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161. Streetcar Track Streetcar Track 1890 Drawing of a view looking northeast from railway entrance in West Bottoms towards West Bluffs.

162. Streetcar Track Streetcar Track 1900 Looking east along south side of incline from West Bottoms towards West Bluffs.

163. Streetcar Viaduct Streetcar Viaduct 1913 Looking east at last streetcar to traverse the first 12th Street Viaduct.

164. Streetcar Viaduct Streetcar Viaduct 1913 Looking east at unidentified riders of last streetcar to traverse the first 12th Street Viaduct.

165. Swope Park, Thomas Swope Memorial Swope Park, Thomas Swope Memorial Postcard of the Col. Thomas H. Swope Memorial at Swope Park

166. The Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record The Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record //1877 Description of the move of the Louis Grandlouis family, including Louis's wife "Madame Grandouis," to the Kansas City area "at the beginning of the present century. Description of her becoming "the first...

167. The Great South--Some Notes on Missouri: The Heart of the Republic The Great South--Some Notes on Missouri: The Heart of the Republic July//1874 Illustrations and article about the history of Missouri (especially Saint Louis and the eastern part of the state) and its present culture and economy, etc., with brief description of the Kansas City and...

168. The Hills That Made Kansas City What It Is The Hills That Made Kansas City What It Is 1987-04-09 Extensive article about the role of the hills in the Kansas City area through the city's history. Starting with building and development mostly around them, then cutting them down, then landscaping and...

169. The March of Progress in Kansas City The March of Progress in Kansas City 1925 File containing a newspaper clipping with photos and caption about the bluffs overlooking the West Bottoms (on the Missouri side) in 1875 (with street railways and squatter-type shacks) and in 1925 (after...

170. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Portrait, photo (of his grave "near Scott's Bluffs National Monument"), and chapter of the book about Pierre Didier Papin, or Pierre Papin (1798-1853), a native of Saint Louis and fur trapper on the Upper...

171. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Illustration and chapter of the book about William Vanderburgh (1800-1832), a western fur trader born in Indiana and joining the Missouri Fur Company in 1818 at Saint Louis and near Council Bluffs under...

172. The Pelts of the North The Pelts of the North First Quarter 1994 A short review of the beginning of the fur trade and its influence on the settling of the United States. Credit given to Mr. Kevin Fisher of Liberty, Missouri, who believes that about one hundred yards...

173. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of John Fisk Barnard, or John Barnard, a railroad executive with several companies, with the most recent being in 1872 with the Kansas City, St. Joseph & Council Bluffs, starting in...

174. This Land/Missouri: Loess Is More This Land/Missouri: Loess Is More November//1996 Photos, map, and article about the Loess Hills following the Missouri River north of Kansas City "between Saint Joseph, Missouri, and Sioux City, Iowa." Description of their formation at the edge of the...

175. Thomas Hart Benton's Prophecy for Kansas City Thomas Hart Benton's Prophecy for Kansas City 1938 "It was about this time [1853] that Senator Thomas Hart Benton voiced his heartening prediction of the city's future. At a time when the rival cities, Independence and Leavenworth, continued to speak derisively...

176. Train Robberies Train Robberies File contains numerous references to sources of information on train robberies in the 19th century Kansas City and surrounding areas, including the James Gang, the Younger Brothers, the Roarke Gang, Lonie...

177. Transportation Photograph Scrapbook Finding Aid Transportation Photograph Scrapbook Finding Aid 1910-1917 (bulk 1915) The collection includes 549 negatives and 318 original prints of images taken in the 1910s focusing on railroads and transportation and rural and urban life. The geographic scope is the Midwest, primarily...

178. Tunnel Was Vital Link in Transit Here Tunnel Was Vital Link in Transit Here April/25/1968 Article about the 8th Street Tunnel of the elevated street railway, with photo and an illustration of its cross-section in 1895.

179. Union Cemetery Union Cemetery December 1922 Description of Milton Payne, Kansas City's third legal mayor succeeding John Johnson in 1855 and buried in an unmark grave (similarly to Nehemiah Holmes) in Union Cemetery. Description of Payne also as...

180. Union Depot Profile Union Depot Profile 1999