Chamber of Commerce Goodwill Tour, Kansas City riverfront, April 15, 1959 [Sergeant Floyd (Riverboat), View 2] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. 1959.

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Deane, Ernie. Chamber of Commerce Goodwill Tour, Kansas City riverfront, April 15, 1959 [Sergeant Floyd (Riverboat), View 2] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer].

Chamber of Commerce Goodwill Tour, Kansas City riverfront, April 15, 1959 [Sergeant Floyd (Riverboat), View 2] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. 1959.

Negative taken for April 26, 1959, Arkansas Gazette article "A River That Works Pays a Profit to Area," E1:1. The Little Rock Chamber of Commerce visited Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, on their annual Goodwill Tour. As part of their tour they viewed the traffic of boats on the Missouri River. In 1944 the United States Congress approved a water and land resources program for the Missouri Basin, which eventually cost more than five billion dollars. As a result of this program, metropolitan Kansas City has become part of a thriving inland waterway system and a center of communication, commerce, and industry. Metropolitan Kansas City also includes Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas. The Sergeant Floyd, a Corps of Engineers riverboat, helps in river improvement work, moving men, equipment and supplies, and setting navigation buoys along the river. The granary on shore is one of several served by barges at Kansas City. The granary on shore is one of several served by barges at Kansas City.

1 negative : b&w ; 6 x 6 cm. (2 x 2 in.)

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Greater Little Rock Chamber of Commerce (Ark.)

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United States. Army. Corps of Engineers

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A study of the Herendeen Bay area coal seams was ordered by Brigadier General Lloyd E. Jones in 1942. The report was prepared by Lt. Richard H. Yost of the 151st Engineer Regiment. An examination of the area was made in 1943 by Lt. Col. C.W. Jeffers of the Quartermaster Corps and Robert S. Sanford of the Bureau of Mines; the report of their survey was prepared by George O. Gates in 1944. From the description of Herendeen Bay Coal Fields Reports, 1942-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record ...

Arkansas History Commission

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The Arkansas History Commission was created by the General Assembly in 1905. Inspired and guided during its early years by John Hugh Reynolds, the commission is the official archives of the state, responsible for collecting and preserving the source materials of the history of Arkansas. From the description of Arkansas History Commission records, 1905-1984 [microform]. (Arkansas History Commission). WorldCat record id: 244818119 ...

Deane, Ernie

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Ernest Cecil "Ernie" Deane (1911-1991) was an Arkansas native, journalist, soldier, teacher, folklorist and historian. He is best known as the writer of the original Arkansas Traveler (1956-1965) newspaper column in the Arkansas Gazette for which most of the negatives in this collection were made. From the description of Markers and Monuments, Border Markers - Arkansas-Oklahoma line, Milepost #119 near Foreman, Arkansas, November, 1960 [View 1] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]....

Sergeant Floyd (Riverboat)

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