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U.s Geological Survey
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Rand, Mcnally & co
Topographical map of a portion of northern Platte County and a portion of southern Buchanan County, Missouri, located north and west of Kansas City. The towns of Faucett, Taos, Lone Star, Wallace, Campbell,...
Topographical map of parts of Buchanan and Platte counties in northwest Missouri, including the town of DeKalb, Missouri. Sugar Creek is depicted, as are numerous schools and churches and roads of various...
Delaware Lands Belonging to the Union Pacific Rail Way Company, Eastern Division
Map of ceded Delaware lands in Kansas, which the Union Pacific, Eastern Division was selling to settlers at the time of the map's creation. Residences of individuals, apparently tribal officials, are indicated,...
Denver and Rio Grande Railroad System
Map of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad. Inset shows from Kansas City to California. Also gives stage roads.
Documenting Missouri Archaeology in Highways and Transportation
Article about the "close cooperation among the Highway and Transportation Department, the Missouri Archaeological Society, and the University of Missouri" in designating areas "of cultural or historical...
Topographical map of parts of Laclede and Pulaski counties in central Missouri, including portions of Mark Twain National Forest and Fort Leonard Wood Military Reservation. Also depicted are the Gasconade...
Article about the Gillis Home and its educational services for children with dyslexia, or difficulties with reading. Description of the home's teachers and its history, starting at 23rd and Tracy Avenues...
Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw
Photo of "the old covered bridge, a land mark which spanned the principal streams on the old state roads of Missouri in the early days."
Topographical map of Greene County in south-central Missouri, including part of the city of Springfield as well as the town of Ebenezer and McDaniel Lake. Also depicted are roads of varying grades, numerous...
Echoes of Century in Old Barn
History of the old limestone barn built in 1864 by Swiss immigrant Adam Legler at about 95th and Quivira Roads.
Edgar Springs Quadrangle
Topographical map showing areas of Phelps, Texas, and Dent counties in Missouri. The towns of Licking and Edgar Springs are shown, as are roads of varying grades, schools, cemeteries, and churches.
Detailed topographical map showing Edgerton, a town in the northeast corner of Platte County, Missouri, and an area of Buchanan County, north and west of Edgerton. Castile Creek and the Platte River are...
Topographical map of Benton County, Missouri, located in southwest Missouri adjacent to Lake of the Ozarks. Depicted are creeks feeding the lake, local roads, and numerous schools.
Topographical map of Miller County in central Missouri. Depicted is the town of Eldon, as well as railroads and roads of varying grades, schools, churches, and cemeteries.
Eleanor Taylor Bell Memorial Hospital
Postcard of Eleanor Taylor Bell Memorial Hospital
Elm Ridge Track Racing Events
March 22, 1905
This booklet features the program of October 17, 1908 for 11 races, including ladies, motorcycle, and special challenge competitions held at Elm Ridge track in Kansas City. Features member roster and committees...
Enterprising North Missouri Farmers Started State on Way to Good Roads
Photo and article about the road improvement technologies used by Robert Hart (dying in 1934) of the Eagleville, Missouri, area (in Harrison County, Missouri) and others in northern Missouri, such as D....
Topographical map of an area south of Harrisonville, Missouri in Cass County. The South Grand River is featured, as well as roads, creeks, and geological formations. Several schools and churches are shown,...
Everything's Up-to-Date in Kansas City's Park System
Article about the "updating" of the park system's facilities and roads, with new pavement, additional parking, new buildings, etc.
Excelsior Springs, Regent Spring & Wabash Depot
2 postcards of Excelsior Springs, Regent Spring & Wabash Depot
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