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1. About Western History About Western History October//1998 Article about the changing perception in historical literature and higher education curricula, as well as in the perceived qualities making history "interesting," mainly in the context of the early history...

2. Along the Santa Fe Trail Along the Santa Fe Trail March//1991 File contains a comprehensive article on the history of the Santa Fe Trail (corresponding largely to the history of Kansas City), starting in 1821 with Mexico's independence from Spain and continuing until...

3. America's Crossroads: A Century of Kansas City Essays from the Missouri Historical Review America's Crossroads: A Century of Kansas City Essays from the Missouri Historical Review July 2007 Article, written by the editors of a collection of articles on the history of Kansas City, discusses key themes and trends in Kansas City historical writing. The authors explain their choices for inclusion,...

4. An 1876 Christmas Story An 1876 Christmas Story February//1899 Photo and story by Ermine Case, Jr. (a brother of Theodore Case and son of Ermine Case, Sr.), about the history and growth of Kansas City, comparing it to Paris and Venice in Europe, with illustrations....

5. City of Epitaphs City of Epitaphs May//1968 Article (written by a staff member of the Kansas City Public Library) about the history and growth of Kansas City from a western embarkation point to a cultural and grain industry center and "the nation's...

6. Coming of Age: The Nelson-UMKC-Westport Celebrate Landmark Anniversaries Coming of Age: The Nelson-UMKC-Westport Celebrate Landmark Anniversaries May-June//1983 Comprehensive history of the town of Westport, from 1833 to 1983, including its founding by John McCoy, expansion and decline with the Santa Fe trade and Civil War, regrowth as a Kansas City suburb from...

7. Cowtown Capital Cowtown Capital 194? Article with photos and a general description of Kansas City as a regional "heart of America" metropolis, including its history (with several anecdotes) and present landmarks. Also included is a pullout...

8. Cowtown Chronicles: K. C.'s 150 Years Old--How's Your Local History I. Q.? Cowtown Chronicles: K. C.'s 150 Years Old--How's Your Local History I. Q.? May 2000 Photo and information about local history of the Kansas City metropolitan area in the form of a quiz, with "questions and locations" regarding the following: (1) the Archibald Rice home at 66th and Blue...

9. Early Beginnings of Kansas City Early Beginnings of Kansas City July 1965 Early beginnings of Kansas City.

10. Gambling Halls, Saloons and Bawdy Houses Gambling Halls, Saloons and Bawdy Houses July 1, 1972 Article provides a brief history of Kansas City's gambling halls, saloons and houses of prostitution. Some of the establishments mentioned include Faro Number Three, Faro Number Twelve Marble Hall, Fortune...

11. Harry Truman's Kansas City: Part I Harry Truman's Kansas City: Part I 1996 Highlights of Truman's early years, including living in working in downtown Kansas City.

12. Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 October//1909

13. Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 October 1909 Chronological history of the Kansas City area with descriptions of events and periods from the "beginning" to 1909. Kansas Missouri state boundary discussed as a result of Indian treaties.

14. Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909 Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909 1910 Annotated chronology of the history of Kansas City, Missouri from prehistoric Indian eras to 1909, covering its many political changes in ownership (Spain, France, England, etc.).

15. Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909 Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909 1911 History of the Kansas City area to its known origins, including the "more than probable" visit of white explorer Coronado in 1541.

16. How Westport Landing Won Success How Westport Landing Won Success June 1921 History of the settlement of the Kansas City area starting with Francois Chouteau in 1821 and progressing through the period of prominence for Independence with the Wayne City Landing, Westport through...

17. Insiders Guide to Kansas City Insiders Guide to Kansas City June//1992 Article of little known facts about Kansas City, including visits by famous people and residents, unexpected origins of local institutions, etc.

18. K. C., Mo. River Navigation Company's Westport Landing Riverboat K. C., Mo. River Navigation Company's Westport Landing Riverboat August//1970 Photo and article about the boat called "Westport-Landing, a 200 passenger riverboat and party barge" "currently running public excursions and chartered parties from its dock on the south bank of the Missouri...

19. Kansas before 1854: A Revised Annals Kansas before 1854: A Revised Annals Autumn//1964 About a page of excerpts from historical records from 1846-1847.

20. Kansas before 1854: A Revised Annals Kansas before 1854: A Revised Annals Summer//1965 Quotes from old newspapers about the growth of the town of Kansas, including the Liberty Tribune and the Saint Louis Daily Union.