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1. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 1908 Various photos and drawings of automobiles of the first decade of the twentieth century. Early Kansas City automobile dealers advertisements.

2. Automobile Industry Automobile Industry February/10/1929 Entire section of the paper devoted to the automobile industry, with numerous illustrations and photos.

3. Biography of Homer B. Roberts (1888-1952), Automobile Dealer Biography of Homer B. Roberts (1888-1952), Automobile Dealer 1999

4. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of LeRoy Simeon Simons, or LeRoy Simons, president of the Simons-Wiles Company at 27th and Main Streets. Born in Ohio in 1876 and serving in the Spanish-American War before coming to...

5. Cunningham Sells Chevrolet-Olds Unit Cunningham Sells Chevrolet-Olds Unit October/30/2001 Article about the sale of the Chevrolet-Oldsmobile division of the Cunningham Automotive Group in Kansas City following General Motors' announcement of plans "to stop Oldsmobile production." Company founded...

6. Dealership Loss May Not Have Been Voluntary Dealership Loss May Not Have Been Voluntary October 18, 2007 Major Cadilliac car dealership changed hands earlier this year. It had been in the Major family for 44 years, and the dealership has been a fixture in Kansas City since 1908. It was owned by three successive...

7. Early Automobiles Early Automobiles Folder contains a compiled list of automobile businesses in early Kansas City.

8. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of J. Frank Martin, manager of the Buick Motor Company dealership here.

9. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Edward Moriarty, "a dealer in automobiles" as founder in 1895 of "E. P. Moriarty & Company." Born in Minnesota in 1868 and coming to Kansas City in 1871 with his family before starting...

10. Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912 Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912 1912 Photo and bio of August Uhl, "general manager of the Walden W. Shaw Auto Livery Company." Born in Ohio in 1874 and coming to Kansas City in 1910 after "ha[ving] been associated with the automobile business...

11. Missouri: Special Limited Supplement Missouri: Special Limited Supplement 1930 Photo and bio of Warwick Saunders, a pioneer "of a system of company ownership of a fleet of automobiles for rental purposes" starting in 1916 in the Midwest. Born in Virginia in 1861 and coming to Kansas...

12. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1914, ca. Photo and description of the business of the Cartercar Company at 1706-1708 McGee Street, with Inter-State automobiles sold at 1416 Grand Avenue.

13. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Photos and text about the early car dealer at 1416 Grand Avenue, specializing in Inter-State makes.

14. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Located at 31st and Main Streets.

15. Revving Up Revival Revving Up Revival April 7-13, 2006 McCownGordon moves its headquarters into a historic auto dealership located at 422 Admiral Boulevard. They won first place in the office division of the Kansas City Business Journal's Capstone Awards....

16. Ten Years Old. ..The Berl Berry Organization Ten Years Old. ..The Berl Berry Organization 1950 Full page ad with photos, illustrations, and history of the Berl Berry automobile dealership organization, founded by Berl Berry in 1940 with Ford and Lincoln-Mercury automobiles, moving to two locations...

17. The Bruening Family (1851-Present) The Bruening Family (1851-Present) //1975 Description of the Bruenings' first business venture, an auto agency in 1907 at 3028 Gillham Road selling Apperson Motor Cars.

18. The Original Kansas City Hummer Vehicle The Original Kansas City Hummer Vehicle April 2, 2008 Postcard image and short article about the Greenlease Motor Car Company--the "Oldest Motor Car Establishment in Kansas City"-- located from 29th St. to 30th St. between McGee Trafficway and Gillham Road....

19. Wheeling & Dealing Wheeling & Dealing July 23, 2006 Feature article about the auto businesses along Truman Road. Currently more than 50 related businesses cover the five-mile heart of the corridor from downtown to I-435. Includes photographs and a graphic...

20. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City August/12/1923 Photos and biographical article about Nelson Studebaker Riley, or Nelson Riley, "president [of the] Studebaker Riley Motor Company." Born in Saint Joseph in 1882 and coming to Kansas City in 1909 "as assistant...