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Kansas City, Missouri
G M Hopkins
Milton D Rafferty
William E Connelley
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Gallup Map and Supply ...
''Sent Out By Our Great Father'': Zebulon Montgomery Pike's Journal and Route Across Kansas, 1806
Article looks at Zebulon Pike and his time in Kansas and includes a reprint of Zebulon Pike's journal, September 3 - November 11, 1806 as well as Pike's instructions contained in two letters from General...
A Complete Set of Surveys and Plats of Properties of Kansas City, Missouri: Compiled and Drawn from Official Record and Actual Surveys
Book of maps available for use on microfilm only.
A Little Place Getting Smaller
Article about Gove County, Kansas. With a declining population, it represents much of the Great Plains' rural communities. "While rural America in general saw a gain in population between 1990 and 2000,...
A Map of Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland with the Parts Adjacent
Engraved map of four eastern seaboard states, indicating mountain ranges, rivers, streams, cities, towns and roads. Federal City, Baltimore and Philadelphia are featured.
A Vest-Pocket Geography
Illustrated map and description of the history of different regions of Missouri, including the Kansas City area as "the jumping-off place of the Oregon Trail" and the Santa Fe Trail and "unofficial starting...
AC15 Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company Collection Finding Aid
The Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company Collection contains photographs of Kansas City, Missouri, street scenes ca. 1926.
An Interview With Ilus Davis
Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded May 15, 1976. 3 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 3 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed...
An Interview With Lounner Pemberton
Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded May 20, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide...
Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains
Comparisons of Kansas City's topography, from the levee to Westport, to Chicago and of its growth to Chicago, Memphis, Savannah, and Philadelphia.
Twenty geographical area plans made by the City Council with maps, land use, and area functions.
Article about the state of Missouri, including its history, government, geography and geology, natural resources and climate, "chief towns" (mentioning Independence, Saint Joseph, and Weston but not Kansas...
Atlas of Environs of Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri
General maps of the Greater Kansas City area available for use on microfilm only.
Atlas of Kansas City, Mo., and Environs, 1925
General maps of the Greater Kansas City area available for microfilm use only.
Atlas of Kansas City, U. S. A., & Vicinity
Book of maps for metro area, use on microfilm only.
Atlas of Missouri
Contains maps of Missouri showing the name origins of all the counties and the types of landform regions.
Awaken Our Sleeping Industrial Giant
Essay by local real estate developer J. C. Nichols about the need for Kansas City and the rest of the Midwest to increase industrial production (utilizing our rich mineral resources and central location)...
Basic Economic Data: A Report on the Kansas City Metropolitan Area
Comprehensive overview of economic information on the Kansas City work force, including job types, population and demographics, geography of where people live and work and how and where they travel, etc....
Information on the elevations or altitudes of the Kansas City and surrounding areas as measured by the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey of the United States Department of Commerce starting in the...
Blue Valley West Student Brings Home Gold in World Geography Bee
July 15, 2005
The U.S. team of three, Andrew Wojtanki (from Blue Valley West), Karan Takhar of East Providence, R.I., and Jesse Weinberg of Coconut Grove, Florida, won the gold in the National Geographic World Championship...
Book Your Travel via the Reading Route
Photo (of the interior of the 9th Street Main Library), table (of "books used in the Kansas City display" of World War II issues), and article about the Kansas City Public Library's world geography display...
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