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[Map of Missouri River and vicinity from Saint Charles, Missouri, to Mandan villages of North Dakota : used by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in their 1804 expedition up Missouri River].

[Map of Missouri River and vicinity from Saint Charles, Missouri, to M...

Date from accompanying text. Relief shown by symbols for "Black Mountains" or Black Hills. Some place names in both English and French. Based on surveys up to the Mandan-Hidatsa villages by James Mackay and Joh... more

Carte du Missouri : levee ou rectifiée dans toute son etendue /

Carte du Missouri : levee ou rectifiée dans toute son etendue /

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Bellvue. Mr. Dougherty's agency on the  Missouri / Ch. Bodmer pinx ad nat ; L. Weber & Beyer sc.

Bellvue. Mr. Dougherty's agency on the Missouri / Ch. Bodmer pinx ad ...

Illustration shows buildings, paddocks, settlers, ox cart and Indians at Bellvue, Major John Dougherty's trading post on the Missouri River. Title from item. Title also in French and German. Illus. in: Voyage d... more

Map of a Reconnoissance between Fort Leavenworth on the Missouri River, and the Great Salt Lake in the Territory Of Utah, made in 1849 and 1850

Map of a Reconnoissance between Fort Leavenworth on the Missouri River...

Covers the Missouri River region between Fort Leavenworth and the Great Salt Lake. Relief shown by hachures. Showing cities and towns, rivers, plains, Indian tribal areas and topographical information. "The adj... more

An Indian map of the Upper-Missouri, 1801.

An Indian map of the Upper-Missouri, 1801.

Pen-and-ink and watercolor. English. Some place names in Blackfoot. Copied from a map in the London archives of the Hudson Bay Company. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image... more

Riviere des Lacs to the Rocky Mountains : from explorations and surveys /

Riviere des Lacs to the Rocky Mountains : from explorations and survey...

Scale 1:1,200,000. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Route near the 47th and 49th Parallels. Map no. 2. "Drawn by John Lambert. Topographer of the exploration, assisted by J. R. P. Mechlin." From U.S.... more

U.S. Reports: Dubuque and Pacific Railroad Co. v. Litchfield, 64 U.S. (23 How.) 66 (1860)

U.S. Reports: Dubuque and Pacific Railroad Co. v. Litchfield, 64 U.S. ...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 64; Howard Volume 23; December Term, 1859; Dubuque and Pacific Railroad Company, Plaintiffs in Error, v. Edwin C. Litchfield

Map of the Union Pacific Rail Road and surveys of 1864, 65, 66, 67, 1868 from Missouri River to Humboldt Wells, G.M. Dodge, Chief Engineer.

Map of the Union Pacific Rail Road and surveys of 1864, 65, 66, 67, 18...

Topographical strip map between Council Bluffs, Iowa, to west of Great Salt Lake, Utah, showing located and experimental lines and profile of grades. Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 592 Description derived... more

Map showing the railroad and highway bridge over the Missouri River at St. Joseph, Mo. and the railroads connecting therewith.

Map showing the railroad and highway bridge over the Missouri River at...

Detailed map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network. Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 131 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also throu... more

Millions of acres. Iowa and Nebraska. Land for sale on 10 years credit by the Burlington & Missouri River R. R. Co. at 6 per ct interest and low prices ... Buffalo. N. Y. Commercial advertiser printing house [1872].

Millions of acres. Iowa and Nebraska. Land for sale on 10 years credit...

Transportation. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 134, Folder 13.

"Great Bend of the Missouri River -- showing packing-houses"

"Great Bend of the Missouri River -- showing packing-houses"

Wood engraving by Baker & Company, Chicago, after Henry Worrall. Illus. in: Joseph G. McCoy's Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest (Kansas City, Mo., 1874) p. 303. Reference copy may ... more

Map of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers and their tributaries explored by Capt. W. F. Raynolds, Topl. Engrs., and 1st Lieut. H. E. Maynadier, 10th Infy. Assistant, 1859-60 /

Map of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers and their tributaries explo...

In lower left margin: "Western sheet. Map of Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers. From Capt. Raynolds exploration 1859-60, with additions by Major Gillespie. Published by authority of the Hon. the Secretary of War,... more

Correct map of the Burlington and Missouri River R.R., the Burlington Route and its connections.

Correct map of the Burlington and Missouri River R.R., the Burlington ...

Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, and the named railroad network. Scale ca. 1:5,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 354 Description derived fro... more

The Santa Fé route Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fé R.R. 3 lines between the Missouri River and the Pacific coast to the city of Mexico via the A.T.&S. and Mexican Central R.R.

The Santa Fé route Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fé R.R. 3 lines between th...

Map of the western United States from Kansas City to the Pacific showing relief by shading, drainage, state boundaries, military and Indian reservations, railroads with main lines in heavy black; lists stage co... more

Revetment work on the Missouri River, the grader, Cambridge, Mo

Revetment work on the Missouri River, the grader, Cambridge, Mo

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J Supplement (1901-1906). "828" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 013771. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Great Falls of Missouri River

Great Falls of Missouri River

No. 3. Title from item.

Great Falls of Missouri River

Great Falls of Missouri River

No. 2. Title from item.

Revetment work on the Missouri River, the mat, Cambridge, Mo

Revetment work on the Missouri River, the mat, Cambridge, Mo

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J Supplement (1901-1906). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 013774. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Sinking the mat, revetment work on the Missouri River, Cambridge, Mo

Sinking the mat, revetment work on the Missouri River, Cambridge, Mo

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J Supplement (1901-1906). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 013775. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Revetment work on the Missouri River, tightening the cable, Cambridge, Mo

Revetment work on the Missouri River, tightening the cable, Cambridge,...

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J Supplement (1901-1906). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 013773. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Revetment work on the Missouri River, weaving the mat, Cambridge, Mo

Revetment work on the Missouri River, weaving the mat, Cambridge, Mo

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J Supplement (1901-1906). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 013772. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S. Reports: Missouri v. Nebraska, 196 U.S. 23 (1904)

U.S. Reports: Missouri v. Nebraska, 196 U.S. 23 (1904)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 196; October Term, 1904; Missouri v. Nebraska; Nebraska v. Missouri

On the banks of the Missouri

On the banks of the Missouri

Mandan man wrapped in buffalo robe standing on cliff overlooking the Missouri River. H118555 U.S. Copyright Office. Curtis no. 2836-08. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress). Publishe... more

U.S. Reports: Union Pacific R.R. v. Mason City & c. R.R., 222 U.S. 237 (1911)

U.S. Reports: Union Pacific R.R. v. Mason City & c. R.R., 222 U.S. 237...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 222; October Term, 1911; Union Pacific Railroad Company v. Mason City and Fort Dodge Railroad Company

U.S. Reports: United States v. Southern Pac. Co., 259 U.S. 214 (1922)

U.S. Reports: United States v. Southern Pac. Co., 259 U.S. 214 (1922)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 259; October Term, 1921; United States v. Southern Pacific Company et al.

U.S. Reports: Miller v. McLaughlin, 281 U.S. 261 (1930)

U.S. Reports: Miller v. McLaughlin, 281 U.S. 261 (1930)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 281; October Term, 1929; Miller v. McLaughlin, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture of Nebraska, et al.

End of shack occupied by single man. McKenzie County, North Dakota, near the Missouri River

End of shack occupied by single man. McKenzie County, North Dakota, ne...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Omaha, Nebraska. Missouri River in background

Omaha, Nebraska. Missouri River in background

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Shack along the Missouri River. Omaha, Nebraska

Shack along the Missouri River. Omaha, Nebraska

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Missouri River. Broadwater County, Montana

Missouri River. Broadwater County, Montana

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Corresponding file print: G 1805. Electronic surrogate made from negative with identical image: LC-USF34... more

Williams County, North Dakota. Bridge across the Missouri River was guarded by the American Legion from Dec. 8th to lst of Feb. Guarding has now been discontinued

Williams County, North Dakota. Bridge across the Missouri River was gu...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Sibley, Missouri. Crossing the Missouri River along the route of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Marceline, Missouri and Argentine, Kansas

Sibley, Missouri. Crossing the Missouri River along the route of the A...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

U.S. Reports: Kansas v. Missouri, 322 U.S. 213 (1944)

U.S. Reports: Kansas v. Missouri, 322 U.S. 213 (1944)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 322; October Term, 1943; Kansas v. Missouri

U.S. Reports: Kansas v. Missouri, 322 U.S. 654 (1944)

U.S. Reports: Kansas v. Missouri, 322 U.S. 654 (1944)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 322; October Term, 1943; Kansas v. Missouri

A guard stationed at Sibley bridge across the Missouri river along the route of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Marceline, Missouri and Argentine, Kansas

A guard stationed at Sibley bridge across the Missouri river along the...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Kansas City (vicinity), Kansas. Freight train crossing the Missouri River

Kansas City (vicinity), Kansas. Freight train crossing the Missouri Ri...

Additional number crossed out on negative Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More informatio... more

Sibley, Missouri. A freight train on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad between Marceline, Missouri and Argentine, Kansas going across the Missouri river

Sibley, Missouri. A freight train on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa F...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

View of Bluffs, Missouri River, and Iowa

View of Bluffs, Missouri River, and Iowa

1983 Omaha pow-wow. Macy, Nebraska.

Leo J. Braun interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2012-01-10

Leo J. Braun interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2012-01-10

Leo Braun, a maritime safety consultant, talks to Betsy Peterson about the sociological scenario at the waterfront when he began his career. Segregation was still prevalent. He also discusses Title 11, changes ... more

Full-size replica of a keelboat at the Lewis & Clark State Park, on an inlet of the Missouri River in Onawa, Iowa

Full-size replica of a keelboat at the Lewis & Clark State Park, on an...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The original was used by American explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to cross the wide river. The Lewis and Clark Expedition... more

An array of lily pads on an inlet of the Missouri River at the Lewis & Clark State Park in Onawa, Iowa

An array of lily pads on an inlet of the Missouri River at the Lewis &...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Carol M. H... more

Part of the deck of a full-size replica of a keelboat at the Lewis & Clark State Park, on an inlet of the Missouri River in Onawa, Iowa

Part of the deck of a full-size replica of a keelboat at the Lewis & C...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The original was used by American explorers Merriwether Lewis and William Clark to cross the wide river. The Lewis and Clark Expeditio... more

View of the Loess Hills of Harrison County, Iowa, near the Missouri River

View of the Loess Hills of Harrison County, Iowa, near the Missouri Ri...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. These hills are the first rise in land beyond the flood plain, forming something of a low "front range" for Iowa and parts of Missouri... more

Full-size replica of a keelboat at the Lewis & Clark State Park, on an inlet of the Missouri River in Onawa, Iowa

Full-size replica of a keelboat at the Lewis & Clark State Park, on an...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The original was used by American explorers Merriwether Lewis and William Clark to cross the wide river. The Lewis and Clark Expeditio... more

Full-size replica of a keelboat at the Lewis & Clark State Park, on an inlet of the Missouri River in Onawa, Iowa

Full-size replica of a keelboat at the Lewis & Clark State Park, on an...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The original was used by American explorers Merriwether Lewis and William Clark to cross the wide river. The Lewis and Clark Expeditio... more

Lombard Coke Ovens, Stone Foundation, Missouri River near Toston Dam Reservoir, Toston, Broadwater County, MT

Lombard Coke Ovens, Stone Foundation, Missouri River near Toston Dam R...

Survey number: HAER MT-54-C Building/structure dates: 1907 Initial Construction

Garrison Dam, Spillway, State Route 200 at Missouri River, Riverdale, McLean County, ND

Garrison Dam, Spillway, State Route 200 at Missouri River, Riverdale, ...

Significance: The spillway was built to release excess water from Lake Sakakawea whenever high water threatens to overtop and destroy Garrison Dam. Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1... more

Rainbow Hydroelectric Facility, Arbor, On north bank of Missouri River 2 miles Northeast of Great Falls, & end of Rainbow Dam Road, Great Falls, Cascade County, MT

Rainbow Hydroelectric Facility, Arbor, On north bank of Missouri River...

Significance: It is significant for its association with the industrial development of Montana and the consolidation of most of Montana's electric industry into the Montana Power Company. The district is also a... more

Rainbow Hydroelectric Facility, Fountain, On north bank of Missouri River 2 miles Northeast of Great Falls, & end of Rainbow Dam Road, Great Falls, Cascade County, MT

Rainbow Hydroelectric Facility, Fountain, On north bank of Missouri Ri...

Significance: It is significant for its association with the industrial development of Montana and the consolidation of most of Montana's electric industry into the Montana Power Company. The district is also a... more

Topographical map of the road from Missouri to Oregon, commencing at the mouth of the Kansas in the Missouri River and ending at the mouth of the Walla-Wallah in the Columbia

Topographical map of the road from Missouri to Oregon, commencing at t...

"From the field notes and journal of Capt. J.C. Frémont." Segments fit together with overlap. LC Trails, 168 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Includes meteorological ob... more

Transportation by steam from Missouri river to the Rocky mountains

Transportation by steam from Missouri river to the Rocky mountains

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Sioux City Bridge, Spanning the Missouri River, Sioux City, Woodbury County, IA

Sioux City Bridge, Spanning the Missouri River, Sioux City, Woodbury C...

This documentation was moved from HAER No. SD-1 after additional research showed that the bridge was actually in Iowa, not South Dakota. (10/05/05, JLH) See also HAER NE-2 for additional documentation. Signific... more

Topographical map of the road from Missouri to Oregon, commencing at the mouth of the Kansas in the Missouri River and ending at the mouth of the Walla-Wallah in the Columbia

Topographical map of the road from Missouri to Oregon, commencing at t...

"From the field notes and journal of Capt. J.C. Frémont." Segments fit together with overlap. LC Trails, 168 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Includes meteorological ob... more

Transportation by steam from Missouri river to the Rocky mountains

Transportation by steam from Missouri river to the Rocky mountains

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Sioux City Bridge, Spanning the Missouri River, Sioux City, Woodbury County, IA

Sioux City Bridge, Spanning the Missouri River, Sioux City, Woodbury C...

This documentation was moved from HAER No. SD-1 after additional research showed that the bridge was actually in Iowa, not South Dakota. (10/05/05, JLH) See also HAER NE-2 for additional documentation. Signific... more

Topographical map of the road from Missouri to Oregon, commencing at the mouth of the Kansas in the Missouri River and ending at the mouth of the Walla-Wallah in the Columbia

Topographical map of the road from Missouri to Oregon, commencing at t...

"From the field notes and journal of Capt. J.C. Frémont." Segments fit together with overlap. LC Trails, 168 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Includes meteorological ob... more

Transportation by steam from Missouri river to the Rocky mountains

Transportation by steam from Missouri river to the Rocky mountains

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Sioux City Bridge, Spanning the Missouri River, Sioux City, Woodbury County, IA

Sioux City Bridge, Spanning the Missouri River, Sioux City, Woodbury C...

This documentation was moved from HAER No. SD-1 after additional research showed that the bridge was actually in Iowa, not South Dakota. (10/05/05, JLH) See also HAER NE-2 for additional documentation. Signific... more

Topographical map of the road from Missouri to Oregon, commencing at the mouth of the Kansas in the Missouri River and ending at the mouth of the Walla-Wallah in the Columbia

Topographical map of the road from Missouri to Oregon, commencing at t...

"From the field notes and journal of Capt. J.C. Frémont." Segments fit together with overlap. LC Trails, 168 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Includes meteorological ob... more

Transportation by steam from Missouri river to the Rocky mountains

Transportation by steam from Missouri river to the Rocky mountains

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Sioux City Bridge, Spanning the Missouri River, Sioux City, Woodbury County, IA

Sioux City Bridge, Spanning the Missouri River, Sioux City, Woodbury C...

This documentation was moved from HAER No. SD-1 after additional research showed that the bridge was actually in Iowa, not South Dakota. (10/05/05, JLH) See also HAER NE-2 for additional documentation. Signific... more

Topographical map of the road from Missouri to Oregon, commencing at the mouth of the Kansas in the Missouri River and ending at the mouth of the Walla-Wallah in the Columbia

Topographical map of the road from Missouri to Oregon, commencing at t...

"From the field notes and journal of Capt. J.C. Frémont." Segments fit together with overlap. LC Trails, 168 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Includes meteorological ob... more

Transportation by steam from Missouri river to the Rocky mountains

Transportation by steam from Missouri river to the Rocky mountains

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

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