Henry Conrad Brokmeyer. [State Historical Society of Missouri, Mit Feder Und Hammer! (With Feather and Hammer!): The German Experience in Missouri Collection (S941)]

Henry Conrad Brokmeyer, a “mechanic,” self-taught philosopher, and politician, was the…

1.	This lithograph depicts Sister Rose Philippine Duchesne late in life. No known photographs of Sister Duchesne are known to exist.

Rose Philippine Duchesne, a French pioneer missionary on the American frontier, was born on…

William Torrey Harris

Born on September 10, 1835, in North Killington, Connecticut, William Torrey Harris was a…

William Keil. [Oregon Historical Society, OrHi 4508]

William Keil was born on March 6, 1811, or 1812, in Bleicherode, Erfurt, Prussia. His…

Kathryn J. Kuhlman. [Courtesy of the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center Archives]

Kathryn Johanna Kuhlman, born in Concordia, Missouri, on May 9, 1907, became…

A late nineteenth-century illustration of French missionaries traveling by canoe with Native Americans. [Harper’s Monthly, April 1892]

Pierre Gabriel Marest, a Jesuit priest in the Illinois Country, was among a group of French…

Isaac McCoy. [Oklahoma Historical Society, Muriel Wright Collection, 15075]

Isaac McCoy was born on June 13, 1784, in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. At the age of six,…

John Berry Meachum. [State Historical Society of Missouri, UMSL Black History Project Photograph Collection (S0336), photo no. 336.638]

John Berry Meachum, best known for his important roles as a spiritual leader, educator, and…

John Mason Peck. [Album of Missouri Baptists (St. Louis: Central Baptist Pub. Co., 1904), p. 2]

John Mason Peck, a pioneer, Baptist missionary, noted preacher, author, and journalist on…

Truman Marcellus Post. [T. A. Post, Truman Marcellus Post, D.D.: A Biography Personal and Literary, 1891]

Truman Marcellus Post, a religious and cultural leader of St. Louis, was born in Middlebury…