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1. Biography of Jacques Fournais (1750?-1871), Explorer and Fur Trader Biography of Jacques Fournais (1750?-1871), Explorer and Fur Trader 2009

2. Biography of Bérénice Chouteau (1808-1888) and François Chouteau (1797-1838), Founding Residents of Biography of Bérénice Chouteau (1808-1888) and François Chouteau (1797-1838), Founding Residents of Kansas City 2003

3. Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 October//1909

4. Biography of John Harris (1795-1874), Hotelier Biography of John Harris (1795-1874), Hotelier 2008

5. Biography of Henry Perry (1875-1940), Restaurateur Biography of Henry Perry (1875-1940), Restaurateur 2005

6. Biography of Jim Bridger (1804-1881), Frontiersman Biography of Jim Bridger (1804-1881), Frontiersman 2003

7. Biography of Seth Ward (1820-1903), Frontier Trader Biography of Seth Ward (1820-1903), Frontier Trader 2008

8. Biography of Thomas Johnson (1802-1865), Methodist Minister and Missionary Biography of Thomas Johnson (1802-1865), Methodist Minister and Missionary 2003

9. Lewis and Clark Resources Lewis and Clark Resources 2003 A bibliography of materials related to Lewis and Clark held by the Kansas City Public Library.

10. Schoolmaster with Urge to Explore Schoolmaster with Urge to Explore September 1, 1973 A biographical article about Jean Baptiste Trudeau, or Jean Trudeau, founder of "a one-room log cabin schoolhouse" in Saint Louis in 1774 and thereby "the first schoolmaster in Missouri." Born in Montreal...

11. Lieut. Fremont's Expedition to Oregon and California Lieut. Fremont's Expedition to Oregon and California February 1, 1845 A brief outline of John C. Fremont's expedition route throughout the western United States. Leaving from Westport, Missouri, he traveled to the Rocky Mountains, the "great Salt Lake of Northern Mexico,"...

12. Articles Written by John Edward Hicks Articles Written by John Edward Hicks 1949-1968 A collection of 163 pages of photocopied newspaper articles from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times authored by John Edward Hicks, a proofreader and reporter for the Star. Most of the articles...

13. The Bee Hunter The Bee Hunter Winter 1979 A history of the spread of domestic European bees into the western United States. The author summarizes their introduction to North America in the seventeenth century and draws upon the accounts of western...

14. John Newman: "A Man of Uncommon Activity and Bodily Strength" John Newman: "A Man of Uncommon Activity and Bodily Strength" November 2008 A member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition or Corps of Discovery, John Newman is primarily remembered for "his court martial and subsequent expulsion from the Corps of Discovery." The article relates the...

15. Historical Notes--Incidents of Early Travels in Missouri Historical Notes--Incidents of Early Travels in Missouri May//1881 Accounts of French explorers and traders of the late 1600s to early 1700s on the Missouri River and distinctions between different types of Indians from their encounters with Missouri, Osage, and Illinois...

16. Give Or Take A Lie Or Two Give Or Take A Lie Or Two Winter 2009 An article about the conflicting stories of both filmmakers and historians when it comes to the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Blomquist gives examples of several Hollywood films that attempt to portray the...

17. Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909 Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909 1910 Annotated chronology of the history of Kansas City, Missouri from prehistoric Indian eras to 1909, covering its many political changes in ownership (Spain, France, England, etc.).

18. Trade between Missouri & Mexico: Presented to the Senate, Jan. 3, by Mr. Benton Trade between Missouri & Mexico: Presented to the Senate, Jan. 3, by Mr. Benton January/15/1825 Answers of Augustus Storrs to queries addressed to him by the hon. Thomas H. Benton [or Thomas Hart Benton], senator in congress from the state of Missouri, upon the origin, present state, and future prospect,...

19. Daniel Boone and the Judgment Tree Daniel Boone and the Judgment Tree September//1969 Article about Daniel Boone's later life in Missouri as a syndic or judge in Missouri starting in 1800, with a Judgment Elm tree marking the site of many of his judgments, also describing his removal to...

20. More Evidence of de Vaca in This Area More Evidence of de Vaca in This Area June//1974 Article about more archaeological evidence of the presence of Spanish explorer Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca in the Kansas City area in the 1500s, with the discovery of a brass spearhead in Independence,...