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201. Corps Promises Changes Corps Promises Changes November 8, 2011 "Under pressure from Congress and states, the Army Corps of Engineers said Monday that it will change its approach to operating Missouri River dams with the aim of reducing prospects for future flooding."...

202. Correction Correction June//1952 Correction to the April 26 article by Richard G. Baumhoff in "The Nation" magazine, notably the editing mistake about the author's comments on the part of the Missouri River valley affected by the 1951...

203. Costs Mount as River Erodes Costs Mount as River Erodes January 16, 2007 Missouri River channel erosion is causing problems with the water supply for the metro area. "A levee and a wharf area in Kansas City, Kan., are among the places where the river is making channel cuts...

204. Cotton Culture of Missouri's Little Dixie, The, 1810-1865 and Growing Upland Cotton in Central Missouri Cotton Culture of Missouri's Little Dixie, The, 1810-1865 and Growing Upland Cotton in Central Missouri 2001 Originally published in "Midwest OpenAir Museums Magazine", Summer 2001, V.22, #1. Article describes cotton growing in central Missouri in the nineteenth century. Includes known areas of cotton cultivation...

205. Craig Quadrangle Craig Quadrangle 1920 (1939 reprint) Topographical map of parts of Holt County in Missouri and Richardson County, Nebraska, including the towns of Rulo, Nebraska, and Craig, Missouri. Numerous schools, churches, and roads are depicted, as...

206. Crossing the Mighty Mo: Gridlock, Not Bridges, Connects the Northland to the Rest of Kansas City Crossing the Mighty Mo: Gridlock, Not Bridges, Connects the Northland to the Rest of Kansas City April 2001 Photos and article about the problems in traffic congestion across the Missouri River bridges (Broadway Bridge, Paseo Bridge, Chouteau Bridge, and Heart of America Bridge) connecting the Northland and...

207. Crossing the Plains to Colorado in 1865 Crossing the Plains to Colorado in 1865 November 1, 1933 Charles Stewart Stobie started from St. Joseph, Missouri, on his trip across the plains. Took the Missouri River up to Nebraska City to start on the trail. Describes the experience in detail.

208. Current and Coming: Carl Wimar, Artist of the American Frontier Current and Coming: Carl Wimar, Artist of the American Frontier June//1991 Photos and biographical article about Carl Wimar (1828-1862), an artist of the scenes along the Missouri River in the 19th century. Native of Germany emigrating to Saint Louis, Missouri and painting murals...

209. Dam the Missouri Floods! Dam the Missouri Floods! April/26/1952 Brief article about the proposed engineering project on the Missouri River to be regulated by its own comprehensive federal agency, covering flood control, electrical energy, soil conservation, navigation,...

210. DAR, Elizabeth Benton Chapter Scrapbook Finding Aid DAR, Elizabeth Benton Chapter Scrapbook Finding Aid 1921 A Kansas City Times article dated Nov. 12, 1979, stated that the Elizabeth Benton DAR chapter, located in Kansas City, Mo., was the first Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution formed west...

211. Dearborn Quadrangle Dearborn Quadrangle 1927 (1942 reprint) Topographical map of an area of southwest Buchanan County, Missouri and northwest Platte County, Missouri. Map features south portion of St. Joseph, Missouri and town of Dearborn, Missouri, as well as...

212. Deaths: Mrs. William H. Schutz Deaths: Mrs. William H. Schutz December/3/1953 Obituary for Mrs. William Schutz, daughter of the first Bryant Building's builder (Dr. John Bryant), dying at the age of 78 in 1953. Also a granddaughter of Thomas Smart, operator of Kansas City's first...

213. Dedication of the William H. Ashley Marker Dedication of the William H. Ashley Marker October 1939 Included in the proceedings of the 40th DAR state conference is an account of the dedication of the William H. Ashley marker held in October, 1939. The marker was placed on Ashley's grave which is on an...

214. Delaware Avenue Delaware Avenue Postcard of Delaware Avenue

215. Delaware Street Delaware Street April 1869 Early view of Delaware Street looking north from 3rd. Missouri River in view and shows street grading through bluffs.

216. Delaware Street Delaware Street 1868 Looking north along Delware through cut-through bluffs toward Missouri River.

217. Depiction of Early Kansas City Riverfront Depiction of Early Kansas City Riverfront 1855 View looking south from north side of Missouri River; includes spectators.

218. Depiction of Early Kansas City Riverfront Depiction of Early Kansas City Riverfront 1855 View looking south from north side of Missouri River; includes Indians and teepees.

219. Description of Kansas City and Westport in 1859 Description of Kansas City and Westport in 1859 c1942, 2004 edition Book includes diary accounts from individuals who took various routes to the gold fields in Colorado in 1859. Charles C. Post took the Arkansas Route. He describes coming up the Missouri River from St....

220. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of French explorer Etienne V. De Bourgmont (1679-1734) written by Frank Norall. This early explorer was the first known white man to explore the lower and middle Missouri River and record...