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Daylight Saving Time
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TitleDaylight Saving Time
NotesDaylight Saving Time was first employed on a national scale in the United States in 1918 and again from February 9, 1942, to September 30, 1945, when it was called War Time. See also the Kansas City Star, March 31, 1918, page 1, the Kansas City Times, February 9, 1942, page 1, column 3, and the Kansas City Star, August 9, 1956. First used in Kansas City on March 31, 1918, when clocks were set ahead at 2 a.m. Kansas Citians voted August 7, 1956, at the polls with 16,590 for and 39,878 against in the 20 wards south of the river. "K. C. N. the 21st ward" voted 3 to 1 against.
SourceThe Kansas City Star
Local SubjectDaylight Saving Time
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID97554
CONTENTdm number21347
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