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1. Biography of Jay B. Dillingham (1910-2007), Businessman Biography of Jay B. Dillingham (1910-2007), Businessman 2009;

2. Biography of Joseph Guinotte (1815-1867), Civil Engineer Biography of Joseph Guinotte (1815-1867), Civil Engineer 2008

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 William Gillis (circa 1797-1869), Indian Trader and Kansas City Town Founder Biography of William Gillis (circa 1797-1869), Indian Trader and Kansas City Town Founder 2008

5. Biography of Joseph Parks (1794-1859), Shawnee Indian Chief Biography of Joseph Parks (1794-1859), Shawnee Indian Chief 2008

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

7. 1903 Flood 1903 Flood 1903 1903 Flood scene, flat boat loaded with people on river edge. Identified as “Flood of 1903â€. Perhaps the Kansas River.

8. 1903 Flood 1903 Flood 1903 1903 Flood scene, homes flooded and smokestacks across the river in view, exact location unknown. Identified as “Flood of 1903â€. May be looking southeast across the Kansas River.

9. Steamboats Steamboats 1897-1950 A collection of 63 pages of photocopied newspaper articles from local, state, and national newspapers on various aspects of steamboats and steamboating on the Missouri and Kansas rivers. The bulk of the...

10. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p046 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p046 1909-1938 A portion of Kansas City from W. 17th Street south to W. 19th Street and from the State Line east to Liberty Street, showing buildings, streets, railroads, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page...

11. Green Connection Green Connection March 2008 A profile of the proposed Riverfront Heritage Trail which will connect greenway systems throughout Kansas City. "The simple goal is to develop a first-of-its-kind bistate trail system called the Riverfront...

12. Riverboat On the River Riverboat On the River n.d. A two smokestack unidentified riverboat probably on the Missouri or the Kansas River.

13. Location of Kansas City, Kansas Location of Kansas City, Kansas According to the local history index card, the location of Kansas City, Kansas, at the mouth of the Kansas River is 39 degrees, 7 minutes north, 94 degrees, 38 minutes west, and 773 feet in altitude.

14. You Are Making the Future of Kansas City... Today! You Are Making the Future of Kansas City... Today! 1955 Aerial photograph of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, highlighting 15th Street to City Market, with Broadway Bridge and the Kansas River Bend of the Missouri River in the background. Reverse features photographs...

15. Packing Houses in West Bottoms Packing Houses in West Bottoms ca. 1930 Aerial view looking east across the Kansas River near west end of the Kansas Avenue Bridge; shows Cudahy Packing Company, Swift and Company, and the Kansas City Stockyards.

16. Kansas City, Kansas Kansas City, Kansas ca. 1930 Aerial view looking north near the 18th Street Bridge in Kansas City, Kansas. Proctor and Gamble plant in view as well as the Kansas River. Numerous railroad tracks in the forefront.

17. Stockyards and West Bottoms Stockyards and West Bottoms ca. 1930 Aerial view looking north showing West Bottoms and stockyard area. Kansas River and bridges in view. Missouri River in distance on top and 12th Street Viaduct visible.

18. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of 1951 flood looking east from near the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas River - shows downtown skyline and flooded West Bottoms area. Intercity Viaduct is on left and the Kansas or Kaw...

19. West Bottoms during 1951 Flood West Bottoms during 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of a flooded area in the West Bottoms after the 1951 Flood. Shows Sunshine Biscuits Building, Rudy-Patrick Seeds-Feeds, Weber Paper Company, Couch Tractor & Equipment Co., and the Kansas City...

20. Argentine, Kansas Argentine, Kansas ca. 1930 Aerial view of Argentine, Kansas residential district, railyard with roundhouse near the Kansas River, and the 18th Street Bridge.