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1. $3,335,000 Program for Kansas City $3,335,000 Program for Kansas City July//1938 Article about the introduction of "100 new street cars, 34 new motor buses and 106 new trolley buses at a total expense of $3,335,000."

2. End of Electric Transit Era End of Electric Transit Era January 4, 1959 Photo and caption about the end and history of the city's electric street cars, with history since 1884.

3. Kansas City Has Had Transit System since the Civil War Kansas City Has Had Transit System since the Civil War August//1971 History of the public transit systems of the city since the Civil War, including mule cars, cable cars, trolleys, electric street cars, and even subways (on 8th Street under the bluff, closed in the 1920s)...

4. Missouri Muddle Missouri Muddle May/6/1950 Article about wage strikes at Kansas City Public Service Company, leading to complications with public transportation by bus and street car.

5. Public Transit Has Taken Intriguing Forms Public Transit Has Taken Intriguing Forms July/17/1964 History of public transportation systems in Kansas City, including across hills steep enough to kill horses pulling street cars over them.

6. Street Car, Trolley Bus and Motor Bus Lines Serving Greater Kansas City Street Car, Trolley Bus and Motor Bus Lines Serving Greater Kansas City 1951 Map includes street car, motor bus, and trolley bus lines through Kansas City, MO, and linking to Kansas City, KS, Independence, MO, and North Kansas City, MO, and points of interest. Detailed inset map...

7. Super Colossal, Say Kansas Citians Super Colossal, Say Kansas Citians August//1941 Article about the Kansas City Public Service Company's "two dozeen new streamlined [street] cars," in appearance similar to buses, on "one of Kansas City's heaviest street railway routes," with photos....

8. The Passing Street Car The Passing Street Car October 29, 1956 30 years ago Kansas City had 800 street cars. Next July it will have none.. .After the war, the Brooklyn and Woodland lines and others were given over to tires instead of tracks. Recently the transition...

9. Transportation Kansas City Transportation Kansas City 1945-1974 A collection of 90 pages of photocopied newspaper articles from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times centered on the history of the different types of street cars in Kansas City, the end of streetcar...

10. Transportation Lines Transportation Lines 1957 and earlier Maps showing transportation lines for street cars, trolley buses, and motor buses.

11. Transportation Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City Transportation Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City 1944 Map of streetcar, trolley, and bus lines in Kansas City; enlarged map of downtown area inset. Lines are identified by key on map. Also has a list of points of interest and downtown businesses.

12. Transportation Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City Transportation Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City 1954 Map of street car, trolley bus and motor bus lines in Kansas City; enlarged map of downtown area inset. Indexes points of interest, hotels, ticket offices. Reverse side includes descriptions of each bus...

13. Transportation Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City Transportation Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City 1951 Map of bus and trolley lines in Kansas City; enlarged map of downtown area inset. Lines are identified by key on map. Also has a list of points of interest and a list of schools and hospitals.

14. Transportation Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City Transportation Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City 1941 Map of bus and trolley lines in Kansas City dated May 1941; enlarged map of downtown area inset. Lines are identified by key on map. Also has list of points of interest.

15. Uncle Sam Delivers a Trolley Bus Uncle Sam Delivers a Trolley Bus April//1940 Article about the latest addition of 44 new "trolley buses," along with information about their three-year history in Kansas City, with photos.

16. What's Happening to Transit. ..in Kansas City What's Happening to Transit. ..in Kansas City May//1937 Article about the financial restructuring of the Kansas City Public Service Company to facilitate a "$3,000,000 improvement program. ..including purchase of new street cars, trolley buses, and gas buses,"...