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U.s Geological Survey
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Rand, Mcnally & co
Pulling Missouri out of the mud: highway politics, the Centennial Road Law,and the problems of progressive identity.
October 1, 2003
The struggle to develop a comprehensive system of good roads exemplified the rural-urban conflict in Missouri. Urban Progressive elements pushed for a statewide system of hard-surfaced roads with centralized...
Proposed Master Plan
Proposed master plan for Kansas City, Missouri development, including highways, thoroughfares, neighborhood boundaries, residential areas, business & commerial areas, railroad and industrial areas, public...
Prairie Village, Kansas
File contains photos, maps, illustrations, and information on the city of Prairie Village, Kansas located in 1950 between 67th, 75th, Nall, and Mission Roads in Johnson County, Kansas with adjacent business...
Topographical map of areas of New Madrid and Pemiscot counties in Missouri and Lake County in Tennessee, including the town of Portageville, Missouri, and a segment of the Mississippi River. Also included...
Pleasant Hill Quadrangle
1954 (1975 revision)
Topographical map of an area of northeast Cass County, Missouri and southeast Jackson County, Missouri. The town of Pleasant Hill, Missouri is featured, as well as Harrisonville City Lake, Lake Winnebago,...
Topographical map of part of Clinton County, Missouri, including the towns of Lathrop and Plattsburg. Also depicted are roads of varying grades, railroads, schools, churches, and cemeteries.
Platte Purchase Route
Article about the history of the Platte Purchase route, a "Historic Highway from Kansas City to St. Joseph through Platte County" and Buchanan County, Missouri, starting as an Indian trail and becoming...
Platte County, Missouri
Land ownership map of Platte County, Missouri, showing U.S. highways, state highways, roads (paved, gravel, and graded), railroads, political township boundaries, civil township lines, schools, churches,...
Platte County Surburban Street Map
Map of Platte County, Missouri, including a street index as well as roads, schools, parks, etc.
Platte Co., Missouri
Map of Platte County showing roads, railroads, towns, airports, township lines, streams, and schools. Includes list of county officials.
Platte City Quadrangle
Detailed topographical map of an area west and north of Kansas City, in Platte County, Missouri. Beverly, Platte City, Farley and East Leavenworth are the towns indicated. Some of the bodies of water in...
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
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