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101. Mattie Lykins Scrapbook Mattie Lykins Scrapbook Clippings in Mrs. Johnston Lykins's scrapbook about the Baptist Pottawatomie Indian Mission on the Kansas River from 1851 to 1853, including information about the Widow's and Orphan's Home in 1874 and...

102. Memorial to the Robidoux Brothers: A History of the Robidouxs in America Memorial to the Robidoux Brothers: A History of the Robidouxs in America April//1924 Description of the exploration and temporary settlement of Joseph Robidoux in 1799 at the later site of Kansas City at the mouth of the Kansas River.

103. Misery on the Missouri Misery on the Missouri April/28/1952 Article about the frequent recent flooding of the Missouri River with a table showing the chronology of its 10 floods in the 10 years from 1943 to 1952 and resulting damages. Related information on the...

104. Missouri and Kansas Rivers Missouri and Kansas Rivers 1989 Looking northwest at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas rivers.

105. Missouri and Kansas Rivers Missouri and Kansas Rivers 1993 Looking northwest from 8th and Jefferson at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas rivers.

106. Missouri River Hydrographic Survey: Kansas City Reach-Kansas River Bend Missouri River Hydrographic Survey: Kansas City Reach-Kansas River Bend 1971 Map of the Kansas City Reach - Kansas River Bend stretch of the Missouri River, including the Broadway Bridge and the A.S.B. Bridge. Soundings across the width of the river are listed at every tenth of...

107. Missouri River Hydrographic Survey: Kaw Bend Missouri River Hydrographic Survey: Kaw Bend 1971 Map of the Kaw Bend of the Missouri River, curving around Fairfax Airport in Kansas City, Kansas. Soundings across the width of the river are listed at every tenth of a mile. Topographic features such...

108. Missouri River, Mouth to Kansas City Missouri River, Mouth to Kansas City 1924 Continuation of title, "Revision from Airplane Photographs, July 15, Aug. 21, 1924. In 50 sheets. Sheet No. 50."

Map of a stretch of the Missouri River from Quindaro Bend and the Fairfax Drainage...

109. Missouri River: Mouth to Rulo Missouri River: Mouth to Rulo 1946-1947 Map of a stretch of the Missouri River between Quindaro Bend and Wayne City Bend, showing the principal topographic features within the alluvial valley. Contour intervals of 5 feet in the flood plain and...

110. Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid 1890-1995 Mildred Kittell Ray was born in Halstead, Kansas, on September 22, 1895. An avid collector of postcards (buttons, too), Mrs. Ray, at the age of 72, initiated a column in the Kansas City Times and Kansas...

111. Municipal Airport Municipal Airport circa 1960s Aerial view of the Municipal Airport, later called the Kansas City Downtown Airport and later the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport. It is located in the bend of the Missouri River across from the convergence...

112. New Era for Quality Hill Recalls Its Earliest Days New Era for Quality Hill Recalls Its Earliest Days November/20/1955 Article about the early history of Quality Hill through the activities of the family of Annie Fisher (1847-1941) and her husband James Fisher, with photos of them. Photos and description also of the Fisher...

113. Old Homes Remaining on Quality Hill Soon to Be Demolished Old Homes Remaining on Quality Hill Soon to Be Demolished October//1962 Article describing the Fisher brothers' sawmill "'at the foot of Fifth street, West Bottoms,'" built in 1866 in Kansas City, with a significant role in the early construction industry of the city, putting...

114. Opens New Trolley Line: Interurban Service to Bonner Springs Began This Morning Opens New Trolley Line: Interurban Service to Bonner Springs Began This Morning July/20/1914 Map and article about the "Kaw Valley line, a new Kansas City interurban" trolley or street railway built by J. J. Heim and traveling to Bonner Springs, Kansas (passing through Muncie, Kansas and Edwardsville,...

115. Origin of Kansas Name Origin of Kansas Name February 12, 1905 The city takes its name from the river bearing the same name. The word Kansas, in the Indian language, means smoky, and is the name given the river by the aborigines, who dwelt along its banks. The word...

116. 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.

117. Pappan's Ferry and the Oregon-California Trail Pappan's Ferry and the Oregon-California Trail Spring//2001 Illustrations, maps, and article about the Pappan's Ferry, a ferry on the Kansas River at Topeka, Kansas established by Joseph Pappan (a French fur trader from Saint Louis) in 1842 originally for "the...

118. Political History of Jackson County: Biographical Sketches of Men Who Have Helped to Make It Political History of Jackson County: Biographical Sketches of Men Who Have Helped to Make It 1902 Photo and bio of Henry Stewart, "Democrat and Police Commissioner of Kansas City." Born in Connecticut in 1858 and coming to Kansas City in 1877 as a coal and sand dealer, building plants for "the Stewart...

119. Prior Knowledge of Kaw Point Area by Lewis and Clark Prior Knowledge of Kaw Point Area by Lewis and Clark Summer 2002 Article discusses Lewis' knowledge, prior to the expedition, of the Missouri River at the mouth of the Kansas River and above. Lewis had learned much from the explorations of John Evans, a Welsh explorer...

120. Railway Bridge Railway Bridge Distant view from eastern shore of the Kansas River of entire bridge.