Guide to Business and Industry in Missouri

Articles in the Missouri Historical Review

MHR Cover April 1963

Missouri Historical Review 57, no. 3 (April 1963), Cover Image: "The Steamboat Idlewild," by Fred Geary. Steamboats were emblematic of the changing political, social, and economic status of the West in the mid-nineteenth century, and played a crucial role in the development of Missouri and its economy.