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1. 1903 Flood 1903 Flood 1903 1903 Flood scene, homes flooded and smokestacks across the river in view, exact location unknown. Identified as “Flood of 1903â€. May be looking southeast across the Kansas River.

2. 1903 Flood 1903 Flood 1903 1903 Flood scene, flat boat loaded with people on river edge. Identified as “Flood of 1903â€. Perhaps the Kansas River.

3. 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...

4. 1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1951 The collection of 30 black and white photographs include aerial views as well as ground shots of streets, rubble, river bottoms, etc., during the 1951 flood in Kansas City. It also contains views of the...

5. 20 Years Later, We Dread the Next Flood 20 Years Later, We Dread the Next Flood June 9, 2013 Article focuses upon remembrance of the flood that impacted the Kansas City area during the summer of 1993. Business and property owners in the affected areas are interviewed and discuss both their recollections...

6. Flood Scene Flood Scene 1903 Damaged bridges at the mouth of the Kansas River.

7. Flood Scene Flood Scene 1903 Distant view looking north of mouth of Kansas River and northwest corner of West Bottoms.

8. Flood Scene Flood Scene 1903 Distant view looking north of mouth of Kansas River and northwest corner of West Bottoms.

9. Flood Scene Flood Scene 1881 Mouth of the Kaw River; also shows Wood Brothers Ice House.

10. Flooded Area Flooded Area 1951 Aerial view of the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood; shows Municipal Airport and Swift packing facilities.

11. Flooded Area Flooded Area 1951 Aerial view of submerged West Bottoms area in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood.

12. Flooded River Areas Flooded River Areas 1951 Aerial view of flooded areas in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood.

13. High & Rising High & Rising 2001 Book is filled with photographs, personal reminiscences, and information concerning the 1951 flood. It includes a section called "A Long History of Flooding" which tells of other floods in the area (pp....

14. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Missouri Pacific Bridge across the Kansas River the only of 17 such bridges left standing in 1903 flood.

15. Kansas City Takes Biggest Beating Kansas City Takes Biggest Beating July/19/1951 Flood levels one foot above the previous 1903 record, for the mouth of the Kansas River, of 36.0 feet. Thorough description of general damage, especially in industrial districts.

16. Kansas River Kansas River File containing material pertaining to the Kansas River as it relates to Kansas City.

17. Misery on the Missouri Misery on the Missouri April/28/1952 Article about the frequent recent flooding of the Missouri River with a table showing the chronology of its 10 floods in the 10 years from 1943 to 1952 and resulting damages. Related information on the...

18. Report on the Flood of 1908 in the Kaw River with Recommendations as to Control of Flood Waters Report on the Flood of 1908 in the Kaw River with Recommendations as to Control of Flood Waters 1908 Analysis of flood conditions and preventative measures.

19. SC165 Mary Lou Eisert Collection SC165 Mary Lou Eisert Collection 1951 This collection contains photographs showing flood damage to residences and buildings in the Kansas City, Kansas area and a permit for Mary Lou Eisert to enter the flood area to regain property from her...

20. That Damned Missouri River That Damned Missouri River September//1971 Photos, map, and extensive article about the Missouri River and its history of navigation and surrounding settlements. Depiction of Kansas City area scenes including Downtown and the Country Club Plaza,...