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St. Louis Regional history comes alive in this joint production by KDHX and the Missouri Historical Society. Stories of our past are connected with the present in these well researched and entertaining short presentations about the people, places, and events that have shaped who we are and who we are becoming. 

Oct 21, 2022

Some thought that prohibition would solve many problems in the United States. But, in fact, many problems got worse as drinking went underground. Among them, drinking amongst women increased dramatically. Just press play to hear the whole story. ------ 

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Sep 23, 2022

There are many pioneers in women’s history in the lore of St. Louis. One of those was Marguerite Martyn. Her illustrations got her foot in the door in journalism, but she had skills beyond that, and was soon making a name for herself as a daring interviewer. Just press play to hear the whole story.

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Aug 18, 2022


Amazing and dedicated scientist Gerty Cori's accomplishments were overlooked because she was a woman. Unequal pay with men, and a condescending attitude in the male dominated profession did not deter her, however. She went on to great acclaim. Just press play to hear the whole story. ------

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Jun 24, 2022

Who knew that bicycling could be so scandalous? But in the late 1800's a bicycling craze would lead some women to dress in a way that was not in the social norms at the times.  Just Press play to hear the whole story.

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May 24, 2022

In 1912, the threat of tuberculosis was very real.  One woman used her considerable wealth and influence create the first open-air “rest camp” for young working women to try to help the situation.  Just press play to hear the whole story. ------ 

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