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1. A Forgotten River A Forgotten River February 27, 2008 Article discusses the decline of recreational activity on the Missouri River and profiles riverboat pilot Rick Lynn, whose father first opened a waterfront marina in 1957. the Lynn family also launched...

2. A New Map of New Hampshire A New Map of New Hampshire 1791 Engraved map of New Hampshire indicating counties, towns, rivers, streams, and mountains. Published by Bradford and Read in Boston, 1813.

3. A River Runs Through Us A River Runs Through Us August 1, 2007 Article about the Riverfront Heritage Trail that winds through Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas. The trail follows the Missouri and Kansas Rivers and includes historical and educational markers...

4. Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City Aerial view of downtown looking northwest from approximately 17th and Troost. The confluence of the two rivers is visible in background.

5. Amplissima Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicianae Amplissima Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicianae ca. 1763 Continuation of catalog title: "A R.P. Ludovico Hennepin Francisc Miss. in America septentrionali anno 1687 detectae, nunc Gallorum coloniis et actionem negotiis toto orbe celeberrimae."

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6. Biography of Daniel Morgan Boone (1769-1839), Pioneer Biography of Daniel Morgan Boone (1769-1839), Pioneer 2008

7. Biography of George E. Kessler (1862-1923), Landscape Architect Biography of George E. Kessler (1862-1923), Landscape Architect 2003

8. Biography of Isaac Ridge (1825-1907), Physician Biography of Isaac Ridge (1825-1907), Physician 2008

9. Biography of James H. McGee (1786-1840), Early Settler Biography of James H. McGee (1786-1840), Early Settler 2008

10. Biography of Johnston Lykins (1800-1876), Missionary, Doctor, and Kansas City's Second Mayor Biography of Johnston Lykins (1800-1876), Missionary, Doctor, and Kansas City's Second Mayor 2007

11. Biography of Joseph Guinotte (1815-1867), Civil Engineer Biography of Joseph Guinotte (1815-1867), Civil Engineer 2008

12. Biography of Randall Jessee (1914-1976), Newsman Biography of Randall Jessee (1914-1976), Newsman 2003

13. Biography of Theodore S. Case (1832-1900), Soldier, Scientist, and Physician Biography of Theodore S. Case (1832-1900), Soldier, Scientist, and Physician 2008

14. Biography of William Gillis (circa 1797-1869), Indian Trader and Kansas City Town Founder Biography of William Gillis (circa 1797-1869), Indian Trader and Kansas City Town Founder 2008

15. Bird's Eye View of Early Kansas City Bird's Eye View of Early Kansas City ca. 1885 Unframed, mounted photograph (20 in. x 40 in.) of a bird's eye view map drawing, location of original unknown. Image extends from the bend in the Missouri River just below the confluence of the Missouri...

16. Bird's Eye View of Early Kansas City Bird's Eye View of Early Kansas City 1887 Framed (14 in. x 20 in.) map which is a reproduction of "Case & Norman's Stranger's Guide to Kansas City, Missouri." Caption at bottom reads: "To accommodate Kansas City newcomers, this 1887 map often...

17. Blue River is Flowing Toward a Cleaner Future Blue River is Flowing Toward a Cleaner Future November 29, 2008 Efforts are underway to clean up the Blue River. The City is working with the Army Corps of Engineers to remove trash and blighted buildings and to clean the river polluted with industrial runoff and other...

18. Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique du Missouri Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique du Missouri 1820 Map of Missouri with counties outlined in color. Shows towns, rivers, and mountains. French text on map gives information on climate, population, religion, transportation, commerce, and history. Map reads:...

19. Centropolis Map Centropolis Map January 1960 Map titled: "Centropolis the condensed cities of Independence, Kansas & Westport, Jackson County, Missouri, January 1st, 1860." Other communities shown on the map include: Wyandotte, Parkville, Barry,...

20. City of Kansas, Missouri City of Kansas, Missouri 1874 Map of Kansas City, Missouri, (in four parts) extending west to the Kansas River, north to the Missouri River, east to Woodland, and south to 1874 city limits (approx. 23rd St.). Map includes names of...