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We stay here and eat here (French Room)when in Dallas - The Adolphus, Dallas, TX. The Hotel Adolphus was built by Adolphus Busch, founder of the Anheuser-Busch Brewing Association, with the intention of establishing the first grand hotel in Dallas. Upon completion in 1912 the Adolphus was the tallest building in Texas with 22 floors standing a total of 312 feet, until the Magnolia Petroleum Building was built down the street in 1922.
Anheuser-Busch, the largest brewing company in the United States, got its start in St. Louis. St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission
Anheuser Busch staying very consistent to their logo or main brand image for nearly 150 years. Good on them.
Barney Ford was born a slave in Virginia. At the age of twenty-fire, he escaped and began a successful career in a variety of entrepreneurial ventures.By 1860, he was living in Denver and became a prosperous tycoon in the hotel, restaurant, and barbershop businesses, earning the nickname the "Black Baron of Colorado." Throughout the Civil War, he gave financial assistance, food, and jobs to escaped and free African Americans.
Lillian Handlan Lemp (1905). Lillian married William Lemp, Jr., the heir to the Lemp brewing fortune, in 1899. Daughter of a wealthy manufacturer of railroad supplies, she was the belle of St. Louis society. She became known as the “Lavender Lady,” for wearing the color exclusively, employing a staff of full-time seamstresses. She kept seven carriages, one for each day of the week, all leather-upholstered in her signature color. She created a sensation wherever she went. Missouri History Museum
Jessie Tarbox Beals and Punkin set up to take a photograph at the 1904 World's Fair. Jessie Tarbox Beals was one of the first women in the U.S. to have a career as a photojournalist. She is perhaps best remembered for her photos of the 1904 Olympics and World's Fair in St. Louis. As a female photographer, she initially had a difficult time getting a press pass to the Fair. She took many poignant photos of the people on display in the human exhibits, as well as the rest of the 1904 World's Fair.