David Lobbig http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri History Museum exhibit traces early history of African American community in Kirkwood http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-history-museum-exhibit-traces-early-history-african-american-community-kirkwood <p>An exhibit now on display at the Missouri History Museum takes a look at the early history of the African American community in Kirkwood.</p><p>St. Louis Public Radio&rsquo;s Julie Bierach spoke with Curator David Lobbig&nbsp;about the multimedia project that traces the first settlement before the Civil War to suburban development after World War II.</p><p><strong>When you and your colleagues came up with the idea for &ldquo;Kirkwood Roots,&rdquo; what did you envision?</strong></p> Mon, 16 Jan 2012 12:37:04 +0000 Julie Bierach 2857 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri History Museum exhibit traces early history of African American community in Kirkwood