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St. Louis Life History

St. Louis Life, Mrs. S.V. Moore, publisher, began its career December 14, 1889. Its illustrations and one-half or its reading matter were "patent matter." Mrs. Grace Davidson purchased the paper  in 1895 and changed its name to The Criterion.
(From the Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri by Alexander N. De Menil, 1901).