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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
U.s Geological Survey
J Mark Alley
Rand Mcnally and Compa...
Gallup Map & Stationer...
Rand Mcnally and co
United States Army Cor...
Aerial view of the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers and the Intercity Viaduct. Shows broken dike.
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.
Article spotlights 30 "visionaries" of Kansas City, the men and women who "pioneered the region, pushed our borders in new directions, set the stage from the growth of companies...and helped give this...
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...
A French Canadian Family among Western Pathfinders
October 16, 1924
Illustrations and biographical article about the Robidoux family of fur traders in Missouri and the far west including Louis Robidoux and especially his brother Joseph Robidoux III (1763-1868), founder...
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...
A Map of Lewis and Clark's Track, Across the Western Portion of North America
Facsimile of map showing Lewis and Clark's journey "from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean by Order of the Executive of the United States in 1804, 5 & 6." Indian tribal areas are labeled, streams, rivers,...
A Map of Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland with the Parts Adjacent
Engraved map of four eastern seaboard states, indicating mountain ranges, rivers, streams, cities, towns and roads. Federal City, Baltimore and Philadelphia are featured.
A New Lewis and Clark Map
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...
A New Map of New Hampshire
Engraved map of New Hampshire indicating counties, towns, rivers, streams, and mountains. Published by Bradford and Read in Boston, 1813.
A River Runs Through Us
August 1, 2007
Article about the Riverfront Heritage Trail that winds through Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas. The trail follows the Missouri and Kansas Rivers and includes historical and educational markers...
A Walk Under The River
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...
Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Blue Mills to Lexington, "Mile 358.3 - 323.4"
Map shows locations of abandoned steamboat wrecks and the Missouri River's channel drawn in different colors to show how it changed course between 1879 and 1954. The section covered is Blue Mills to Lexington,...
Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Delaware to Blue Mills, "Mile 398.8-358.3"
Map shows locations of abandoned steamboat wrecks and the Missouri River's channel drawn in different colors to show how it changed course between 1879 and 1954. Map covers Delaware to Blue Mills, "Mile...
Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Lexington to Bakers, "Mile 323.0-289.0"
Map shows locations of abandoned steamboat wrecks and the Missouri River's channel drawn in different colors to show how it changed course between 1879 and 1954. The section covers Lexington to Bakers,...
AC2 First Baptist Church Collection Finding Aid
The First Baptist Church Collection provides insight into the activities of First Baptist Church of Kansas City, Kansas, through meeting minutes, anniversary programs, and other items.
Achelous and Hercules
Unframed color print reproduction (44 in. x 14 in.) of Thomas Hart Benton's "Achelous and Hercules" mural. The original 24-foot mural was done in tempura and oil on canvas in 1947. It was purchased in...
Aerial View Downtown Kansas City
Postcard of Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City
Aerial View of Blue River Industrial Area
Aerial view of the industrial area along what appears to be the Blue River
Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City
Aerial view of downtown looking northwest from approximately 17th and Troost. The confluence of the two rivers is visible in background.
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