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1. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers and the Intercity Viaduct. Shows broken dike.

2. 1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1951 The collection of 30 black and white photographs include aerial views as well as ground shots of streets, rubble, river bottoms, etc., during the 1951 flood in Kansas City. It also contains views of the...

3. 20 Years Later, We Dread the Next Flood 20 Years Later, We Dread the Next Flood June 9, 2013 Article focuses upon remembrance of the flood that impacted the Kansas City area during the summer of 1993. Business and property owners in the affected areas are interviewed and discuss both their recollections...

4. A Big Hole to Be Filled A Big Hole to Be Filled August/13/1922 Photo and caption about the construction of the Turkey Creek pumping station at 25th and Fairmount Avenue, costing $102,000 and overseen by "Paul A. Hartung, chief of the sewer division of the city engineer's...

5. Biography of Elijah Milton McGee (1819-1873), City Promoter and Mayor Biography of Elijah Milton McGee (1819-1873), City Promoter and Mayor 2003

6. Biography of Johnston Lykins (1800-1876), Missionary, Doctor, and Kansas City's Second Mayor Biography of Johnston Lykins (1800-1876), Missionary, Doctor, and Kansas City's Second Mayor 2007

7. City, State and Nation: Midwest Floods Inspire Cooperation City, State and Nation: Midwest Floods Inspire Cooperation September//1951 Flooding and clogging of the Turkey Creek Pumping Station leads to shortage of clean water in spite of the increased water accumulation.

8. Dishonorable Discharge Dishonorable Discharge May/3-9/2001 Discusses how the outdated wasterwater treatment plant in Johnson County, Kansas ends up dumping sewage into Turkey Creek and other areas of Wyandotte County.

9. Eleanor Taylor Bell Memorial Hospital Eleanor Taylor Bell Memorial Hospital Postcard of Eleanor Taylor Bell Memorial Hospital

10. Ernest Howard Ernest Howard 1938 Biographical sketch of Ernest Howard, senior partner of Ash-Howard-Needles & Tammen, consulting engineers at 1012 Baltimore Avenue. He was born in Toronto in 1880 and came to Kansas City about 1901 as...

11. First Kansas River Ferry First Kansas River Ferry March 17, 2026 Tall Charles, a Wyandotte Indian, whose grave is marked by a broken stone in Huron cemetery, Kansas City, Kas., conducted the first ferry over the Kansas river.

12. Flood Control at Kansas City: How a River Is Being Diverted and Carried Through a Hill Flood Control at Kansas City: How a River Is Being Diverted and Carried Through a Hill December 1922 Article about the construction of a tunnel at Turkey Creek to divert flood waters potentially repeating 1903 flood levels.

13. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Descriptions of Rosedale, Kansas, and its history, including its absorption by the city of Kansas City, Kansas, in 1922.

14. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 History of the natural and mad-made changes in the course of Turkey Creek in Kansas City, Kansas, since its original surveying in 1823 by Joseph C. Brown, including Rosedale, Kansas, and the West Bottoms....

15. Jasper County Jasper County 1919 Geological map shows mining and mineralized areas of Jasper County, Missouri, and some adjacent areas. Legend indicates bedrock, mines, and mineralized areas, as well as topographical contours, geological...

16. Jasper-Newton Counties Jasper-Newton Counties 1920 Geological map showing mining and mineralized areas of Jasper and Netwon counties depicting bedrock and mineralized areas, including current and prospective mining sites. Also included are local schools,...

17. Jasper-Newton Counties Jasper-Newton Counties 1921 Geological map showing mining and mineralized areas of Jasper and Newton counties depicting bedrock and mineralized areas, including current and prospective mining sites. Also included are local schools,...

18. Julia Roy Julia Roy Information on Julia Roy, a part-Osage Indian and French wife of Clement Lessert (an Indian interpreter in the early Kansas City area) and mother of Louis Lessert, living among the Kansas Indians in the...

19. Kansas City Building World's Largest Sewer Kansas City Building World's Largest Sewer September//1922 Article about the construction of Kansas City's new sewer to prevent flooding of Turkey Creek, "declared to be the largest ever constructed on this continent or abroad," with photos.

20. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of S. Y. High, "superintendent of the waterworks of Kansas City," born in Pennsylvania in 1856 and coming to Kansas City in 1888 as superintendent of the Kansas City Nut & Bolt Company, "appointed...