Vol. 11, No. 1 - The Confluence - A regional studies journal published by Lindenwood University Press.
In this issue of The Confluence
Zachary Dowdle suggests how lynching became a visible tool for slaveowners to deal with community regulatory issues.
Bryan Jack investigates the signs and their meanings in downtown St. Louis. Starting in the 1930s, the City of St. Louis began marking historic sites with a collection of signs for sites to draw attention to community memory.
Lawrence Celani explains the ideas of Illinois and Missouri as divided over slavery mask the fluid nature of support for or opposition to slavery in the two states.
The Confluence is a regional studies journal published by Lindenwood University, dedicated to the
diversity of ideas and disciplines of a liberal arts university. It is committed to the intersection of history, art and architecture, design, science, social science, and public policy. Its articles are diverse by design.