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1. 20 Years Later, We Dread the Next Flood 20 Years Later, We Dread the Next Flood June 9, 2013 Article focuses upon remembrance of the flood that impacted the Kansas City area during the summer of 1993. Business and property owners in the affected areas are interviewed and discuss both their recollections...

2. Aids to Navigation on the Missouri River: Concrete Piles Employed in Dam Construction Aids to Navigation on the Missouri River: Concrete Piles Employed in Dam Construction February/15/1913 Photos and article about the modification of the course of the Missouri River at Elwood Bend, Missouri, just north of Saint Joseph, and at Fort Riley, Kansas, with concrete dams built to improve navigation...

3. Army Corps of Engineers Wharf Buildings Army Corps of Engineers Wharf Buildings 1993 Full frontal and sideview; located at approximately Delaware and the Missouri River.

4. Big Magic for the Big Muddy Big Magic for the Big Muddy September//1944 Photos, map, illustrations, and article about the plans for flood prevention, navigation, and irrigation on the Missouri River Valley and directly affecting Kansas City. Mention of "the teeming war industry...

5. 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...

6. Blue Springs Lake Blue Springs Lake 1979 Topographical map of "East Fork Little Blue River, Missouri" has development plan superimposed on it. Marina, hiking trails, nature, picnic and camping areas are marked.

7. Boom on the Missouri Boom on the Missouri October/13/1946 Article with large photos, map, and captions about the proposed "broad plan for control and development--an MVA like the TVA" of the Missouri River valley, with dams to be built by the United States Army...

8. Business Beat: Groundbreaking April 5 Business Beat: Groundbreaking April 5 April//1975 Description of a project to study water resource management in regard to urban planning.

9. Busy Days on the Big Muddy Busy Days on the Big Muddy November//1963 Illustrations (by artist Robert Andrew Parker, or Robert Parker) and article about the riverboats carrying cargo downstream on the Missouri River, with many depictions of barges, their pilots, and river...

10. Civil Engineering: Dams for Domestic Needs Civil Engineering: Dams for Domestic Needs July/26/1947 Article about the Garrison Dam project on the Missouri River, designed both to provide a water reservoir for irrigation and for flood control upstream of Garrison, North Dakota.

11. Corps Promises Changes Corps Promises Changes November 8, 2011 "Under pressure from Congress and states, the Army Corps of Engineers said Monday that it will change its approach to operating Missouri River dams with the aim of reducing prospects for future flooding."...

12. Digging Out Kansas City Business Digging Out Kansas City Business August/4/1951 Recovery from flood involving literally digging business buildings out from the "evil-smelling mud."

13. Engineering: Taming Missouri River Engineering: Taming Missouri River August/9/1947 News about four dams on tributaries of the Missouri River to control flooding, including "the Kortes and the Boysen dams in Wyoming, Angostura in South Dakota, and the Enders in Nebraska," all part of...

14. Fish Story Fish Story March 18-24, 2004 Editorial poking fun at Congressman Sam Graves' opposition to a plan to restore some of the Missouri River's natural ebb and flow. Supporters of the plan, including the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,...

15. Flood Waters Roll into History as New Marks Are Set, Controls Talk Revives Flood Waters Roll into History as New Marks Are Set, Controls Talk Revives July/26/1951 Description with numerous photos of the flood, accompanied by engineering plans to prevent a similar reoccurrence.

16. From One Dam, More Power and Water for a Sixth of U. S. From One Dam, More Power and Water for a Sixth of U. S. August/8/1958 Article about the hydroelectric power and reservoir water gained by the new Oahe Dam on the Missouri River in South Dakota, providing both flood control and irrigation water for farmers, built by the United...

17. Historical Resources Mitigation Volume I: We Remember the Rivers--An Oral History Survey of the River Historical Resources Mitigation Volume I: We Remember the Rivers--An Oral History Survey of the River Valleys in the Harry S. Dam and Reservoir Project, Missouri September 1980 Study of the history of the river valleys flooded by or closely affected by Truman Lake, created by a dam of the Osage River and its tributaries southeast of Kansas City. Includes oral interviews conducted...

18. Historical Resources Mitigation Volume II: Bridges over the Osage--Harry S. Truman Dam and Reservoir Historical Resources Mitigation Volume II: Bridges over the Osage--Harry S. Truman Dam and Reservoir Project, Missouri September 1980 Study of the history of the bridges across the Osage River and its tributaries built between 1895 and 1937, flooded by or closely affected by Truman Lake, southeast of Kansas City, gathered partially through...

19. History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the Missouri River, etc. History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the Missouri River, etc. July/2/1903 Review of a book called "History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the Missouri River" by Hiram M. Chittenden, an Army Corps of Engineers officer with first-hand knowledge of its dangers and landmarks....

20. How Superflood Wrecked Kansas City How Superflood Wrecked Kansas City July/21/1951 Brief account of the flood damage and the city's recovery.