waltham Watches. Includes price lists. (formerly Alphabetical File) D00079 ca. 1868 1 2 Circular of Howard and Co., jewelers and silversmiths, 619 Broadway, New York, ca. 1868 Four-page circular of Howard & Co., jewelers and silversmiths, 619 Broadway, New York, retail agents for the Waltham Watch. Includes price lists. (formerly Alphabetical File) D00080 ca. 1868 1 2 Four-page circular of Howard and Co., jewelers and silversmiths, 619 Broadway, New York, retail agents for the Waltham Watch, ca. 1868 Price list of Howard & Co., jewelers and silversmiths, 619 Broadway, New York, listing prices of Gorham sterling silverware. Includes illustrations of several pieces of silverware. (formerly Alphabetical File) D00081 ca. 1868 1 2 Price list of Howard and Co., jewelers and silversmiths, 619 Broadway, New York, ca. 1868 Four-page circular of Wm. H. Colley & Co., wholesale bedding house and manufacturers of sofa and bed lounges, 1616 Broadway, St. Louis, Mo. Includes price lists. [accession number: 70-0048] D00082 ca. 1869 1 2 Four-page circular of Wm. H. Colley and Co., wholesale bedding house and manufacturers of sofa and bed lounges, 1616 Broadway, St. Louis, Mo., ca. 1869 Prospectus for Trade Index and Newspaper Publishers’ Advertiser, to be published by Frazee & McCormick, advertising agents, 225 Pine Street, St. Louis, Mo. [accession number: 60-0018] D00083 ca. 1870 1 2 Prospectus for Trade Index and Newspaper Publishers’ Advertiser, to be published by Frazee and McCormick, advertising agents, 225 Pine Street, St. Louis, Mo., ca. 1870 Illustrated circular of Chambers & Quinlan, Decatur, Illinois, titled “Improved and Perfected. Champion Hog Ringer, Rings and Holder.” (formerly Alphabetical File) D00085 1870s 1 2 Illustrated circular of Chambers and Quinlan, Decatur, Illinois, titled “Improved and Perfected. Champion Hog Ringer, Rings and Holder," 1870s Illustrated circular of Chambers & Quinlan, Decatur, Illinois, titled “To the Trade,” advertising their hog ringer and rings. Includes note of W.D. Brown: “I have sold my entire interest in my Patent Hog Ringer and Rings to Chambers & Quinlan, manufacturers of the Champion Hog Ringer and Rings, Decatur, Illinois. They are now the exclusive manufacturers, and will fill all orders promptly.” (formerly Alphabetical File) D00084 1870s 1 2 Illustrated circular of Chambers and Quinlan, Decatur, Illinois, titled "To the Trade," 1870s Circular of the European Seed Store, 822 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, advertising flowers. [accession number: 60-0001] D00086 1870s 1 2 Circular of the European Seed Store, 822 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, ca. 1870s Circular titled “Victory Gives Freedom!” Includes letter of the Democratic Central Committee, Liberty, Mo., to “Fellow Democrat,” encouraging democrats to vote in the upcoming election. The committee consists of Henry L. Routt, Thomas McCarty, Wm. H. Woodson [William H. Woodson], Jas. E. Lincoln [James E. Lincoln], and D.C. Allen. D00107 1870 Nov 1 1 2 Circular of the Democratic Central Committee titled "Victory Gives Freedom!", November 1, 1870 Invitation to a grand ball to be given at Carsonville, [St. Louis County, Mo.]; W. and J.W. Baber, proprietors. Lists the following managers: Leon Delisle, John Finn, G. Aubuchon, M. Nimecheck, D.L. Bossett, Henry Obelgunner, P.P. Dailey, John Beloville, John B. Heffern, S.W. Logan, Jos. Ruenzi [Joseph Ruenzi], John A. Patton, John Renolds, David Sappington, T.T. Hathaway, and John Foester. Entertainment by Chouquette & Tournot’s American String Band. [accession number: 59-0024] D00108 1872 Dec 12 1 2 Invitation to a grand ball to be given at Carsonville, [St. Louis County, Mo.]; W. and J.W. Baber, proprietors, December 12, 1872 Circular of the Office of Internal Revenue, Washington, offering a $50 reward “for information that shall lead to the seizure of a distillery containing one or more stills of an aggregate capacity of not less than forty gallons, the proprietor of which distillery has not given the notice required by law, and which is being used for the unlawful distillation of spirits, and which information shall also lead to the arrest and holding to bail (or, for want of bail, to the imprisonment) of any person operating such distillery. . . .” Circular signed by Ferd. Meyer, supervisor of internal revenue, St. Louis, Mo. D00109 1875 Mar 10 1 2 Circular of the Office of Internal Revenue, Washington, March 10, 1875 Circular titled “The Handsomest Guide Book,” advertising the sale of The Pacific Tourist, Williams’ Illustrated Trans-Continental Guide of the Pacific Railroad, Scenery of the Far West, Pleasure Resorts, Mines and Lands, California, Colorado, Utah, the Black Hills, Idaho, Nevada, and the Pacific Coast . [accession number: 62-0042] D00110 1876-1877 1 3 Circular: "The Handsomest Guide Book" for travel, 1876-1877 Circular advertising furniture for sale at Burrell, Comstock & Co., 402 and 404 North 4th Street. Includes engraved illustration of company building. Verso contains circular of C.B. Bray & Co., 506 North 4th Street, advertising carpetings and curtain goods. D00111 1876-1878 1 3 Circular advertising furniture for sale at Burrell, Comstock and Co., 402 and 404 North 4th Street, 1876-1878 Circular of G.J. Shaw, firm of Sayers, Shaw & Co., 2 South Commercial St., St. Louis, Mo., offering a $200 reward “for information leading to the recovery of R.E.W. Sayers of the firm of Sayers, Shaw & Co., whether alive or dead. . . . Mr. Sayers left his residence, 2916 Lucas Avenue, on Sunday evening last, January 16, at 7 p.m., and has not since been heard from. . . .” D00112 [1876] Jan 1 3 Circular of G.J. Shaw, firm of Sayers, Shaw and Co., 2 South Commercial St., St. Louis, Mo., January [1876] Handbill of the Industrial Friendly Inn, Free Evangelist’s Home, and Free Employment Bureau, 1224 Broadway, St. Louis. Penrose Chapman, manager. Includes food prices and cost of clean single beds. D00088 1877-1879 1 3 Handbill of the Industrial Friendly Inn, Free Evangelist's Home, and Free Employment Bureau, 1224 Broadway, St. Louis, 1877-1879 Printed festival of the May Party (or May Festival) sponsored by the Guild of Trinity Parish at Armory Hall, St. Louis. Includes synopsis of the ceremony of the crowning of the Queen of May, and includes lists of committee members. D00089 [1877 May 22] 1 3 Printed festival of the May Party (or May Festival) sponsored by the Guild of Trinity Parish at Armory Hall, St. Louis, [May 22, 1877] Circular: “Rally! The National Socialists! of Connersville and vicinity will hold a mass meeting at Connersville, August 16, 1878. The orators of the day: Number, VanPatten, Haynes and Clarke. . . . By order of Connersville Section. C.S. Conway, organizer.” [accession number: 59-0099] D00090 1878 Aug 16 1 3 Circular advertising a meeting of the National Socialists in Connersville, [Indiana], August 16, 1878 Circular titled “A New Clinical Fever Thermometer,” manufactured by Aloe & Hernstein, 300 North 4th Street, St. Louis, Mo. D00091 1879-1884 1 3 Circular: “A New Clinical Fever Thermometer,” manufactured by Aloe and Hernstein, 300 North 4th Street, St. Louis, Mo., 1879-1884 Circular of F. Schifferle, 1224 South 5th Street, [St. Louis], titled “Paris Frying Pan! A New Invention.” Circular is in English and German. (formerly Alphabetical File) [accession number: 56-0007] D00092 1880-1910 1 3 Circular of F. Schifferle, 1224 South 5th Street, titled “Paris Frying Pan! A New Invention," 1880-1910 Circular advertising Greenwood’s lightning washer, manufactured and for sale by Joseph Tschank, Milwaukee. (formerly Alphabetical File) D00093 1880s 1 3 Circular advertising Greenwood’s lightning washer, manufactured and for sale by Joseph Tschank, Milwaukee, 1880s Circular of the Excelsior Turfing Machine Co., Racine, Wisconsin (Wm. Groenke [William Groenke], general agent), advertising the Excelsior turfing machine. Includes an illustration of the device. (formerly Alphabetical File) D00094 1880s 1 3 Circular of the Excelsior Turfing Machine Co., Racine, Wisconsin (Wm. Groenke [William Groenke], general agent), 1880s Circular for student lamp. Includes names of parts in the lamp, with accompanying illustration of lamp, and instructions for use. (formerly Alphabetical File) D00095 1880s 1 3 Circular for student lamp, 1880s Circular advertising Nick Roberts’ reconstructed Humpty-Dumpty clowns and Double Specialty Company. [1880?] 1 3 Circular advertising Nick Roberts' reconstructed Humpty-Dumpty clowns and Double Specialty Company, [1880?] Illustrated playbill for the St. Louis Juvenile Opera Company’s presentation of H.M.S. Pinafore at Society Hall in Carondelet [St. Louis, Mo.], to benefit St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Includes names of cast members and business advertisements. D00113 [1880] Sept 25 1 3 Illustrated playbill for the St. Louis Juvenile Opera Company's presentation of H.M.S. Pinafore at Society Hall in Carondelet [St. Louis, Mo.], to benefit St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, September 25, [1880] Circular announcing a “grand torchlight parade under the auspices of the Garfield & Arthur Club of Hannibal, Mo., on Friday night, November 5th, to celebrate the glorious victory won by the Republicans of the country on Nov. 2.” John E. Catlett, marshal; Edwd. Price [Edward Price], chairman. [accession number: 62-0099] D00114 [1880] Nov 5 1 3 Circular announcing a “grand torchlight parade under the auspices of the Garfield and Arthur Club of Hannibal, Mo., on Friday night, November 5th, to celebrate the glorious victory won by the Republicans of the country on Nov. 2," November 5, [1880] Circular advertising the Bragg Bros. & Co.’s display at the downtown fair in Troy, [Mo.]. Verso contains program for the fair. [accession number: 64-0075] D00115 1881 Oct 11 1 3 Circular advertising the Bragg Bros. and Co.'s display at the downtown fair in Troy, [Mo.], October 11, 1881 Illustrated circular: “People’s Theatre Sunday Night June 11. Engagement Extraordinary Rob’t McWade [Robert McWade] in a grand comedy bill, Toodles, Paddy Miles, and Richard the III on horseback or Dick Mit Dhree Eyes, a terrifically realistic sword combat on two trained stallions, between Richmond and Richard, will be enacted incident to the above production.” Includes illustration of a man leading a horse. [accession number: 62-0042] D00116 [1882] June 11 1 3 Illustrated circular advertising a theater production, June 11, [1882] Circular: “Science! Amusement! A course of four brilliant popular science entertainments in Association Hall, Eleventh and Locust Sts. . . . by the eminent scientist Prof. W.C. Richards under the auspices of the Y.M.C.A. Members’ Course. . . .” Tickets for sale at Peters’ Music Store, 307 North 5th St., St. Louis. (OVERSIZE) D00324 [1883] Mar 15-17 OS: Cas-Ci Circular: "Science! Amusement! A course of four brilliant popular science entertainments in Association Hall, Eleventh and Locust Sts...by the eminent scientist Prof. W.C. Richards under the auspices of the Y.M.C.A. Members' Course…" March 15-17, [1883] Circular announcing fireworks display at Sportsman’s Park, St. Louis. D00117 [1883] Aug 29 1 4 Circular announcing a fireworks display at Sportsman's Park, St. Louis, August 29, [1883] Circular announcing a great boat race at Creve Coeur Lake between J.G. Gaudaur and Jno. Teemer [John Teemer]. Gaudaur has beatan E. Trickett, Albert Hamm, John McKay, Fred. Plaisted, James Reilly, Chas. Courtney [Charles Courtney], and Geo. Hosmer [George Hosmer]. J.H. Posey, excursion agent. Circular includes a sketch of Creve Coeur Lake. D00118 1884 Oct 26 1 4 Circular announcing a great boat race at Creve Coeur Lake between J.G. Gaudaur and Jno. Teemer [John Teemer], October 26, 1884 Circular of Chambers Toy, Stationery & Notion Co., Jefferson Ave. and Carr St., St. Louis, Mo., advertising the sale of fireworks. Verso contains lyrics of a song titled “Mother’s Last Request.” [accession number: 62-0042] D00119 ca. 1885 1 4 Circular of Chambers Toy, Stationery and Notion Co., Jefferson Ave. and Carr St., St. Louis, Mo., ca. 1885 Circular of Brand Stove Co., Milwaukee, Chicago, and St. Paul, advertising for its “Famous” oil stoves and ranges. Includes illustrations of a few stoves. (formerly Alphabetical File) D00120 1886 1 4 Circular of Brand Stove Co., Milwaukee, Chicago, and St. Paul, 1886 Eight-page circular advertising the “first grand rail road excursion, picnic and games, arranged by the Grocers and Grocers Clerks Mutual Protective Association of St. Louis at Normandy Grove.” Includes the program of events, a list of officers of the association, lists of committee members, and many advertisements of local businesses. D00121 1886 July 18 1 4 Eight-page circular advertising the "first grand rail road excursion, picnic and games, arranged by the Grocers and Grocers Clerks Mutual Protective Association of St. Louis at Normandy Grove," July 18, 1886 Circular of the Western Department, Adams Express Company, St. Louis, Mo., seeking information leading to the identification and arrest of Jim Cummings, alias John Bronson. On October 25, 1886, Cummings robbed the company of $70,000 on the St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad between St. Louis and Pacific. Includes a description of Cummings and his two unidentified accomplices. D00130 1886 Nov 14 1 4 Circular of the Western Department, Adams Express Company, St. Louis, Mo., November 14, 1886 Circular of Excelsior Manufacturing Co., St. Louis, advertising the “New Boaz, Square” stove. Includes illustration of the stove. Verso contains lists of committee members for the Twenty-First National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic. (formerly Alphabetical File) D00122 [1887] 1 4 Circular of Excelsior Manufacturing Co., St. Louis, [1887] Circular of Veit Eppstein & Co., [Cooper County, Mo.], titled “Our Little Drummer,” quoting prices for groceries advertising the sale of their stock of winter goods. [accession number: 61-0080] D00123 ca. 1887 Mar 1 4 Circular of Veit Eppstein and Co., [Cooper County, Mo.]: "Our Little Drummer," approximately March 1887 Circular of Mrs. N.M. Seaton, Slagle, Polk County, Missouri, offering a reward for the arrest of Dr. B.F. Seaton, who left Bolivar, Missouri, June 20, 1887. [accession number: 70-0025] D00124 ca. 1887 June 1 4 Circular of Mrs. N.M. Seaton, Slagle, Polk County, Missouri, June 1887 Circular: “You are invited to get your luncheon at 720 North Broadway, [St. Louis, Mo.]. . . . The Ladies of St. Luke’s M.E. Church are using this means to help pay for a new church building.” D00125 [ca. 1889-1890] Oct 3-12 1 4 Circular invitation to a luncheon held by the Ladies of St. Luke's M.E. Church, October 3-12, 1889-1890 Circular advertising the spring term of R.M. Adams’ Dancing School at Euterpe Hall, corner Jefferson Ave. and Walnut Street. Includes a portrait of R.M. Adams. D00126 1889 Feb 25 1 4 Circular advertising the spring term of R.M. Adams’ Dancing School at Euterpe Hall, corner Jefferson Ave. and Walnut Street, February 25, 1889 Circular advertising the new term commencing at R.M. Adams’ Dancing School, Euterpe Hall, corner Jefferson Ave. and Walnut Street, Wednesday evening, March 20. D00127 [1889?] Mar 20 1 4 Circular advertising the new term commencing at R.M. Adams’ Dancing School, Euterpe Hall, corner Jefferson Ave. and Walnut Street, Wednesday evening, March 20, [1889?] Circular titled “An Appeal to the Benevolent Public of Belleville for the Destitute Miners at City Park Hall, To-night, May 18th. Tendered by Mdlle. Dumont’s Museum of Wonders!” Entertainers include Mdlle. Covelli, Andy Spear, Charles P. Blatt, Professor Heffron, Charles Covelli, and Chas. Russell [Charles Russell]. [accession number: 59-0099] D00128 [circa 1890] May 18 1 5 Circular: "An Appeal to the Benevolent Public of Belleville for the Destitute Miners at City Park Hall," May 18, 1890 Circular of the Western Department, Adams Express Company, St. Louis, Mo., seeking information leading to the identification and arrest of the men who robbed the company of currency and property on the St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad at Glendale, St. Louis County, Mo. The alleged robbers included Marion C. Hedspeth, alias Louis Marion Williams, alias George Scott, alias Marion Davis, alias Sam Woods, alias J.J. Morgan (contains his portrait); L.R. Wilson, alias “Dink” Wilson (contains his portrait); Adelbert D. Sly, alias “Burt” Sly, alias A.S. Denton, alias Albert Silva (was arrested in Los Angeles and is now in custody in St. Louis); and Mrs. Maggie Hedspeth, alias Florence A. Waterman (is under arrest at San Francisco). Circular also mentions the Todd Milling Company, Robert Gileson, Dallas Elevator Company, Frank H. Lee, Frank J. Hess, Missouri and Illinois Lead and Zinc Mining Company, J.M. O’Blenis, and F.B. Rogers. (2 pages) [accession number: 70-0025] D00129 1892 Jan 15 1 5 Circular of the Western Department, Adams Express Company, St. Louis, Mo., January 15, 1892 Circular of Henry Heil Chemical Co., 212-214 South 4th Street, St. Louis, Mo., advertising water filters for sale. Includes names of men and businesses who are using filters. D00131 ca. 1895 1 5 Circular of Henry Heil Chemical Co., 212-214 South 4th Street, St. Louis, Mo., ca. 1895 Circular: “Chart of the gold and silver coinage of the United States, showing history of every kind of gold and silver money now in use, or that has ever been in use in the United States since 1792.” (formerly Alphabetical File) A0281-00009 1896 1 5 Circular advertising a trustee’s sale of personal property, being the entire outfit of the Frederick Heitz Glass Works, north side of Dorcas, between 1st and Kosciusko Streets. Describes property for sale (beer bottles, barrels of salt, wagons, furniture, etc.). Chas. H. Grote [Charles H. Grote], trustee; H.L. Sutton, auctioneer; J. Hugo Grimm and A.H. Stille, attorneys. D00150 [1898] Feb 10 1 5 Circular advertising a trustee's sale of personal property, being the entire outfit of the Frederick Heitz Glass Works, north side of Dorcas, between 1st and Kosciusko Streets, February 10, [1898] Circular advertising a night-time football game between the Cherokee Indian Institute of Tahlequah, Indian Territory, and the Springfield Normal School at Springfield, Mo. D00151 [ca. 1900] Oct 17 1 5 Circular advertising a night-time football game between the Cherokee Indian Institute of Tahlequah, Indian Territory, and the Springfield Normal School [now Southwest Missouri State College] at Springfield, Mo., ca. 1900 Advertising circular of the Chas. Rost Premium Co., 2325 Franklin Ave. (formerly at 1205 Franklin Ave.). Chas. Rost [Charles Rost], president; A.L. DeVoigne, secretary and treasurer. [accession number: 76-0036] D00152 ca. 1902 1 5 Advertising circular of the Chas. Rost Premium Co., 2325 Franklin Ave. (formerly at 1205 Franklin Ave.), ca. 1902 Circular advertising the grand opening lunch at the saloon of Wm. H. Childres [William H. Childres], 1432 South 2nd Street, southeast corner 2nd and Miller Streets. [accession number: 72-0045] D00153 1902 July 26 1 5 Circular advertising the grand opening lunch at the saloon of Wm. H. Childres [William H. Childres], 1432 South 2nd Street, southeast corner 2nd and Miller Streets, July 26, 1902 Price list of Boeckeler Lumber Co., dealers in all kinds of lumber, lath, shingles, sash, doors, blinds, etc. Main office, Branch and Hall Streets; branch yards, Easton Ave. and Sarah Streets, and 14th Street north of Cass Ave. (4 pages) D00154 1905 Oct 2 1 5 Price list of Boeckeler Lumber Co., dealers in all kinds of lumber, lath, shingles, sash, doors, blinds, etc., October 2, 1905 Circular of Miss May Farrington, 4417 Elmbank Ave., advertising the Children’s Musical Kindergarten Department. D00155 ca. 1907 Sept 1 5 Circular of Miss May Farrington, 4417 Elmbank Ave., ca. September 1907 Circular of C.M. Corrington & Co., St. Louis, Mo., soliciting wholesale orders for their horse shoe greeting cards. (OVERSIZE) D00326 1908-1912 OS: Cas-Ci Circular of C.M. Corrington and Co., St. Louis, Mo., 1908-1912 Circular of H. Heitmann, groceries and meat market, 1020 North Vandeventer, including special prices for sugar, soap, coffee, etc. D00156 ca. 1910 1 5 Circular of H. Heitmann, groceries and meat market, 1020 North Vandeventer, ca. 1910 Circular of L.M. Nicolas, 2924 Wyoming, promoting Nicolas’ Tonic and Alternative, “a blood builder, strength builder, appetizer and digestive.” D00157 ca. 1910 1 5 Circular of L.M. Nicolas, 2924 Wyoming, ca. 1910 Circular of Walton Airdome Theatre, Walton and Page, [St. Louis], offering free admission on Monday night to those who present the picture of the E-C Corn Flake Factory taken from the bottom of an E-C Corn Flake package. D00158 ca. 1910 1 5 Circular of Walton Airdome Theatre, Walton and Page, [St. Louis], ca. 1910 Circular of Glaser’s Pharmacy, 1823 South Jefferson Ave., [St. Louis, Mo.], advertising a one-day-only promotional give-away. D00159 1910 Oct 8 1 5 Circular of Glaser’s Pharmacy, 1823 South Jefferson Ave., [St. Louis, Mo.], October 8, 1910 Circular of the Casino Theatre, 1618 Market St., [St. Louis]: “Balkan War: the First Moving Pictures!! The Allies against Turkey in the most wanton waste of world’s humanity ever recorded by the blood-dipped pen of history’s hand!!!” D00160 [1912?] Nov 15 1 6 Circular of the Casino Theatre, 1618 Market St., [St. Louis], November 15, [1912?] Satirical political circular titled “Dr. Fixem Cures Municipal Ills,” relating to St. Louis’s civic problems. D00161 ca. 1913 1 6 Satirical political circular: "Dr. Fixem Cures Municipal Ills," ca. 1913 Circular titled “International Fools Kitchen.” D00162 ca. 1913 1 6 Circular: "International Fools Kitchen," ca. 1913 Circular of Reavley’s Lunchery, 308-310 North Jefferson, [St. Louis]. Charles Connor, proprietor. D00163 ca. 1913 1 6 Circular of Reavley’s Lunchery, 308-310 North Jefferson, [St. Louis], ca. 1913 Circular titled “Warning! Kill Flies Now! Suggestions for Anticipating the Dangers of the Common House Fly by Destroying the Survivors of Last Year’s Crop.” Issued by the Merchants’ Association of New York’s Committee on Pollution and Sewerage. D00164 1914 Feb 1 6 Circular: “Warning! Kill Flies Now! Suggestions for Anticipating the Dangers of the Common House Fly by Destroying the Survivors of Last Year’s Crop," February 1914 Circular: “Panama Canal tolls debate. Resolved: That American coast-wise vessels should have free passage through the Panama Canal. Affirmative: Westminster. Negative: Missouri Valley. Friday, April 24, Synodical Chapel.” Printed by Gazette Press, Fulton, Mo. D00165 [1914?] Apr 24 1 6 Circular announcing a Panama Canal tolls debate, April 24, [1914?] Circular of Elflein Millinery, 2200 Warren St., [St. Louis], advertising a sale. D00166 [1914?] June 22 1 6 Circular of Elflein Millinery, 2200 Warren St., [St. Louis], June 22, [1914?] Circular advertising the Remley Restaurant, 6th and Franklin Ave., St. Louis. Includes prices for meals. D00167 ca. 1915 1 6 Circular advertising the Remley Restaurant, 6th and Franklin Ave., St. Louis, ca. 1915 Illustrated circular titled “The House Fly, a Little Insect but a Great Spreader of Disease.” Issued by the U.S. Public Health Service, Treasury Department. (OVERSIZE) D00327 [1919] OS: Cas-Ci Circular: "Beware of the Dangerous House Fly, More Dangerous This Year Than Ever Before," April 1919 Circular titled “Beware of the Dangerous House Fly, More Dangerous This Year Than Ever Before.” Issued by the Merchants’ Association of New York’s Committee on Pollution and Sewerage. D00168 1919 Apr 1 6 Circular: "Beware of the Dangerous House Fly, More Dangerous This Year Than Ever Before," April 1919 Circular of Sprinkle’s Coffee House, 1430 South Vandeventer, announcing that they are open for business. (2 copies) D00169 ca. 1920 1 6 Circular of Sprinkle's Coffee House, 1430 South Vandeventer, ca. 1920 Circular: “Americans! Wake Up! The ideals and characters of our national heroes of Revolutionary fame are being attacked and undermined. Our history is being distorted and polluted and our children thereby de-Americanized. The achievements of the many different races–Irish, German, Italian, French, Scandinavian, Slavik, Polish, Spanish, etc., in founding, developing, and maintaining the institutions of this our country are treated with contempt to the glory of England–the age-long, implacable foe of America.” Circular criticizes the United States’ proposed participation in the League of Nations. Includes a poem titled “The Anglo-Saxon Race,” by M. Halpin. D00170 ca. 1920 Sept 1 6 Circular: "Americans! Wake Up!", September 1920 Circular titled “Kill the Dangerous House-Fly between Thanksgiving and Christmas.” Issued by the Merchants’ Association of New York’s Committee on Pollution and Sewerage. D00171 1920 Nov 1 6 Circular: "Kill the Dangerous House-Fly between Thanksgiving and Christmas," November 1920 Circular titled “The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg,” submitted by Warren Kingsbury. Encourages voters to vote in favor of the free bridge proposition since it will result in better roads for Cooper County, [Missouri]. D00172 [1922 May?] 1 7 Circular: "The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg," submitted by Warren Kingsbury, [May 1922?] Four-page circular: “Lafayette Dancing Academy Gazzette. Announcing the snappiest, jazziest colored orchestra, Al. Mitchell and his 7 high class entertainers at the Lafayette Dancing Academy, 1800 South 18th Street.” Includes several business advertisements. D00173 [1927?] 1 7 Circular: "Lafayette Dancing Academy Gazzette," [1927?] Circular: “Harmony Serenaders, Saturday Nite, January 1st, 1927. Announcing a serpentine dance and balloon shower given by the Harmonies at Lafayette Hall, 1800 South 18th Street. . . . Music by Four Aces and Joker.” D00174 1927 Jan 1 1 7 Circular: "Harmony Serenaders, Saturday Nite, January 1st, 1927. Announcing a serpentine dance and balloon shower given by the Harmonies at Lafayette Hall, 1800 South 18th Street. . . . Music by Four Aces and Joker," January 1, 1927 Circular: “Visit our artistic dining rooms in the heart of west St. Louis. Rudy Mueller, formerly with John Cafferata. The Windsor Apartment Grill, 4209 Lindell Blvd., the Huntington Arms Grill, 5560 Pershing Ave.” Includes Easter dinner menu. D00175 [1928?] 1 7 Circular: “Visit our artistic dining rooms in the heart of west St. Louis. Rudy Mueller, formerly with John Cafferata. The Windsor Apartment Grill, 4209 Lindell Blvd., the Huntington Arms Grill, 5560 Pershing Ave.," [1928?] Circular of Pearl’s Packing House Market, 4271 Delmar Blvd., advertising a sale of various groceries. (OVERSIZE) D00328 [1931?] Oct 2-3 OS: Cas-Ci Circular of Pearl's Packing House Market, 4271 Delmar Blvd., October 2-3, [1931?] Four-page circular of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company titled “Rabies.” Discusses how rabies is contracted, what to do in case of an animal bite, and how to prevent the spread of rabies. (formerly Alphabetical File) D00180 ca. 1944 1 7 Circular of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company: "Rabies", ca. 1944 Typescript circular letter of the City of Clayton Health Department to “Dear Dog Owner.” “The possibility of a rabies epidemic in Clayton is very serious. Rabid dogs have been taken from Hi-Pointe, Claverach Park and Davis Place Sub-Divisions, so the chance of an epidemic is quite possible unless we have your full cooperation by not allowing your dog to roam. . . . Many Claytonians will soon be doing their patriotic duty by planting Victory Gardens. Last year your Health Department received innumerable complaints about neighbors dogs scratching up the gardens. . . .” (formerly Alphabetical File) D00181 1944 Apr 21 1 7 Typescript circular letter of the City of Clayton Health Department to "Dear Dog Owner," April 21, 1944 Circular titled “Pass This Information to Your Friend or Neighbor. Only Those Who Practice Witch-Craft for Power & Gain Will Destroy This Hand-Bill.” Contains information on identifying those who practice witchcraft. (formerly Alphabetical File) (OVERSIZE) D00329 [1948?] OS: Cas-Ci Circular: "Pass This Information to Your Friend or Neighbor. Only Those Who Practice Witch-Craft for Power and Gain Will Destroy This Hand-Bill," [1948?] Typescript circular letter of the Permanent Record Company, Memphis, Tenn., “to the family of the deceased.” Encloses a laminated copy of the deceased’s obituary and funeral notice. (formerly Alphabetical File) D00182 1954-1968 1 7 Typescript circular letter of the Permanent Record Company, Memphis, Tenn., "to the family of the deceased," 1954-1968 Circular advertising the appearance of Tex Roper, radio western star, at the Top Hat, Boonville, Missouri. D00183 [1954?] Sept 2 1 7 Circular advertising the appearance of Tex Roper, radio western star, at the Top Hat, Boonville, Missouri, September 2, [1954?] Invitation to the grand opening of Rankin Esaw’s new service station, East Kirkham Service, 180 East Kirkham, Webster Groves, Mo. Includes portrait of Rankin Esaw. D00184 [1956] June 29-30 1 7 Invitation to the grand opening of Rankin Esaw's new service station, East Kirkham Service, 180 East Kirkham, Webster Groves, Mo., June 29-30, [1956] Circular advertising a tent revival coming to Prairie Home, conducted by Joe O. Gensler, Evangelistical Party of Mineral Point, Mo. D00185 [1960s-1970s] July 31 1 7 Circular advertising a tent revival coming to Prairie Home, conducted by Joe O. Gensler, Evangelistical Party of Mineral Point, Mo., July 31, 1960s-1970s Circular of Miss Lutie Vaughan advertising an antique auction, at which she will sell her entire lifetime collection of antiques at the Williamsburg Community Center, Williamsburg, Mo. Auctioneers, George Allen and W.B. Harrison & Son; clerk, Bill Crane. D00186 1963 May 11 1 7 Circular of Miss Lutie Vaughan: "Antique Auction!", May 11, 1963 Circular advertising the 4th Annual Arrow Rock Auction to be held at Arrow Rock State Park. Sponsored by Friends of Arrow Rock, Inc.; proceeds will be used for restoration and preservation of historic buildings in Arrow Rock. (2 copies) (OVERSIZE) D00374 1963 June 22 OS: Cas-Ci Circular advertising the 4th Annual Arrow Rock Auction to be held at Arrow Rock State Park, June 22, 1963 Typescript circular letter signed Nelson Kirkwood, WIL Radio, to Frances H. Stadler, Missouri Historical Society, soliciting her support for the founding of a Synanon center in St. Louis. These centers help men and women recover from drug addiction. (formerly Alphabetical File) D00187 1964 Nov 16 1 7 Typescript circular letter signed Nelson Kirkwood, WIL Radio, to Frances H. Stadler, Missouri Historical Society, November 16, 1964 Circular promoting Mason’s Flowers, 710 Union, [St. Louis, Mo.], one of the first black businesses to obtain a small business administration loan. “West End’s own floral artist, Bertha Mason.” [accession number: 80-0063] D00188 1968-1979 1 7 Circular promoting Mason’s Flowers, 710 Union, [St. Louis, Mo.], 1968-1979 Circular advertising a St. Louis 4th of July celebration on the riverfront, sponsored by Famous-Barr. D00189 [1968] July 4 1 7 Circular advertising a St. Louis 4th of July celebration on the riverfront sponsored by Famous-Barr, July 4, [1968] Circular announcing the Big Washington Town and Country Fair Amateur Contest (singing, dancing, comedy, magic, etc.). D00190 1969 Aug 7 1 7 Circular announcing the Big Washington Town and Country Fair Amateur Contest (singing, dancing, comedy, magic, etc.), August 7, 1969 Circular of the International Association of Pipe Smoker’s Clubs, Inc., announcing the world champion pipe smoking contest to be held at the Town ’N Country Fair in Washington, Mo. D00191 1969 Aug 9 1 7 Circular of the International Association of Pipe Smoker's Clubs, Inc., August 9, 1969 Circular advertising the opening of the Union-Page Police Community Relations Center, 5884 Easton Ave. Sgt. Herman Saunders, P-CR officer. (2 copies) D00192 [1971?] 1 7 Circular advertising the opening of the Union-Page Police Community Relations Center, 5884 Easton Ave., [1971?] Circular of ACTION titled “Hit Ladue & Clayton; They Got Plenty!!” “This plan is designed to minimize black criminal acts against black people and in the black community. It is clear that black people cannot do anything about stopping crimes, employment white racism or anything else. . . . why not stick-up or burglarize those wealthy white fat cats who live in Clayton or Ladue? . . . .” (accession number: 73-0015) D00193 [1973] 1 7 Circular of ACTION: "Hit Ladue and Clayton; They Got Plenty!!" [1973]