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1. Zebulon Pike and American Popular Culture or Has Pike Peaked? Zebulon Pike and American Popular Culture or Has Pike Peaked? Spring 2006 If it weren't for Pike's Peak in Colorado, would anyone today even know the name of Zebulon Pike? It has now been 200 years since Pike's expedition to the West and the author poses the question, has Pike's...

2. Wright County, Missouri Wright County, Missouri circa 1910 Map of Wright County showing townships, towns, roads, railroads, schools, and waterways. Probably taken from Hixson's Plat Book of Wright County, Missouri.

3. William C. Connett, Jr. Papers Finding Aid William C. Connett, Jr. Papers Finding Aid 1851-1883 The Connett family is noted in the history of the St. Joseph and Sparta, Missouri, area. They had connections at one time with the meat-packing industry in St. Joseph, Missouri. Leonard L. Solomon was...

4. Where Did the Names of Missouri and Kansas Counties Come From? Where Did the Names of Missouri and Kansas Counties Come From? August 14, 2005 Taken from The Kansas City Star.
''Cass County: Lewis Cass, brigadier general for the U.S. Army. Ran as the Democratic Candidate for President in 1848.
Clay County: Politician Henry Clay, who...

5. When the 'Annie Cade' Plied the Missouri River When the 'Annie Cade' Plied the Missouri River Spring//1996 History of the Missouri riverboat, the "Annie Cade," providing ferry service between Harlem and the foot of Main Street in Clay and Jackson Counties from 1879 to 1907, sinking in 1911. Description of its...

6. What Wright Wrought in Kansas City What Wright Wrought in Kansas City December-January//1964 Photos and biographical article about Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), or Frank Wright, a famous American architect designing three Kansas City area buildings starting at the age of 70, including the Clarence...

7. Weston Quadrangle Weston Quadrangle 1951 Topographical map of an area of Platte County, Missouri, including the city of Weston and a segment of the Missouri River. Also depicted are adjacent areas of Atchison and Leavenworth counties in Kansas,...

8. Western Missouri Land-O-Lakes Association Western Missouri Land-O-Lakes Association 1963? Map covers areas from southern Kansas City east to Boonville, to the western corner of Barton County east to Springfield. Map depicts completed lakes in this area and lakes approved or under construction....

9. Weather Map of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area Weather Map of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area 1967 Map of the metropolitan Kansas City area showing counties and communities, with a series of concentric circles centered on Kansas City, Missouri. The outermost circle is marked off in degrees and indicates...

10. Waynesville Quadrangle Waynesville Quadrangle 1944 Topographical map of an area of Pulaski and Phelps counties in Missouri, including segments of the Gasconade and Big Piney rivers, the towns of Dixon, Waynesville, and Fort Leonard Wood. Map also depicts...

11. Watson's New County, Railroad, and Distance Map of Missouri Watson's New County, Railroad, and Distance Map of Missouri 1875 Map of Missouri showing counties, county seats, other towns, completed railroad lines with stops, proposed rail lines, and canals. Map also includes a portion of western Kansas, extreme northern Arkansas,...

12. Water Resources Development by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers in Missouri Water Resources Development by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers in Missouri January 1, 1979 Illlustrated article giving a description of the flood control projects of the Army Corps of Engineers in Jackson and Clay Counties, Missouri, on the Little Platte River for the new Smithville Lake and...

13. Washington Irving Visit to Missouri Washington Irving Visit to Missouri 1885 One paragraph about the 1832 visit to Montgomery County, Missouri, by Washington Irving, "one of the most distinguished and graceful of American writers," on his voyage to the Far West.

14. Warsaw Sheet Warsaw Sheet 1894 (1938 reprint) Topographical map of areas of Benton and Hickory counties in Missouri, including segments of the Osage and Pomme de Terre rivers and the town of Warsaw. Map also depicts other communities, railroads, and...

15. Veterans Unite to Remember Missourians Lost in War Veterans Unite to Remember Missourians Lost in War October 2, 1984 Includes list of dead and missing from Jackson, Clay, and Platte Counties from World War I, II, Korean, and Vietnam.

16. Versailles Sheet Versailles Sheet 1893 (1916 reprint) Topographical map of areas of Morgan, Camden, and Miller counties in Missouri, including segments of the Osage and Niangua rivers and the towns of Bagnell and Versailles. Map depicts railroads and a local...

17. Vernon County, Missouri Vernon County, Missouri ca. 1910 Shows townships, towns, roads, railroads, and waterways. Map may have been taken from Hixson Plat Book of Vernon County (MVSC Q 912.778 V54h).

18. Uneven Fight for Life Uneven Fight for Life April 30, 2012 Article examines and compares the life expectancy of area counties to that of other U.S. counties. A recent study showed that in the Kansas City area, Johnson Countians had the highest life expectancy,...

19. Trend Drives Jobs toward JoCo Trend Drives Jobs toward JoCo October 1, 2009 Front-page article about employment in Johnson stating it may surpass Jackson County as the employment center of the Kansas City metro area. "Employment in Johnson County exploded 70.7 percent from 1990...

20. Trail of Tears: Retracing the Footsteps Trail of Tears: Retracing the Footsteps August 1, 2005 Part one of a series of articles from the journal of a ''modern-day traveler on Missouri's portion of the route by which the Cherokees were relocated from the East.'' Includes a timeline of dates and actions...