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U.s Geological Survey
Rand Mcnally and co
Rand, Mcnally & co
Gallup Map and Station...
Biography of Jay B. Dillingham (1910-2007), Businessman
Biography of Willard E. Winner (1849-1929), Pioneer Builder, and Realtor
Biography of Henry Ess (1840-1917) and Phoebe Ess (1850-1934), Attorney and Clubwoman and Reformer
Kansas City: A Comprehensive, Objective Analysis of the Kansas City Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area
Scarborough's new census map of Missouri : showing counties in different colors, townships, cities, villages and post offices, steam and electric railways with stations and distanc
How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named
Population trends by counties, 1890 to 1960.
Clark's New Sectional Map of Missouri
"Compiled & Engraved from the United States Land Surveys and other reliable resources." Map of Missouri showing counties, county seats, railroads, post offices, churches, steam and water mills, and roads....
Sun Publications Sold, Sources Say
December 16, 2005
"Sun Publications is about to get its third new owner in the last seven years.'' The News-Press & Gazette Co. of Saint Joseph plans to purchase Sun from American Community Newspaper LLC of Eden Prairie,...
Kansas City Cave Region
"The seven Missouri counties that constitute the Kansas City Cave Region cover 4,253 square miles. A total of 20 caves were recorded here as of April 2007. The cave count, by county, is Cass, 2; Clay,...
The Northland: The Future of Kansas City
46-page section of the magazine devoted to numerous aspects of the Northland, comprised of Platte and Clay Counties, Missouri, such as history and economy.
Here They Are: Kansas' 8 Wonders
January 30, 2008
A contest sponsored by the Kansas Sampler Foundation was centered on naming the eight wonders of Kansas. Marci Penner, director of the foundation, said "We were looking for places that were iconic, places...
A listing of elected officials for federal, state, and Kansas Cityi's 20 area counties divided between Missouri and Kansas. Given is the official, contact information, party and when term expires.
KC Now 28th Largest Metro
April 5, 2007
According to the article, metropolitan Kansas City is growing by a little more than one percent per year. However, the city's rankings dropped from 27th to 28th. Metropolitian Kansas City, which includes...
History of Howard and Cooper Counties, Missouri
Anecdote about "hunting bee trees" in a forest in the present location of Boonville, Missouri, in 1812-1821.
The Boon's Lick Country: Two Gospel Preachers Explore a New Settlement
Article (with map) consisting of letters by Reverend Nicholas Patterson (from 1818-1819 and 1849 reprinted in newspapers), excerpts from diaries of Reverend John Mason Peck, or John Peck (a native of Connecticut...
Fort Orleans, the First French Post on the Missouri
Article about Fort Orleans, "the first French post on the Missouri" River, established in Carroll County, Missouri (two counties west of Kansas City) in 1723 by Etienne de Bourgmont and razed by 1728....
Oregon-Ripley Counties--The Irish Wilderness
March 1, 1981
Article about the 1850s settlement of families of Irish immigrants in the Ozark forests of Oregon and Ripley Counties, Missouri, now part of the Mark Twain National Forest.
The Platte Earth Controversy: What Didn't Happen in 1836
Article about the annexation of the Platte Purchase, now six different counties in northwest Missouri, to the state, the "only" addition of territory to an existing state, made "even more unusual" because...
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