The Child First: The First 100 Years of CID
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This generously illustrated volume tells the unique history of Central Institute for the Deaf in St. Louis as revealed by CID profiles and voices preserved in newspaper articles, photographs, letters and other archives over more than a century. Authors Mary Delach Leonard and Melinda Leonard, respectively a seasoned local journalist and an academic researcher for Encyclopedia Brittanica, provided an exceptional level of research and writing. The Child First is a great read for “CID family” as well as anyone interested in rich pockets of history in St. Louis. 120 pages, hardcover