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Foster, John J
Fishing & Hunting Gear
Glass Negative, B/w, ...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Richmond & co
My Memories of Judge Jules Edgar Guinotte
Photo and biographical article about Judge Jules Edgar Guinotte, or Jules Guinotte (1855-1935), from reminiscences by the author, Jules's granddaughter. Description of his life and career, born "in the...
New Map of Clay County, Missouri
Land ownership map of Clay County, Missouri, showing U.S. highways, state and county roads, paved and graveled roads, railroads, electric lines, twp.& range lines, county lines, schools, churches, and...
On the Edge of the South Land: The Game Preserves of Missouri
Overview of animal game preserves in Missouri for hunting and fishing, especially in the Ozarks and along the Saint Francis River, with photos and history of Missouri hunting.
P4 Frank Ford Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The collection's 117 developed photographs and 51 glass plate negatives show scenes from around the turn of the twentieth century by local amateur photographer, Frank S. Ford. They include photographs...
People at the Lagoon
Unidentified people on shore fishing and watching canoe on the lagoon.
Posed Picnic Group
Unidentified men, women, and children on riverbank, formally posed. Some men fishing.
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.
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...
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...
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...
Schmelzer Arms Co.
Postcard of the Schmelzer Arms Co. building at 1214 Grand Avenue
Soaring above Kansas City, Newsboy in Balloon
Photographic postcard of a 1908 Kansas City Star newsboy in prop hot air balloon
The falls, Lake Forest, Bonner Springs, KS
July 29, 1910
Postcard of the falls at Lake Forest, Bonner Springs, KS
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 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....
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.
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.
Unidentified man in suit and tie stands on a boat between two hanging swordfish.
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.
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