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Dust of Oblivion Is Gathering on This Area's Forgotten Mountain Men
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TitleDust of Oblivion Is Gathering on This Area's Forgotten Mountain Men
AbstractBiographical article about local mountain men and former residents of the Kansas City area, especially Major Andrew Drips (here listed as "Andrew J. Dripps"), Louis Vasquez, and Jim Bridger, among others starting west from Saint Louis to the Rocky Mountains in 1823 with William Ashley's expedition, including Old Bill Williams, Thomas Fitzpatrick, William Sublette, Jedediah Smith, Thomas Smith, and Francois Vasquez, Louis's brother, a Kansas Indian agent in the Kansas City area from 1826 to 1828, with portrait of Louis Vasquez.
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationVertical File: Explorers
Local SubjectDrips, Andrew
Vasquez, Louis
Bridger, Jim
Fur Trade
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID110519
CONTENTdm number25474
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