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Charles H. Compton and the Great Books Movement in St. Louis

Librarian Charles Compton introduced Great Books Discussion groups to the citizens of St. Louis.

Pumpkins are not just for carving anymore.

What is a pumpkin, exactly?  Pumpkins belong to the Cucurbitaceae family, which contains over 100 genera and over 700 species.  This bit of…

Patent pendency

One of the frequent questions from inventors new to the US patent process (besides how much is it going to cost?), is how long is it going…

We used to call them "asylums"

The St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center, originally known as the St. Louis County Lunatic Asylum, is one of many such institutions..
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