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Rivers running through : an urban environmental history of the Kansas Cities and the Missouri River
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] An environmental history of Kansas City and an urban history of the Missouri River, this dissertation shows how interconnected the city and the river were through the twentieth...
The veering path of progress: politics, race, and consensus in the north St. Louis Mark Twain Expressway fight, 1950-1956
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
This thesis examines how a complicated mix of factors converged to influence the planning, proposal, protest, and final route of the Mark Twain Expressway through St. Louis's North Side in the 1950s. To proponents, the ...