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Merrill J Mattes
Fred C Shoemaker
Howard L Conard
. ..Jean Laffite and Joseph Robidoux
Portraits and biographical article about the correspondence starting in 1818 between Joseph Robidoux (a Saint Louis businessman and founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri of French descent) and Jean Laffite...
A French Canadian Family among Western Pathfinders
October 16, 1924
Illustrations and biographical article about the Robidoux family of fur traders in Missouri and the far west including Louis Robidoux and especially his brother Joseph Robidoux III (1763-1868), founder...
Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference
Biographical sketch of Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868), "merchant and trader, and the founder of the city of St. Joseph, Missouri." Native of Saint Louis, Missouri traveling up the Missouri River as a fur...
Photos and biographical article about the Robidoux family of Missouri including Felix Robidoux (born in Saint Louis in 1820), "son of Joseph Robidoux, the fur-trading founder of St. Joseph, and the celebrated...
Historical Notes and Comments
One paragraph about letters exchanged between Joseph Robidoux of Saint Joseph and "Jean Lafitte, the famous pirate, in 1818," kept by Lafitte's great-grandson in Kansas City, John Lafitte.
If Robidoux Had Stopped: The Founder of St. Joseph Hesitated at Kansas City
Illustration and biographical article about Joseph Robidoux III (1783-1868), the fur trader and founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri. Description of his fur trading family and visit to the site of Kansas...
J. C. Robidoux
Photo (of J. C. Robidoux) and article about various members of the Robidoux family, including J. C. Robidoux, son of Joseph Robidoux, born in Saint Louis in 1814 and known as "the cause of the Great Robidoux...
Joseph Robidoux. ..
Portrait, photos, and biographical article about Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868), "the founder of St. Joseph, Mo." and oldest son of a prominent businessman living in Saint Louis "in a handsome home where...
Joseph Robidoux's Family: Fur Traders and Trail Blazers
Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about the western fur trading family of Joseph Robidoux III (1783-1860). Description of Joseph (founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri) "as an equal of Manuel...
Joseph Robidoux: Founder of St. Joseph
Illustrations and biographical article about Joseph Robidoux III (1783-1868), founder of the city of Saint Joseph, Missouri and an early fur trader in western Missouri from Saint Louis. Portrait and description...
Journal of Rudolph Friederich Kurz: An Account of His Experiences among Fur Traders and American Indians on the Mississippi and the Upper Missouri Rivers during the Years 1846 to 1852
Journals and sketches of artist Rudolph Friederich Kurz, or Rudolph Kurz, of Indians around Saint Joseph, Missouri, in the company of fur trader Joseph Robidoux in the 19th century.
Major John Dougherty, Pioneer
Section of the book describing the various treaties with different Indian tribes in Missouri, removing the Indians from the land with the help of pioneers John Dougherty and Joseph Robidoux, among others....
Memorial to the Robidoux Brothers: A History of the Robidouxs in America
Description of the exploration and temporary settlement of Joseph Robidoux in 1799 at the later site of Kansas City at the mouth of the Kansas River.
More about Robidoux
Photo (of Joseph Robidoux, founder of Saint Joseph) and biographical article about the Robidoux family of Saint Louis and Saint Joseph, Missouri, including Joseph's brothers Antoine Robidoux (1894-1860),...
Old. ..Saint Jo: "1800"
Article about the history of Saint Joseph, Missouri, founded by Joseph Robidoux, and the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad, with maps and illustrated ads.
Illustration and information on Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868), a prominent western fur trader, founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri about 1826, and brother of Antoine Robidoux and Louis Robidoux, et al. Son...
Slave, Trader, Interpreter, and World Traveler
Article on Jeffrey Deroine, an African-American fur trader and interpretor with the Ioway Agency. Born a slave in St. Louis, Missouri in 1804, Deroine spent his adolescence working as a fur trader for...
Sojourn into History: Colorful Fur Trader Helped Found St. Joseph
Article about the sites on the National Register of Historic Places in Saint Joseph, Missouri, with some history of the city, founded by fur trader Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868), and illustrations and photos...
The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West
Photos (of Joseph III, his son Joseph IV, and Joseph III's place of death in Saint Joseph) and chapter of the book about Joseph Robidoux III (1783-1868), "the proprietor of the trading post at Black Snake...
The Robidoux Family
Photo and biographical article about Ester Maria Robidoux, or Ester Robidoux ("great grand-daughter of Louis Robidoux ("founder of Riverside, California") and Felipe Alejandro Banks, or Felipe Banks (great-grandson...
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