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Forgotten Missourians Who Made History
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Code: MG3440
Price: $14.95
Compiled and edited by Jim Borwick and Brett Dufur. Illustrations by Joe Fox. ISBN: 0-9646625-8-2. $14.95.A compilation of short stories, histories and humorous comic-style illustrations of more than 35 Missourians who made lasting contributions to our state and nation yet are largely forgotten by subsequent generations. Includes: Sterl Artley: And America's Famous Reading Primer Dick and Jane David Atchison: President for a Day Tom Bass: Expert Black Equestrian William Beaumont: America's First Great Medical Scientist Susan Blow: Mother of America's Kindergarten J. W. "Blind" Boone: Missouri's Musical Prodigy Nathan Boone: The Other Boone, Pioneer and Scout Joseph Charless: Bringing the Free Press to Missouri Hannah Cole: A Pioneer Mother John Colter: First White Man in Yellowstone Loula Long Combs: Early Horse Show Performer Jack Conroy: Poet of the People Phoebe Couzins: First Woman U.S. Marshal Enoch H. Crowder: Writer of the Military Code Pearl Curran: Puritan Channeler and Ghostwriter Gottfried Duden: Founder of Missouri's Rhineland Charles D. Eitzen: Early Civic Booster Henry Theopolis Finck: Renaissance Man William Preston Hall: Horse (and elephant) King William Louis Heckmann: Steering Missouri's Largest Riverboat Family Anna Kemper Hesse: Guardian of Missouri's Past Jim the Wonder Dog: Keen Canine Canniness Wilhelm Keil: Commune Leader, Saint or Mad Mystic? Abiel Leonard: Frontier Lawyer William Rodney Massie: A Riverboat Captain, Not a Gambler Merrill Mattes: Blazing Trails through Pen and Ink Carey Nation: Keg Smashin' Pioneer Abolitionist Kate Richards O'Hare: First Lady of Socialism Luella Owen: Dainty Aristocratic Spelunker Mary Alicia Owen: Voodoo Expert and Woman Folklorist Charles Valentine Riley: Plagued by Bugs His Whole Life James Robinson: World Champion Bareback Rider James Rollins: Father of the University of Missouri Belle Star: Outlaw Woman Augustine Tolton: Early African American Priest James Milton Turner: A Great Black Orator C. J. Walker: Black Cosmetics Queen Millionaire