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1. Zebulon Pike Zebulon Pike Portraits, photos, and information on Captain Zebulon Montgomery Pike, or Zebulon Pike (ca. 1779-1813), "the discoverer of Pike's Peak in Colorado" in 1806 and an early western explorer "regarding this...

2. York York March 23, 1990 York was the first black person to set foot in what is now Kansas City. [June 26, 1804] York was traveling with the Lewis and Clark exploration team in the early 1800s as it passed through here.

3. William Clark: Soldier, Explorer, Statesman William Clark: Soldier, Explorer, Statesman October//1906 Extensive biographical article about William Clark (1770-1838) of the Lewis and Clark expedition, "soldier, explorer, territorial governor, superintendent of Indian affairs," with genealogy of his Virginia...

4. William Clark's Diary, May, 1826-February, 1831 William Clark's Diary, May, 1826-February, 1831 February, May, August, November//1948 Four-part series that features the diary of William Clark from May, 1826 to February, 1831, when he was Superintendent of Indian Affairs at St. Louis. It includes reproductions of the diary's original...

5. Wilderness Doctors Wilderness Doctors March/April 2004 Review of the medical instruction Lewis received prior to leading the Corps of Discovery, as well as a snapshot of the two year journey and related health/medical situations encountered. Includes sidebar,...

6. Where the River Fits the Song Where the River Fits the Song September//1974 Illustrations (by Karl Bodmer), map, and article about the upper Missouri River, its early explorations by the Lewis and Clark expedition and the Karl Bodmer and Prince Maximilian expedition, and its present-day...

7. Whack! Crack! Boom! The Guns of Lewis and Clark Whack! Crack! Boom! The Guns of Lewis and Clark May 2006 Main articles in this issue of We Proceeded On highlight the guns used on the Lewis and Clark Expedition: ''The Guns of Lewis and Clark;'' ''The Short Rifle of Lewis and Clark;'' and ''Meriwether Lewis's...

8. Whack! Crack! Boom! The Guns of Lewis and Clark Whack! Crack! Boom! The Guns of Lewis and Clark May 2006 Main articles in this issue of "We Proceeded On" highlight the guns used on the Lewis and Clark Expedition: ''The Guns of Lewis and Clark;'' ''The Short Rifle of Lewis and Clark;'' and ''Meriwether Lewis's...

9. Watts Mill Watts Mill Postcard of Watts Mill

10. Warriors of the Missouri Waterways Warriors of the Missouri Waterways October 1, 2003 Part 5 in the series "Lewis and Clark in Missouri." The author reviews the history of the Missouris and Osages in Missouri prior to Lewis' and Clark's epic expedition. Also addressed is the interaction...

11. Up the Missouri with Lewis and Clark Up the Missouri with Lewis and Clark March-April//1979 Story of the Lewis and Clark expedition, describing their exploration of Missouri and the rest of the Louisiana Territory to the Oregon coast in 1804, Lewis's death in 1809, and Clark's role in governing...

12. Uncrowned Heroine, Among Great Men Uncrowned Heroine, Among Great Men January/February, 2006 Article describing the life of Sacagawea and her involvement with the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The author writes that although Sacagawea served as an important guide to Lewis and Clark, saving the expedition...

13. Trailing Lewis and Clark Trailing Lewis and Clark March, 2005 Author explores the Lewis and Clark Trail from Fort Mandan Historic Site (Washburn, ND) to the Snake River (Lewiston, ID). Includes recommendations for places to visit and stay for modern-day travelers....

14. Trading Traditions Trading Traditions December 1, 2003 Part 6 of the 7-article series about Lewis and Clark in Missouri. This one discusses the fur trade up to and after the time Lewis and Clark traveled through the area. Includes a small chart--Partial Fur...

15. The Wild Missouri: A New Race of Pioneers Braves the Ancient Highway to the West The Wild Missouri: A New Race of Pioneers Braves the Ancient Highway to the West January//1955 Article condensed from the "Prairie Schooner," about the "wild Missouri" River and its unstable history since the Lewis and Clark expedition, on a trip on barge from Saint Louis, through Kansas City, to...

16. The Trail of Lewis and Clark 1804-1806 The Trail of Lewis and Clark 1804-1806 1945 Illustrated and annotated map of the Lewis and Clark expedition trail or route.

17. The Threat on Kaw Point: Redoubt At the Kansas River The Threat on Kaw Point: Redoubt At the Kansas River 2002 This article challenges the historical perspective that the Lewis and Clark expedition faced no significant threat of armed conflict at their camp on the Kansas River in June 1804 to justify the redoubt....

18. The Osage Indians: First Gateway to the West The Osage Indians: First Gateway to the West Summer 2004 The Osage Indians were once a powerful Indian tribe in the central and southwest part of what became the state of Missouri during the early fur trading years. Lewis and Clark expedition member Patrick...

19. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Chapter of the book about Pierre Dorion, Sr., a Sioux Indian interpreter on the Lewis and Clark expedition, and his son, Pierre Dorion, Jr., an Indian interpreter with Manuel Lisa and then John Jacob Astor's...

20. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Chapter of the book about John Newman (~1785~1838), a fur trapper born in Pennsylvania and moving to Ohio before joining the Lewis and Clark expedition in 1803 and afterwards living in Missouri and traveling...