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1. . ..Jean Laffite and Joseph Robidoux . ..Jean Laffite and Joseph Robidoux Fall//1950 Portraits and biographical article about the correspondence starting in 1818 between Joseph Robidoux (a Saint Louis businessman and founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri of French descent) and Jean Laffite...

2. A French Canadian Family among Western Pathfinders A French Canadian Family among Western Pathfinders October 16, 1924 Illustrations and biographical article about the Robidoux family of fur traders in Missouri and the far west including Louis Robidoux and especially his brother Joseph Robidoux III (1763-1868), founder...

3. Antoine Robidoux Antoine Robidoux 1997 Biographical chapter about Antoine Robidoux (1794-1860), a Southwestern fur trader and early settler of Saint Joseph, Missouri. He was a native of Florissant, Missouri (a suburb of Saint Louis, Missouri)...

4. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Antoine Robidoux (1794-1860), an "Indian trader" and brother of fellow trader Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868). Native of Saint Louis starting out as a fur trader about 1816 on General Atkinson's...

5. If Robidoux Had Stopped: The Founder of St. Joseph Hesitated at Kansas City If Robidoux Had Stopped: The Founder of St. Joseph Hesitated at Kansas City December/11/1910 Illustration and biographical article about Joseph Robidoux III (1783-1868), the fur trader and founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri. Description of his fur trading family and visit to the site of Kansas...

6. James Bridger, the Greatest Rocky Mountain Scout James Bridger, the Greatest Rocky Mountain Scout July 1916 Biographical article about Jim Bridger, "the uncrowned king of all the Rocky Mountain scouts of half a century ago." The author relates his experiences traveling in the West and Southwest with Bridger...

7. Joseph Robidoux's Family: Fur Traders and Trail Blazers Joseph Robidoux's Family: Fur Traders and Trail Blazers Fall//1988 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about the western fur trading family of Joseph Robidoux III (1783-1860). Description of Joseph (founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri) "as an equal of Manuel...

8. Joseph Robidoux: Founder of St. Joseph Joseph Robidoux: Founder of St. Joseph December/13/1908 Illustrations and biographical article about Joseph Robidoux III (1783-1868), founder of the city of Saint Joseph, Missouri and an early fur trader in western Missouri from Saint Louis. Portrait and description...

9. More about Robidoux More about Robidoux Spring//1951 Photo (of Joseph Robidoux, founder of Saint Joseph) and biographical article about the Robidoux family of Saint Louis and Saint Joseph, Missouri, including Joseph's brothers Antoine Robidoux (1894-1860),...

10. Ordeal in Hell's Canyon Ordeal in Hell's Canyon October/2/1967 Portrait, map, and article about Wilson Hunt (1783-1842), "the first to cross the present day United States after Lewis and Clark" in 1810 as the leader of the Pacific Fur Company under John Jacob Astor...

11. Robidoux Family Robidoux Family Information on Antoine Robidoux (1794-1860), a fur trader "called 'the knight of the Colorado river fur trade.'" Brother of Louis Robidoux (1796-1868) and Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868) becoming a Santa Fe...

12. Robidoux Family Robidoux Family Illustration and information on Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868), a prominent western fur trader, founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri about 1826, and brother of Antoine Robidoux and Louis Robidoux, et al. Son...

13. Sojourn into History: Colorful Fur Trader Helped Found St. Joseph Sojourn into History: Colorful Fur Trader Helped Found St. Joseph January/12/1978 Article about the sites on the National Register of Historic Places in Saint Joseph, Missouri, with some history of the city, founded by fur trader Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868), and illustrations and photos...

14. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Photos (of Joseph III, his son Joseph IV, and Joseph III's place of death in Saint Joseph) and chapter of the book about Joseph Robidoux III (1783-1868), "the proprietor of the trading post at Black Snake...