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121. Missouri River, South Missouri River, South Postcard view of downtown Kansas City in 1855 looking South from the Missouri River

122. News from Council Bluffs - 1845 News from Council Bluffs - 1845 Fall 1983 Transcribed letter written by a reporter for the Missouri Reporter newepaper to its editor sometime in June or July of 1845. The letter mentions the arrival of Major T. H. Harvey to Council Bluffs and...

123. North Terrace Park, Colonnade North Terrace Park, Colonnade Postcard of The Colonnade at North Terrace Park

124. North Terrace Park, Scarritt Point North Terrace Park, Scarritt Point Postcard of Scarritt Point at North Terrace Park

125. Observation Park, Bandstand Observation Park, Bandstand Postcard of Bandstand at Observation Park

126. Omaha and Vicinity Omaha and Vicinity 1898 (1946 reprint) Topographical map of an area on the Missouri River which includes Omaha, Nebraska and Council Bluffs, Iowa. Railroad lines, electric railroad lines, streams and lakes are indicated. The following towns...

127. Oregon California Trail Places of Origin Oregon California Trail Places of Origin 1979 Chapter mentions the various "jumping off" spots for trail emigrants, especially the Oregon/California Trail. It includes areas as Independence, Westport, Westport Landing, Saint Joseph, Council Bluffs,...

128. Origin of "Goats" and "Rabbits" Origin of "Goats" and "Rabbits" January/20/1924 Probably originating from "the hill" or the West Bluffs where many of the Irish following of James Pendergast lived and raised goats as pets. The accepted account is that one of the Shannon faction applied...

129. Out of the East Bottoms Out of the East Bottoms February 12, 1987 Geographical and historical article about the Centropolis and East Bottoms areas of Kansas City. In his "Behind the Lines" column, George Gurley relates some of the reader feedback received about his earlier...

130. Overland from Missouri to Washington Territory in 1854 Overland from Missouri to Washington Territory in 1854 Spring 1971 Article recounts the journey of the Jacob Ebey family of Plum Grove Place, Adair County, Missouri, to Whidbey Island, Washington Territory, in 1854 (based on the diary Winfield Scott Ebey kept during the...

131. Penn Valley Park, Drive Penn Valley Park, Drive Postcard of the main drive of Penn Valley Park

132. Photograph Scrapbook #3 Historic Kansas City Finding Aid Photograph Scrapbook #3 Historic Kansas City Finding Aid ca.1865-1880 The scrapbook contains 72 various-sized, second-generation black and white prints of early Kansas City riverfront views. Included are scenes of the grading of the bluffs for streets, early commercial and...

133. Pre-1900 Downtown Kansas City Skyline Pre-1900 Downtown Kansas City Skyline 1900 Looking northeast from south end of West Bottoms at West Bluffs.

134. Primrose Hill Primrose Hill 1883 Early view of Kansas City identified as looking northeast across Primrose Hill with the Missouri River in view. Good view of bluffs and street grading. Can also see railroad tracks and train along side...

135. Proud Past, Promising Future Proud Past, Promising Future March 2014 Article details the history of Kansas City's engineering firms including their growth and accomplishments over the last century. Engineers played a prominent role in building the city, from the river bluffs...

136. Quality Hill Quality Hill 187 Distant view of residences atop West Bluffs.

137. Quality Hill Quality Hill 1951 Aerial view, looking southeast, over the West Bottoms. Also shows 8th Street Tunnel.

138. Quality Hill Quality Hill 1951 Aerial view, looking northeast, from over the 12th Street Viaduct.

139. Quindaro: From the River to the Bluffs Quindaro: From the River to the Bluffs December 2002 Article provides a brief history of the area called Quindaro, its association with the Underground Railroad, and statue of John Brown.

140. Railroad Collision Railroad Collision 1869 Early view of Kansas City identified as a railroad collision in cut west of Broadway. Shows grading of bluffs.