More Street Signs on the Way

  This wonderful spring Saturday morning was  the perfect time to continue the campaign to note the six St. Louis”enemy” streets whose German names were changed during World War I.  So I headed over to Gresham Avenue just west of Kingshighway Boulevard to take up the cause. Until 1918, it had the name Kaiser Street.Continue reading “More Street Signs on the Way”

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A special night

Tonight was a real blessing for me. I attended the 2015 Diplomatic Reception and Dinner Commemorating the Founding of the German American Heritage Society of Saint Louis. There, I was honored to receive the organization’s Stemmler-Hecker Founder’s Award for my book Beer, Brats, and Baseball: St. Louis Germans and for my work to provide recognitionContinue reading “A special night”