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11.  Reynold's Political Map of the United States.

Reynold's Political Map of the United States from 1850. 



1850

12.  Johnson's United States. 1866.

Johnson's and Ward's 1866 map of the United States by Johnson and Ward. Shows the United States immediately after the American Civil War (1861-1865). Some western states are still territories at the time of this map. 



1866

13.  St. Louis Exposition and Music Hall exterior.

The Garden held its first floral display shows in the 1890s at the St. Louis Exposition and Music Hall. These early shows featured Chrysanthemums and would later move to Garden grounds in 1905. Located at Olive and 13th Street the St. Louis Exposition and Music Hall operated between 1883-1907 and was demolished to make way for the St. Louis Central Library which stands today at the downtown location. 




14.  St. Louis Exposition and Music Hall, interior coliseum view in 1904.

The Garden held its first floral display shows in the 1890s at the St. Louis Exposition and Music Hall. These early shows featured Chrysanthemums and would later move to Garden grounds in 1905. Located at Olive and 13th Street the St. Louis Exposition and Music Hall operated between 1883-1907 and was demolished to make way for the St. Louis Central Library which stands today at the downtown location. 




15.  1860 Census of the United States statistics of slave states.

1860 Census of the United States statistics of slave states. 



1860

16.  Newspaper account of the capture and arrest of Mary Meachum and enslaved persons attempted crossing of the Mississippi River to freedom in Illinois on May 21, 1855.

Newspaper account of the capture and arrest of Mary Meachum and enslaved persons during attempted crossing of the Mississippi River to freedom on May 21, 1855. Account from the Louisiana newspaper, Thibodaux Minervera. 



1855

17.  Slave market of Bernard Lynch in downtown St. Louis, 1852.

Slave market of Bernard Lynch in downtown St. Louis, 1852. Photograph taken by Thomas M. Easterly. 



1852

18.  Grigg Nanjing Friendship Garden (Chinese Garden)

Grigg Nanjing Friendship Garden (Chinese Garden) 



2007

19.  Kiefer Magnolia Grove

Kiefer Magnolia Grove 



2007

20.  Alice Hahn Goodman Iris Garden

Alice Hahn Goodman Iris Garden 



2007

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