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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. A Boon to Car Safety: New Missouri Law Will Affect All Drivers A Boon to Car Safety: New Missouri Law Will Affect All Drivers June/17/1951 News and explanation of the new Missouri drivers' license law requiring a physical and driving examination, in the process invalidating Kansas City municipal drivers' licenses, with chart.

3. A Kansas City Version of the Ring and the Book A Kansas City Version of the Ring and the Book August/12/1923 Illustrations and article about the history of the Irving-Pitt Manufacturing Company founded by promoter Junius Irving and inventor William Pitt and manufacturing spiral-ring notebooks in Kansas City (Pitt's...

4. A Stern Grip on Highway Speed: Missouri's New Law, in Effect Wednesday Midnight, Allows No "Tolerance" A Stern Grip on Highway Speed: Missouri's New Law, in Effect Wednesday Midnight, Allows No "Tolerance" August/25/1957 News of Missouri's supposedly "first" speed limit, between 60 and 70 miles per hour, depending on time of day and type of highway.

5. Attorney is Driven to Collect the Best Attorney is Driven to Collect the Best June 23, 2013 Interview with Marshall Miller, Kansas City attorney and creator of the annual Art of the Car Concours fundraiser to benefit the Kansas City Art Institute. Miller discusses his motivations for founding...

6. Auto Thefts Status Quo Auto Thefts Status Quo January 7, 2004 Article discusses auto theft in the metro area. It states that "in 2003, only 2,781 auto thefts were reported in Kansas City. In Historic Northeast, however, the number of car thefts remained the same:...

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

8. Building for a Million--Possibilities in the Suggested Widening of Thirteenth Street into a Great East-and-West Building for a Million--Possibilities in the Suggested Widening of Thirteenth Street into a Great East-and-West Traffic Artery February/18/1915 Large illustration with map and caption, showing the proposed widening of 13th Street, looking east from Walnut Street, with buildings, street cars, automobiles, buggies, etc.

9. Burned Rubber, Shared Memories Burned Rubber, Shared Memories November 28, 2011 The Kansas City International Raceway at 82nd Street and Noland Road was purchased by the city for a park. It has been the home track for the American Hot Rod Association.

10. Carl G. Osterstrom: General Manager of Carloading Firm Dies at 67 Carl G. Osterstrom: General Manager of Carloading Firm Dies at 67 October/9/1958 Photo and obituary for Carl Osterstrom, "67, of 3 East [55th Street Terrace." Native of Des Moines coming to Kansas City about 1933 and becoming "general manager of the Merchants Carloading company, 1125...

11. Charged Up and Ready Charged Up and Ready December 12, 2012 Article announces a study released by Electrify Heartland and the Metropolitan Energy Center which concludes that the Kansas City area is supplied with enough charging stations to meet the growing demand...

12. 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.

13. Couple Drives a Hobby to Colorado Couple Drives a Hobby to Colorado June/12/1969 Photo and biographical article about Mr. and Mrs. Dick Hempel and their plans to make "a 2,300-mile trip in their antique steam motor car" from Kansas City to various parts of Colorado, leaving from their...

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. Diamond Auto Offers Shining Service Diamond Auto Offers Shining Service October/17/2001 Article features Diamond Auto Repair, Inc. located at 5201 Independence Avenue and recently purchased by Ray Brown.

17. Do You Remember the Kansas City Speedway? Do You Remember the Kansas City Speedway? April 9, 1973 The Kansas City Speedway was built by Jack Prince and Art Pillsbury at 94th and Holmes Road. The floor of the track was made of 2 x 4's laid on edge; over a million feet of lumber were used. It was 1.25...

18. K. C.'s Wooden Race Track Passed into Oblivion 61 Years Ago K. C.'s Wooden Race Track Passed into Oblivion 61 Years Ago July/3/1985 Article with photos and history of the site of only four races in two years at 94th and Holmes Road, the last being on July 4, 1924.

19. Kansas Barnstormer Lives to Recount Exploits Kansas Barnstormer Lives to Recount Exploits October/20/1966 File containing a photo and biographical article about Herman Wetzig, "pioneer aerial barnstormer [starting in 1910], owner of the first private planes and one of the first automobiles in Kansas" in 1905...

20. Kansas City Woman Flier Wins Many Awards Kansas City Woman Flier Wins Many Awards December/18/1961 Photo and biographical article about Grace Harris, winner of international racing competitions starting in the late 1940s in America and Europe, in both airplanes and automobiles.