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U.s Geological Survey
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Rand, Mcnally & co
Plank Roads in Missouri
Article contains information on the development and use of plank roads for transportation in Missouri during part of the nineteenth century. "Beginning in 1849, and running through the administrations...
Plank Roads and Corduroy Trails: The Farmer's Railroads
Article about the development of state roads in Missouri up to the Civil War, including such types of road material as timber (corduroy trails), wooden planks (plank roads), and eventually gravel and macadam,...
Plan of the Town of Newton in 1700
Diagram of the town of Newton, Massachusetts, showing plat ownership by early settlers. Roads, ponds, meadows, and the Charles River are in evidence.
Topographical map of areas of Reynolds, Carter, and Wayne counties in Missouri, including the town of Piedmont and segments of the Black and St. Francis rivers. Also depicted are roads of varying grades,...
Picturesque Kansas City "Family Garden" That Passed Out with the Adoption of the Prohibition Amendment
Illustration and text of the mansion and adjoining "wine garden" of the Muehlebach family at 41st and State Line Roads.
Phillips 66 Service Station
View of the Phillips 66 station located at the intersection of Gregory and Wornall Roads. Phillips Oil and the J. C. Nichols Company received an award for their design of this site.
Description with photos and history of Pershing Road, part of the park and boulevard system, from Broadway to Gillham Roads, 0.66 miles long, acquired in 1913-1922.
Topographical map of parts of Ralls, Monroe, and Audrain counties in Missouri, including the towns of Perry and Farber. Also depicted are schools, cemeteries, churches, roads of varying degrees, and numerous...
Penn Valley Park, Winter Scene
Postcard of Winter Scene at Penn Valley Park
Penn Valley Park, Promenade Entrance
Postcard of the Promenade Entrance at Penn Valley Park
Penn Valley Park, Drive
Postcard of the main drive of Penn Valley Park
Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City
Photo and text about the construction company at 19th and Manchester Roads.
Passage of Discovery: The American Rivers Guide to the Missouri River of Lewis and Clark
Chapter of the book on aspects of city planning of Kansas City in relation to its two major rivers, the Missouri and Kansas. Excerpts of descriptions of the area in the time of the Lewis and Clark expedition...
Parker's Geological Map of the State of Missouri
Title continues: "showing the location of the principal deposits of iron, lead, zinc, tin, copper, diamonds, gold, silver, platina, nickel, manganese, alabaster, kaolin, coal, oil springs, &c."
Map depicts overland commerce and emigrant trails west of the Mississippi River. Includes Oregon, California, Mormon Pioneer, Lewis & Clark, Pony Express, Santa Fe, Old Spanish, Juan Bautista de Anza,...
Ottawa County, Oklahoma Topography
Topographical map of Ottawa County, Oklahoma, including segments of the Spring River and Five Mile Creek. Map also depicts roads, highways, schools, and railroads.
On the Trail of the Dalton Gang
The author, Johnny Boggs, references several motion pictures produced about the Dalton gang and each one's various endings. Boggs sets out "to learn what really happened" and takes the reader on a journey...
On the Back Roads--Newtonia: Civil War Site of Southwest Missouri
August 1, 2000
Photo and article about the "Newtonia Civil War mansion built in 1844 by slave labor for Mathew Ritchey." Site of two Civil War battles in the Ozarks town of Newtonia, Missouri.
On the Back Roads--Baker Plantation House: A Missouri Treasure That Survived a Visit from
October 1, 2000
Photos and article about the Baker Plantation House in Danville, Missouri, on the Boone's Lick Road, threatened with destruction by Bloody Bill Anderson in the Civil War. Built in 1853 by its owner Sylvester...
Old Trails Road
Folder contains a brochure published by the Missouri DAR dated 1911 which contains a map of the proposed Old Trails Road. Also in this folder is a copy of U.S. House of Representatives bill, H.R. 8011,...
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