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1. Wyandotte County, Kansas Wyandotte County, Kansas n.d. Land ownership map of Wyandotte County, Kansas, showing U.S. and state highways, roads (paved, gravel, and graded), railroads, electric lines, state lines, county lines, city limits, sub. division boundaries,...

2. Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid The majority of photographs in this collection came from the Brookings Montgomery photograph collection purchased by the library in the 1960s. Images are of outlaws, cowboys, Indians, lawmen, judges, western...

3. 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,...

4. What Wright Wrought in Kansas City What Wright Wrought in Kansas City December-January//1964 Photos and biographical article about Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), or Frank Wright, a famous American architect designing three Kansas City area buildings starting at the age of 70, including the Clarence...

5. Westport Mo. and Its Additions Westport Mo. and Its Additions 1855-07 Early map of Westport, Missouri, shows streets with names and width; some residences like Col. A. Boone; and the Godfrey Vineyard. A “Table of Distances” gives miles from Westport to places like San...

6. West Terrace Park, Palisades West Terrace Park, Palisades Postcard of Palisades at West Terrace Park

7. West Bottoms West Bottoms ca. 1930 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...

8. West Bottoms West Bottoms ca. 1930 Aerial view looking north near 29th and Southwest Boulevard. Stockyards, train roundhouse, Kansas and Missouri Rivers in view.

9. West Bottoms West Bottoms 1999 View of West Bottoms showing remains of fire/explosion of July 1998, confluence of Kansas and Missouri Rivers, and remains of Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company. Fairfax Industrial District visible in background....

10. Welcome and Mrs. Bates' Baking Powders Welcome and Mrs. Bates' Baking Powders ca. 1880-1900 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...

11. Waynesville Quadrangle Waynesville Quadrangle 1944 Topographical map of an area of Pulaski and Phelps counties in Missouri, including segments of the Gasconade and Big Piney rivers, the towns of Dixon, Waynesville, and Fort Leonard Wood. Map also depicts...

12. Warsaw Sheet Warsaw Sheet 1894 (1938 reprint) Topographical map of areas of Benton and Hickory counties in Missouri, including segments of the Osage and Pomme de Terre rivers and the town of Warsaw. Map also depicts other communities, railroads, and...

13. Visions of Metropolis: William Gilpin and Theories of City Growth in the American West Visions of Metropolis: William Gilpin and Theories of City Growth in the American West Autumn//1961 Extensive historical study of William Gilpin's (1813-1894) theories of city growth with "a consistent thread of geographical determinism formally derived from the German geographer Alexander von Humboldt...

14. Versailles Sheet Versailles Sheet 1893 (1916 reprint) Topographical map of areas of Morgan, Camden, and Miller counties in Missouri, including segments of the Osage and Niangua rivers and the towns of Bagnell and Versailles. Map depicts railroads and a local...

15. United States United States 1822 Map of the United States showing Arkansas Territory, Missouri Territory (stretching to the west coast), and a large area comprising the southwest, including present-day northern Mexico. Names of many Indian...

16. Unidentified River or Stream Unidentified River or Stream n.d. View looking down an unidentified river or stream with possible bridge work along one side and structures visible down the stream.

17. Ultimate 100 Missouri Must-Do's 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...

18. 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...

19. Tullis Place Apartments Tullis Place Apartments 2000 Photos of the "Tullis Place apartments" built in 1887 along 8th Street between Pennsylvania and Jefferson Streets on Quality Hill before deteriorating and being demolished "after the turn of the century,"...

20. 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...