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1. 1903: The Great Flood 1903: The Great Flood 2002 Article describes the 1903 Flood in Armourdale, the Kansas River bottoms, and the lower areas of the Argentine district. Author believes the primary cause of the 1903 Flood on the Kansas River was its...

2. 1951: The Great Flood 1951: The Great Flood Summer 2001 Photos and article about the 1951 flood, "the second major flood of Kansas City, Kansas history" and the author's experiences in surviving it.

3. Armourdale Armourdale Fall 2012 Reprinted portions of a report on the residential district of Armourdale. Founded in 1880 in response to railroad companies developing and investing in the area, Armourdale was annexed as part of Kansas...

4. Bleeding Kansas Period in Wyandotte County Bleeding Kansas Period in Wyandotte County Summer 2002 Article describes the rivalry between the towns of Wyandott City and Quindaro during the ''Bleeding Kansas'' era prior to the Civil War. Wyandott City became a center of pro-slave forces, while Quindaro...

5. Historic Sites in Wyandotte County, Revisited Historic Sites in Wyandotte County, Revisited June, 2004 Three lists of historic sites in Wyandotte County, created by historians interested in preservation. The first list was created historian Grant W. Harrington in 1935, while the second list, created by...

6. Kansas City Consolidated Smelting and Refining Company Kansas City Consolidated Smelting and Refining Company Winter 2001 Photos and article about the 19th century pollution and "great wealth of a silver smelter located in what is now the Argentine Community of Kansas City, Kansas," built in 1880 by W. N. Ewing and bought...

7. The Death of Detective John W. Gilley The Death of Detective John W. Gilley 2001 Article details the April 1889 assassination of Detective John W. Gilley of the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department by a career criminal named James Smith. Gilley had arrested Smith, a member of the...

8. The Demise of Toad-a-Loop The Demise of Toad-a-Loop Summer 2001 Article about the demise of the area of Kansas City, Kansas known as "Toad-a-Loop" or "Tour-de-Loup." Described as "the horseshoe area surrounding Greystone Heights with a portion crossing over into Jackson...

9. The First Permanent Courthouse for Wyandotte County The First Permanent Courthouse for Wyandotte County Winter 2001 Author describes the first ''permanent'' courthouse in Wyandotte County. The courthouse, which stood at 7th and Minnesota Avenue, was a three-story, brick, Italianate building.

10. The Great Constitutional Convention at Wyandott, 1859 The Great Constitutional Convention at Wyandott, 1859 Spring 2002 Article details the July 5-29, 1859 Kansas Constitutional Convention in Wyandotte City, then a boom town at the mouth of the Kansas River.

11. The Story of the Meat Packing Industry in Wyandotte County The Story of the Meat Packing Industry in Wyandotte County Fall 2001 Article describes the history of the meatpacking industry in Kansas City, Kansas, including an ethnic distribution of wage earners, and an examination of the railroads and Kansas River as key to its development....

12. Toadoloop (Toad-a-Loop) Toadoloop (Toad-a-Loop) June, 2004 Article describes the area of "Toad-a-Loop" or "Toad-a-Loup", a notorious community that was located adjacent to the Kansas River near Greystone Heights (just outside the jurisdictions of Kansas City,...