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the Forgotten Architect of South St Louis digital magazine

Vol 1.4 Fall 2019

Dumpster Archeology Digital magazine — From the “Forgotten Architect of South St Louis” to ‘Mabel the queen of Dogtown”, this journal of Dumpster Diving stories delves deep into the neighborhoods and alleyways of our city. The edges of historical creation are discovered within these explorations. The Death Purges scattered across the landscape are rediscovered in …

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A Psychic Reality

She was a real person. A Grandmother and business owner who loved God and tried to be a good person. She died in 1969 and by all accounts was well known in her neighborhood as remarkable in every way. Her 3 volumes of poetry were published in 1976 and I proudly display them on my …

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The tale of two Sarahs

Sarah Jane Murray was a local mother and Sarah Louise Murray was her real mother. I discovered their stories by way of a dumpster. Sarah and Sarah passed away a few years back, and it was the younger of the two that left her legacy to her son. Sarah’s only child was responsible for the Death Purge. He left …

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