Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Das Katholische Deutschthum von St. Louis: in seinen 20 Gemeinden

A CORRESPONDENT sent me a link to a scanned book, Das Katholische Deutschthum von St. Louis: in seinen 20 Gemeinden (The Catholic Germans of Saint Louis in its 20 Communities), from 1896.  The text is in German and includes many illustrations, including this one of Saint Boniface Church, which closed in 2005:



Saint Francis de Sales Church is one of the most glorious edifices in the city, but its original plan was even more ambitious:



Click here to view the entire book.

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