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1. A Long Long Trail A Long Long Trail March 1964 Photo and biographical article about Martin Jones, government surveyor of the Santa Fe Trail in 1876 and Jackson County surveyor from 1854 to 1860, assisting in "lay[ing] out the city limits of Independence...

2. An Unknown Factor?: The Role of African-Americans in the Fur Trade at Fort Union An Unknown Factor?: The Role of African-Americans in the Fur Trade at Fort Union Fall/Winter 2007 Article that summarizes the activities of African-Americans involved with the upper-Missouri River fur trade at Fort Union. The author asserts that the proportion of African-Americans involved with the...

3. Bad Medicine: Medical Knowledge and Practice of the Upper Missouri Fur Trade Bad Medicine: Medical Knowledge and Practice of the Upper Missouri Fur Trade Fall 2004 The article begins with a summary of various medicines and medical practices used by fur traders on the North American frontier. The next section is a transcription of various portions of Robert Thomas'...

4. Civil War in Kansas City Area Civil War in Kansas City Area

5. Coates House Hotel Coates House Hotel Distant view of hotel foundation of first building and the Old Fort next door; located on southeast corner of 10th and Broadway.

6. Fighting the Smallpox Epidemic of 1837-38: The Response of the American Fur Company Traders Fighting the Smallpox Epidemic of 1837-38: The Response of the American Fur Company Traders Winter 1983 Article describes the varied responses of traders working for the American Fur Company at Forts Clark and Union on the upper Missouri River during the smallpox outbreak of 1837 and 1838. A map is provided...

7. For Wood and Water: Steamboating on the Missouri River from Saint Louis to Fort Union, Dakota Territory, For Wood and Water: Steamboating on the Missouri River from Saint Louis to Fort Union, Dakota Territory, 1841-1846--A Collection of Journals by Capt. Joseph A. Sire 2000 Portrait and biographical sketch of Joseph Aime Sire, or Joseph Sire (1799-1854), "one of the two foremost men in the history of steamboat navigation on the Missouri River with Captain Joseph LaBarge,...

8. Fort Union Fort Union

9. Fort Union Fort Union Distant view of fort complex; located at 10th and Central.

10. Fort Union Fort Union Distant view of fort with troops in foreground; located at 10th and Central.

11. Forty Years a Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri: The Personal Narrative of Charles Larpenteur, 1833-1872 Forty Years a Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri: The Personal Narrative of Charles Larpenteur, 1833-1872 1962 Photo portrait of Charles Larpenteur (~1803-1872), a French fur trader in the Rocky Mountains spending much time at Fort Union.

12. In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates 1898? Illustration of "The Old Fort," Fort Union or Camp Union, the foundation for the Coates House, at 10th and Central Streets in Kansas City.

13. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People: 1808-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People: 1808-1908 1908 Illustration of the Fort Union Cavalry Stable in 1861.

14. 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.

15. Medicine Snake Woman Medicine Snake Woman January/February 2007 Article describing the life of Natawista (Natoyist-Siksina), also known as Medicine Snake Woman. A Blackfoot Indian born in 1824, she married fur trader Alexander Culbertson in 1840, and became an important...

16. Pierre Chouteau, Jr. and Company Pierre Chouteau, Jr. and Company 2001 There are numerous references in the book to the Chouteau family and in particular Pierre Chouteau, Jr. and his involvement in the fur trade on the upper Missouri River. The focus of the book is the history...

17. Q.: Where Was Camp Union Located in Kansas City? Q.: Where Was Camp Union Located in Kansas City? September 29, 1996 Description of the earthen camp walls at 10th and Central Streets in Kansas City in 1861, a Civil War encampment also known as Fort Union.

18. Robert Van Horn Letters Robert Van Horn Letters Folder contains several letters written by Robert T. Van Horn. In them he discusses his involvement in the Civil War including where Fort Union was located in downtown Kansas City, as well has his reminiscences...

19. Rudolph Friedrich Kurz: Artist and Journalist on the Upper Missouri Rudolph Friedrich Kurz: Artist and Journalist on the Upper Missouri Fall/Winter 2007 Biographical article focused upon Swiss artist Rudolph Friedrich Kurz and his experiences with the Missouri River fur trade. Topics covered include his early life in Switzerland, his early travels in America,...

20. Tales of an Old Timer Tales of an Old Timer February 15, 1897 Autobiographical article in two parts by W. Z. Hickman, or William Zere Hickman (son of the founder of Hickman's Mill) about his experiences in 1865, "employed by the firm of Shrewsbury, Slemmons & Co.,...