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1. 'Equipping Ourselves in Every Possible Way': Contents of Wagons on the 1851 Oregon Trail 'Equipping Ourselves in Every Possible Way': Contents of Wagons on the 1851 Oregon Trail Winter 2006 This article starts out: "Before deciding to make a cross-country trip, anyone with common sense would certainly give considerable thought to what supplies would be needed to make that journey." Early...

2. 'Freedom Mall' Envisioned 'Freedom Mall' Envisioned June 7, 2010 Ed Hogan, Kansas City artist, has created four statues that "tell the stories of many slaves who once sought freedom across the Missouri River." The statues are part of the Kansas City River Trails Inc....

3. A Dry and Wet Weather Route to Emporia, Kansas A Dry and Wet Weather Route to Emporia, Kansas September/13/1925 Map and caption about the highways to Emporia, Kansas, following the wet and dry routes of the Santa Fe Trail.

4. A Fragmentary Journal of William L. Sublette A Fragmentary Journal of William L. Sublette June 1, 1919 William Sublette's record of the beginning of a trip made with Sir William Drummond Stewart to the Rocky Mountains in 1843 (entries for May 1 through June 10). Journal includes detailed expense accounting...

5. A Geographical History of the Santa Fe Trail A Geographical History of the Santa Fe Trail Summer 2011 An essay detailing the Santa Fe Trail that spanned from Santa Fe, New Mexico on the western end and the various accounts of where it may have ended on the eastern end, oftentimes being noted as Independence,...

6. A Guide to the New Foot Trails and Bridle Paths in Mission Hills. .. A Guide to the New Foot Trails and Bridle Paths in Mission Hills. .. April//1922 Flying field on 1922 map of the Country Club District. Located at 67th Street between Belinder and Porter Roads (west of Belinder Road).

7. A Guide to the New Foot Trails and Bridle Paths in Mission Hills and Indian Hills Country Club District A Guide to the New Foot Trails and Bridle Paths in Mission Hills and Indian Hills Country Club District April 1922 Trails in the Mission Hills and Indian Hills area, shown in color.

8. A History of Missouri from the Earliest Explorations and Settlements until the Admission of the State A History of Missouri from the Earliest Explorations and Settlements until the Admission of the State into the Union 1908 Map of Indian trails and "warpaths" in Missouri. Also shows county boundaries.

9. A History of Travel in America A History of Travel in America //1915 Appendices K and L of the book in the form of excerpts from mid-19th century travel books with advice for overland travelers to California to start at "Independence or St. Joseph, Mo." using a certain...

10. A Map of Lewis and Clark's Track, Across the Western Portion of North America A Map of Lewis and Clark's Track, Across the Western Portion of North America n.d. Facsimile of map showing Lewis and Clark's journey "from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean by Order of the Executive of the United States in 1804, 5 & 6." Indian tribal areas are labeled, streams, rivers,...

11. A Map of the Indian Territory, Northern Texas, and New Mexico, Showing the Great Western Prairies A Map of the Indian Territory, Northern Texas, and New Mexico, Showing the Great Western Prairies 1844 Photo reprint of a map showing westward routes, locations of Indian tribes in the middle west and western United States in 1844, and some particular notations which probably refer to details of Josiah...

12. A Map of the Indian Territory, Northern Texas, and New Mexico, Showing the Great Western Prairies A Map of the Indian Territory, Northern Texas, and New Mexico, Showing the Great Western Prairies 1844 (reprinted 1990) Reprint of a map appearing opposite the first page of the first chapter of Josiah Gregg's _Commerce of the Prairies_ (New York: Henry G. Langley, 1844). Map shows westward routes, locations of Native American...

13. A Missouri Forty-Niner's Trip Across the Plains A Missouri Forty-Niner's Trip Across the Plains October 1, 1948 Letter from James Evans to his brother, Ellis G. Evans, detailing his October 27, 1850 journey from Missouri to California in 1850. His account is an expressive litany of woes including Indian hostility,...

14. A New Lewis and Clark Map A New Lewis and Clark Map 1961 Map drawn by Lewis and Clark depicts Missouri prior to its statehood, as well as surrounding frontier area, including territory now encompassed by Arkansas, Kansas, and other western states. Map shows...

15. A Path to our Desires A Path to our Desires April 17, 2005 Article surveys bicycle paths in the Kansas City area and reports on what riders want in a path. A list of "10 trails to explore now and later" is included.

16. A President, a Church, and Trails West A President, a Church, and Trails West 2008 Continuation of title, "Competing Histories in Independence, Missouri." The author Jon E. Taylor, former historian for the Harry S Truman National Historic Site in Independence, Missouri, examines how...

17. A River Runs By It; The Story of Independence and Jackson County A River Runs By It; The Story of Independence and Jackson County 2003 Small booklet that highlights historical events in Jackson County. It's divided by timeframes, i.e. Before Jackson County, 1826-1875; 1876-1925; 1926-1975; 1976-Today; Truman's Independnce; Queen City...

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 Southern Family on the Missouri Frontier: Letters from Independence, 1843-1855 A Southern Family on the Missouri Frontier: Letters from Independence, 1843-1855 May//1951 Extensive article that collects excerpts from the letters of Samuel Ralston (1809-1899), an Irish immigrant to North Carolina moving to western Missouri. It gives information on various subjects in the...

20. A Vest-Pocket Geography A Vest-Pocket Geography March/31/1928 Illustrated map and description of the history of different regions of Missouri, including the Kansas City area as "the jumping-off place of the Oregon Trail" and the Santa Fe Trail and "unofficial starting...