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Birds-eye view of Old Courthouse looking northwest

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Identifier: N41279

Title: Birds-eye view of Old Courthouse looking northwest

Description: Typed notation on back of the photo reads: "Old Court House in St. Louis. A century-old historic building, from the east door of which slaves and other personal property were auctioned in antebellum days. The stone auction block may still be seen, also the prison cells in the basement, and the courtroom in which Dred Scott's famous fight for freedom was begun."

Rights: UND

Place: United States
Missouri
St Louis

Dates: ca. 1940s

Type(s): Photograph
Image

Maker/Creator: Day Photographers

Subjects: horizontal
black and white
outdoors
Old Courthouse
dome
rooftop
decay
Downtown (Saint Louis, MO)
Commercial buildings

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