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U.s Geological Survey
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Rand, Mcnally & co
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
Exterior Repairs Scheduled for Westport Library
Photo and description of the Westport Library, or Westport Branch Library of the Kansas City Public Library system, built in 1898 at Wyandotte and Westport Roads and being restored in 1980, originally...
Fabulous Johnson County, Kansas
Plat map of Johnson County, Kansas, with property owner names and includes roads, railroads, townships, schools, churches, cemeteries, etc.
Postcard of Fairmount Park
Topographical map of an area of Platte County featuring the towns of Hoover, Ferrelview, Linkville, Hampton, Platte Gardens, and Tiffany Springs. Creeks, schools, roads, and churches are in evidence, as...
First Exchange Was Only 24 Feet Square
Present building has 371 times as much space as original home at 16th and State Line Roads, built in 1871.
First Rock Road in Jackson County
August 28, 1910
Description of the supposedly first rock road in Jackson County, at the "nearest good landing on the river. This was Rickman's landing at about where now is the Sugar Creek plant of the Standard Oil Company."...
Flood Damaged Area
View of two men in a rowboat navigating over water-covered roads in the West Bottoms during the aftermath of the 1951 Flood.
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