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U.s Geological Survey
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Rand, Mcnally & co
Green Parrot Inn Was "the Place" to Eat Fried Chicken
History of the Green Parrot Inn chicken restaurant, founded in 1929 by Mrs. J. B. Dowd at 52nd and State Line Roads, spreading to Saint Louis and Houston before the closing of the Kansas City location...
Handsome Stonework Is Signature of Rockhill and Southmoreland Neighborhoods
History and description of the residential area annexed in 1899, between 43rd, Warwick, 44th, and Rockhill Roads.
Happy Birthday to You and You and You: Westport Bank
Photo and article about the Westport Bank, now (1982) at Broadway and Westport Roads. Brief history of Westport included. Opened in 1906 as the first suburban bank in Kansas City.
1954 (1981 revision)
Topographical map of an area including and to the northeast of Harrisonville, Missouri in Cass County. The city of Harrisonville is featured, as well as roads, creeks, lakes, railroads and geological formations....
Topographical map of an area south and east of Kansas City in Cass County, Missouri. The town of Harrisonville is featured, along with several schools, churches, roads, and railroads. The following cemeteries...
Hartman Residential District
May 1, 1905
Page of the booklet describing housing, population, schools, and recreation for the area between 75th, Troost, city limits, and Wornall Roads, with map on the inside cover.
Topographical map of areas of Texas and and Shannon counties in southern Missouri, including the town of Hartshorn and Big Creek. lso depicted are schools, churches, and roads, as well as hollows and other...
Hash! Stories of Old Westport
Descriptions of wine gardens in the Westport area in the late 1800s, all in the Roanoke and Valentine residential districts west of Broadway, including that of "Fred Esslinger" at 39th and Roanoke Roads...
Postcard depicting Haymaking along the country roads
Henry D. Krug, Jr. Retires from Architectural Firm
File containing a biographical article about Henry Krug, Jr., an architect and vice-president of McArthur-Jarchow and Associates, with residence at 4123 West 68th Terrace. Native of Russell, Kansas coming...
Topographical map of areas of Hickory and Polk counties in central Missouri, including the towns of Wheatland and Hermitage, as well as the Pomme de Terre River. Also depicted are numerous schools, churches,...
Highest Points in Kansas City
September 11, 1949
Q.: What are the locations of the three highest points above sea level in Kansas City? According to the city engineer's office, the highest point in Kansas City is 1,026.84 feet above sea level at 73rd...
Highway Map Missouri
Road map of Missouri showing the state highway system and the various type of roads within that system, as well as cities and towns according to population. Map also shows small portions of states bordering...
Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri
Road map of Jackson County, Missouri depicting U.S., state, and county highways. Map also shows towns, smaller roads within towns outside of Kansas City city limits, parks, bodies of water, schools, churches,...
Highway Map St. Louis and Vicinity
Road map of St. Louis, Missouri showing the state highway system and the type of roads within that system, as well as golf, yacht and country clubs, points of interest, parks, airports, and rivers. Map...
Historic Jackson County, MO
Hand-drawn map of Jackson County, Missouri showing historic and contemporary roads, historic boundaries, townships and ranges, bodies of water, homes, churches, cemeteries, missions, battles, forts, schools,...
Historical Trails Map of Utah
Map of Utah with approximately 30 trails and roads outlined.
History of Montgomery County, Missouri
Early history of "Boone's Lick Road," "surveyed and laid out in the year 1820. ..from St. Charles to Old Franklin, in Howard County, nearly opposite Boonville." Used prior to 1820 before paving as "[d]oubtless...
Home Cookin': Some Area Houses Have Always Doubled as Restaurants
February 1, 2001
Photos and article about houses in the Kansas City area also serving as restaurants, including the following: (1) the Painted Lady at 45th and State Line Roads, opened about 1987; (2) Rembrandt's on Barry...
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