July 15, 2004
by lyle e davis
A lot of what we know today as
here - in St. Louis, Missouri.
It was the jumping off point for the exploration and,
later, the settling of the western portion of
Today it has become a melting pot of a variety of people
that help to make up the faces of
The face of
America, as we
have all discovered, is not one face but hundreds, thousands,
hundreds of thousands of faces. Each face has a story.
We propose to examine those faces. Up close and personal.