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1. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

2. 1963 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1963 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1963 Road map of Jackson County, Missouri depicting U.S., state, and county highways. Map also shows towns, smaller roads within towns outside Kansas City city limits, parks, bodies of water, schools, churches,...

3. A Little Slice of Beverly Hills in Independence A Little Slice of Beverly Hills in Independence January 9, 2008 Postcard image and short article about the Beverly Hills Acre Tracts subdivision in eastern Jackson County between the city limits of Kansas City and Independence, Mo. The housing tract was developed in...

4. A Long Long Trail A Long Long Trail March 1964 Photo and biographical article about Martin Jones, government surveyor of the Santa Fe Trail in 1876 and Jackson County surveyor from 1854 to 1860, assisting in "lay[ing] out the city limits of Independence...

5. A Short Ride On the First Railroad West of the Mississippi A Short Ride On the First Railroad West of the Mississippi Spring 2004 Article tells about the establishment of the Independence and Missouri River Railroad Company which built the first railroad in Missouri, starting in 1848. Independence extended its city limits north to...

6. Addenda Addenda 1910 Map and notes about the proposed (by Colonel Robert Van Horn in the 19th century) but never enacted change of the state boundary between Kansas and Missouri through Kansas City (along the Big Blue River)....

7. Amusement Parks Amusement Parks A selection of 8 postcards of Amusement Parks

8. Big Game in the Big City Big Game in the Big City January 8, 2012 Article about the program that allows bow-hunting within the boundaries of Kansas City. The program, managed by the Missouri Department of Conservation, is “designed to reduce deer and the problems they...

9. Biography of Elijah Milton McGee (1819-1873), City Promoter and Mayor Biography of Elijah Milton McGee (1819-1873), City Promoter and Mayor 2003

10. Biography of Johnston Lykins (1800-1876), Missionary, Doctor, and Kansas City's Second Mayor Biography of Johnston Lykins (1800-1876), Missionary, Doctor, and Kansas City's Second Mayor 2007

11. Biography of Lou Holland (1878-1960), Advocate of Kansas City Aviation Biography of Lou Holland (1878-1960), Advocate of Kansas City Aviation 1999

12. Birmingham Area Plan: Area Plan 40 Birmingham Area Plan: Area Plan 40 1977 Land use, long-range plans, and maps of the Birmingham residential and industrial district, bounded by the Missouri River, I-435, 291 Highway-east city limits, and north city limits.

13. Board of Election Commissioners, Kansas City, MO Board of Election Commissioners, Kansas City, MO 1960 Map showing 23 election districts and the city limits of Kansas City, Missouri.

14. Briarcliff-Davidson-Antioch Area Plan: Area Plan 39 Briarcliff-Davidson-Antioch Area Plan: Area Plan 39 1978 Land use, long-range plans, and maps of the Briarcliff, Davidson, and Antioch residential districts, bounded collectively by Highway 169, I-35, Englewood Road, and North Kansas City city limits.

15. Case & Norman's Stranger's Guide to Kansas City, Missouri Case & Norman's Stranger's Guide to Kansas City, Missouri 1887 Aerial view of Kansas City seen from northwest. Shows streets, bridges, buildings, and railroads. Many buildings are identified. Continuation of title: ". . . showing principal points of interest correctly...

16. Center Annex Residential District Center Annex Residential District Page of the booklet describing housing, population, schools, and recreation for the area between 75th, city limits, the Southern Pacific Railroad, and Woodland Avenues, with map on the inside cover.

17. Center Residential District Center Residential District Page of the booklet describing housing, population, schools, and recreation for the area between 79th, Prospect, city limits, and Troost Avenue, with map on the inside cover.

18. City Limits City Limits April 29, 1980 Article concerning the proposed legislation to permanently freeze city boundaries at an area of 316.8 square miles. Discussion of other cities experiencing problems with such "hemming-in," cited as Saint...

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

20. City of Kansas, Missouri City of Kansas, Missouri 1874 Map of Kansas City, Missouri, (in four parts) extending west to the Kansas River, north to the Missouri River, east to Woodland, and south to 1874 city limits (approx. 23rd St.). Map includes names of...