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1. Gold Rush Gold Rush File contains an article about the Gold Rush in Montana and the '49ers starting in Kansas City. (June 1962)

2. Gold Rush Gold Rush

3. Henry Rowe Schoolcraft Henry Rowe Schoolcraft Photo, illustrations, and information on Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, or Henry Schoolcraft (1793-1864), an early American ethnologist and pioneer Missouri journalist and mining expert. Native of New York moving...

4. Joplin, Missouri Joplin, Missouri Photos, illustrations, and information on the city of Joplin, Missouri, in the southeastern part of the state, starting as a mining center in the 19th century and named for Reverend Harris Joplin.

5. Kansas City Geology Kansas City Geology

6. Missour Geology Missour Geology

7. Missouri--Geology Missouri--Geology File containing at least one article about Herculaneum, regarding the origin of its name. Founded in 1808 as a lead mining town, discovery of mine edges in the limestone "as to resemble seats in the amphitheater...

8. Missouri State Slogan Missouri State Slogan The Missouri state motto is credited to Missouri federal representative Willard Vandiver, from a speech made at a banquet in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1903. Other possible places and times of origin...

9. Moses Austin Moses Austin File contains information about Moses Austin, a pioneer of the late 1700s and early 1800s in Missouri, Texas, and the West. He was a pioneer of lead mining in Missouri, founder of the mining towns of Potosi...

10. Underground Storage/Caves Underground Storage/Caves Photos, illustrations, maps, and information on the underground caves used in the Kansas City area for storage, industrial parks, and office space, often as former limestone mines, etc. Many of the locations...

11. United Zinc and Chemical Company United Zinc and Chemical Company Contents of file includes a short history of the Kansas City Smelting and Refining Company and August Meyer's role with it and the United Zinc and Chemical Company with printouts from city directories....