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J Frederick Fausz
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Pike of Pike's Peak
Biographical article about Zebulon Montgomery Pike, or Zebulon Pike (1779-1813), an early explorer of Kansas Territory including Pike's Peak (a mountain named for him in Colorado, then part of Kansas Territory)...
Pioneer Figures of the West Move through Records of a Frontiersman
Portrait and biographical article about William Clark Kennerly, or William Kennerly (1824-1912), a soldier, hunter, explorer, and nephew of William Clark of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Description...
Prior Knowledge of Kaw Point Area by Lewis and Clark
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...
Article about the progress in exploration and settlement along the Missouri River, with tables of distances and river tributaries along its length "taken from Lewis and Clark's Travels," etc.
Putting the Corps in the Core Curruculum [sic]
Review of the descriptions of the Lewis and Clark Expedition in middle and high school American History textbooks. Includes suggestions for other resources and supplemental lesson plans and a list of current...
Question on Lewis and Clark Military Justice
Article debates the proposition that the Court Martial at Kaw Point was the first official Court Martial west of the Mississippi.
Raising the Stars & Stripes Over Louisiana Territory
Short article that describes the actual ceremonies when the Louisiana Territory was turned over to the United States. It includes mention of the transfer of title from France to the United States in New...
Riverside Celebrates 50th Birthday
Photo and article about the semi-centennial celebration and history (written in 1981) of the town of Riverside, Missouri, incorporated in 1931 in southern Platte County, Missouri (north of the Missouri...
Illustration and information on Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868), a prominent western fur trader, founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri about 1826, and brother of Antoine Robidoux and Louis Robidoux, et al. Son...
Sacajawea Earned Historic Niche as Pocohontas of Lewis and Clark Trek
Photo, illustration, and biographical article about Sacajawea (ca. 1785-1812 ca.), a Shoshone Indian guide on the Lewis and Clark expedition and wife of French fur trader Toussaint Charbonneau (1759-1840...
School History of the State of Missouri
Portrait and biographical description of General Meriwether Lewis (1774-1808), co-leader of the Lewis and Clark expedition from Saint Louis to the Pacific Ocean in 1804, becoming a military general, governor...
Schoolmaster with Urge to Explore
September 1, 1973
A biographical article about Jean Baptiste Trudeau, or Jean Trudeau, founder of "a one-room log cabin schoolhouse" in Saint Louis in 1774 and thereby "the first schoolmaster in Missouri." Born in Montreal...
Simple Medicine with Undaunted Courage: The Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery, 1803-1806
Article penned by a medical doctor regarding the medicine practiced by the men of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Statue Honors Explorers
April 26, 2000
Article describes the dedication of the Lewis and Clark statue located in Case Park near the Broadway Bridge in downtown Kansas City. Author Stephen Ambrose and Governer Mel Carnahan were speakers at the...
Table I. Important Expedition Incidents Involving Sacagawea
This table lists occurrences during the Lewis and Clark Expedition that involved Sacagawea and that were noted in the journals. For instance, 11/04 Appears at Fort; 1/05 Pregnant; 2/05 Baptiste Born; 5/05...
The Building of the Lewis and Clark Boat in Pittsburgh
Was it a flatboat, keelboat, or barge that Meriwether Lewis had built for the Corps of Discovery's travels to find a passage to the West coast? The author, using many original source documents such as...
The Charbonneau Family in Kansas City
Information about the Charbonneau family in the Kansas City area and around Kansas, including Elizabeth, Lizette, Jean-Baptiste, Pierre, et al., descended from early French settlers of the area, including...
The Direction of Promise: Retracing Lewis and Clark
File containing an article about the 1983 retracing of the trail covered in the 1804-1805 Lewis and Clark expedition, with photos and comments on changes in the landscape.
The Falls of the Missouri
Article about the waterfalls on the Missouri River, with large photos and history of the river, mostly in the Rocky Mountains, with references to the journal of the Lewis and Clark expedition.
The Flag That Flew over the Corps of Discovery at Kaw Point
Article debates the design of the flag (or pendant) that flew from the bow of the keelboat of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The author also examines the use of pirogues and dugout canoes on the journey....
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