Archivists find new insights in old records

April 20, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT
Patsy Luebbert, far left, questions James Rienkemeyer, left, Jacob Rueckenhoff, center, and Cassey Lambert, right, who are part of a group of third- and fourth-graders from St. Thomas the Apostle School in St. Thomas on a field trip to the State Archives on Wednesday in Jefferson City. Luebbert has worked at the archives for 31 years. “I learn something new every day,” she said. “Earlier today, I learned a tornado hit St. Louis in 1929. I didn’t know this happened.” To learn more about how people use the archives, see the story on page 8A.

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