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1. 40% More Streets Flushed 40% More Streets Flushed January//1959 Article with photos about the increased efficiency through bigger trucks in street cleaning.

2. Both Garbage and Snow Both Garbage and Snow September//1958 Article with photos about the increased efficiency through bigger trucks in street cleaning of both garbage and snow.

3. Features of Fire Prevention Day Parade Features of Fire Prevention Day Parade November 2, 1920 Photographs of the Fire Prevention Day Parade of October 9, 1920.

4. Foam-Filled Tires Stop Refuse-Truck Flats Foam-Filled Tires Stop Refuse-Truck Flats September//1974 Photos and article about the preservation and resulting cost-savings to the city of tires on garbage trucks with the use of foam in the city's rough landfills.

5. Kansas City, Mo., Upgrades Public Works Programs Kansas City, Mo., Upgrades Public Works Programs December//1968 Photos and article about the upgrading of programs for the Kansas City Public Works Department, including new trash compactors and garbage trucks, Downtown street lights, residential sidewalks, landfills,...

6. Kansas City: Nation's Third Leading Producer of Cars and Trucks Kansas City: Nation's Third Leading Producer of Cars and Trucks December 1965 Description of the automobile manufacturing industry in Kansas City,"the nation's third leading producer of cars and trucks," with three large companies: (1) the locally based KW-Dart large truck producing...

7. Miracle on I-35 Miracle on I-35 November-December 1997 Photos, map, and essay or article (written by "the editor of 'K. C. Jones,' a monthly political newspaper published in Kansas City, Missouri") about the benefits to the local economy from the recent increase...

8. Municipal Radio Serves Ten Kansas City Departments Municipal Radio Serves Ten Kansas City Departments November//1951 Article about "the opening of the Kansas City, Mo., FM radio-communications center on June 24, 1951." Description of the radio center's effects of improved government service with broadcasting to "25 radio-equipped...

9. Outside the Airlines Outside the Airlines October 2011 With the wthdrawal of American Airlines' overhaul base at Kansas City International Airport, the Aviation Department "wasted no time in finding businesses to fill the physical void and stimulate economic...

10. The Connie Sets a Record The Connie Sets a Record September 29, 2007 Reflection by author on her career with United Press and her two-day press trip to promote Trans World Airlines' "The Constellation," nicknamed The Connie. Its maiden flight was February 1, 1946, from...

11. Waterway "Triumph": First Cargo of Wheat Leaves Only River-Rail Terminal in the Wheat Belt Waterway "Triumph": First Cargo of Wheat Leaves Only River-Rail Terminal in the Wheat Belt November/20/1937 Photo of "the first wheat barge to leave Kansas City's [Kansas City, Kansas's] new public levee," the "municipally-owned Kaw Point elevator." Started in 1936 by the federal government, "leased for thirty...

12. What Interstate Trucks Carry: Kansas Port-of-Entry System Provides the First Detailed Analysis of Highway What Interstate Trucks Carry: Kansas Port-of-Entry System Provides the First Detailed Analysis of Highway Traffic across State Lines March/16/1935 Article about the "unique highway port-of-entry system" of the state of Kansas, "the nation's first complete detailed analysis of interstate motor truck traffic," with much of it traveling through the...