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1. A President, a Church, and Trails West A President, a Church, and Trails West 2008 Continuation of title, "Competing Histories in Independence, Missouri." The author Jon E. Taylor, former historian for the Harry S Truman National Historic Site in Independence, Missouri, examines how...

2. America's National Historic Trails America's National Historic Trails 1999 Chapter of the book about the Oregon National Historic Trail, following the historic original Oregon Trail from Independence, Missouri, to Portland, Oregon, "from 1840 to 1870" and passing through the...

3. Down the Santa Fe Trail and into Mexico: The Diary of Susan Shelby Magoffin, 1846-1847 Down the Santa Fe Trail and into Mexico: The Diary of Susan Shelby Magoffin, 1846-1847 1926 Description of 1840s Independence, including its business activity and "Noland's Hotel," "the most commodious in Missouri, excepting those in St. Louis."

4. History of Johnson County, Kansas History of Johnson County, Kansas //1915 Recollections of Santa Fe Trail freighter, or "bullwhacker", William M. Johnson. Johnson describes the routes of several overland trails, and provides a detailed description of the typical freight wagon...

5. James Clyman, American Frontiersman, 1792-1881: the Adventures of a Trapper and Covered Wagon Emigrant James Clyman, American Frontiersman, 1792-1881: the Adventures of a Trapper and Covered Wagon Emigrant as Told in His Own Reminiscences and Diaries 1928 Photo of James Clyman (1792-1881), a trapper and covered wagon emigrant on the Oregon Trail.

6. Josiah Belden, 1841 California Overland Pioneer: His Memoir and Early Letters Josiah Belden, 1841 California Overland Pioneer: His Memoir and Early Letters 1962 Description of Josiah Belden's expedition's departure from Independence for California, and summary of the members of the caravan along the Oregon and California Trails.

7. Oregon California Trail Places of Origin Oregon California Trail Places of Origin 1979 Chapter mentions the various "jumping off" spots for trail emigrants, especially the Oregon/California Trail. It includes areas as Independence, Westport, Westport Landing, Saint Joseph, Council Bluffs,...

8. The Beginning of the West: Annals of the Kansas Gateway to the American West, 1540-1854 The Beginning of the West: Annals of the Kansas Gateway to the American West, 1540-1854 1972 Descriptions of caravans on the Santa Fe Trail and Oregon Trail camping in or traveling through the Kansas City area (including "'Camp Oregon' on the Big Blue" River), often trading with local Indians,...

9. The Gold Rush and the Road to Oregon The Gold Rush and the Road to Oregon 1963 Book with numerous photos, illustrations, and maps regarding the Oregon and California Trails and the Missourians perishing on them in the 1800s.

10. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Chapter of the book about J. B. Moncravie, or Jean Baptiste Moncrevie (~1797-1885), a western trader born in France and traveling in the West and on the Oregon Trail with other fur traders such as William...

11. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Photo and chapter of the book about Mariano Medina (~1810-1878), a "Mexican Mountain Man" born in Taos (then in Mexico) and moving to Oregon Territory in the 1840s and around Denver in the 1850s as a fur...

12. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about James Craigie (1813-1895), "a Presbyterian humanitarian as well as a fur trader," moving from Scotland to the United States in 1835, "assigned almost immediately to Fort Boise,"...

13. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about Thomas McKay of Oregon (~1796-1850), a mountain man born in "Indian country" and moving with his father (Alexander McKay, another early fur trapper with Alexander Mackenzie) to...

14. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Portrait and chapter of the book about Wilson Hunt (1783-1842), "John Jacob Astor's field marshal in the founding of Astoria." He was a native of New Jersey, moving to Saint Louis in 1804 and joining John...

15. The Oregon Trail Revisited The Oregon Trail Revisited 1972 Description of Independence's two pioneer Missouri River ports: Wayne City Landing and Blue Mills Landing. Photo and description of the site in 1972 as Cement City Road with the Missouri Portland Cement...

16. To the Rockies and Oregon, 1839-1842 To the Rockies and Oregon, 1839-1842 1955 Reproduction of a painting by William H. Jackson of an "assembly and departure, in 1841, for the Oregon Trail journey" at Westport, showing wagon trains, steamboat, and tent encampments.

17. Tracing the Santa Fe Trail Tracing the Santa Fe Trail 2011 This book on the Santa Fe Trail provides full-color images and "historical commentary to create a photographic journey that adroitly blends past and present." The chapters include Missouri Landings and...

18. Wagons West: The Epic Story of America's Overland Trails Wagons West: The Epic Story of America's Overland Trails 2003 This book gives a detailed description of the major wagon trains that went West in the 1840s. Included are the John Bidwell trip to California, the early Oregon Trail pioneers including the Whitmans, the...