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101. Before the Arabia Sank: Mormon Passengers up the Missouri in 1856 Before the Arabia Sank: Mormon Passengers up the Missouri in 1856 Fall//1998 Article gives the history of the Arabia steamboat, the digging up of the sunken boat, the museum located in Kansas City to hold the remains, and of the Mormon passengers going up the Missouri to ports...

102. Before the Wagons Came Before the Wagons Came January/February, 2005 Article details the history of the fur trade in the Pacific Northwest. The trade in this region was initiated by John Jacob Astor, who founded "Fort Astoria" at the mouth of the Columbia River from which...

103. Beyond Lewis and Clark Beyond Lewis and Clark Autumn 2004 Article describes a number of explorers who travelled the West in the employ of the U.S. Army after the Lewis and Clark Expedition. These include Zebulon Pike, Stephen H. Long, John Charles Fremont, and...

104. Big Magic for the Big Muddy Big Magic for the Big Muddy September//1944 Photos, map, illustrations, and article about the plans for flood prevention, navigation, and irrigation on the Missouri River Valley and directly affecting Kansas City. Mention of "the teeming war industry...

105. Big Muddy Cuts Deeper Big Muddy Cuts Deeper January 22, 2004 Front page article detailing how the water surface on the Missouri River is dropping and the river is forming a narrower, deeper channel. Includes pictures and drawing illustrations.

106. Big Muddy Gets a New Moniker Big Muddy Gets a New Moniker September 23, 2006 The article states that "Gov. Matt Blunt announced Friday that the state would designate the 552 miles of the Missouri River running from the Iowa state line to the Mississippi River in St. Louis as the...

107. Big Muddy Goes to a Record Low Big Muddy Goes to a Record Low December 16, 2003 Report on the Missouri River hitting a record-low stage December 15, 2003, measured at 4.24 feet on the city's official gauge at the Hannibal Bridge.

108. Big Muddy River Race is Serious About the Fun Big Muddy River Race is Serious About the Fun August 1, 2012 On July 31, more than 500 participants began a 340 mile race on the Missouri River. Canoes and kayaks launched from Kaw Point in Kansas City, Kansas and the race will end in St. Charles, Missouri on August...

109. Big Turnout Opens Sam's Town Complex Big Turnout Opens Sam's Town Complex September/14/1995 Article about the opening of Sam's Town, the Kansas City "area's newest--and Kansas City's first--floating casino," partially on the Missouri River.

110. Biography of Alexander Majors (1914-1900), Pony Express Founder Biography of Alexander Majors (1914-1900), Pony Express Founder 2007

111. Biography of Annie Chambers (1843-1935), Madame Biography of Annie Chambers (1843-1935), Madame 2007

112. Biography of Bérénice Chouteau (1808-1888) and François Chouteau (1797-1838), Founding Residents of Biography of Bérénice Chouteau (1808-1888) and François Chouteau (1797-1838), Founding Residents of Kansas City 2003

113. Biography of Charles E. Kearney (1820-1898), Outfitter Biography of Charles E. Kearney (1820-1898), Outfitter 2008

114. Biography of Dale Eldred (1933-1993), Sculptor Biography of Dale Eldred (1933-1993), Sculptor 1999

115. Biography of Daniel Morgan Boone (1769-1839), Pioneer Biography of Daniel Morgan Boone (1769-1839), Pioneer 2008

116. Biography of Gabriel Prudhomme (1791-1831), Early Settler Biography of Gabriel Prudhomme (1791-1831), Early Settler 2007

117. Biography of Isaac Ridge (1825-1907), Physician Biography of Isaac Ridge (1825-1907), Physician 2008

118. Biography of Jacques Fournais (1750?-1871), Explorer and Fur Trader Biography of Jacques Fournais (1750?-1871), Explorer and Fur Trader 2009

119. Biography of James H. McGee (1786-1840), Early Settler Biography of James H. McGee (1786-1840), Early Settler 2008

120. Biography of James Mett Shippee (1896-1985), Archaeologist Biography of James Mett Shippee (1896-1985), Archaeologist 2004