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41. Map of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers and Their Tributaries Map of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers and Their Tributaries 1868 Continuation of title: explored by Capt. W. F. Raynolds Top[ographical] Eng[ineers] and 1st Lieut. H. E. Maynadier 10th Inf[antry] Assistant, 1859-60. To accompany a report to the Bureau of Topographical...

42. Mr. and Mrs. Lightle Mr. and Mrs. Lightle Inscription on back: Photographer - Carpenter, 615 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

Father and mother of Edward J. Lightle; Father - Perry Lightle; Mother - Mary Jane Hampton Lightle.

Their children...


43. Mrs. Virginia Bridger Hahn, Born in Wyoming in 1849, Comes to Make Permanent Home in Thermopolis Mrs. Virginia Bridger Hahn, Born in Wyoming in 1849, Comes to Make Permanent Home in Thermopolis January 29, 1932 Article about the daughter of Jim Bridger returning to live in Wyoming at the age of 84.

44. Mrs. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Hahn Mrs. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Hahn Mrs. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Hahn 1849-1933, Thermopolis, Wyoming, Mr. Jones of Nebraska

45. Pageant of the Pioneers: The Veritable Art of William H. Jackson Pageant of the Pioneers: The Veritable Art of William H. Jackson 1958 Copy of a painting of Fort Bridger by William H. Jackson.

46. Rendezvous: The Rise of the Mountain Men Rendezvous: The Rise of the Mountain Men February/March 2003 Article discusses the role of fur trappers in opening up the west. Contains illustrations and text about such "mountain men" as William Sublette, William Ashley, Thomas Fitzpatrick, and Jim Bridger. Includes...

47. Ruins of Old Fort Bridger Ruins of Old Fort Bridger August 21, 1923 Fort Bridger rock wall built by Mormons. Taken by Albert Park, Casper, Wyoming.

48. Ruins of Old Fort Bridger Ruins of Old Fort Bridger August 21, 1923 Ezra Meeker at old Fort Bridger.

49. Ruins of Old Fort Bridger Ruins of Old Fort Bridger August 21, 1923 The stone wall was built by the Mormons.

50. SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid 1830-1940 The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...

51. Searching for (Young) Old Jim Searching for (Young) Old Jim Winter 1990 Article that focuses upon the early life of Jim Bridger. A brief outline of Bridger's early life is provided. His childhood and upbringing in Virginia and Illinois is the focus of the article. The author...

52. Seems Like I Can Recall a Time When.. Seems Like I Can Recall a Time When.. December 1, 1999 Jim Bridger, one of Cowtown's most famous residents, was known far and wide for the tall tales he told about his days as a trader and mountain man roaming the Rocky Mountains

53. Summer Picnic Aug. 9: Outing to Be in Historic Setting at Red Bridge Summer Picnic Aug. 9: Outing to Be in Historic Setting at Red Bridge Summer//1981 Article about the centennial picnic at Red Bridge honoring Jim Bridger's death in 1881 in Jackson County, with photo and description of Bridger's role on the Santa Fe Trail and in Jackson County as a Westport...

54. Surveying the History of the American West Surveying the History of the American West March 12, 2004 Captioned picture of the bronze statue of frontier scout Jim Bridger placed at the National Frontier Trails Museum in Independence, Missouri. The sculpture was done by Tom Beard and an official dedication...

55. Sweetwater Crossing Sweetwater Crossing August 20, 1923 Inscription on back of photo reads, ""Site of Sweetwater Crossing, taken Aug. 20, 1923 by Albert Park, County Surveyor of Casper, Wyo., Independence Rock in distance. Granite mountains in background. Devil's...

56. The Autobiography of a Mountain Man 1805-1889 The Autobiography of a Mountain Man 1805-1889 1948, 2007 (Reprint Edition) Brief autobiography by Stephen Hall Meek written before his death in either 1884 or 1889. An introduction and notes have been included with the 2007 edition. Meek writes that he was born in Virginia in...

57. The Far Horizons of Jim Bridger The Far Horizons of Jim Bridger Winter 2003 Originally published in The Denver Post, August 27, 1972, the article portrays a 70 year-old Bridger and reflections on his past.

58. The Jim Bridger Bridge Opens, Replacing Treacherous Causeway The Jim Bridger Bridge Opens, Replacing Treacherous Causeway July 28, 2004 The former Lydia Bridge which passes over Indian Creek and connects Bannister Road to the Linden Hills neighborhood to the south is now known as the Jim Bridger Bridge. The bridge spans 272 feet and stands...

59. The Old Watts Mill The Old Watts Mill May//1967 Description of the Watts Mill in its heyday in the 1800s, before its cessation of operation in 1942.

60. The Yellowstone National Park Historical and Descriptive The Yellowstone National Park Historical and Descriptive 1897 Chapter and appendix of the book about the life of Jim Bridger, the discoverer of the later Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, first observed by him in the early 1840s and known about by him as early...