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Fur Trade (6)
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Kipp, James (2)
Ashley, William H (1)
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February 211949 (1)
March 1981 (1)
May/1/1975 (1)
November/21/1888 (1)
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John Edward Hicks (1)

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1. A French Canadian Family among Western Pathfinders A French Canadian Family among Western Pathfinders October 16, 1924 Illustrations and biographical article about the Robidoux family of fur traders in Missouri and the far west including Louis Robidoux and especially his brother Joseph Robidoux III (1763-1868), founder...

2. A Restless Missourian Laid Claim to the West A Restless Missourian Laid Claim to the West April/30/1964 File contains an article about Missourian explorer of the West, William Ashley (ca. 1782-1838), in a review of a book about him and his arrival in Missouri territory in about 1802 and serious exploration...

3. Captain James Kipp Captain James Kipp March 1981 Photo, illustrations, and biographical article about Captain James Kipp (1788-1880), an explorer who "established trading posts for the fur companies and serving as captain of the boats carrying the pelts...

4. Captain Kipp, Renowned Fort Builder and Trader, a Platte County Settler Captain Kipp, Renowned Fort Builder and Trader, a Platte County Settler February 21,1949 Illustration and biographical article about Captain James Kipp (1788-1880), a steamboat captain and Indian trader along the Missouri River valley in the 19th century. Description of his life and career,...

5. 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...

6. Missouri Heritage: Spanish Fur Trader Served State Well Missouri Heritage: Spanish Fur Trader Served State Well September/20/1969 Portrait and biographical article about Manuel Lisa (1772-1820), "the champion of a tough band of fur traders" based in Saint Louis, "help[ing] to plot and establish the Oregon Trail." Description of his...

7. On History. ..Trade with Indians Is K. C.'s First Business On History. ..Trade with Indians Is K. C.'s First Business May/1/1975 Article about the early history of Kansas City and the Indian culture preceding white people in the area.

8. The Late Mrs. Chouteau: Additional Facts of Interest Concerning Her History The Late Mrs. Chouteau: Additional Facts of Interest Concerning Her History November/21/1888 Obituary for Berenice Chouteau (1801-1888), commonly referred to as the first white woman in Kansas City, the wife of Francois Chouteau and the daughter of Colonel Pierre Menard, the first territorial...