|Bristow, David L.||A Dirty, Wicked Town: Tales of 19th Century Omaha||Fascinating stories about a fascinating town.|
|Link||Lovely people who told me what the Missouri River was like in 1872, including what the bill of fare onboard a steamboat would have been.|
|Folzenlogen, Robert||Birding Missouri: A Guide to Seasonal Highlights||Organized by time of year and places to go. It has some helpful pictures of the Missouri River at different times of year, with a description of the birds then.|
|Haskell, Henry C. Jr.
& Richard B. Fowler
|City of The Future: The Story of Kansas City, 1850-1950||Fascinating anecdotes.|
and Shirl Kasper,
edited by Monroe Dodd;
The Kansas City Star
|Kansas City, An American Story||Great pictures and thumbnail sketches. Very, very useful.|
|O’Neill, Pat||From the Bottom Up: The Story of the Irish in Kansas City||Excellent pictures and it tells the story of Kansas City too.|
|Savage, James W.
and John T. Bell
|History of the City of Omaha, Nebraska and South Omaha by Consul W. Butterfield||1894 history of Omaha, full of all sorts of interesting facts.|
|Tekiela, Stan||Birds of Missouri, Field Guide||A pocket book with good pictures and useful comments about the birds’ whereabouts and behavior.|