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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Hadley K Irwin
Nancy Calles Ellerman
A Pioneer of 1842
Autobiographical letter by William Gilpin about his background leading up to his being the first territorial governor of Colorado, written some time after the Civil War, and describing his ties to the...
Blue Springs Lake
Topographical map of "East Fork Little Blue River, Missouri" has development plan superimposed on it. Marina, hiking trails, nature, picnic and camping areas are marked.
Boys Hotel Boys Take to Woods and Water
Camping trip for boys in the Boys Club at 1601 Admiral Boulevard.
Don't Touch That Dial
Photo and bio of Harold Ensley, "the 'Sportsman's Friend,'" in "his 37th year of TV, still fishing, hunting, camping. ..and talking," starting "at KIMO Radio in Independence in 1951" and becoming nationally...
Biographical chapter about Etienne Provost (1785-1850), an early southwestern fur trader dubbed "The Man of the Mountains" and namesake of Provo, Utah. He was a native of Quebec, Canada, becoming a "member...
Ginger Blue Lodge
Group portrait of unidentified men and women, many in swimsuits, outside the Ginger Blue Lodge. Probably a South Central Business Association outing.
Guadalupe Center Collection Finding Aid
1925-1974 (bulk 1941-1965)
The Guadalupe Center, a Hispanic community center on the city's West Side, was founded by the Agnes Ward Amberg Club, a Catholic women's organization, in 1925. The collection includes four scrapbooks which...
Guadalupe Center Photograph Album 1, Page 31
Group of five photographs on the scrapbook page of children and adults in some type of camping or daycare event in which crafts are involved. Location not given but all are dated 1926.
Guadalupe Center Photograph Album 2, Page 24
Scrapbook page contains four photographs, all exterior views in unidentified location. All are unidentified young men who appear to have been camping with bedrolls.
Guadalupe Center Photograph Album 3, Page 20b
Loose photograph, exterior camping scene with young boys and adult woman. No identification of location, individuals or date.
Horace J. Peery and John T. Peery
View of Horace J. Peery and brother John T. Peery astride burros and beside a tent. Taken while traveling and camping out in Arizona. Both were the sons of Archibald and Elizabeth A. Peery and hoped that...
Kansas City Stockyards
Postcard of the Kansas City Stockyards
Kansas City Stockyards, Entrance
Postcard of entrance to the Kansas City Stockyards
Black and white map shows the lake and features such as docks, camping areas, Park Office, trails, and roads on one side. Reverse side shows park location southwest of Blue Springs, Missouri, surrounding...
Lewis and Clark Resources
A bibliography of materials related to Lewis and Clark held by the Kansas City Public Library.
Map of the Original Survey of the Santa Fe Trail Approved by President Monroe One Hundred Years Ago
Map of the Santa Fe Trail, accompanied by a newspaper article concerning the history of the route. Includes a table of distances on the old trail from Independence to Santa Fe with the names of the principal...
Old Campground Will Pull Up Stakes, Create Redevelopment
June 9-15, 2006
The 40-acre Salvation Army 3 Trails Camp at U.S. Highway 40 and Lee's Summit Road will be decommissioned at the end of this year's camping season and placed on the market with a $6.8 million price tag....
Our Easley Ancestors and Their Relatives
Information about the Johnson family of Kansas City, Missouri, starting with John Johnson (1770-1833), the half-brother of Christopher Mulkey, and Johnson's family, including his son James Johnson (1802-1867),...
Recreation in Missouri's Future
Analysis of existing and projected future outdoor recreation needs in Missouri, including public parks and private areas for fishing, picnics, camping, hunting, caves, general water recreation, etc., with...
Rice-Tremonti Home: Rice Frontier Days
Description of the festivities surrounding the Rice-Tremonti Home, built in 1844 and called "Raytown's most historic site," as "a popular camping site on the Santa Fe Trail," with illustration.
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