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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. 28 Years of Cable Cars in Kansas City 28 Years of Cable Cars in Kansas City Summer, 1993 Article about the history and unique facts about cable cars and street railways other than the electric type in Kansas City, detailing each company, with photos.

3. Building Good Employee Relations in Kansas City Building Good Employee Relations in Kansas City January/12/1924 Article explaining the organization of management of the Kansas City Railways company, especially pertaining to maintaining employee satisfaction, with flow charts and graphs.

4. 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:...

5. City-Wide Library Week City-Wide Library Week March/1/1938 Illustration and article about the "city-wide 'Visit Your Library' Week" at the Kansas City Public Library, headed by "Miss Irene Gentry, acting librarian," and involving the following people and institutions...

6. Electric Railway Trainman Electric Railway Trainman June-May//1911-1912 Third volume of the magazine (formerly called the National Motorman and Conductor in the first two volumes) with photos, illustrations, and information on the Kansas City street railways and their operators,...

7. Handling Doubled Traffic with Dispatch Handling Doubled Traffic with Dispatch November/26/1921 Article about the management of heavy traffic in such large crowds as the American Legion Convention at the Liberty Memorial in 1921, with photos.

8. How Mass Transportation Is Conducted in Greater Kansas City: The "Heart of America" How Mass Transportation Is Conducted in Greater Kansas City: The "Heart of America" November//1940 Extensive article about the corresponding growth of Kansas City and its public transportation system, starting in 1869 with mule-drawn cars up to the Kansas City Public Service Company's streetcars and...

9. Interurban to Westport Interurban to Westport March//1969 Article about the history of horse and mule-drawn street cars and other early "communications between Westport and its port city of Kansas City, four miles away," starting in 1850, including the Kansas...

10. Kansas City Builds for the Future: Twenty Years Experience Proves Desirability of Employe [sic] Representation Kansas City Builds for the Future: Twenty Years Experience Proves Desirability of Employe [sic] Representation Plan, Originated in Kansas City. .. November//1938 Article about the refinancing of the Kansas City Public Service Company, making its transition from streetcars to "trackless trolleys," or buses, through public bonds. History of the public transportation...

11. 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)...

12. Kansas City Railway Gains Public Favor Kansas City Railway Gains Public Favor September/30/1916 Article about the gaining of public favor by the Kansas City Railways company to facilitate better business, with cartoons and copies of newspaper clippings.

13. Kansas City Reorganizes Distribution System Kansas City Reorganizes Distribution System September//1931 Article with map, tables, and diagrams showing the reorganization plan for street car transportation routes in the city.

14. Micheal Toohey Kept Folks 'Wide Awake' at the Junction Micheal Toohey Kept Folks 'Wide Awake' at the Junction Fall//1995 Photo and biographical article about Michael Toohey, or Wide Awake Toohey, a watchman (and Union Civil War veteran) at the Junction of 9th, Main and Delaware Streets (for cable cars, streetcars and pedestrians)...

15. 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.

16. Nearly Everybody Likes Kansas City's New Trolleys Nearly Everybody Likes Kansas City's New Trolleys October//1941 Brief article about the new service of "heavy-traffic Troost Avenue" with "two dozeen new streamlined street cars," with photo.

17. New Street Cars for Kansas City, Mo. New Street Cars for Kansas City, Mo. July//1946 Brief article about the implementation of the Kansas City Public Service Company's new, "streamline" generation of street cars, with photos of both old and new types.

18. New Two-Car Trains Are Now in Operation New Two-Car Trains Are Now in Operation January//1923 Article about the new two-car trains introduced to Kansas City street railways, with photos.

19. Nicking Street Car Riders' Nickels Nicking Street Car Riders' Nickels February/8/1935 Photo and biographical article about Brigadier-General E. M. Stayton, "Kansas City street railway commissioner," resident of Independence, and former teacher in Independence starting in 1907. Description...

20. Our Street Car System Our Street Car System September 1899 Article details out where many of the streetcar lines are currently running as well as areas where future growth is expected. It mentions the Heim Electric line and the Leavenworth Electric line. Also...