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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. "If the Lord's Willing and the Creek Don't Rise" "If the Lord's Willing and the Creek Don't Rise" Fall 2010 Title continues: "Flood Control and the Displaced Rural Communities of Irving and Broughton, Kansas." This study looks at the displacement of two Kansas towns and the residents involved, as a result of...

3. 1924 Road Map of Jackson County, MO. 1924 Road Map of Jackson County, MO. 1924 Black and white map shows different types of roads (macadam, graded, oiled, and earth) as well as railroads, electric lines, section lines, towns, and streams.

4. 1963 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1963 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1963 Road map of Jackson County, Missouri depicting U.S., state, and county highways. Map also shows towns, smaller roads within towns outside Kansas City city limits, parks, bodies of water, schools, churches,...

5. A Boom Town Derailed A Boom Town Derailed May-June//1981 Photo and article about the town of Meta, Missouri, a "former railroad town, 24 miles south of Jefferson City." Incorporated in 1904 and ruined during the loss of its railroad connection during the Great...

6. A Famous Old Crossing on the Santa Fe Trail A Famous Old Crossing on the Santa Fe Trail 1904 Photos and article about the history of the town of Council Grove, Kansas, a "famous crossing of the old Santa Fe Trail" since its first use as a crossing of the Neosho River in 1825 by Major George Sibley....

7. A Map Exhibiting the Locality of the Nebraska Gold Mines and the Routes Thereto A Map Exhibiting the Locality of the Nebraska Gold Mines and the Routes Thereto 1859 Map of Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, as well as Nebraska and Kansas Territories, showing railroad routes from Chicago, Saint Louis, and other towns to the Missouri River, past which various roads heading to...

8. A Map of Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland with the Parts Adjacent A Map of Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland with the Parts Adjacent 1797 Engraved map of four eastern seaboard states, indicating mountain ranges, rivers, streams, cities, towns and roads. Federal City, Baltimore and Philadelphia are featured.

9. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. Mark Edgerton, "ex-dean and professor of materia medica in the Kansas City Homeopathic Medical College," born in New York in 1854 and moving to several towns before arriving...

10. A New Map of Kentucky A New Map of Kentucky 1846 (reprinted ca. 1960) Map of Kentucky showing counties, towns, roads, and distances between towns, with insets showing the falls of Ohio, the Lexington area, and the Clarksburg area in 1846.

11. A New Map of Missouri with Its Roads and Distances A New Map of Missouri with Its Roads and Distances 1841 Map of Missouri showing counties in color, towns, canals, roads, and railroads. At bottom of map is a list of steamboat routes. Distances between towns shown on map.

12. A New Map of New Hampshire A New Map of New Hampshire 1791 Engraved map of New Hampshire indicating counties, towns, rivers, streams, and mountains. Published by Bradford and Read in Boston, 1813.

13. A Place in History: Past Villages and Communities in Johnson County A Place in History: Past Villages and Communities in Johnson County Summer 2004 Article about some towns, villages, and communities that no longer exist in Johnson County, Kansas, such as Monticello, Princeton, Oxford, Aubry, Lexington, McCamish, Lanesfield, Squiresville, Wilder,...

14. A Race for Sixty Millions A Race for Sixty Millions June//1914 Article about the race among railroads toward "three million acres of Oklahoma's most fertile territory," worth 60 million dollars for the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad, "the expectant recipient" from...

15. A Reminder of What Small Towns Can Be: Downtown Clinton, Mo., Is a Model of Reclaimed History A Reminder of What Small Towns Can Be: Downtown Clinton, Mo., Is a Model of Reclaimed History July/22/2001 Photos, map, and article about Clinton, Missouri (county seat of Henry County and named for DeWitt Clinton), a town 75 miles southeast of Kansas City "honored as an 'All-American City,' one of 10 cities....

16. A Short Biographical Sketch of Lilburn W. Boggs, by His Son A Short Biographical Sketch of Lilburn W. Boggs, by His Son January//1910 Biographical article about Lilburn Boggs (1792-1860), "Ex-Governor of the State of Missouri" from 1836 to 1840 and a former Santa Fe trader in Independence, Missouri. Native of Kentucky moving to Saint...

17. A Short Ride On the First Railroad West of the Mississippi A Short Ride On the First Railroad West of the Mississippi Spring 2004 Article tells about the establishment of the Independence and Missouri River Railroad Company which built the first railroad in Missouri, starting in 1848. Independence extended its city limits north to...

18. A Sketch of the Vice Royalty Exhibiting the Several Provinces and Its Approximation to the Internal Provinces A Sketch of the Vice Royalty Exhibiting the Several Provinces and Its Approximation to the Internal Provinces of New Spain n.d. Map of territory in North America, specifically Mexico under the government of Spain, including roads, capitals of provinces, Spanish villages, Indian towns, etc.

19. A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities January 29, 2006 Article profiles two towns named Edgerton, both near Kansas City. Edgerton, Kansas is thriving because of suburbanites seeking small town life while Edgerton, Missouri is just surviving.

20. A Trip to Missouri Wine Country A Trip to Missouri Wine Country Summer//1992 Review of wineries in Missouri, with some history and description of towns in the "Missouri wine country," with photos.