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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. '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...

3. 1908 Flood, 1st Street and Kansas Avenue 1908 Flood, 1st Street and Kansas Avenue Postcard of the 1908 Flood showing 1st Street and Kansas Avenue

4. 2nd & Delaware Street 2nd & Delaware Street April, 1869 Looking northeast from the southwest corner of 2nd and Delaware.

5. 3rd Street 3rd Street June, 1868 Looking northeast from north side of Third, just east of Main. Shows salt barrels, horse-drawn wagons.

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. A Long Long Trail A Long Long Trail March 1964 Photo and biographical article about Martin Jones, government surveyor of the Santa Fe Trail in 1876 and Jackson County surveyor from 1854 to 1860, assisting in "lay[ing] out the city limits of Independence...

9. Adler's Adler's Postcard of the Salon Parisian, the famous millinery salon at Adler's, 1212 Main.

10. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors 1999 Biographical information about Alexander Majors (1814-1900), the primary force of the Russell, Majors, & Waddell overland freighting business, operating wagons and stagecoaches, including the Pony Express,...

11. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors Photos and information on Alexander Majors (1814-1900), a native of Kentucky becoming a prominent western freighter in the 1850s and head of the Pony Express in 1860-1861, with residence in Kansas City...

12. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence Postcard of the Alexander Majors Residence

13. Animal Cage Circus Wagons Animal Cage Circus Wagons 1961 Animal cage circus wagons holding male and female lions.

14. Animal Circus Wagon Animal Circus Wagon circa 1920s Hippopotamus circus wagon.

15. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 (second edition 1950) Description of the coal fields west of Kansas City in Kansas, "considered inexhaustible" by Frye McGee. Taken in wagons along the Santa Fe Trail in large numbers in the 1850s.

16. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 Thorough description of the caravans of covered wagons passing through Kansas City's Grand Avenue, for trade with Santa Fe, New Mexico, "which consisted last year of over nine thousand wagons."

17. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains. .. //1858 Quote from a Colonel E. C. McCarty, "one of our [Kansas City's] largest warehouse, grocery and commission merchants," on his observations of the Santa Fe trade since 1828, including comments on wagon preparation...

18. Argentine Kansas Argentine Kansas Postcards of Argentine Kansas, Silver Avenue & Healy House in Leadville, Colorado

19. Armour Company Wagon Armour Company Wagon Unidentified men atop and near mule-drawn wagon with Armour sign on wagon at unidentified location.

20. Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge Postcard of the Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge