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Louisiana Purchase Exp...
Saint Louis, Missouri
Lewis and Clark Expedi...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
John Albury Bryan
''We Are Not Yet Conquered''
This book covers the ''history of the Northern Cherokee Nation of the Old Louisiana Territory'' including the many Cherokee in Missouri, especialy mid-Missouri.
1904 Saint Louis World's Fair
File containing a magazine or book excerpt with several large photos and captions from scenes at the 1904 Saint Louis World's Fair, including the Administration Building, Machinery Hall, the California...
A Resurrection of Native Arts and Crafts: The St. Louis World's Fair, 1904
Article about the expositions for Indian arts and crafts at the 1904 Saint Louis World's Fair, with photos of displays by several Indian tribes, including Geronimo himself.
An Oddity of Empire: The Philippine Scouts and the 1904 World's Fair
Article about the Philippine Exhibit at the 1904 World's Fair and its intended purposes "to contrast the 'intellectual condition of Filipinos prior to the American guardianship and their intellectual progress...
Because of Them
Editorial praising the members of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, and recounting the triumphs and struggles of their journey.
Biography of George C. Hale (1850-1923), Fire Chief
Charles L. Johnson Papers Finding Aid
Charles Johnson, ragtime musician and composer and arranger, spent most of his life in Kansas City, Missouri. It is believed that he made the first orchestra arrangement for the song "Missouri Waltz" and...
Designers of the Fair
Photos, portraits, and biographical article about the designers of the 1904 World's Fair in Saint Louis, including Henry Van Brunt of the Kansas City firm Van Brunt & Howe, Daniel Burnham, Louis Sullivan,...
Excelsior Springs, Regent Spring & Wabash Depot
2 postcards of Excelsior Springs, Regent Spring & Wabash Depot
Postcard of George Fuller Green painting of Fort Osage
Fort Osage, Factor's House
Postcard of the Factor's House at Fort Osage
Fort Osage: An Incident of Territorial Missouri
Essay about the policies of President Thomas Jefferson to protect the Louisiana Purchase territory against foreigners following the Lewis and Clark expedition, with forts along its border, especially Fort...
Founding of St. Louis: A New French Frontier at the End of Empire
Description of events leading up to the founding of St. Louis, "the refuge of all the French" along the Missouri River frontier. Includes color picture of Auguste Chouteau portrait, maps, and other illustrations....
Francois Valle and His World: Upper Louisiana Before Lewis and Clark
Book presents an indepth study of Francois Valle and his family and his impact on the Upper Louisiana/Illinois Country area. He was instrumental in the development of Mississippi River town Ste. Genevieve,...
Gass's Journal of the Travels of a Corps of Discovery, from the Mouth of the Missouri through the Interior Parts of North America
Book review of "A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery" by Patrick Gass, "one of the Persons employed in the Expedition." Description of their voyage from Saint Louis along the Missouri...
George Edward Kessler
Photos and biographical article about George Kessler (1862-1923), a nationally prominent landscape architect and designer of Kansas City's park and boulevard system. Description of his life and career,...
George Kessler Collection Finding Aid
This one box collection includes 16 landscape drawings done primarily by George Kessler, dated 1910 - 1916 and covering not only Penn Valley Park and North Terrace Park in Kansas City but also projects...
Hale's Fire Fighters
Photo of the firefighters' home base at the World's Fair in Saint Louis, Missouri.
Henry Van Brunt
Folder contains a black and white drawing of the Kansas City Casino at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition done by Van Brunt & Howe Architects. It includes an insert of a diagram of the building's interior....
Imperialism on Display: The Philippine Exhibition at the 1904 World's Fair
Examination of the Philippine Exhibition at the 1904 World's Fair in Saint Louis as a display of the United States' pinnacle of imperialism and arrogance in treatment of Filipinos in the wake of the 1899...
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