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1. A Zeal for Wheels: Bill Backer's Museum Houses More than a Century of Unique Autos A Zeal for Wheels: Bill Backer's Museum Houses More than a Century of Unique Autos Spring//1999 Article about Bill Backer's Auto World Car Museum in Fulton, Missouri, holding "90 vehicles ranging from an 1895 Haynes to a 1987 Jaguar," with photos.

2. Across Our Wide Missouri: A Classic Success Story Across Our Wide Missouri: A Classic Success Story December//1981 Biographical article about Erret Lobban Cord, or E. L. Cord (1893-1974), an automobile "merchandiser and organizer more than an engineer and designer," inventing "three of its [America's] greatest automobiles:...

3. Airlines in the United States, January 1, 1934 Airlines in the United States, January 1, 1934 Spring 2003 Map and names of airlines showing routes in 1934: American Airways; Eastern Air Transport; Kohler Aviation Corp.; National Parks Airways; Northwest Airways; Pan American Airways System; Pennsylvania Air...

4. ASAP: A Program with a Purpose ASAP: A Program with a Purpose April-May//1974 Photo and article about drunken driving prevention by ASAP, the Alcohol Safety Action Project.

5. 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...

6. Auto Speedway Built under Difficulties Auto Speedway Built under Difficulties November//1922 Story with drawings and photos about the construction of a new speedway for car races.

7. Better Driving Better Driving February/1/1935 Notice about the decrease in automobile-related deaths in Kansas City from 14 in 1934 to 5 in 1935.

8. Buses to Compete with Private Automobiles in Kansas City Buses to Compete with Private Automobiles in Kansas City July/11/1925 Drawings, map, and discussions about bus routes and their mechanical safety devices.

9. City Transit Summed Up: New Traffic Signals in Kansas City, Mo. [and] Which Sells Better--Don't Walk City Transit Summed Up: New Traffic Signals in Kansas City, Mo. [and] Which Sells Better--Don't Walk or Wait? February//1950 Photos and articles about the new traffic signals in Downtown Kansas City for improved safety and transportation of pedestrians competing with automobiles and streetcars, especially at the following intersections:...

10. Dallas and Kansas City Win Grand Award in Traffic Safety Dallas and Kansas City Win Grand Award in Traffic Safety April//1941 Announcement of the winning of the 1940 National Traffic Safety Award by Kansas City and Dallas, jointly, for cities of populations between 250,000 and 500,000.

11. Foam-Filled Tires Stop Refuse-Truck Flats Foam-Filled Tires Stop Refuse-Truck Flats September//1974 Photos and article about the preservation and resulting cost-savings to the city of tires on garbage trucks with the use of foam in the city's rough landfills.

12. Ford Wings for the B-47 Jet Bomber Ford Wings for the B-47 Jet Bomber Second Quarter//1953 Photos and article about "the first shipment of bomber wings built at Ford Motor Company's Claycomo plant" with speeches here by company president Henry Ford II, B. W. Rose ("Kansas city Aircraft Plant...

13. Headlight Testing Campaign Organized by Chief of Police Headlight Testing Campaign Organized by Chief of Police August//1926 Story about the "campaign for safer automobile lights" in Kansas City, Kansas, organized by Frank Wisdom, chief of police there, with defective lights corrected on "more than 2,500" cars.

14. High-School Industrial-Arts Program High-School Industrial-Arts Program March//1939 Photos, drawings, and article about the industrial arts program and facilities at Wyandotte High School in Kansas City, Kansas, including a shops and labs for metal, wood, electrical machines, and automobiles....

15. 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."

16. 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.

17. J. C. Nichols Company: Fifty Years of Development J. C. Nichols Company: Fifty Years of Development February/3/1959 History of the real estate company, tracing the development of the planned residential district and shopping center tailored for automobiles.

18. 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.

19. Just to Show the Way Kansas City Is Growing: Some of the New Enterprises Which Are Being Launched Here Just to Show the Way Kansas City Is Growing: Some of the New Enterprises Which Are Being Launched Here March//1913 Short notice about the new "lighting gas and equipments for automobiles" manufacturing plant of the Prest-O-Lite Company in North Kansas City.

20. Kansas City. ..America's Transportation Hub Kansas City. ..America's Transportation Hub May//1966 Various essays and articles about Kansas City's function as a national transportation center in many aspects, including river barges, railroads, aviation, trucking, automobiles, pipelines, electrical lines,...