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41. A River Runs Through Us A River Runs Through Us August 1, 2007 Article about the Riverfront Heritage Trail that winds through Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas. The trail follows the Missouri and Kansas Rivers and includes historical and educational markers...

42. A Setback for the Waterways Movement A Setback for the Waterways Movement December//1915 Article discussing various aspects of an improved Missouri River channel between Kansas City and Saint Louis, among other parts of the river, and its economic impacts in relation to railroad freight and...

43. A Short Biographical Sketch of Lilburn W. Boggs, by His Son A Short Biographical Sketch of Lilburn W. Boggs, by His Son January//1910 Biographical article about Lilburn Boggs (1792-1860), "Ex-Governor of the State of Missouri" from 1836 to 1840 and a former Santa Fe trader in Independence, Missouri. Native of Kentucky moving to Saint...

44. A Short Ride On the First Railroad West of the Mississippi A Short Ride On the First Railroad West of the Mississippi Spring 2004 Article tells about the establishment of the Independence and Missouri River Railroad Company which built the first railroad in Missouri, starting in 1848. Independence extended its city limits north to...

45. A Sorry Free State A Sorry Free State March/21-27/2002 Article describes the past and present of the Quindaro area of Kansas City, Kansas. Quindaro was an anti-slavery town before and during the Civil War, and a crossing place on the Missouri River for runaway...

46. A Walk Under The River A Walk Under The River June 2011 Author describes his experience visiting the tunnel under the Missouri River being constructed by Missouri American Water. "The tunnel is the main vein of the Jefferson City Tunnel Project, an $11 million...

47. Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Blue Mills to Lexington, "Mile Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Blue Mills to Lexington, "Mile 358.3 - 323.4" n.d. Map shows locations of abandoned steamboat wrecks and the Missouri River's channel drawn in different colors to show how it changed course between 1879 and 1954. The section covered is Blue Mills to Lexington,...

48. Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Delaware to Blue Mills, "Mile Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Delaware to Blue Mills, "Mile 398.8-358.3" n.d. Map shows locations of abandoned steamboat wrecks and the Missouri River's channel drawn in different colors to show how it changed course between 1879 and 1954. Map covers Delaware to Blue Mills, "Mile...

49. Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Lexington to Bakers, "Mile 323.0-289.0" Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Lexington to Bakers, "Mile 323.0-289.0" n.d. Map shows locations of abandoned steamboat wrecks and the Missouri River's channel drawn in different colors to show how it changed course between 1879 and 1954. The section covers Lexington to Bakers,...

50. Abstracts Collection Finding Aid Abstracts Collection Finding Aid 1832-1972 (bulk 1832-1890) Assortment of abstracts, most of them for historical Kansas City areas, but a few are of other places. Documents are transcriptions or copies of transcriptions of the original documents. Abstracts include...

51. Across Our Wide Missouri Across Our Wide Missouri January-February//1980 Photo and biographical article about John Gneisenau Neihardt, or John Neihardt (1881-1973), an author and lecturer on books about Missouri and the Missouri River and "described as 'An American Homer'"...

52. Across the Wide Missouri: The New Chouteau Bridge (Formerly Milwaukee) Now under Construction. ..Ready Across the Wide Missouri: The New Chouteau Bridge (Formerly Milwaukee) Now under Construction. ..Ready for You in '52 December/30/1951 Full page ad with illustration, photo, and description of the new Chouteau Bridge under construction in 1951 and planned for opening in 1952, connecting eastern Downtown Kansas City to Clay County, Missouri...

53. Aerial View Downtown Kansas City Aerial View Downtown Kansas City Postcard of Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City

54. Aerial View Downtown Kansas City Aerial View Downtown Kansas City Postcard of aerial view of downtown Kansas City

55. Aerial View of Bridges Aerial View of Bridges Aerial view looking west of the Paseo, ASB and Hannibal bridges.

56. Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City 1985-11-01 View looking southwest with Missouri River and river fronts prominent in foreground.

57. Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City Aerial view of downtown Kansas City looking northeast from about 13th and Jefferson Streets. Missouri River visible in distance.

58. Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City 1960-12 Aerial view of downtown Kansas City and portions of North Kansas City, looking toward the northwest. The Municipal Airport is in view as well as the Missouri River as it bends to the north. The Broadway...

59. Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City 1962-11-21 Aerial view looking northwest from about 16th Street, from Quality Hill to Locust Street. The Missouri River and Municipal Airport are visible as well as the Broadway Bridge, 2nd Hannibal Bridge, and the...

60. Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City 1907 Panoramic aerial view of downtown Kansas City looking north to the Missouri River, taken from "1000 ft. above 13th & Summit Streets from Lawrence Captive Airship," per caption printed on photograph. From...