Floods in Kansas and Missouri, 1951
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Floods in Kansas and Missouri, 1951 hearings before the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, Eighty-second Congress, first session, on the destructive floods in Kansas and Missouri, July 1951; including hearings by the Inspection Committee at St. Louis, Mo., and Topeka, Kans. July 31, August 4 and 6, 1951 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works

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Published by G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Floods -- Kansas,
  • Floods -- Missouri

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Paginationvi, 184 p. :
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16139533M
LC Control Number51061719

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OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. Has 50 plates of Kansas City, Missouri flood. Description: [40] pages: chiefly illustrations ; 16 x 23 cm. Lecompton in Kansas, and Kansas City and St. Louis in Missouri. From Ogden to Lecompton, Kansas, the flood along the Kansas River was approximately 5 feet deeper than the flood. Once the flood reached Kansas City, water depths were only about 2 feet less than in Along the Kansas River, the flood depthsCited by: 3. During the summer of , heavy rainfall in the Kansas River basin caused extensive flooding. Some areas received 16 inches of rain from July As the crest of the floodwaters rapidly moved down the Kansas (also called the Kaw) River, the cities of Manhattan, Topeka . ever to hit the Midwest. May, June and July of saw record rainfalls over most of Kansas and Missouri, resulting in record flooding on the Kansas, Osage, Neosho, Verdigris and Missouri Rivers. Twenty-eight lives were lost and damage totaled nearly 1 .

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  These 16 Photos of Kansas In The s Are Mesmerizing. Kansas during the s was a memorable time—a Kansas boy was Commander-in-Chief, TVs were becoming a home staple and families were enjoying the post-war calm. These were peaceful and happy times for the Sunflower State, as shown in these 16 rare photos that are nothing short of mesmerizing. Arrowhead Stadium / Kauffman Stadium Kansas City, Missouri 39°3′5″N 94°28′50″W homes to the Kansas City Chiefs (football) and Kansas City Royals (baseball). The combined seating capacity of the stadiums is , Picture album: Kansas City, Kansas, flood Summary General high views; flooded railroad yards; isolated and bewildered animals; stranded trains; businessmen in temporary quarters at the Chamber of Commerce; interior views of devastated factories; ruined homes; rescue workers; etc. About this Item: Warner Studio, Kansas City, Missouri, Light Blue Pictorial Wrappers. Condition: Almost No Wear. No Jacket. First Edition. A series of 50 photographs of the flood. "This is the story of the flood of July, ! The costliest in the nation,s three-quarters of a .