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161. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers and the Intercity Viaduct. Shows broken dike.

162. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 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.

163. Flooded Area Flooded Area 1951 Aerial view of the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood; shows Municipal Airport and Swift packing facilities.

164. Camden Point Quadrangle Camden Point Quadrangle 1951 Detailed topographical map of an area north of Kansas City, showing the following towns, rivers, and cemeteries: Standiford Cemetery, Mt. Zion Cemetery, Masonic Cemetery, the town of Camden Point, the...

165. This Place Called Kansas This Place Called Kansas 1952 Description of the meanings and accepted version of the name of the Kansas River.

166. Missouri River Missouri River 1953-03 View of the Missouri River with snow on the ground, looking toward the northwest. The ASB Bridge can be seen in the distance. What appears to be early construction work on the Paseo Bridge can be seen...

167. Early Days in Dallas County Early Days in Dallas County 1954 Story of the last visit and large hunting expedition by the Delaware and Osage Indians to their village "on the Big Niangua River where the Niangua empties into the Osage river" in 1846.

168. Geography of Missouri: A Story of the People and the Regions of the "Show Me" State Geography of Missouri: A Story of the People and the Regions of the "Show Me" State 1954 Map of Missouri's major rivers and state park sites, with labels, including the Missouri River.

169. Kansas City Metropolitan Area Kansas City Metropolitan Area 1955 Large scale map of metro area from Buchanan County, Missouri, in the north to Bates County in the south, and from Douglas County, Kansas in the west to Jackson County, Missouri in the east. Shows roads,...

170. Bearcreek Quadrangle Bearcreek Quadrangle 1956 Topographical map of an area southeast of Kansas City, Missouri in Jefferson and Madison Counties. The town of Bearcreek, Missouri is featured, as well as roads, creeks, rivers, and springs. Several churches...

171. Kansas City Metropolitan Area: Tour with Cities Service Kansas City Metropolitan Area: Tour with Cities Service 1957 Road map of Kansas City and vicinity; indexes nearby cities and towns, points of interest, lakes, parks, rivers, airports, golf and country clubs. Reverse side includes maps of metropolitan Kansas City,...

172. Lena Rivers Smith: Two Decades on the Kansas City News Front Lena Rivers Smith: Two Decades on the Kansas City News Front 196? File containing photos, illustration, and a biographical article about Lena Rivers Smith, or Lena Smith, "the distaff member of the WDAF-TV news team." Raised in Kansas City becoming an editor with the...

173. A New Lewis and Clark Map A New Lewis and Clark Map 1961 Map drawn by Lewis and Clark depicts Missouri prior to its statehood, as well as surrounding frontier area, including territory now encompassed by Arkansas, Kansas, and other western states. Map shows...

174. Tuttle Creek Reservoir, Big Blue River, Kansas Tuttle Creek Reservoir, Big Blue River, Kansas 1961 Color map of Tuttle Creek Reservoir shows surrounding towns, roads, and proposed recreation areas. Inset map shows reservoir's location in Kansas. Reverse of map includes project data, mileage from various...

175. Kansas City and Vicinity Kansas City and Vicinity 1961 Road map of Kansas City and vicinity, including Platte and Clay Counties, and Johnson, Wyandotte and Leavenworth Counties in Kansas. Indexes nearby cities and towns, points of interest, golf and country...

176. Kansas City Metropolitan Area: For People Going Places Kansas City Metropolitan Area: For People Going Places 1962 Road map of Kansas City and vicinity; indexes nearby cities and towns, points of interest, lakes, parks, rivers, airports, golf and country clubs. Reverse side includes maps of metropolitan Kansas City,...

177. Kansas City and Vicinity Kansas City and Vicinity 1962 Road map of Kansas City and vicinity, including Platte and Clay Counties, and Johnson, Wyandotte and Leavenworth Counties in Kansas. Indexes nearby cities and towns, points of interest, golf and country...

178. Blue Valley Industrial District Blue Valley Industrial District 1962-11-20 Aerial view looking north shows the Blue River (also known as the Big Blue) cutting through the center of the image, with 12th Street crossing over. In the left foreground, a portion of The Ruberoid Co....

179. Blue Valley Industrial District Blue Valley Industrial District 1962-11-20 Aerial view looking north shows the Blue River (also known as the Big Blue) cutting through the center of the image, with 12th Street crossing over. The left foreground of the image shows The Ruberoid...

180. Kansas City: Reprinted from Ford Times Magazine Kansas City: Reprinted from Ford Times Magazine 1963, ca. Geography in a tourist context of Kansas City, with its hills, location in Missouri, not Kansas, rivers, and parks and boulevards.