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Johnnie Burns a newsie who sells on Grand Avenue [St. Louis]. 1910. Library of Congress.

A typical "Heavy Man." Old newspaper boy 25 yrs. on streets. St. Louis, MO, 1910. Library of Congress.

People walk across the frozen Mississippi River from East St. Louis to St. Louis on Feb. 12, 1936. The Municipal (later MacArthur) Bridge piers are in the background. (Lou Phillips, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Decaying chapel in historic St. Louis building; James Clemens House, St. Louis, MO

Two hobos walking along railroad tracks, after being put off a train. Library of Congress.

Bain News Service. Rat catcher starting a ferret after rats. Library of Congress.

David Meyrowitz (1867-1943) and Louis Gilrod (1879-1930). Die Fire Korbunes [The Fire Victims]. New York: Theodore Lohr Co., 1911. Sheet music cover. Irene Heskes Collection. Music Division, Library of Congress.