John Francis McDermott was a research professor of humanities at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. Before his death in 1981, he had written or edited more than thirty books.
Related books and articles
A Pilgrimage in America: Leading to the Discovery of the Sources of the Mississippi and Bloody River; with a Description of the Whole Course of the Former and of the Ohio By J. C. Beltrami Quadrangle Books, 1962
FREE! Beyond the Mississippi: From the Great River to the Great Ocean: Life and Adventure on the Prairies, Mountains and Pacific Coast ... 1857-1867 By Albert D. Richardson American Publishing Company, 1869
Black Life on the Mississippi: Slaves, Free Blacks, and the Western Steamboat World By Ownby, Ted The Journal of Transport History, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2006
Where Is River City, USA? Measuring Community Attachment to the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers By Rice, Glenn Urban, Michael A. Journal of Cultural Geography, Vol. 24, No. 1, Fall-Winter 2006
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Old Man River: The Mississippi River in North American History By Mark Twain Journal, Vol. 52, No. 1, Spring 2014
Mississippi River Art Explored in Exhibit By Art Business News, Vol. 31, No. 6, June 2004
Channeling the History of the Mississippi River: Multi-Use Recreation Center Harkens to Yesteryear for the Sake of Its Present-Day Residents By Parks & Recreation, Vol. 39, No. 12, December 2004
River Citizens -- Little Things Make a Big Difference in Protecting Mighty Waterway -- "The Mississippi Is Well Worth Reading about. It Is Not a Commonplace River, but on the Contrary Is in All Ways Remarkable." Mark Twain, 'Life on the Mississippi' By Devin, Jonathan The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN), July 24, 2012
Legacy of Fr. Hennepin Looms Large on the Mississippi By Goetz, Kathryn R MinnPost.com, August 27, 2013
A Call for More Cooperative Mississippi River Management; Big River Initiative; the River System Is an Interconnected One, and It Must Be Managed That Way By Milling, R King St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO), December 4, 2012