Monday, March 4, 2013


Harleman, Kathleen M., Georgiana B. Stuart, and Susan K. Tepas. The Neighborhood: A History of Skinker- DeBaliviere. St. Louis: DeBaliviere Community Council, 1973. 917.7866

A pamphlet-sized history of the west St. Louis neighborhood, which resulted from the division of the Kingsbury ranch.

Harris, Nini. A Grand Heritage: A History of the St. Louis Southside Neighborhoods and Citizens. St. Louis: DeSales Community Housing Corporation, 1984. 917.7866

Offers brief historical sketches of the Tower Grove East, Fox Park, Reservoir Square, Compton Heights and Shaw neighborhoods, with photographs and descriptions of neighborhood institutions.

The Hill: the Ethnic Heritage of an Urban Neighborhood, edited by Carolyn Hewes Toft. St. Louis: Social Science Institute, Washington University, 1975. 917.7866

Details the settlement of the Hill, originally Cheltenham and Fairmount, by northern Italian immigrants who fulfilled the city's need for clay industry workers.

History of the Bevo Area. St. Louis: Bevo Historical Society, 1984-1989, 3 vols. 977.866

Information based on interviews and research presents residents’ recollections of the people and places of the Bevo area of South St. Louis.

McCue, George, Oslmund Overby, and Norbury L. Wayman. Street Front Heritage: The Bremen/Hyde Park Area of St. Louis. 976.724

A survey of this northside neighborhood.

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