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1. Bus Jobs to 5 Negroes: New Policy at Public Service Company Bus Jobs to 5 Negroes: New Policy at Public Service Company April/9/1960 First black drivers to be hired by the Kansas City Public Service Company, starting operating buses yesterday.

2. Double Wedding: 75th Anniversary Long after 'Stir' Double Wedding: 75th Anniversary Long after 'Stir' June/30/1974 Biographical article about the 75th wedding anniversary of Charles Coombs, and his wife, Elsie Coombs, married in a secret wedding on July 4, 1899 before moving from Joplin, Missouri, to the Kansas City...

3. Open Bid for Bus Fare Hike Open Bid for Bus Fare Hike January/3/1958 Notice of the increase in bus fare by the Kansas City Public Service Company from $0.20 in cash to $0.25 in tokens, among other changes designed to increase needed revenues.

4. P. C. Groner, Sr., Dies P. C. Groner, Sr., Dies May/21/1976 Photo and obituary for Powell Campbell Groner, Sr., or Powell Groner, Sr. (~1894-1976), "84, elder statesman of the area's transit industry," residing at 4235 Locust Street as the "president of the former...

5. Seeing Kansas City Via Gray Line Seeing Kansas City Via Gray Line November 2, 2005 Circa 1930s postcard image of Parlor Coach #501. The caption states that all Kansas City tours began at 11th and Baltimore at the Baltimore Hotel. Tours lasted from 30 minutes to two hours in length.