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81. Gully Town: KC 150 Kansas City Sesquicentennial, a Celebration of the Heart Gully Town: KC 150 Kansas City Sesquicentennial, a Celebration of the Heart Winter//2000 Describes the creation of the buildings and streets of Kansas City along the bluffs near the Missouri River.

82. Hannibal Bridge Hannibal Bridge 1938 Photo of the Hannibal Bridge.

83. Has Lived Here 68 Years: Robert S. Brown Recalls a Kansas City under River Bluffs Has Lived Here 68 Years: Robert S. Brown Recalls a Kansas City under River Bluffs June/29/1917 Biographical article about Robert Brown, a 68-year resident of Kansas City, at the age of 80 recalling early Kansas City starting upon his move here in 1849. Illustration of his log cabin jail on the Levee...

84. Hewing Kansas City into Shape: A Giant's Task That Is Still Unfinished Hewing Kansas City into Shape: A Giant's Task That Is Still Unfinished January/22/1905 Article with several fine illustrations and descriptions of the cuts into the bluffs and hills of Kansas City near the river for streets, buildings, and other built environment, starting in the 1850s and...

85. Historic Cliff Drive Dedicated: Community, Dignitaries Attend Gala Ceremony Historic Cliff Drive Dedicated: Community, Dignitaries Attend Gala Ceremony October/17/2001 Color photos and article about the dedication of the re-opened Cliff Drive as a Missouri state scenic by-way. Description of its revitalization and clean-up since 1998 with speech by Governor Bob Holden...

86. How Districts Get Names How Districts Get Names January 4, 1925 Article about the origins of area place names like Toad-a-Loop, Tour-de-Loup, and Sni-a-Bar, all supposed to be of French origin etymologically. "One of the troublesome place names in Kansas City is that...

87. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1896 Photos of the West Bottoms and adjacent bluffs, in 1869 and later.

88. In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates 1898? Photo of the "old Shannon home on the hill" in 1869, near 2nd and Main Streets.

89. In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates 1898? Photo of "Walnut Street, between Second and Third, looking north, 1868," showing the deep cuts in the bluffs for early streets.

90. Jackson County Courthouse Profile Jackson County Courthouse Profile 1999

91. Jackson County Courthouses Jackson County Courthouses April 21, 1905 Photos and descriptions of both older Jackson County Courthouses and the newer one built in 1934 at 13th and Locust Streets.

92. John Doniphan John Doniphan 1901 Photo and bio of John Doniphan, "legislator, lawyer and historian," born in Ohio in 1826, and moving in 1848 to Liberty and then Weston, Missouri. Description of his career after the war, becoming "the...

93. Joseph E. Johnson: Author of Frontier News, Promotion, and Progress Joseph E. Johnson: Author of Frontier News, Promotion, and Progress Summer 2013 Article on Joseph Ellis (J. E.) Johnson, a prominent newspaper editor in Council Bluffs, Iowa from 1853 through 1857. Johnson is credited with changing the name of Kanesville, Iowa to Council Bluffs; influencing...

94. Journalism in Kansas City Journalism in Kansas City February//1899 Photos and bios of John Hazleton, city editor of the Kansas City Times, and Arthur Hopkins, a manager of a Kansas City newspaper (name of paper cut off from view on page). On the same page a photo of the...

95. Kansas City--Shows Missouri Kansas City--Shows Missouri February/4/1928 Pictorial article about the history and growth of Kansas City, with photos, illustration, and captions showing and describing the changes in Kansas City's appearance and functions from its early days to...

96. Kansas City Illustrated, 1902 Kansas City Illustrated, 1902 1902 Photo of the "Eighth Street Tunnel" for street cars through the bluff.

97. Kansas City River Bluffs Kansas City River Bluffs 1921 Description of the leveling of the bluffs next to the river in order to develop the new city land.

98. Kansas City Southern Railway Bridge Kansas City Southern Railway Bridge Looking north from West Bluffs across the bridge; located in the northeast section of the West Bottoms along the Missouri River.

99. Kansas City's Twelfth Street Trafficway Viaduct Kansas City's Twelfth Street Trafficway Viaduct June 25, 1905 This is a short article about the history and significance of the Twelfth Street viaduct which connected Kansas City's "commercial and business district on the edge of the bluffs to the industrial district...

100. Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City, Missouri 1892 Looking southwest at West Bluffs from West Bottoms near 12th Street.