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  1. Tom Maher - Kirkwood MO says:

    Perhaps the group wanted to shy away from his past as a Union general as a sop to Southern sympathizers in St. Louis?
    Interestingly, after leaving the Republican Party, he was the Democratic VP candidate in 1868 and made some really virulent statements on black people – see the Wikipedia article on him…

  2. the59king says:

    Here’s a hundred-plus-year-old pic of cyclists from the STL chapter of the League of American Wheelmen posing by the Frank Blair statue before their STL County tour. (1892)”

    http://i.imgur.com/JLhtj.jpg

    1. Chris Naffziger says:

      Cool, thanks!

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