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1. A New Map Showing the Scene of the Battle of Westport, Fought Oct. 23, 1864 A New Map Showing the Scene of the Battle of Westport, Fought Oct. 23, 1864 October/18/1925 Covering territory from Brush Creek on the north to Indian Creek on the south and lying between Big Blue River on the east and State Line Road on the west, covering approximately 68 square miles. ..

2. Addenda Addenda 1910 Map and notes about the proposed (by Colonel Robert Van Horn in the 19th century) but never enacted change of the state boundary between Kansas and Missouri through Kansas City (along the Big Blue River)....

3. Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri April 1964 Aerial photograph of one square mile of Kansas City, Missouri showing the area south of Blue Valley Park including parts of Interstate 70 and Highway 40, the railroad, and Big Blue River. Map identified...

4. Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-1865, Plate LXVI Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-1865, Plate LXVI n.d. Composite of 11 small maps of Civil War battles, campaigns, and important locations. Campaign Against Sterling Price, 1864; Osage or Mine Creek, Kansas; Johnson's Island, Ohio Military Prison; Five Forks,...

5. Big Blue River Big Blue River May 12, 1905 Short description of the Big Blue River, called in 1804 the "Blue Water River" by Lewis and Clark on their exploration of the Louisiana Territory.

6. Big Blue River Flood Big Blue River Flood Information about the flood of the Big Blue River in 1961.

7. Blue Valley Industrial District Blue Valley Industrial District 1962-11-20 Aerial view looking north shows the Blue River (also known as the Big Blue) cutting through the center of the image, with 12th Street crossing over. In the left foreground, a portion of The Ruberoid Co....

8. Blue Valley Industrial District Blue Valley Industrial District 1962-11-20 Aerial view looking north shows the Blue River (also known as the Big Blue) cutting through the center of the image, with 12th Street crossing over. The left foreground of the image shows The Ruberoid...

9. East Meyer Boulevard Area Plan: Area Plan 23 East Meyer Boulevard Area Plan: Area Plan 23 1977 Land use, long-range goals, and maps of the East Meyer Boulevard residential district, bounded by Troost, 63rd, the Big Blue River, and 79th-75th Streets.

10. Ferries in Kansas: Part III--Blue River Ferries in Kansas: Part III--Blue River May//1934 Third in a series of articles about ferries in Kansas, describing the history of those on the Kansas section of the Big Blue River.

11. First Federal Bank of Kansas City Abstracts Collection Finding Aid First Federal Bank of Kansas City Abstracts Collection Finding Aid 1824-1978 (bulk 1835-1960) This collection contains 59 unique abstracts for residential property located primarily in Johnson County, Kansas, and in the Missouri counties of Jackson and Clay. This property resides in 12 municipalities...

12. Local Schools Collection Finding Aid Local Schools Collection Finding Aid This Local Schools Collection consists of various pamphlets, booklets, brochures, etc., about different types of area schools. It does not include the public schools.

13. Map of Battle Field of Westport Map of Battle Field of Westport 1923 Map depicting car lines, Union Army, confederate Army, known battery locations, and heavy fighting sabers. "Covering territory from Brush Creek on the North to Indian Creek on the South, and lying between...

14. Map of Jackson County Missouri Map of Jackson County Missouri n.d. Civil War era map of Jackson County, Missouri, showing roads, rivers, and towns. Typical section numbering pattern. Map key not included.

15. Memories Ripple Across Lake of the Woods Memories Ripple Across Lake of the Woods January 7, 2009 Article about the Lake of the Woods, a man-made lake in Swope Park. The lake was constructed in 1908 and was considered a horseshoe shaped lagoon. The reservoir that was to supply it was formed by building...

16. Missouri River: Kansas City to Mouth Missouri River: Kansas City to Mouth 1930 Map of a stretch of the Missouri River between the Quindaro Bend and the town of Sugar Creek. Shows principal topographic features for some distance inland, indicating railroad lines, dikes, creeks (Line...

17. Missouri River: Rulo to Mouth Missouri River: Rulo to Mouth 1940 Map of a stretch of the Missouri River between Randolph Bend and Jackson Bend, showing existing channel conditions for October, 1940. Shows principal planimetric features along the river and for a distance...

18. On the Loose: Shaking the Big Blue Blues On the Loose: Shaking the Big Blue Blues September//1990 Humorous history of the Big Blue River since prehistoric times of the Osage and Kansas Indians (none after 1300 A. D.), through the Industrial Age and the pollution brought by it, observed as early as...

19. Red Bridge Was Red Red Bridge Was Red Summer//1981 Recount of times before bridges in Kansas City and of early bridge where Santa Fe Trail crossed the Big Blue River.

20. Red Bridge: Marking a Colorful History Red Bridge: Marking a Colorful History May//1980 Article with history of the area of the Red Bridge crossing the Big Blue River, first built in 1859.