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Parker, Nathan Howe
Rand, Mcnally and co
19th in Population, First in. ..
Full page ad for Kansas City, expounding upon its national rankings, mainly dealing with grain production.
A Growth Spurt for KC Area
March 24, 2004
Bates and Caldwell Counties in Missouri and Franklin and Linn Counties in Kansas were added to the metropolitan area bringing the total to 17 counties. The area is officially known as the Kansas City-Overland...
A Look at Life in the 'Burbs
Review of "the changes and challenges facing Kansas City suburbs of the '90s," including the following: Platte City, Olathe, Leavenworth, Blue Springs, Lee's Summit, Independence, Overland Park, Shawnee,...
A Statistical Look at Twentieth-Century Misssouri
October 1, 2004
Article compares Missouri in 1900 and 2000 through statistics.
Babies, Burglars & BMWs
Four pages of tables showing statistics on various demographic data in the Greater Kansas City area, comparing 1976 to 1986, with photos.
Community Planning to Improve the Housing Conditions of the Negro Population of Kansas City. ..
Population and housing statistics from the 1940 Census. Includes maps of black population.
Did You Know? Facts about Kansas City
November 1, 1989
"The Kansas City Metropolitan Statistical Area is ranked as the 24th largest area in the United States, according to the U. S. Bureau of the Census. Between 1980 and 1988, the 10-county area, including...
Growth in the Heartland: Challenges and Opportunities for Missouri
Section of the book having to do with Kansas City specifically. Section is entitled "The Kansas City region grew solidly in the 1990s, but most of that growth flowed toward the metropolitan edge." Includes...
Housing Market Analysis of Greater Kansas City: Report 6, 1945-1946
December 1, 1945
Population statistics for different ethnic groups in different parts of Kansas City and other areas.
Income, Education, and Unemployment in Neighborhoods, Kansas City, Missouri
Study of socioeconomic aspects of Greater Kansas Citians by census tract, concentrating on employment, income, and education, with some discussion and maps.
Industrial Relations and Labor Conditions: Negro Migration--Report of the Missouri Negro Industrial Commission
Article about the mass migration of black people from the South as agricultural workers moving to the North and more urban centers, including Missouri, increasing "13.2 per cent" in black or African American...
Kansas City and Its Neighborhoods: Facts and Figures
Book filled with maps, tables, charts, and other illustrations and explanation of population statistics from the 1930s to early 1940s of Kansas City in its various neighborhoods, divided largely by census...
Kansas City Metropolitan Area
Maps, photos, tables, statistics and other information on the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area or metro area) and its changing boundaries (according primarily to the United States Census Bureau),...
Kansas City Population
File containing photocopies of local history index cards citing population statistics for the metropolitan area during 1960-1990, ca.
Kansas City, Its Resources, and Their Development: A Souvenir of the Kansas City Times
General description of Kansas City' economic and population growth, citing its national rankings advantages in several economic categories.
KC Blacks Look Back Over Long, Hard Road
February 8, 1986
Article provides an overview of the experiences of African Americans in Kansas City since the mass "Exodus Movement" from the deep South in the 1870s. Demographic statistics are given about blacks in the...
KC Slips, JOCO Soars
June 30, 2005
Article and statistics about the new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau that shows the rise and fall of population growth rates in the metro area. Kansas City dropped two places to 39th among the nation's...
Parker's Geological Map of the State of Missouri
Title continues: "showing the location of the principal deposits of iron, lead, zinc, tin, copper, diamonds, gold, silver, platina, nickel, manganese, alabaster, kaolin, coal, oil springs, &c."
Public Health in Missouri--Past, Present, and Future: Vital Statistics as a Measure of Public Health Progress
Article about the history of vital statistics collection and recording in the state of Missouri, first legislated in 1841 and continued through the federal decennial censuses through 1900 with little information...
Public School Building Program
June 30, 1925
Increased Facilities Assured by Passage of Five Million Dollar Bond Issue The article gives various statistics, such as total enrollment for all shools in Kansas City in 1913-14 was 43,282 and enrollment...
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