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1. Western Forts and Landmarks Western Forts and Landmarks Reproductions (7 x 9.5 in.) of paintings signed by artist W. [William] H. [Henry] Jackson. Includes: (1) Fort Hall, Idaho, 1837; (2) Fort Laramie, Wyoming, 1842; [Fort] Laramie from Fremont, 1842"; and...

2. Wayne City Landing Marked: Oregon-California Trails Group Join in Ceremony Wayne City Landing Marked: Oregon-California Trails Group Join in Ceremony July-September//1983 Description of a new historic marker for the beginning point in Independence, on present-day Sugar Creek land, "of three Trails, California, Oregon and Santa Fe," by the Independence Pioneers Chapter of...

3. Water of the Most Excellent Kind: Historic Springs in Kansas Water of the Most Excellent Kind: Historic Springs in Kansas Autumn//2000 Photos and article about natural groundwater springs of historical significance on the Oregon Trail and Santa Fe Trails in Kansas (the nearest to Kansas City on the map being Willow Springs, Big Springs,...

4. Wagons West: The Epic Story of America's Overland Trails Wagons West: The Epic Story of America's Overland Trails 2003 This book gives a detailed description of the major wagon trains that went West in the 1840s. Included are the John Bidwell trip to California, the early Oregon Trail pioneers including the Whitmans, the...

5. Wachsmann Wachsmann Inscription on back: ""Louise, this is my father Wachsmann.""
Photograph taken in Germany by J. Frisch.

6. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Virginia Bridger Wachsmann 1875 Photograph of Virginia Bridger Wachsmann. Picture taken in 1875. Was living on farm near Dallas, Missouri, Jackson County. Daughter of Jim Bridger and his Indian wife from Ute tribe

7. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Virginia Bridger Wachsmann February 19, 1932 Photograph of Virginia Bridger Wachsmann, on right in picture and Mrs. W. S. Metz at Big Horn Hot Spring, Thermopolis, Wyoming Feb. 19, 1932

8. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Photograph of Virginia Bridger Wachsmann with Mr. Charles W. Hel?

9. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Photograph of Virginia Bridger Wachsmann by photographer Gilliland at S. W. Cor. 11th and Walnut.

10. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Virginia Bridger Wachsmann July 1927 Inscription on back of photograph: July 1927, To James Bridger Zane from Aunt Virginia
Brown eyes, grey hair

11. Trails of the Old West Trails of the Old West ca. 1942 Illustration of the major trails of the western United States that was one of forty paintings for "Westward America" [MVSC Q 978 D77W].

12. Tracing the Santa Fe Trail Tracing the Santa Fe Trail 2011 This book on the Santa Fe Trail provides full-color images and "historical commentary to create a photographic journey that adroitly blends past and present." The chapters include Missouri Landings and...

13. To the Rockies and Oregon, 1839-1842 To the Rockies and Oregon, 1839-1842 1955 Reproduction of a painting by William H. Jackson of an "assembly and departure, in 1841, for the Oregon Trail journey" at Westport, showing wagon trains, steamboat, and tent encampments.

14. The South Platte Trail: Colorado Cutoff of the Oregon-California Trail The South Platte Trail: Colorado Cutoff of the Oregon-California Trail Fall//1992 Article about the section of the Oregon and California Trails along the South Platte River in Nebraska and Colorado in the mid-1800s and its importance as a route to Denver, with map, photos, and illustrations....

15. The Separation of Nebraska and Kansas from the Indian Territory The Separation of Nebraska and Kansas from the Indian Territory March//1917 Article about the creation of Kansas Territory and Nebraska Territory with the promulgation of the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, separating their territories from general "Indian Territory" designation...

16. The Oregon Trail: The Highway of the Pioneers to the Pacific Northwest The Oregon Trail: The Highway of the Pioneers to the Pacific Northwest 1932 A three dimensional, pictorial color map of the Oregon Trail.

17. The Oregon Trail through Pottawatomie County The Oregon Trail through Pottawatomie County 1928 Photos and article (written by a former Kansas City lawyer) about the origins and history of the Oregon Trail through Kansas, with depiction of "the Weston blacksmith shop, of Independence, Mo." (built...

18. The Oregon Trail; The Pony Express The Oregon Trail; The Pony Express 1985 The Oregon Trail presents a detailed account of America's longest and most famous trans-West trail. The Pony Express describes the 19-month life of this horse-based mail delivery system.

19. The Oregon Trail Revisited The Oregon Trail Revisited 1972 Description of Independence's two pioneer Missouri River ports: Wayne City Landing and Blue Mills Landing. Photo and description of the site in 1972 as Cement City Road with the Missouri Portland Cement...

20. The Old Oregon Trail: Hearings before the Committee on Roads, House of Representatives. .. The Old Oregon Trail: Hearings before the Committee on Roads, House of Representatives. .. 1925 Government report with diary accounts of the overland journeys of Mormons and other emigrants on the Mormon and Oregon Trails in 1846-1847 from the Midwest to the Rocky Mountains.