Vol. 10, No. 2 - The Confluence - A regional studies journal published by Lindenwood University Press.
In this issue of The Confluence
- Diane Everman examines the flight of a St. Louis family from Nazi Germany in 1940.
- Quinta Scott completes her series on the environmental issues in the Current River in southern Missouri.
- Daniel Gonzales uses a series of historical locations to chart the history of Mexican immigration in St. Louis in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
- Bob Moore unveils new details on the 1849 steamboat fire in St. Louis through court testimony about the destruction of Phillips Music Store.
The story of the fire in St. Louis started by the steamboat White Cloud in 1849 often focuses on the destruction to the business district. This article sheds new light on the happenings during the fire from court testimony surrounding the destruction of Phillips Music Store, through eyewitness accounts.
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