Best Paper Award Announced

5, April 2011



One of Elijah Lovejoy's printing presses, four of which were destroyed by mobs, was retrieved from the Mississippi River in 1915. Missouri History Museum.


Fontbonne University recently announced the winner of the Best Paper Award from last October’s “Collective Memory in St. Louis” conference, which was co-sponsored by the Missouri History Museum. The paper, written by Notre Dame’s Daniel A. Graff, recontextualizes the life and legacy of journalist and celebrated abolitionist Elijah Lovejoy. Read the full article below - hint: click on the title or use the "full page" icon on the lower right hand corner for a better view.