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61. The Falls of the Missouri The Falls of the Missouri March/9/1892 Article about the waterfalls on the Missouri River, with large photos and history of the river, mostly in the Rocky Mountains, with references to the journal of the Lewis and Clark expedition.

62. Missouri Territory and the War of 1812 Missouri Territory and the War of 1812 April 2012 Article describes hostilities between settlers and Indian tribes in Missouri Territory during the War of 1812. While the territory was formed two weeks before the United States declared war on England,...

63. It's Just One Big Sewer It's Just One Big Sewer August 20, 2011 Article describes the water pollution problem around the Kaw Point area of the Kansas River. A reported 2.5 billion gallons of raw sewage empties out near the Kaw Point Park each year due to Kansas City's...

64. The Territory of Kansas The Territory of Kansas August//1855 Article describing Kansas Territory in 1855, including its location and topography, rivers and climate, minerals, flora and fauna, forts and stations, and population and government.

65. A Forgotten River A Forgotten River February 27, 2008 Article discusses the decline of recreational activity on the Missouri River and profiles riverboat pilot Rick Lynn, whose father first opened a waterfront marina in 1957. the Lynn family also launched...

66. Over Around and Through: The Blue River and its Crossings Over Around and Through: The Blue River and its Crossings 2006 Article discusses the history and importance of the Blue River which often goes unnoticed. It includes references to floods, bridges and the difficulty of crossing the river in the early years of settlement....

67. Names of Kansas Rivers Reflect Some of the History Made on Their Banks Names of Kansas Rivers Reflect Some of the History Made on Their Banks January/17/1950 Article discussing the origins of the names of rivers in Kansas, including the Missouri River, from the word "Missouri," meaning "'town of large canoes' or 'wooden canoe people,'" taken from the Missouri...

68. The Politics of Pollution The Politics of Pollution March/30/1961 Article discussing the pollution of the Missouri River and needs for federal regulation of water pollution in general, but especially of the severe pollution created at Saint Joseph, Missouri, and the...

69. Cher Oncle, Cher Papa: The Letters of Francois and Berenice Chouteau Cher Oncle, Cher Papa: The Letters of Francois and Berenice Chouteau 2001 Article entitled "Confluence of People and Place: The Chouteau Posts on the Missouri and Kansas Rivers" written by David Boutros. Investigates the location of the Chouteau trading posts in the 1822-26...

70. The Mississippi River: St. Louis' Friend or Foe? The Mississippi River: St. Louis' Friend or Foe? Spring//1965 Article examining the positive influences of the Mississippi River on the economic development of Saint Louis, Missouri, especially regarding the shift in transportation dominance from rivers to railroads....

71. KC Spends $1.7M to Open Missouri River Wharf, Terminal KC Spends $1.7M to Open Missouri River Wharf, Terminal June 15-21, 2012 Article on a project by the Kansas City Port Authority to renovate and reopen a terminal off Woodswether Road in the West Bottoms for barge traffic on the Missouri River. The port closed in 2007 due to...

72. Troubled Times for the Big Muddy Troubled Times for the Big Muddy January 21, 2014 Article on the continuously dropping river bed and water levels of the Missouri River. The system of dikes and reservoirs "that helped keep the Missouri River channel locked in place," and the effects...

73. Perilous Journeys: Missouri Steamboats Weren't Built for the Long Haul Perilous Journeys: Missouri Steamboats Weren't Built for the Long Haul June 2008 Article reviews the difficulties and tradgedies of steamboat travel on the Missouri River. The explosion of the Saluda was the worst steamboat accident on the Missouri River. Less than two months following...

74. Report Looks at Causes, Effects of Kansas River's Long Decline Report Looks at Causes, Effects of Kansas River's Long Decline June 2, 2005 Article reviews the Kansas Water Office report that is the first comprehensive look at how the river has deteriorated over the years. ''The Kansas River, also known as the Kaw, winds 170 miles from near...

75. Freedom Documents from Cole County, Missouri Freedom Documents from Cole County, Missouri January//1969 Article with excerpts from and descriptions of freedom documents of former slaves in Cole County, Missouri, with a brief history of slavery across the state back to 1719 (their arrival as lead mine workers)....

76. 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...

77. George C. Sibley's Plea for the "Garden of Missouri" in 1824 George C. Sibley's Plea for the "Garden of Missouri" in 1824 October//1970 Biographical article about George Sibley (1782-1863), chief factor of Fort Osage, Missouri from 1808 to 1822 and son of Dr. John Sibley (1757-1837), a Saint Louis physician and Indian agent "for Orleans...

78. Who Was Simon Few? Research Request Reveals Archives 'Treasure' Who Was Simon Few? Research Request Reveals Archives 'Treasure' October-December//1983 Biographical article about Simon Few (1810-1882), a "former Independence resident" and steamboat explorer of Siberia in 1870s Russia, originally from Pennsylvania. Photo and description of his career,...

79. Edwin Heath Edwin Heath 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. Edwin Heath, or E. R. Heath, "a popular and well known scientist and physician of Kansas City," born in Wisconsin in 1839 and coming to Kansas City in 1868 as a doctor, scientist,...

80. Kansas City Metropolitan Area Kansas City Metropolitan Area 2009 Black and white map of Kansas City and surrounding communities shows highways and roads, railroads, section lines, towns, townships, county and state lines, parks, streams, and rivers.