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41. Chronicle Chronicle August/21/1819 Brief description of the departure for Council Bluffs, Iowa on the upper Missouri River in 1819 by Colonel Atkinson and Colonel Henry Leavenworth from Saint Louis.

42. City Hall City Hall April 21, 1905 Kansas City City Hall opened October 25, 1937, with a height of 423 feet and 30 stories. Located on 12th Street, bounded by Oak, Locust, 11th and 12th Streets. Built with a PWA grant of $1,575,000 for...

43. City Hall Profile City Hall Profile 1999

44. City Limits Map City Limits Map 1938 Map showing extensions of the city limits from the original 1853 size to 1909.

45. City Park, Canyon City Park, Canyon Postcard of the The Canyon at City Park

46. City Park, Lake and Canyon City Park, Lake and Canyon Postcard of Lake and Canyon at City Park

47. Cliff Drive Cliff Drive Postcard of Cliff Drive

48. Cliff Drive Cliff Drive Postcard of Cliff Drive

49. Cliff Drive, Spring Cliff Drive, Spring Postcard of The Spring on Cliff Drive

50. Coleman Highlands Is Hard to Find but Worth the Trip Coleman Highlands Is Hard to Find but Worth the Trip May//1976 Concise article describing the location, nature, and zoning for single-family residences in the small residential district "on the bluffs north of Roanoke Park," between 31st, 35th, Holly, and Southwest...

51. Courthouses of Jackson County, Missouri Courthouses of Jackson County, Missouri 1938 Photos and descriptions of the Independence and Kansas City courthouses beginning as a two-room log cabin in Independence.

52. Covered Wagons At 2nd and Delaware Covered Wagons At 2nd and Delaware April 1869 Early view of 2nd and Delaware Streets with covered wagons, a buggy and settlers in view. Shows the bluffs and road grading.

53. Delaware Street Delaware Street May 1868 Early view showing Delaware and 3rd Streets with house perched on top. Good example of road grading.

54. Delaware Street Delaware Street April 1869 Early view of Delaware Street looking north from 3rd. Missouri River in view and shows street grading through bluffs.

55. Delaware Street Delaware Street 1869 Looking north along Delaware from 3rd. Shows road cutting through bluffs.

56. Delaware Street Delaware Street 1868 Looking north along Delware through cut-through bluffs toward Missouri River.

57. Delaware Street Delaware Street ca1865 Believed to be looking south toward the corner of Delaware and 4th, from 3rd. Grading of the bluffs is evident.

58. Description of Kansas City and Westport in 1859 Description of Kansas City and Westport in 1859 c1942, 2004 edition Book includes diary accounts from individuals who took various routes to the gold fields in Colorado in 1859. Charles C. Post took the Arkansas Route. He describes coming up the Missouri River from St....

59. Diligence Brings Cliff Drive Dumper to Justice: As Structural Restoration of Historic State Scenic Byway Diligence Brings Cliff Drive Dumper to Justice: As Structural Restoration of Historic State Scenic Byway Continues, Residents Can Keep Area Junk-Free June/20/2001 Photo and article about the clean-up of garbage and trees obstructing and debasing the view from Cliff Drive in its progression toward designation as a "historic state scenis byway."

60. Downtown Kansas City, Missouri Downtown Kansas City, Missouri 1955 Looking east from north end of West Bottoms.