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1. ''Scared from Their Sins for a Season'': The Religious Ramifications of the New Madrid Earthquakes, ''Scared from Their Sins for a Season'': The Religious Ramifications of the New Madrid Earthquakes, 1811-1812 Summer 2005 Author states three factors that set the New Madrid earthquake apart from similar episodes: (1) Tremors lasted several months; (2) Affected region was vast, well west of the Mississippi River and east...

2. 'Like an Earthquake' 'Like an Earthquake' February 20, 2013 Article reports on a large natural gas explosion in the Country Club Plaza that injured at least 16 people and destroyed the iconic JJ's Restaurant at 48th Street and Belleview Avenue. The force of the...

3. 1886 Tornado 1886 Tornado Information on the destructive tornado of May 11, 1886.

4. 1886 Tornado 1886 Tornado May 10, 1936 The Lathrop grade school at 6th and May Streets was destroyed by a cyclone on May 11, 1886. 15 children were killed when the belfrey crashed through the roof.

5. 1903 Flood 1903 Flood June//1903 Many stories and pictures of the flood's effects, occupying most of the issue.

6. 1903 Flood 1903 Flood 1908 Story of the anticipation and preparation of the flood and the narrow escape as it struck.

7. 1903 Kansas City Flood 1903 Kansas City Flood The 1903 flood occurred on May 30-31 and June 1, 1903.

8. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood

9. 1951 Flood Damage 1951 Flood Damage 1951 Exterior view of home at 1012 Hasbrook showing damage to the home from the 1951 Flood. Two individuals in view are identified as Mr. and Mrs. Stinson.

10. 1951 Flood Damage 1951 Flood Damage 1951 Exterior view of home at 722 S. 6th Street showing damage to the home from the 1951 Flood. Home may have belonged to Balderas family.

11. 1951 Flood Damage 1951 Flood Damage 1951 Exterior view of home at 813 S. 13th Street showing damage to the home and others from the 1951 Flood. Home may have belonged to Mrs. Shenkel.

12. 1951 Flood Damage 1951 Flood Damage 1951 Exterior view of street identified as 800 S. 9th Street, showing damage from the 1951 Flood to the houses along the street.

13. 1951 Flood Damage 1951 Flood Damage 1951-07 Interior view of church identified as the Gospel Tabernacle located at 6th and Osage. Clearly shows damage to the church sanctuary from the 1951 Flood.

14. 1957 Tornado 1957 Tornado Information on the destructive tornado of May 20, 1957.

15. 1977 Flood 1977 Flood

16. 1977 Flood 1977 Flood October 29, 1977 "Kansas City applied to the federal government yesterday for an advance of $500,000 on a total of $1,354,711 in damages to city facilities in the flood Sept. 12. The application to the Federal Disaster...

17. 1982 Flood 1982 Flood Flood on Friday, August 13, 1982.

18. 1993 Flood 1993 Flood File contains information pertaining to the 1993 Missouri River flood.

19. 20 Years Later, We Dread the Next Flood 20 Years Later, We Dread the Next Flood June 9, 2013 Article focuses upon remembrance of the flood that impacted the Kansas City area during the summer of 1993. Business and property owners in the affected areas are interviewed and discuss both their recollections...

20. 200 Years Ago Today: Disaster 200 Years Ago Today: Disaster February 7, 2012 Article about the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811 and 1812, the last of three great quakes occurring on February 7, 1812, and the likely occurence of another. "The Geological Survey says there is broad...