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Identifier: P0013

Title: Bearman, Morton Collection

Description: Morton Bearman was the secretary of the Symington for Senator Citizen's Committee of St. Louis and St. Louis County in 1952, 1958, 1964 and 1970. In addition, he served as the chairman of the Citizen's Committee Symington for Congress in 1968, 1970, 1972, and 1974. Bearman was also the president of the River Center Redevelopment Corporation. The Corporation hoped to develop a real estate project on Laclede's Landing. The architectural firm of Schwarz and Van Hoefen designed the project in 1966, but it was never built. The Morton Bearman Collection contains seven photographs of politicians Stuart Symington and Jim Symington, three photos of drawings and models of the proposed River Center and some of the people associated with it, and views of the Gateway Arch during final stages of construction. Subjects include: political; campaign; Symington; commercial buildings; Mayor Cervantes; architecture.

Rights: UND

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Dates: 1953 - 1969

Type(s): Collection

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