Missouri Valley Special Collections
Advanced Search | Help | My Favorites
All Images Local History Index  
Search results for: 35 item(s) for: "Kansas River" kansas city, kansas
Search current collection(s) again
Refine your search
Type
Magazine Article (8)
Book (6)
Photograph, B/w (5)
Map (4)
Photograph, B/w, 8 X... (2)
Show more...

Creator
Loren Taylor (5)
Curtiss-wright Flying ... (2)
United States (2)
H C Mcdougal (1)
Montgomery (1)
Show more...

Date
1900 (4)
ca 1930 (2)
1951 (2)
Spring 2002 (1)
Summer 2001 (1)
Show more...

 Image: Title: Date: Description:

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 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of 1951 flood looking east from near the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas River - shows downtown skyline and flooded West Bottoms area. Intercity Viaduct is on left and the Kansas or Kaw...

3. 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.

4. A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures and Capitalists //1873 Mention of the "new" 1873 bridge across the Kaw, or Kansas River.

5. Grinter Place Grinter Place Information about the Grinter place, or Grinter house, built in 1857 just north of the Kansas River in Kansas City, Kansas, by Moses Grinter (1809-1878) and his wife Anna Grinter (1820-1905). Illustrations...

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

7. How Kansas City Got Its Name How Kansas City Got Its Name April/15/1938 Explanation of the origin of the name of Kansas City, taken from the name of the Kansas River, being located at that river's mouth. Also a story of Kansas City, Missouri, nearly being included as part...

8. Hughes Photograph Collection Finding Aid Hughes Photograph Collection Finding Aid ca1915 This collection of amateur quality snapshots show familiar local landmarks like Union Station, the Kansas City Museum, Swope Park, etc. Also included are a few from the Kansas City, Kansas area.

9. Kansas City, Kansas Kansas City, Kansas 1900 Distant view from Argentine, Kansas looking north across Kansas River.

10. Kansas City, Kansas Kansas City, Kansas Distant view from river of Argentine, Kansas.

11. Kansas City, Kansas Kansas City, Kansas ca. 1930 Aerial view looking north near the 18th Street Bridge in Kansas City, Kansas. Proctor and Gamble plant in view as well as the Kansas River. Numerous railroad tracks in the forefront.

12. Kansas City, KS, View from Intercity Viaduct Kansas City, KS, View from Intercity Viaduct Postcard view of Kansas City, Kansas, from the Intercity Viaduct

13. Kansas River Kansas River 1900 Looking northwest from Argentine, Kansas along south side of Kansas River.

14. Kansas River Kansas River 1900 Looking north from Argentine along south side of Kansas River.

15. Kansas River and Armourdale Kansas River and Armourdale 1900 Looking northeast from Argentine, Kansas along south side of Kansas River toward Armourdale.

16. Location of Kansas City, Kansas Location of Kansas City, Kansas According to the local history index card, the location of Kansas City, Kansas, at the mouth of the Kansas River is 39 degrees, 7 minutes north, 94 degrees, 38 minutes west, and 773 feet in altitude.

17. Missouri River Hydrographic Survey: Kaw Bend Missouri River Hydrographic Survey: Kaw Bend 1971 Map of the Kaw Bend of the Missouri River, curving around Fairfax Airport in Kansas City, Kansas. Soundings across the width of the river are listed at every tenth of a mile. Topographic features such...

18. Missouri River, Mouth to Kansas City Missouri River, Mouth to Kansas City 1924 Continuation of title, "Revision from Airplane Photographs, July 15, Aug. 21, 1924. In 50 sheets. Sheet No. 50."

Map of a stretch of the Missouri River from Quindaro Bend and the Fairfax Drainage...

19. Missouri River: Mouth to Rulo Missouri River: Mouth to Rulo 1946-1947 Map of a stretch of the Missouri River between Quindaro Bend and Wayne City Bend, showing the principal topographic features within the alluvial valley. Contour intervals of 5 feet in the flood plain and...

20. Origin of Kansas Name Origin of Kansas Name February 12, 1905 The city takes its name from the river bearing the same name. The word Kansas, in the Indian language, means smoky, and is the name given the river by the aborigines, who dwelt along its banks. The word...