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1. A Friend of ''Jim'' Bridger A Friend of ''Jim'' Bridger November 21, 2005 Article describes a man's encounter with legendary explorer Jim Bridger in the Spring of 1850. William Walker, of Scandia, Kansas, was welcomed by Bridger in a small Indian village in Utah while travelling...

2. An Old Frontiersman: Jim Bridger, Hunter, Guide and Scout, Dies Near New Santa Fe An Old Frontiersman: Jim Bridger, Hunter, Guide and Scout, Dies Near New Santa Fe July/19/1881 File containing an obituary for Jim Bridger (1804-1881), "known as old frontiersman, plainsman and guide for over a quarter of a century" before dying "near New Santa Fe, in this county." Native of Virginia...

3. Dust of Oblivion Is Gathering on This Area's Forgotten Mountain Men Dust of Oblivion Is Gathering on This Area's Forgotten Mountain Men April/15/1946 Biographical 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...

4. Jim Bridger Jim Bridger 1904-1950 A collection of 54 pages of photocopied articles concerning Jim Bridger, his grave and his monument in Kansas City. These clippings were orginally located in the Special Collections mounted newspaper clippings...

5. Mrs. Virginia Bridger Hahn, Born in Wyoming in 1849, Comes to Make Permanent Home in Thermopolis Mrs. Virginia Bridger Hahn, Born in Wyoming in 1849, Comes to Make Permanent Home in Thermopolis January 29, 1932 Article about the daughter of Jim Bridger returning to live in Wyoming at the age of 84.

6. Surveying the History of the American West Surveying the History of the American West March 12, 2004 Captioned picture of the bronze statue of frontier scout Jim Bridger placed at the National Frontier Trails Museum in Independence, Missouri. The sculpture was done by Tom Beard and an official dedication...

7. The Jim Bridger Bridge Opens, Replacing Treacherous Causeway The Jim Bridger Bridge Opens, Replacing Treacherous Causeway July 28, 2004 The former Lydia Bridge which passes over Indian Creek and connects Bannister Road to the Linden Hills neighborhood to the south is now known as the Jim Bridger Bridge. The bridge spans 272 feet and stands...