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61. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Short history and anecdote with freight rates of the "Caleece" ferry at the mouth of the Kansas River in 1825-1830, established by Richard Linville and from 1826-1830 operated by "French trapper and voyaguer...

62. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Description of Grinter's ferry across the Kansas River used for Fort Leavenworth, established in 1831 by the family of Moses Grinter, the "first permanent white settler" in Wyandotte County, Kansas, with...

63. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 History of the "Wyandot [sic] National Ferry," established across the Kansas River in 1843 and running until 1855, as the "first public utility in Kansas," with illustration.

64. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Historical review of the ferries of the Kansas River from the first in 1825-1826 to the last in 1887.

65. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Conflict between ferry service and new Kansas River, or Kaw River, bridge in 1866.

66. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Missouri Pacific Bridge across the Kansas River the only of 17 such bridges left standing in 1903 flood.

67. Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 October//1909

68. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Chapter of the book about barge navigation and river improvement in the Kansas City area for steamboats and other riverboats on the Missouri River and Kansas River. Describing the physical and financial...

69. History of the Kansa or Kaw Indians History of the Kansa or Kaw Indians 1908 Photos and article about the history of the Kansas Indians, also known as the Kaw Indians, with their "first recorded mention" in "the account of the explorations of Juan de Onate, who met them on our...

70. How Districts Get Names How Districts Get Names January 4, 1925 Article about the origins of area place names like Toad-a-Loop, Tour-de-Loup, and Sni-a-Bar, all supposed to be of French origin etymologically. "One of the troublesome place names in Kansas City is that...

71. How Kansas City Got Its Name How Kansas City Got Its Name April/15/1938 Explanation of the origin of the name of Kansas City, taken from the name of the Kansas River, being located at that river's mouth. Also a story of Kansas City, Missouri, nearly being included as part...

72. Hughes Photograph Collection Finding Aid Hughes Photograph Collection Finding Aid ca. 1915 This collection of amateur quality snapshots show familiar local landmarks like Union Station, the Kansas City Museum, Swope Park, etc. Also included are a few from the Kansas City, Kansas area.

73. Important KC Link Has a Cloudy Future Important KC Link Has a Cloudy Future November 24, 2011 Engineers and transportation planners are studying whether to replace or rehab the Lewis and Clark Viaduct. Opened in 1907, the viaduct spans the Kansas River and connects downtown Kansas City, Missouri,...

74. In the Bend of the Kaw In the Bend of the Kaw Spring 2002 Part I-Earliest Settlements, 1825-1854. The author includes quotes from standard sources. Part II-"The Farmers Came" 1855-1879 (V.1#7, p.276-279.) Part III-"Take 'er Down an 'turn 'er", 1875-1900 (V.1,#8,...

75. In the Wake of the Floods In the Wake of the Floods October//1951 Article about the flood control projects of the Pick-Sloan plan, a federal program set up before the 1951 flood but not built in time to prevent disasters caused along the Kansas and Missouri Rivers in...

76. It's Just One Big Sewer It's Just One Big Sewer August 20, 2011 Article describes the water pollution problem around the Kaw Point area of the Kansas River. A reported 2.5 billion gallons of raw sewage empties out near the Kaw Point Park each year due to Kansas City's...

77. Jackson County Townships Jackson County Townships 1881 Description of the division of Jackson County into three townships--Fort Osage, Kaw, and Blue--by the newly appointed presiding judges of the county.

78. James Pendergast Memorial James Pendergast Memorial Postcard of the James Pendergast Memorial

79. Johnson County, Kansas Johnson County, Kansas ca. 1930 Land ownership map of Johnson County, Kansas, showing U.S highways, state highways, railroads, roads (paved, gravel and graded) political township boundaries, civil township lines, schools, churches, cemeteries,...

80. Jules DeMun Jules DeMun 1997 Biographical chapter about Jules DeMun (1782-1843), an early explorer and fur trader of the American Southwest and of the site of Kansas City. He was a native of Haiti and "nobleman by birth" coming to...