St. Louis Mosaic Project Mentioned on St. Louis Public Radio Discussion with Authors of "Ethnic St. Louis"

St. Louis has a long history as a melting pot of different cultures and a new, photo-illustrated book, “Ethnic St. Louis,” is striving to do justice to the various immigrant communities that have made their home here. While many people know the stories of the French and German settlers that helped to create the city from the very beginning, the book delves into lesser-known ethnic groups as well.

“When you read the newspaper, all you see is black-white issues,” said John Wright, one of the authors of the book and a retired public school administrator, on Monday’s “St. Louis on the Air.” “It is a rainbow of people here. I think people would be surprised—it has been that way for years, we just haven’t looked at it.”


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