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Foster, John J
Fishing & Hunting Gear
Glass Negative, B/w, ...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Richmond & co
Wm. W. Kendall Boot and Shoe Co.
Advertising card for Wm. W. Kendall Boot and Shoe Co. showing a child at the beach carrying a net and looking into a basket for catching seafood. Front of card has a crest that says: "K. B & S Co, Established...
Postcard of Winnwood park in Clay County
J. F. Schmelzer & Sons window display of assorted fishing tackle and gear.
Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The majority of photographs in this collection came from the Brookings Montgomery photograph collection purchased by the library in the 1960s. Images are of outlaws, cowboys, Indians, lawmen, judges, western...
Virgil Ward Obituary
Biographical article about Virgil Ward, a local fishing expert.
Two Female Hunters
Two women leaning on the hood of an automobile; both are holding a hunting rifle and dead squirrel. A section of the vehicle license plate reads "-891 Missouri.
Unidentified man in suit and tie stands on a boat between two hanging swordfish.
Three men with firearms and hunting attire kneeling in front of deer carcass. The cleaned carcass appears to be strapped to the hood of a vehicle.
Three men with firearms and hunting attire standing in front of a cleaned deer carcass.
Three Boys Crossing a Stream
Three boys in overalls and a dog crossing a rock ledge in a stream. The boy on the left appears to be holding a gig for spearing fish.
The Sportsman's Friend Remembered
Autobiographical material from Harold Ensley's book Winds of Chance, reprinted in memory of "The Sportsman's Friend." Enlsey, a legendary broadcaster and sportsman, here recounts how he began his career....
The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West
Portrait and chapter of the book about Isaac Rose (1815-18?), a fur trapper entering the Rocky Mountains in 1834 with "Nathaniel J. Wyeth's Columbia River Fishing and Trading Company" before being crippled...
The falls, Lake Forest, Bonner Springs, KS
July 29, 1910
Postcard of the falls at Lake Forest, Bonner Springs, KS
Soaring above Kansas City, Newsboy in Balloon
Photographic postcard of a 1908 Kansas City Star newsboy in prop hot air balloon
Schmelzer Arms Co.
Postcard of the Schmelzer Arms Co. building at 1214 Grand Avenue
SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid
Joe Sanders was born in Thayer, Kansas, and spent the majority of his childhood in the Kansas City area. He started his musical performances as a boy soprano in local church choirs and graduated from Westport...
Regulations 2010 Update
The Missouri Conservation Commission's new regulations go into effect March 1. The new regulations "expand hunting, trapping, and fishing opportunities by adding new methods, longer seasons and increased...
Recreation in Missouri's Future
Analysis of existing and projected future outdoor recreation needs in Missouri, including public parks and private areas for fishing, picnics, camping, hunting, caves, general water recreation, etc., with...
Postcards of Northeast Life
April 14, 2004
Short article and images of Harold Ensley, local sportsman and broadcaster. At the time of this feature he was still active in broadcasting.
Posed Picnic Group
Unidentified men, women, and children on riverbank, formally posed. Some men fishing.
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