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1. How Districts Get Names How Districts Get Names January 4, 1925 Article about the origins of area place names like Toad-a-Loop, Tour-de-Loup, and Sni-a-Bar, all supposed to be of French origin etymologically. "One of the troublesome place names in Kansas City is that...

2. Scene from Toad-a-Loup Scene from Toad-a-Loup February//1899 Photo of a run-down shack, said to be in the "Toud-a-Loup," with a black woman standing next to it.

3. The Demise of Toad-a-Loop The Demise of Toad-a-Loop Summer 2001 Article about the demise of the area of Kansas City, Kansas known as "Toad-a-Loop" or "Tour-de-Loup." Described as "the horseshoe area surrounding Greystone Heights with a portion crossing over into Jackson...

4. Toadoloop (Toad-a-Loop) Toadoloop (Toad-a-Loop) June, 2004 Article describes the area of "Toad-a-Loop" or "Toad-a-Loup", a notorious community that was located adjacent to the Kansas River near Greystone Heights (just outside the jurisdictions of Kansas City,...

5. Tour de Loup (Path, Place or Haunt of the Wolf): An Early Day Historical Spot Tour de Loup (Path, Place or Haunt of the Wolf): An Early Day Historical Spot November//1966 History of the Tour de Loup, a very early French "fur collecting camp and military outpost," established around 1804-1806, previously used by the Kaw Indians, "situated atop. ..Chouteau's Bluff. ..known...