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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
U.s Geological Survey
J Mark Alley
Cher Oncle, Cher Papa: The Letters of Francois and Berenice Chouteau
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...
City of Kansas, Missouri
Map of Kansas City, Missouri, (in four parts) extending west to the Kansas River, north to the Missouri River, east to Woodland, and south to 1874 city limits (approx. 23rd St.). Map includes names of...
Clay County, Missouri
Land ownership map of Clay County, Missouri, showing U.S. highways, state and county roads, paved, graveled and graded roads, railroads, abandoned railroads, political township boundaries, twp. & range...
Cleartype Outline Map of the United States
Map of the United States showing railroads and rivers that originated in Kansas City. Depicted are railroads constructed to 1864 and projected railroads to 1864.
Colton's New Sectional Map of the State of Kansas
Continuation of title: "Compiled from the United States Surveys and Other Authentic Sources." Depicts counties and townships with sectional subdivisions, as well as undivided Western Kansas. Includes rivers...
Commercial Value of the Blue River
Suggestions for making the Blue River more of a commercial and entertainment attraction while keeping it clean.
Confluence of People and Place: the Chouteau Posts on the Missouri and Kansas Rivers
In this study of settlements made by the Chouteau family in the Kansas City area, the author challenges some of the past assumptions about locations and dates. In particular, he addresses the accuracy...
Contractors Machinery Company Helps in Curbing Vast Rivers
Largest pile driving equipment supplier in the country at 2643 Southwest Boulevard, founded in 1907.
Cram's Railroad and Township Map of Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska and Kansas
Map shows numerous rivers, creeks, and towns, as well as railroad lines and county boundaries. Territories of individual Indian tribes are outlined in the area south of Kansas.
Postcard of the Darby Corporation, U.S. Navy Ship builders
Downtown Kansas City
Aerial view looking northwest toward downtown Kansas City taken over near 18th and Harrison. Shows the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers, Municipal Airport and Fairfax area.
Downtown Riverfront Area
View looking north from Downtown. Missouri River and riverfront area in view with ASB Bridge and North Kansas City in view as well as a portion of the City Market.
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.,...
Early Days in Dallas County
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.
Early Years of the Delaware Indian Experience in Kansas Territory, 1830-1845, The
In 1829 the United States formed a treaty with the Delaware Indian Nation offering them tracts of land in Kansas Territory to replace their Missouri lands. This article details the history of the Delaware...
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,...
Map, caption, and article about Dr. E. R. Heath, or Edwin Heath, a physician in Kansas City, Kansas, and an explorer in South America starting in 1872, discovering rivers and river headwaters in the Andes...
Engineering--Sanitary Engineering in Kansas City
Detailed description about improvements on the sewer works in the city with locations of new drainage systems and potential health hazards and costs.
Engineering and Mining--The Improvement of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers
Extracts from a speech by Robert Van Horn (national representative from Missouri and former mayor of Kansas City) delivered "in the House" of Representatives in 1882 concerning the management and control...
Exploring the Kaw Valley
Book details the Kaw River valley areas and includes a short section on the Grinter House with a photograph. Gives the history of the Grinter family and of the historical significance of the home.
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