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Author: Main Author: Survant, Tyler -
Title: Water + Gambling = Asphalt
Digital Record: St. Louis, Missouri: Washington University in St. Louis, University Libraries
2008
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2008, Washington University in St. Louis, University Libraries. Data are freely accessible.

Print source:
St. Louis, T. Survant, 2005.
St. Louis, Washington University, 2005.
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Artist Keywords:
Sam Fox Keywords: History
Sam Fox Keywords: Infrastructure
Sam Fox Keywords: Political / social commentary
Sam Fox Keywords: Transportation
Library Keywords: Artists' books
Library Keywords: Gambling on river boats -- Missouri -- Saint Louis
Notes: Artist Statement - In St. Louis, water and asphalt share an unusual connection via gambling.  Ironically casino boats—despite their dependency on collective and cultural memories of an economically vital riverfront and riverboat gambling of early traders on the Mississippi—currently contribute more towards a St. Louis of highways and suburban sprawl than toward a city respectful of its origins at the river’s edge.
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