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 The 1904 World's Fair Society


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In the News Oldies but Goodies

 

The items found in  this section of the website are items which were once "In the News", but are no longer current. However they are TOO GOOD to discard.
 

1. The Society was honored during it's April 30th 2011 Birthday Meeting by the City of St. Louis Board of Aldermen adopted a resolution which is up on the St. Louis City's Library's website.

The link to the resolution is  http://previous.slpl.org/cco/ords/data/resolutions/res110005.htm.

2. As mentioned in the "World's Fair Society Bulletin", you can hear Judy Garland singing "Meet me in St. Louis" by clicking on this link.

3. An interesting article on "Owney the Mail Pooch" from the Smithsonian. Click on this link to read all about Owney

 

4. At the January meeting, members watched a video documentary about the Fort Shaw girls basketball team that came to the 1904 Fair.  You can view the entire 50-minute video at the Montana PBS website, at:   http://www.iptv.org/series.cfm/20522/playing_for_world_1904

The book about the Fort Shaw girls basketball team, Full Court Quest, by Society members

Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith, can be found by clicking on this link.

 

 5.  St. Louis magazine published an article about the 1904 World's Fair Society in their March 2012 issue.  You can read the expanded article, and view a gallery of Fair memorabilia by clicking on here.