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No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission except in the context of reviews.

ISBN: 978-0-9821386-1-8

For information write to:
St. Louis Walk of Fame, 6504 Delmar, St. Louis, MO 63130

Project Director: Joe Edwards
Editing: Tom Peckham, Brad Hines
Research/Text: Brad Hines, Tom Peckham, Joe Edwards, Karin Steinmeyer,
Carol Conway-Long, Mary Ann Fitzgerald, Phil Carmody
Photographs of Induction Ceremonies: Hope Edwards, Jennifer Silverberg, Drea Stein
Ceremony Music: Original St. Louis River Critters Jazz Band
Annual Walk of Fame Window Display: Linda Edwards

Photo Credits:

Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis: Josephine Baker, Susan Blow, Kate Chopin, Auguste Chouteau, William Clark, Carl & Gerty Cori, T.S. Eliot, Eugene Field, Pierre Laclede, Theodore Link, Charles M. Russell, Willie Mae Ford Smith, Sara Teasdale, Helen Traubel.

The St. Louis Mercantile at the University of St. Louis: Henry Armstrong, Thomas Hart Benton, Yogi Berra, Lou Brock, Harry Caray, Dizzy Dean, Dan Dierdorf, Katherine Dunham, James B. Eads, Charles Eames, William Greenleaf Eliot, Redd Foxx, David Garroway, Bob Gibson, Betty Grable, Al Hirschfeld, Rogers Hornsby, William Inge, Charles Lindbergh, Marsha Mason, Bill Mauldin, David Merrick, Archie Moore, Marianne Moore, Agnes Moorehead, Stan Musial, Vincent Price, Harold Ramis, Branch Rickey, Irma Rombauer, Red Schoendienst, Dred & Harriet Scott, William T. Sherman, Clark Terry, Kay Thompson, Tina Turner, Mary Wickes, Tennessee Williams.

Herb Weitman/Washington University Archives: Arthur Holly Compton, Howard Nemerov, Mona Van Duyn.


Individual Photographers / Photographic Contributors

Josephine Baker: Richard Martin
Christine Brewer: Christian Steiner 
Jack Buck: Larry Sherron
Stanley Elkin: Joan Elkin
Mary Engelbreit: Rich Saal
Walker Evans: Metropolitan Museum of Art 1994.256.391 Paul Grotz (American, b. Germany, 1902-1990), Walker Evans, 1930-34 ©The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Walker Evans Archive, 1994
Lee Falk: Bender Photograph 
Charles Guggenheim: Berko Studio
Donny Hathaway: Gilles Pétard Collection
Johnnie Johnson: Joe Frisch
Scott Joplin: Scott Joplin State Historic Site
Albert King: Wart Enterprizes/David Horwitz©
Rocco Landesman: Michael Eastman
Elijah Lovejoy: Elijah Parish Lovejoy Society
Masters & Johnson: photograph by Buzz Taylor
Tim McCarver: Fox Sports 
Nelly: Universal Records ©2004
Gyo Obata: H.O.K.
Mike Peters: Greg Preston
Joseph Pulitzer: St. Louis Post-Dispatch; portrait by John Singer Sargent, photographed by D. Gulick
Judy Rankin: David Cannon/Getty Images
Charles M. Russell: Pollard
David Sanborn: Henry Leutwyler
Henry Shaw: Portrait Collection, Missouri Botanical Garden Library; painting by Fairchild & Rox
George Sisler: National Baseball Library, Cooperstown, NY; courtesy St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame Museum
Jackie Smith: NFL Photos, Prolook/Image, photographed by Herb Weitman
Willie Mae Ford Smith: Jackie Jackson
Henry Townsend: Bill Greensmith Photography


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Patrons who donate a cumulative $250 or more will have their names added to the following list of supporters in future editions of this book, be listed on the website and receive other benefits as well as gratitude. 



With Special Support From
The Regional Arts Commission

The University City Loop S.B.D.




Bill and Mary Abkemeier

Tom Aldridge

Chuck Berry

Anne and Dick Bischoff

Mark and Ramsey Botterman

Joan Bray and Carl Hoagland

Ed Brimer

Steve Broderson

Bill Bueler, Jr.

Jessica Bueler

Madelene Campbell

Mr. and Mrs. Bud Carlson Jr.

Captain Bill Carroll

Jeff Clinton

Jerry Clinton

Jeff and Rebecca Cook

Ken and Kathleen Cook

Jim Damos

Roberta Dearing

Jim Deatherage

Joe and Nancy deBettencourt

Mary and Wallace Diboll

Christine Edwards

Hope Edwards

Joe Edwards

Linda Edwards

Ed Finkelstein

Sister Margaret Finnie, S.L.

John Forrester

Margaret Garner

Marvin and Sandra Ginsberg   

Lil Goldman

Mark Gorman

Mary Gorman

Salim Hanna

Ray Hartmann

Stan Hoffman

Claudia Horn

Shawn Jacobs

Rose Jonas

Dee Joyner

Mr. Ralph Kalish and 

Ms. Eleanor Withers

Phil and Randa Klasskin

Robert J. Krehbiel

Dr. William Landau

Arthur Lieber, Jr.

Ms. Mary Lieber

Larry and Joy Lieberman

Bob and Judy Little

Dennis Lutsky

John D. Mandelker

Dave Mastin

Alan McClain

Fran Sontag McNeal

Ted and Emilie Meiners

Eric Mink

Ralph Morse

Jeff Mugg

Talmage and Sara Newton

Won Park

Carol Perkins
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Purcell, Jr.
Leon & Ann Robison
Larry & Carol Rossel
David Rothschild
Pete & Donna Rothschild
Eleanor Ruder
Steve Schankman
Rick Schaumberger
Sondra & Milton Schlesinger
Paul & Suzanne Schoomer
Ken & Mary Schuman
Dr. & Mrs. Edward H. Schwarz
Mary Ann & Mike Shanahan
Mary Ann Shaw
Dr. & Mrs. Eli Renni Shuter
Gentry Smith
Judy & Ernest Stix
Sidney L. Stone
Steven M. Stone
Bob & Barb Subari
Greg Sullivan
Mr. & Mrs. Andrew C. Taylor

Dan Tierney
John Thompson

Doug and Sheri Tollefsen

Dave and Alanna Trauterman

J. Kim Tucci
Norma Vavra & Wallace Klein
Nancy & Bob Wagner
Dan & Robin Wald
Lana Wald
Margaret Wald (In Memory of)
Sam Wald
Sandy Wald

Dave and Corinne Walentik
Don Walker
David S. Weiss
Allan Welge
Mrs. Ben Wells
Gerald & Sandy Wool
Simon Yu



A. Brooks Co.
AdVentures Screenprinting
ARCO Construction Co.
Backstage Galleries
Big Shark Bicycle Co.
Blueberry Hill
Carl Safe Design Consultants

Central Bank
Colonial Carpet Co.
Commerce Bancshares Foundation
Commerce Bank of University City
Componere Gallery
Coolaire Company
Craft Alliance Gallery

Eclipse Restaurant

Emerson Charitable Trust

First National Bank of St. Louis
G.A. Sullivan

The Gatesworth

GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
Grey Eagle Distributors
Hochschild, Bloom & Company LLP

H.S.B. Tobacconist
Jeffrey M. Clinton Memorial Foundation
Loop Automotive
Loop Subway
Mary Engelbreit Studios
The Melting Pot
Missouri Ornamental Iron
Northwest Refrigeration
Parkview Gardens Association
Peacock Loop Diner
Photographic Resources
Plowsharing Crafts
Pulizter Publishing Co. Foundation
Regional Arts Commission
St. Louis Design Alliance
St. Louis Smoothie
Saint Louis University
Saleem’s Restaurant
Shell/Chris Kemph
Signature Beer Co.
Smoothie King
Stone & Alter Real Estate Co.
Streetside Records
The Loop Speical Business Districts
Tivoli Theatre
Vintage Vinyl
Washington University in St. Louis
William T. Kemper Foundation
Wonder Novelty

SPECIAL THANKS to former University City Mayors Janet Majerus and Joe Adams, Mayor Shelley Welsch, members of the University City Council, St. Louis City Mayor Francis Slay, Alderwoman Lyda Krewson and the citizens of University City and the City of St. Louis for providing the sidewalks of The Loop as the location for the St. Louis Walk of Fame.

This book is dedicated to the people of St. Louis, who have provided the cultivating cultural environment for people to fully realize their talents and bright ideas and to powerfully contribute to our national heritage.



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