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1. 1909 Glidden Tour 1909 Glidden Tour July 31, 2009 Articles reporting on the 1909 "Annual Reliability Tour of the American Automobile Association" or "Glidden Tour," which ended in Kansas City on July 30, 1909. The articles include illustrations, tour...

2. 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.

3. Auto Delivery Wagons Auto Delivery Wagons January, 1902 Report and photograph of the first automobile delivery wagon in Kansas City, made by the Day Automobile Company for Geo. B. Peck Dry Goods Co. The vehicle was designed by W. T. Irvin of the Day Automobile...

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

5. Automobile Registrations Automobile Registrations October 30, 1953 In October 1914, 6,588 automobiles had been registered in Kansas City, Missouri.

6. 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...

7. City Monuments and Buildings Provide Ample Car Tag Design City Monuments and Buildings Provide Ample Car Tag Design January/23/1941 Design for stickers beginning with 1933. Previous to 1933 using metal tags.

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

9. Horseless Carriages Conquer Horseless Carriages Conquer August 1901 Report on the growing popularity of early automobiles in Kansas City, in particular the steam propelled "Locomobile."

10. HST's Dreadful Devil Wagon HST's Dreadful Devil Wagon July//1976 Photos and biographical article about Harry Truman and his "1911 Stafford car," his first automobile and the one used in his courtship with his wife.

11. J. I. Case Threshing Machine Building J. I. Case Threshing Machine Building January 22, 1916 Photo (or illustration) and caption about the ''J. I. Case Building,'' site of "the Motor Show" in Kansas City in 1916.

12. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of Fernando Neal (in an early automobile), president of the Southwest National Bank.

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

14. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of August Uhl, manager of the Waldon W. Shaw Auto Livery.

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of Edward Moriarty, co-founder of the "sporting goods firm" of E. P. Moriarty & Company, "one of the organizers of the Automobile Club," and a former banker born im Minnesota in 1868 before...

18. Old Cars--And Memories: Touring in 1910 Pierce Arrow to California Was Adventure Old Cars--And Memories: Touring in 1910 Pierce Arrow to California Was Adventure August//1976 Photo (of the author's family in 1913 at 3532 Paseo with a 1910 Pierce Arrow car) and account of early twentieth century automobile travel of Jackson County.

19. 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.

20. 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.