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101. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about Thomas McKay of Oregon (~1796-1850), a mountain man born in "Indian country" and moving with his father (Alexander McKay, another early fur trapper with Alexander Mackenzie) to...

102. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Portrait and chapter of the book about Wilson Hunt (1783-1842), "John Jacob Astor's field marshal in the founding of Astoria." He was a native of New Jersey, moving to Saint Louis in 1804 and joining John...

103. The National Old Trails Road, 6,000 Miles in Length.... The National Old Trails Road, 6,000 Miles in Length.... February 28, 1915 Map shows roads formerly of old trails that crossed the United States from coast to coast. Includes the Old Lost Road from Boston through New York to Washington; Bradlock's Road; the Cumberland Road or...

104. The Occasional Address The Occasional Address //1876 Mention of Fitzhugh's Mill, later called Watts Mill, being visited in 1843 by Oregon Trail travelers.

105. The Odyssey of James Hamilton The Odyssey of James Hamilton December//1969 Extensive article about James Gillespie Hamilton, or James Hamilton (~1816-1869), and his wife Cornelia Bernard Hamilton, or Cornelia Hamilton, with photos of them and the author. Description of their...

106. 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.

107. 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...

108. 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.

109. 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...

110. 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.

111. 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...

112. 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....

113. 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.

114. 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...

115. 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].

116. 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

117. 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

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

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

120. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Virginia Bridger Wachsmann July 1927 Inscription on back of photograph: July 1927, To James Bridger Zane from Aunt Virginia
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