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St. Louis in the Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918

A look at how St. Louis reacted to the Spanish Flu of 1918, saving thousands of lives, and how those lessons apply to the Covid Pandemic of today.

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Jefferson Barracks: A History

Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis has had a strong military history since 1826, including being the birthplace of the US Calvary and home of the Buffalo Soldiers

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Schankman’s St. Louis: Not Quite Out of Fashion

A new book titled “Ready to Wear” is bringing to life the history of St. Louis’ Garment District — long gone, but not forgotten. And maybe not gone forever.

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House of Thunder

Some historians believe the little known Battle of St. Louis was a critical point in the American Revolutionary War, as illustrated in this new HEC documentary.

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Schankman’s St. Louis: Did You Know Santa Claus Was Invented in St. Louis

Not many people know it, but Santa as we know him today was invented in the 1930s by an advertising agency in St. Louis working for Coca-Cola.

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St. Louis’ Role in Telecommunication’s History is on Display at the Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum

Take a private tour with Assistant Director Ken Schaper, where he takes you through the journey of the telephone.

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Regularly Updated Virtual Events and Livestreams From Your Favorite St. Louis Organizations

HEC Media is here to help you stay entertained, educated, and cultured while social distancing. We’ve curated a list of the best “Stay Home” and livestream content from St. Louis organizations and institutions. And, of course, we’re always bringing new segments and shows to HEC Media’s side and educational content to Educate.Today.

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Beyond the Ballot St Louis and Suffrage at the Missouri History Museum

The St. Louis suffrage story began long before 1920. Julie Tristan takes us inside “Beyond the Ballot: St. Louis and Suffrage” at the Missouri History Museum.

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Keen v. Keen: All That Father Giveth

Upon his death, a white man wills his black children land. However, his wife, a white woman, contests, stealing the livelihood of his “beloved” children.

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Schankman’s St. Louis: A Trip Down Media Lane

Paul Schankman gives us a video tour of the St. Louis Media History Foundation.
To take a tour of the physical collection, email archives@stlmediahistory.org

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