St. Louis Automobiles
Before the depression, St. Louis had a number of auto manufacturers, some big and some small, some successes and some failures.
Checkerboard Square Fire
One of St. Louis’ biggest fires broke out in 1962 in subzero temperatures. Former St. Louis Fire Chief Tom Long talks fighting the fire and the bitter cold at the Ralston Purina Checkerboard Square headquarters just south of downtown.
Rabbi in the Red Cross
Although he would was too old to be called to service in World War II, prominent St. Louis Rabbi Ferdinand Isserman was determined to get close to the action as a Red Cross volunteer.