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1. About the West: Kansas Abolitionists Fight Confederates in Missouri About the West: Kansas Abolitionists Fight Confederates in Missouri Summer//2001 Photos, illustrations, map, and biographical article about Jared Barnes (1834-1916), "an avowed Free-Stater" moving from his native New York to Kansas Territory in 1857 and serving as a Union officer in...

2. An Interview With John A. Rodriguez An Interview With John A. Rodriguez 1977-05-19 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded May 19, 1977. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....

3. Colored Salt--Contented Cars Colored Salt--Contented Cars October//1955 Photos (depicting Downtown or Midtown stores such as Super A& P Market, etc.) and article (written by the commissioner of streets and sewers) about snow removal on Kansas City streets using different types...

4. Crews Fight Snow to Restore Power Crews Fight Snow to Restore Power January/4/1973 Description of the "most damaging storm to power lines in area history," with photos of the severe weather event.

5. Cyclone Clouds Cyclone Clouds July 13, 1915 Dark cyclone clouds in Kansas City, Missouri in summer of 1915.

6. Deluge, Fires Mark Storms' Area Sweep Deluge, Fires Mark Storms' Area Sweep June 4, 2008 A major fuel tank fire sparked by area lightning happened on June 3, 2008. The tank was located in the Fairfax Industrial District of Kansas City, Kansas, and contained more than a million gallons of unleaded...

7. Denbigh Station and Experimental Forest Denbigh Station and Experimental Forest Article on an experimental forest project in North Dakota operated by the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Works Progress Administration to look for solutions to the problems caused by drought and soil...

8. Do You Remember? A Time of Dust Remembered Do You Remember? A Time of Dust Remembered April/29/1976 Photo of sample dust storm and description of Kansas City dust storms blocking nearly all sunlight, stopping work and traffic.

9. Drought: Uncle Sam Looks at His Lean Larder and Acts to Hold Prices Down, Hoarders Off, Gouger In, and Drought: Uncle Sam Looks at His Lean Larder and Acts to Hold Prices Down, Hoarders Off, Gouger In, and Spirits Up August/18/1934 Photos and article about the drought, heat wave, and dust storms in the Midwest in 1934 with record high temperature of 108 in Kansas City and numerous resulting human, cattle, and crop fatalities.

10. Dust Storms: Part One, 1850-1860 Dust Storms: Part One, 1850-1860 May//1946 First of a three-part series of articles on dust storms in Kansas, including those affecting the Kansas City area from 1850 to 1860.

11. Dust Storms: Part Three, 1881-1900 Dust Storms: Part Three, 1881-1900 November//1946 Third of a three-part series of articles on dust storms in Kansas, including those affecting the Kansas City area from 1881 to 1900.

12. Dust Storms: Part Two, 1861-1880 Dust Storms: Part Two, 1861-1880 August//1946 Second of a three-part series of articles on dust storms in Kansas, including those affecting the Kansas City area from 1861 to 1880. Details of the dust storms of 1860 and 1880 with a reprint of an article...

13. Electric Living Restored to Kansas City Electric Living Restored to Kansas City January/9/1973 Restoration of electrical power to 32,000 customers after the severe weather of an ice storm.

14. Fidelity National Bank Fidelity National Bank Postcard of the Fidelity National Bank building at 9th and Walnut

15. For Some It's Still No Light at Night For Some It's Still No Light at Night March/29/1984 Story about continued power outages due to severe weather storms.

16. Henry Burke, U.S. Agriculture Department Henry Burke, U.S. Agriculture Department Postcard of Henry Burke of the U.S. Agriculture Department

17. Ice Storm Cost City $2.4 Million, Report Says Ice Storm Cost City $2.4 Million, Report Says June/28/1984 Story about the damage done by the ice storm, mostly in the form of fallen tree branches and bushes onto power lines.

18. Ice Storm Damage Ice Storm Damage ca1880 Electrical lines downed by ice storm in front of Cheatham and Company Furniture building.

19. Ice Storm Damage Ice Storm Damage ca188o Electrical lines downed by ice storm at unidentified location.

20. Ice Storm Damage Ice Storm Damage ca1880 Electrical lines downed by ice storm at unidentified location. Commercial House is in view.