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1. 1903 Flood, Hannibal Bridge 1903 Flood, Hannibal Bridge Postcard of the Hannibal Bridge during the 1903 flood.

2. Aids to Navigation on the Missouri River: Concrete Piles Employed in Dam Construction Aids to Navigation on the Missouri River: Concrete Piles Employed in Dam Construction February/15/1913 Photos and article about the modification of the course of the Missouri River at Elwood Bend, Missouri, just north of Saint Joseph, and at Fort Riley, Kansas, with concrete dams built to improve navigation...

3. Boom on the Missouri Boom on the Missouri October/13/1946 Article with large photos, map, and captions about the proposed "broad plan for control and development--an MVA like the TVA" of the Missouri River valley, with dams to be built by the United States Army...

4. Brown's Lake Dam Brown's Lake Dam October 28, 1938 View of WPA dam construction site at Brown's Lake, southwest of Odessa, Missouri.

5. Brown's Lake Dam Area Brown's Lake Dam Area October 28, 1938 View of WPA dam construction site and nearby area at Brown's Lake, southwest of Odessa, Missouri.

6. Brown's Lake Dam Construction Brown's Lake Dam Construction October 28, 1938 View of WPA dam construction site at Brown's Lake, southwest of Odessa, Missouri.

7. Civil Engineering: Dams for Domestic Needs Civil Engineering: Dams for Domestic Needs July/26/1947 Article about the Garrison Dam project on the Missouri River, designed both to provide a water reservoir for irrigation and for flood control upstream of Garrison, North Dakota.

8. Corps Promises Changes Corps Promises Changes November 8, 2011 "Under pressure from Congress and states, the Army Corps of Engineers said Monday that it will change its approach to operating Missouri River dams with the aim of reducing prospects for future flooding."...

9. Correction Correction June//1952 Correction to the April 26 article by Richard G. Baumhoff in "The Nation" magazine, notably the editing mistake about the author's comments on the part of the Missouri River valley affected by the 1951...

10. Dam the Missouri Floods! Dam the Missouri Floods! April/26/1952 Brief article about the proposed engineering project on the Missouri River to be regulated by its own comprehensive federal agency, covering flood control, electrical energy, soil conservation, navigation,...

11. Damming the Kaw: The Kiro Controversy and Flood Control in the Great Depression Damming the Kaw: The Kiro Controversy and Flood Control in the Great Depression Spring, 2003 Article retells the history of a depression era (1933) flood control project to dam the Kansas River and create a giant lake between Kiro Dam and Manhattan, Kansas. It not only would control flooding but...

12. Engineering: Taming Missouri River Engineering: Taming Missouri River August/9/1947 News about four dams on tributaries of the Missouri River to control flooding, including "the Kortes and the Boysen dams in Wyoming, Angostura in South Dakota, and the Enders in Nebraska," all part of...

13. Fairmount Park, Bathing Scene Fairmount Park, Bathing Scene Postcard of Bathing Scene at Fairmount Park

14. Flood of Uncertainty Washes Over KC Flood of Uncertainty Washes Over KC June 24-30, 2011 Article concerning the impending flood waters from the Missouri River which could affect some metro area businesses. Discussion of the contributing factors of the flooding and a map that details the dams...

15. From One Dam, More Power and Water for a Sixth of U. S. From One Dam, More Power and Water for a Sixth of U. S. August/8/1958 Article about the hydroelectric power and reservoir water gained by the new Oahe Dam on the Missouri River in South Dakota, providing both flood control and irrigation water for farmers, built by the United...

16. General Highway Map, Platte County, Missouri General Highway Map, Platte County, Missouri 1953 Map of Platte County, Missouri, including roads, streams, dams, bridges, parks, schools, and much more.

17. Grand River Dam Grand River Dam

18. Historical Resources Mitigation Volume I: We Remember the Rivers--An Oral History Survey of the River Historical Resources Mitigation Volume I: We Remember the Rivers--An Oral History Survey of the River Valleys in the Harry S. Dam and Reservoir Project, Missouri September 1980 Study of the history of the river valleys flooded by or closely affected by Truman Lake, created by a dam of the Osage River and its tributaries southeast of Kansas City. Includes oral interviews conducted...

19. Idyll in the Ozarks Idyll in the Ozarks June/25/1955 Article about the fishing, boating, and other water recreation in rivers in the Missouri Ozarks, mostly soon to be flooded by dams by the unpopular Army Corps of Engineers, with map and photos.

20. Kansas City: Rise of a Regional Metropolis Kansas City: Rise of a Regional Metropolis 2002 Book includes a short history of the Massman Construction Company which was founded in Kansas City in 1908 by Henry J. Massman.