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Indexed source

Wright, John A. St. Louis, Black Heritage Trail. St. Louis: Ferguson-Florissant School District, 1990. R 977.865 W951S and circulating copy

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Personal name index

Last name First name Page Photo Note
Abbott B. J., Rev. 65    
Aldridge Ira 35 35  
Anderson Richard, Rev. 3    
Anderson Galusha 8    
Anderson John Richard 35, 46    
Ashe Arthur 39, 42    
Attucks Crispus 55, 82    
Baker Frankie 12, 85    
Baker Josephine  86    
Balentine Hubert "Dickey" 37    
Banneker Benjamin 16    
Beckett William Henry 23    
Bell James Thomas "Cool Papa" 20    
Berry Chuck 42    
Biddle Nicholas 83    
Billups Kenneth B. 44    
Bishop Curtis 63    
Blow Henry 49    
Boggs P. G., Rev. 37    
Bradley Eugene "Tink"  36    
Brady James 10, 55    
Britt Allen 12    
Britton George 50    
Brown William Wells 3    
Brown Sara 21    
Brown Major 50    
Bryson Doris 87    
Buckner John 88    
Bumbry Grace 42    
Bush James T., Sr. 32    
Calloway DeVerne 87    
Carter Carrie Reed 74    
Carver George Washington 18    
Castron J. J., Dr. 87    
Chambers Jordan "Pop" 19, 86    
Chapman Ada 21    
Chapman Charles 85    
Clamorgan Jacques 5    
Clamorgan Esther 5    
Clamorgan Santiago 5    
Clark Crittenden 86    
Clark York 6, 82    
Clay William  18, 29    
Cohron Sarah Newton 84    
Cole Richard H. 18    
Conway James 88    
Cook James E., Rev. 27, 41    
Craig Nicholas  62    
Crockett Polly 83    
Curtis Bill 10    
Curtis Robert 18    
Curtis Thomas A., Dr. 30 30  
Curtis William P. 30    
Darst Joseph 87    
Davis Julia 13, 32, 88    
de Olano Nuflo  81    
de Porres Martin, Saint 36    
de Treget Delore 49    
Delaney Martin R. 49    
DeLebya Fernando 9    
Dessalines Jean-Jacques, General 29, 30    
Dickman Bernard F. 86    
Dickson Moses, Rev. 9, 15, 50    
Diuguid Lincoln, Dr. 53, 87    
Dooley Bill 13    
Dorset Joseph 33    
Douglass Frederick 59    
DuBois William Henry Durghardt 63    
Dudley Carl, Rev. 20    
Dumas Alexander 13    
Dunbar Paul Lawrence 18, 67    
Duncan Harry 10, 55    
DuSable Jean Baptiste 5, 79, 82    
Early Jordan, Rev. 9    
Elleards Charles 38    
Eskridge Melvin 63    
Espy Henry D. 86    
Farmer Walter Noran 84, 85    
Ferrier-Harris Rose  21    
Feugh John 52    
Ficklin Oscar S. 87    
Franklin Thomas 35    
Fremont John C., General 83    
Gaines Lloyd 86    
Garnet Henry Highland 36    
Garvey Marcus 68    
Giles Gwen 88    
Grant Edward L., Dr. 87    
Grant Ulysses S. 59    
Green Lorenzo, Dr. 86    
Green (Wren) Pelagie  87    
Gregory Richard "Dick" 35, 42    
Guinn William Paul 9    
Hall Florence 69    
Hall Creed 69    
Hamilton Robert S. 86    
Handy W. C. 3, 33    
Harris  Ernest L. 85    
Harrison Marie L. 85    
Healy James A. 37, 84    
Healy Patrick Francis, Rev. 37    
Henderson Morris 62    
Hesse Emmanual, Capt. 9    
Hicks John J., Rev. 87    
Holliman Jessie Housely 20    
Hooverville Herbert Clark 47    
Housley Jessie 86    
Houston Charles 86    
Howard Elston 16    
Hudlin Richard 60    
Hughes Langston  2    
Hughes Manual 25    
Johnson William 3    
Johnson James Weldon 15    
Johnson J. Rosamund 15    
Jones Joseph Lee 71, 88    
Jones W. P. T., Dr. 84    
Joplin Scott 13, 20, 25    
Keckley Elizabeth 83    
King Martin Luther, Dr. 24, 34    
Kock Bernard 83    
Koning Peter, Father 83    
Lackey Mary Belle 74    
Langston John Mercer 36, 42    
Langston Arthur D. 36    
Liddell Minnie 88    
Lightfoot Mamie 68    
Long Mary   76    
Long Lawrence 76    
L'Ouverture Toussaint 29, 52, 55, 82    
Lovejoy Elijah P. 3, 8, 56, 83    
Loving W. H. 25    
Lynch B. M. 5    
Lynch Bernard 8    
Lyons Billy  10    
Malone Annie Turbo Pope 41, 43, 44    
Mathews Martin 37    
McKnight Virgil, II 50    
McMillan Theodore 16, 87    
McNair Ronald, Dr. 62    
McNeal Theodore D. 87, 88    
Meacham John Berry, Rev. 2, 3, 19, 35    
Meurin Louis, Father 82    
Mexia Peter 81    
Mitchell Joseph 27, 34    
Mitchell William 27, 34    
Mitchell Nannie 34    
Moore George H. 87    
Moore Walthall 85    
Mudd R. Lee 55    
Mullanphy Bryan 83    
Murray Phillip 84    
Musick Eddy 73    
Napier Thomas, Rev. 26    
Newton Sarah 41    
Nino Pedro Alonzo 81    
Norris William 69    
Oldham Charles 18    
Peck John Mason, Rev. 3, 19    
Peck E. W. S., Dr. 84    
Phillips Homer G. 26, 42, 86 26  
Poage George C. 26, 85 26  
Poole Elijah   33   aka Elijah Muhammand
Pope John 84    
Porter Ruth 24 24  
Pruitt George, Rev. 26    
Pruitt Wendell O., Capt. 29, 30    
Quinn William Paul 25, 49    
Redmond Sidney 86    
Reed Washington 73, 74    
Revels Hiram R. 10, 84    
Rhodes W. L., Rev. 37    
Richards Lucisan 18    
Richardson Scovel 36, 86    
Ritter Joseph, Cardinal 19, 23, 37    
Robinson C. K. 16    
Rosatti Joseph, Rt. Rev. 3    
Rutgers Pelagie Aillotte 47    
Sanford Earl 20   aka "Redd Foxx"
Scott Anna Lee 88    
Scott Dred 4, 6, 35    
Scott Robert T. 86    
Scott William T. 12    
Seay Norman R. 18    
Shaw Henry 47, 52    
Shelley J. D. 32, 33    
Shelton Lee 10    
Simmons William Joseph  39, 84    
Simms Harvey J. 56    
Smart Alice McGee, Dr. 86    
Smiley Adella 88    
Smith Sylvester L. 67    
Smith Eliza R. 69    
Snethen Richard 17    
Squires Ida 66    
Starkes Charles 10    
Stevens George, Rev. 27 27  
Steiv Terry, Rev. 88    
Stovall Chester E. 87    
Summers Belle 49    
Sumner Charles 13    
Sweets Nathaniel 86    
Tandy Charlton H., Capt. 26, 39    
Tanner Henry Ossawa 25    
Thompson Corbin 8    
Thompson Herman 18    
Tolton Augustus 85    
Torrini Rudolph 24    
Truman Harry S. 20, 86    
Tucker William 81    
Turner James Milton 39, 44, 59, 60, 62    
Turner Charles Henry 40, 86    
Turner Tina 42    
Turpin Thomas Milton 13    
Turpin "Honest John" 13    
Van Sertima Ivan  29    
Vashon John Boyer 10, 16, 86    
Vashon Emma 84    
Vashon George 16, 53    
Vaughn George 13, 87    
Walton Wirt 62    
Waring Oscar Minor 16, 42    
Washington Booker T. 12, 60    
Welch James 19    
West George, Rev. 49    
West William 76    
West Pollie 76    
Wheatley Phillis 18, 21, 52, 85    
Wheatley John 52    
Wheatley Susannah 52    
Wheeler Henry W. 10    
Wiener Leo, Dr. 29    
Wilkins Roy 15    
Williams Frank L. 33, 34, 36    
Williams Viola 68    
Wilson Margaret Bush 88    
Wilson Otherine 66    
Witherspoon Robert 23    

Subject index

Subject of citation Page Photo Note
1934 "Showboat" Cast, Municipal Opera   25  
African Methodist Church 9, 10    
All Saints Episcopal Church 32    
American Muslim Mission 33 33  
Annie Malone Children's Home 84    
Annie Malone Children's Home Parade 86    
Antioch Baptist Church 27, 41    
Attucks Elemantary School, Clayton School District 55 55  
Ballad of Brady and Duncan 10    
Ballad of Frankie and Johnny 12, 13    
Ballad of Stackalee 10    
Ballwin Colored Cemetery 76    
Banneker Elementary School 16    
Berean Presbyterian Church 20 20  
Big Mound 29 29  
Bishop A. Healy Elementary School 37 37  
Bishop Elementary School, Wellston District 63 63  
Booker T. Washington Elementary School, Kirkwood District 60, 85    
Booker T. Washington Vocational High School 12    
Bridgeton Baptist Church /First Baptist Church of Bridgeton 69    
Cab Daggs Cleaners and Shoe Shine 50    
Camp Rivercliffe 27, 41    
Candle Tallow School 3    
Carondelet 49    
Carver Elementary School, Maryland Heights, Mo. 73, 74    
Carver Elementary School, St. Louis 18    
Central Baptist Church 27    
Charles Bradley Scrap Iron and Rags 50    
Charles Turner Open Air School for Handicapped Children/Turner Middle School 40 40  
City Hospital No. 2 16    
Cole Elementary School 18 18  
Colored School No. One Sumner High School 8    
Corbin Thompson's Slave Market 8    
Corinthian Baptist Church 49    
Cornelius Brown Cleaners and Shoe Shine 50    
Curtis-Wright Aircraft Corp. 86    
D. A. Purnell Ice and Coal Company 50    
Delaney School/ Virginia Avenue School 49    
Dessalines/ Colored School No. 2 29    
Douglas Life Insurance Compant 85    
Douglass Elementary School 59    
Douglass High School 59, 85 59  
DuBois Elementary School, Wellston District 63 63  
Du-Good Chemical Laboratories 53, 87    
Dunbar Elementary School 18 18  
Dunbar Elementary School, Kinloch 67, 85    
Early settlers - Jefferson Family 50    
East St. Louis Riot, 1917 6, 85    
Eliza Shores Dress-Maker Shop 50    
Eliza Smith Elementary School, Robertson 69    
Elmwood Elementary School, Ritenour School District 73    
Essex Alley 25    
Fairgrounds Park 33, 87    
Ferrier-Harris Nursing Home 21 21  
Finley Park 21    
First African Baptist Church 3    
First Baptist Church 19 19  
First Baptist Church of Ballwin 77    
First Baptist Church of Chesterfield 76    
First Baptist Church of Webster Groves 58    
First Missionary Baptist Church, Kinloch, Mo. 66 66  
First United Methodist Church, Kinloch, Mo. 65    
Fort San Carlos 9    
Fountain Park District 24    
Frederick Douglas Post Office 43    
Freedom School 2    
Gateway National Bank 32 32  
George Britton Cleaners and Shoe Shine 50    
Grand Masonic Temple 26 26  
Gratiot Street Prison 46    
Green Street Baptist Church 17    
Hadley Technical High School 16    
Happy Hollow 46    
Harlem Taproom 43    
Harris-Stowe State College 86    
Henry Schwartz Scrap Iron and Rags 50    
Holy Angels Parish, Kinloch, Mo. 66    
Homer G. Phillips Hospital 42, 88 42  
Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing 43, 85 43  
Hooverville 47 47  
J. D. Shelley Home 32    
J. Milton Turner Elementary School 59 59  
Jacques Clamorgan House 5    
Jean Baptiste Point Dusable's Home 79 79  
Jefferson Bank and Trust Co. 17, 88 18  
Jefferson Barracks and National Cemetery 50    
John Berry Mecham Public Library 18    
John F. Kennedy Junior High School, Kinloch 67    
John Taylor Scrap Iron and Rags 50    
Johnson Elementary School 15    
Jordan Chambers Park 19, 20    
Kentucky Town 59    
King Middle School 34 34  
Kinloch   65    
Kinloch Church of God In Christ 65    
Kinloch Elementary School/ Smith School 67    
Kinloch High School 59, 67, 86 67  
Knights of Liberty 9, 60    
Lackland Avenue Colored School 73    
Lake Colored School 77    
Lewis Place 23 23  
Liberty Party 12    
Lincoln Elementary School, Maplewood- Richmond Heights School District 56    
Lincoln Institute/Lincoln University 59, 62    
Lincoln University Law School 43, 86    
Little Rock Church 25    
L'Ouverture Elementary School, Brentwood School District 55    
Lynch's Slave Market 5    
Lynch's Slave Pen 8, 83    
Marcus Avenue Improvement Association 37    
Marine Hospital 46    
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Bridge 6    
McDowell's Medical College 46    
McNair Sixth Grade Center, University City, Mo. 62 62  
Meacham Park Elementary School 59, 85 59  
Mill Creek Neighborhood 15    
Moses Dickson Cemetery, Crestwood, Mo. 60    
Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, Ferguson 66, 69 69  
Musick Baptist Church 73    
National Alliance of Postal Employees 10    
National Negro Business League 43    
National Negro Convention 3    
New Age Federal Savings and Loan 34, 36 36  
New Cold Water Burying Ground 71    
North Corinthian Baptist Church 35    
North Webster 58    
Old Cathedral 3 3  
Old Community Baptist Church 58    
Old Community House 56 58  
Old Courthouse 4 4  
Olive Chapel A. M. E. Church, Kirkwood, Mo. 60    
Oscar Minor Waring Elementary School 16    
Our Lady of the Angels School, Kinloch, Mo. 66    
Papin Building 6    
Parkview Heights, Black Jack, Mo. 71 71  
People's Finance Corporation 16    
People's Hospital 12 12  
Phyllis Wheatley YWCA Branch 21, 85    
Pine Street YMCA 15, 34, 85    
Pleasant Green Baptist Church 26    
Poro College Building 43    
Pruitt-Igoe Housing Project 29    
Quinette Cemetery, Kirkwood 60    
Quinn Memorial A. M. E. Church      
Remington Elementary School, Pattonville District 74    
Russell & Gordon Undertakers 85    
Scott Joplin's Home 20 20  
Scudder Avenue Colored School, Berkeley, Mo. 68    
Scudder School District 69    
Second African Missionary Baptist Church 17    
Second Baptist Church 49    
Second Colored Baptist Church 17    
Shelly vs Kramer 13, 87    
Simmons Elementary School/ Elleardsville Colored School No. 8 32, 39, 84    
Simmons Elementary School/ Elleardsville Colored School No. 8 38, 40 39  
Site of burning of the Mulatto, McIntosh 8    
Smith School/ Kinloch Elementary School 67    
Spanish Land Grant to Esther 5, 82    
St. Charles Borromeo Church Cemetery 79    
St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church 19, 84    
St. Elizabeth's Parish 84, 87    
St. James A. M. E. Church 41 41  
St. John's Methodist Church 50, 84 50  
St. Joseph High School 23    
St. Louis American Newspaper 16    
St. Louis Argus Newspaper 34 34  
St. Louis Association of Colored Women's Clubs 85    
St. Louis Colored Orphan's Home/ Annie Malone Children's Home 41, 84 41  
St. Luke's Baptist Church 49    
St. Michael Lutheran Church, Kinloch 66    
St. Paul A. M. E. Church 10, 21, 25    
St. Phillip's Lutheran Church 41 41  
Stafford Colored School 77 77  
Stevens Elementary School 27 27  
Sumner High School 8, 13, 16, 26, 30, 33, 40, 42, 44, 84 13, 42  
Tandy Community Center 39    
The Hill 53    
The James House 41    
The Rosebud Bar 13    
The St. Louis Blues 3, 33    
The Ville Neighborhood/ Elleardsville 38    
Tom Powell PostNo. 77/ American Legion      
True Reformer Hall 21    
Tucker Business College 85    
Turner Elementary School 44    
Turner Elementary School, Normandy District 62    
Turner Middle School Sumner Teachers College   Stowe Teachers College 40, 86 40  
Union Baptist Church 76    
Union Memorial M. E. Church 25    
Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League, Division 198 68 68  
Vashon High School 16, 53, 86    
Vernon Elementary School, Ferguson, Mo. 68, 69 69  
Vernon Elementary School, Kinloch, Mo. 67    
Washington Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church 17    
West-Gumbo/ John W. West Cemetery 76    
Westland Acres 76    
Williams Elementary School 33 33  

 

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