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Blizzards (4)
Snow (3)
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Weather (2)
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Sarah Alban (2)
Andrew Lovgren (1)
Lauren Hughes (1)

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Newspaper Article (2)
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August 2011 (1)
January 21972 (1)
Circa 1948 (1)

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1. 8th Street and Delaware 8th Street and Delaware circa 1948 A snowy, wintery street scene identified as 8th and Delaware. Weather has caused a traffic jam. An overhead transit bridge shows the Kansas City Public Service Company logo and slogan: "Safe Dependable...

2. Blizzard of 1888 Blizzard of 1888 Multiple articles about the blizzard of 1888, noted as the standard for comparison for later blizzards in the Midwest.

3. Life Came to a Standstill in the Blizzard of 1885-1886 Life Came to a Standstill in the Blizzard of 1885-1886 January 2, 1972 Article about the devastating effects on the Midwestern prairie, especially western Kansas and Nebraska, by the blizzard of 1886. Description of the many deaths by freezing by families and their livestock....

4. The Year of Disasters The Year of Disasters August 2011 Short introductory article about several disasters to hit Missouri in 2011, such as the Blizzard of 2011 that "closed the I-70 corridor for the first time in the state's history;" flooding in the Ozarks...