View of the St. Louis theater district on Grand Avenue. The neon signs and streetcars are but a memory now. Photograph by Russell Froelich, Missouri History Museum. The Missouri Theatre is where the Rockettes got their start.
Our Future Zoo brochure The Zoological Society turned to the city's school children for help in passing a zoo tax in November of 1916. The children had collected $ 2,384 in a penny drive to purchase the beloved elephant Miss Jim. Saint Louis Zoo archives.