Candace O’Connor is a St. Louis-based freelance writer and editor who has written numerous books on Missouri history.

Articles Authored

Archer Alexander portrait

On April 14, 1876, the eleventh anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, a handsome…

Anne Lucas Hunt. [Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, Photographs and Prints Collection, 1N34182]

We can guess the character of Anne Lucas Hunt by the good she did during her life and by…