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1. The Chouteau Map Re-Examined: A Quest in Progress The Chouteau Map Re-Examined: A Quest in Progress 2009 "Over the years, so much mythology has accumulated around this map that recently the authors of this article set out to find the evidence. With this article is published, in color for the first time, the...

2. Thirsting for War, Hungering for Peace: Drought, Bison Migrations, and Native Peoples on the Southern Thirsting for War, Hungering for Peace: Drought, Bison Migrations, and Native Peoples on the Southern Plains, 1845-1859 Summer 2002 A number of maps and graphs help to demonstrate the dynamics between the Indian tribes on the southern Great Plains and the drought which caused buffalo migrations to change areas in the middle of the...

3. Historic Sites in Mormon History at Richmond, Missouri Historic Sites in Mormon History at Richmond, Missouri February-July 2005 A series of articles and plat maps of important sites in Mormon history in Richmond, Missouri including the David Whitmer Home, Richmond jail, a list of Mormon prisoners in Richmond, and biographical information...

4. A Geographical History of the Santa Fe Trail A Geographical History of the Santa Fe Trail Summer 2011 An essay detailing the Santa Fe Trail that spanned from Santa Fe, New Mexico on the western end and the various accounts of where it may have ended on the eastern end, oftentimes being noted as Independence,...

5. ''Shot All To Pieces'': The Battle of Lone Jack, Missouri, August 16, 1862 ''Shot All To Pieces'': The Battle of Lone Jack, Missouri, August 16, 1862 January 1, 2004 An extensive article that recounts the Civil War Battle of Lonejack and includes photographs and maps as well as footnotes. Also includes an inset on Cole Younger and on the death of Captain Long.

6. Westport, Missouri (1835-1897) and the Westport Cemetery Westport, Missouri (1835-1897) and the Westport Cemetery Fall//1990 Annotated list of interments and maps of the former Westport Cemetery.

7. Map Maker, Map Maker, Make Me a Map Map Maker, Map Maker, Make Me a Map October//1989 Article about cartography, the art of making maps, of Kansas City.

8. Porter's Campaign in Northeast Missouri, 1862 Porter's Campaign in Northeast Missouri, 1862 February 1, 2000 Article about the 1862 military campaign of Confederate General Joseph C. Porter in northeast Missouri, including Kirksville and Palmyra, with photos, illustrations, and maps.

9. The Space Race The Space Race October//1985 Article about the construction boom in the 1980s with several examples and highlights of sections of the city with maps and lists of buildings.

10. Liquor Has Been Their Undoing: Liquor Trafficking and Alcohol Abuse in the Lower Missouri Fur Trade Liquor Has Been Their Undoing: Liquor Trafficking and Alcohol Abuse in the Lower Missouri Fur Trade Fall//1992 Article about the corrupting effects of alcohol on Indians and "half-breed" Indians in the fur trade area of the Mississippi River valley, especially around Saint Louis, with maps and several illustrations....

11. Sallie Cave Grinter: Her Contributions Many Sallie Cave Grinter: Her Contributions Many Spring//1967 Article about the Grinter family, including Sallie Cave Grinter, or Sallie Grinter, a teacher and artist, and the making of their "most authentic pictorial map ever completed of pioneer Jackson County."...

12. Fire Insurance Maps Fire Insurance Maps October//1984 Article about the history of fire insurance maps in the location of property owners for genealogical and other uses, with fire maps of Hannibal, Missouri, showing the changes over time in the area of Mark...

13. Old. ..Saint Jo: "1800" Old. ..Saint Jo: "1800" Spring 1954 Article about the history of Saint Joseph, Missouri, founded by Joseph Robidoux, and the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad, with maps and illustrated ads.

14. Sequent Occupance in Kansas City, Kan.--A Historical Geography of Strawberry Hill Sequent Occupance in Kansas City, Kan.--A Historical Geography of Strawberry Hill Spring//1981 Article about the history of Strawberry Hill in eastern Kansas City, Kansas, including discussion about the origin of its name and its changing cultural character through time, with several maps.

15. Seeking Fortune in the Promised Land: Settling the Boon's Lick Country, 1808-1825 Seeking Fortune in the Promised Land: Settling the Boon's Lick Country, 1808-1825 Summer//1992 Article about the history of the Boon's Lick country, a region of central Missouri along the Missouri River named after its salt springs used by Nathan and Daniel Morgan Boone in 1805. Description of the...

16. Missouri River Time Capsule: The Sunken Sternwheeler "Bertrand" and the Western River Trade Missouri River Time Capsule: The Sunken Sternwheeler "Bertrand" and the Western River Trade Spring//1984 Article about the late 1960s discovery of the Steamboat "Bertrand," buried under the ground north of Omaha at DeSoto Bend, originally sinking on the Missouri River in 1865, with photos, maps, and illustrations....

17. Opening the Western Frontier: Rev. Thomas Johnson & the Shawnee Indian Mission [and associated articles] Opening the Western Frontier: Rev. Thomas Johnson & the Shawnee Indian Mission [and associated articles] Winter//1999 Article about the Methodist Shawnee Indian Missions in the 1830s near Turner, Kansas, and Westport, Missouri, and the family of missionary Reverend Thomas Johnson (1802-1865), with photos, maps, and illustrations....

18. Trader William Gilliss [sic] and Delaware Migration in Southern Missouri Trader William Gilliss [sic] and Delaware Migration in Southern Missouri January//1981 Article about the mirgration of Delaware Indians across the Ozarks of southern Missouri to Kansas and William Gillis's connection to them starting as early as the late 1810s in western Illinois and the...

19. Blue Jewels of the Ozarks Blue Jewels of the Ozarks August-September//2000 Article about the natural water springs of Missouri, highlighting the largest and most interesting of the state's total of "3,515 springs, according to Jim Vandike, chief hydrologist for the Division of...

20. Westport, Missouri (1835-1897) and the Westport Cemetery Westport, Missouri (1835-1897) and the Westport Cemetery Fall, 1990 Article about the origins of Westport, Missouri, in 1834, involving Major John Campbell, an Indian agent at the Shawnee Indian Mission, and John McCoy, ususally referred to as the town's founder. Also...