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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
U.s Geological Survey
J Mark Alley
Map of Santa Fe Trace From Independence to the Crossing of the Arkansas
A facsimile of the map "drawn by Capt. P. St. G. Cooke, Drags. From Notes carefully taken by him while in command of the Excursion to protect the Santa Fe Trade, 1843." Covers the trail from the Independence/Weston/Ft....
Ultimate 100 Missouri Must-Do's
February 1, 2006
A list of 100 destinations in Missouri that ''every Missourian should see.'' Included are ''Missouri icons, sites with world-wide reputations, destinations related to famous Missourians, fascinating historical...
Rand, McNally and Co.'s Indexed County and Township Map of Utah
A map of the state of Utah with railroads, counties, creeks, rivers, and towns, which are indexed.
Piece of KC's Past Going Up in Lights
August 18, 2010
A piece of architecftural artwork called "Rivers, Rails and Trails" will be attached to the new addition of the Miller Nichols Library at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The digitized 1926 map...
Rand, McNally and Co.'s Missouri
A pocket map of the state of Missouri showing railroads, counties, creeks, rivers, cities, and towns. An inset of the state's bootheel region is included and chief cities are indexed along the left side...
Rand, McNally and Co.'s Pocket Map and Shippers' Guide of Missouri
A pocket map of the state of Missouri showing railroads, counties, creeks, rivers, cities, towns, and hotels, which are indexed. Only bottom half of map remains.
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 5, 1940-1941, Page p1215
A portion of Kansas City from E. 15th Street south to E. 19th Street and from Manchester Avenue east to Ashland Avenue, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 5, 1940-1941, Page p1236
A portion of Kansas City from E. 18th Street south to E. 20th Street and from Bennington Avenue east to Winchester Avenue and a portion from E. 24th Street south to E. 27th Street and Lawndale Avenue east...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 5, 1940-1941, Page p1216
A portion of Kansas City from the Big Blue River south to E. 24th Street and from the Saint Louis and San Francisco Railroad east to Tullis Avenue, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 5, 1940-1941, Page p0645
A portion of Kansas City just north of the intersection of Bristol Avenue and E. 6th Street, showing buildings, railroads and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining area....
A profile of the proposed Riverfront Heritage Trail which will connect greenway systems throughout Kansas City. "The simple goal is to develop a first-of-its-kind bistate trail system called the Riverfront...
Rand, McNally and Co.'s Indexed County and Township Pocket Map and Shippers' Guide of Missouri
A shippers' guide and index for Missouri, listing cities, towns, post offices, railroads, counties, lakes, and rivers. The map originally included in this guide has been removed.
A. Holland, Shoe and Clothing House
Advertising card for A. Holland, Shoe and Clothing House showing a framed scene of a river surrounded by snow bordered by pink roses and a flying bird. Front lower left corner has number 840. Back of card...
Welcome and Mrs. Bates' Baking Powders
Advertising card for an unknown company showing an engraving of a water wheel on the side of a building by a river with small falls. Front lower left corner of card has number 34 and says: "J. H. Bufford's...
E. M. Clendening & Co.
Advertising card for E. M. Clendening & Co. showing a rural scene of a cottage by a river surrounded by a border of flowers and a butterfly. Front of card says: "Compliments of E. M. Clendening & Co.,...
H. H. Shepard's
Advertising card for H. H. Shepard's showing winter scene of a stone bridge over a river in the moonlight. Front of card says: "Buy Your School Books, Wall Paper and Shades at H. H. Shepard's." Front lower...
J. C. Altman
Advertising card for J. C. Altman showing a tree branch stretching over rapids on a river with mountain behind. Caption says: "Whirlpool Rapids Looking North." One of two cards with similar design and...
American Hominy Flake Co.
Advertising card for the American Hominy Flake Co. showing a yellow rose and a winter town scene. One of two cards with similar design. Back of card says: "Try a package of Snow Flake Hominy and Cormane...
Aerial flood view looking south across the Fairfax District toward the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers. Smoke at top left is from the fire at 31st and Roanoke/Southwest Boulevard.
Aerial view looking east across the West Bottoms from Kansas City, Kansas. Includes view of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, as well as the 2nd Hannibal Bridge and the ASB bridge. Both the Kansas and Missouri...
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