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141. South Dakota Historical Collections South Dakota Historical Collections 1938 English translation of the "First Journey to North America in the Years 1822 to 1824" by the German Duke of Wuerttemberg, Friedrich Paul Wilhelm (1797-1860), originally published in 1835 and with information...

142. Spinning the Span Spinning the Span August 18-24, 2005 Article describes Woodswether Bridge, a paved path beneath the Lewis and Clark Viaduct designed for use by cyclists and pedestrians crossing the Kansas River. The bridge was implemented as part of a plan...

143. Steamboating in Kansas Steamboating in Kansas Autumn//1998 History of steamboating on nearly all of the navigable and semi-navigable rivers in Kansas, starting in 1819, mainly along the Missouri and Kansas Rivers. Photos, illustrations, and descriptions of the...

144. 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...

145. 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.

146. Stockyards, Kansas City Stockyards, Kansas City 1907-10 Panoramic view of the Kansas City Stockyards and West Bottoms area. Caption on photograph reads, "Kansas City, Mo. Stock Yards, 500 Ft. above 19th & Genesee Street, Oct. 1907, From Lawrence Captive Airship."...

147. That Damned Missouri River That Damned Missouri River September//1971 Photos, map, and extensive article about the Missouri River and its history of navigation and surrounding settlements. Depiction of Kansas City area scenes including Downtown and the Country Club Plaza,...

148. The Beginning of the West: Annals of the Kansas Gateway to the American West, 1540-1854 The Beginning of the West: Annals of the Kansas Gateway to the American West, 1540-1854 1972 Descriptions (with scholarly references) of early French explorations and camps in and around the Kansas City area back to the early 1700s. Description of "the Kansa village" at the mouth of the Kansas...

149. The Berry Company's Map of Kansas City, Kansas The Berry Company's Map of Kansas City, Kansas n.d. Land ownership map of the city of Kansas City, Kansas, showing steam and electric railways, parks, schools, cemeteries, businesses, and municipal buildings and landmarks.

150. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of George Henry Griffin, or George Griffin, "[c]ontractor of steel bridges" in Kansas City, born in Pennsylvania in 1862 and starting his career in 1880 and his own company in 1902,...

151. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of Henry George Griffin, or Henry Griffin, "[c]ontractor of steel bridges" in Kansas City, born in Pennsylvania in 1862 and starting in his career in 1880, arriving in Kansas City about...

152. The Boundary Lines of Kansas [and] The East Boundary Line of Kansas The Boundary Lines of Kansas [and] The East Boundary Line of Kansas 1910 Photos, map, and articles about the development of boundary lines for the territory and state of Kansas since the formation of the state of Missouri in 1820, with descriptions of Kansas's eastern boundary...

153. The Central State: Its Physical Features and Resources The Central State: Its Physical Features and Resources June//1888 Illustrations, map, diagram, and article (written by an official of the United States Geological Survey) about the physical features, natural resources, and economy of the state of Kansas in 1888, with...

154. The Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record The Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record //1877 Description of the move of the Louis Grandlouis family, including Louis's wife "Madame Grandouis," to the Kansas City area "at the beginning of the present century. Description of her becoming "the first...

155. The Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record The Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record //1877 One paragraph about the party of "Canadian 'voyageurs'" of the American Fur Company traveling to the mouth of the Kansas River in 1815, including Jacques Fournais, settling in the site of what was to later...

156. The Delaware Indians in Kansas--1829-1867 The Delaware Indians in Kansas--1829-1867 September//1955 Description of the Grinter Ferry (with description of its founder in 1831, Moses Grinter, as "the first permanent resident of the [Wyandotte County, Kansas] locality") also called the Secondine Ferry or...

157. The Delaware Indians in Kansas--1829-1867 The Delaware Indians in Kansas--1829-1867 September//1955 One paragraph about Reverend Jesse Vogler, missionary and founder of "the United Brethren, or Moravian Church" mission along the Kansas River in 1837, serving the Munsee Indians (later "amalgamated with...

158. The Eagles Have Landed in Lawrence The Eagles Have Landed in Lawrence February 16, 2004 Report on migrating bald eagles who have gathered in droves at the Kansas River near the Lawrence Riverfront Plaza. Each winter, Kansas usually gets about 1,200 bald eagles, and Missouri more than 2,000....

159. The Floods in the West The Floods in the West June/13/1903 Four photos of different sections of Topeka, Kansas, showing severe flooding from the Kansas River in 1903.

160. The Great 1951 Flood: Tales of the 1951 Flood The Great 1951 Flood: Tales of the 1951 Flood 1995 Booklet of personal reminiscences (with a few cartoon illustrations) about the 1951 flood in Kansas City, Kansas, especially in the West Bottoms (at the mouth of the Kansas River or Kaw River).