Soulard's Second Century

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Soulard’s Second Century embodies the spirit of the past. Through tales of travel from distant lands searching to fulfill the American Dream, to laughter shared within the walls of a tight-knit community, Betty Pavlige’s oral history takes the reader on a journey back in time to Soulard’s rich past. This is history as it was lived, in the words of the woman who experienced it. The neighborhood’s famous market, travails of work, and the bonds of friendship encompass these pages filled with memories of a century in Soulard, St. Louis’s historic neighborhood.
ISBN: 9780738508214
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Missouri
Series: Voices of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Betty Pavlige is a pillar in her community, volunteering her time for 17 years to serve food at the St. Peter and Paul homeless shelter. Mrs. Pavlige was the St. Louis Globe Democrat 1984 Woman of achievement, and she is also a member of Youth, Education, Health of Soulard, an organization dedicated to saving historic monuments within the community.
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