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1. Your Car, Your Way Your Car, Your Way September 2011 Troy Lentz is owner of EV Instruments that "develops electronic control and monitoring systems for electric vehicles, which can control anything from rolling the windows down to checking on the battery...

2. You Pay Your Money and You Take Your Choice You Pay Your Money and You Take Your Choice 1970 Photos, illustrations, maps, and article about the transportation situation in Kansas City, involving the impending bankruptcy of the "Kansas City Are Transportation Authority" due to lack of use. Also...

3. Yellowstone Park, Old Faithful Inn Yellowstone Park, Old Faithful Inn 2 postcards from Yellowstone Park

4. Wyandotte Street at 51st Street Wyandotte Street at 51st Street 1926 View looking south on Wyandotte Street from 51st Street. Pictured are apartments, homes, cars, and children. Includes proposed roadway expansion.

5. Wyandotte St. at 51st Street Wyandotte St. at 51st Street 1926 View of 51st and Wyandotte, including apartment complex to be condemned, proposed roadway expansions, and parked cars.

6. Woman Wearing Hat and Goggles Woman Wearing Hat and Goggles circa 1930s Young unidentified female wearing a hat and goggles standing next to an automobile with possible airplane hanger in the background. She appears to be a pilot.

7. William Strang, Jr. William Strang, Jr. Information on William Strang, Jr. (1857-1921), a real estate and interurban railways developer, father of Overland Park, Kansas, and owner of the old Strang Car Line, also known as the Strang Line or...

8. Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid The majority of photographs in this collection came from the Brookings Montgomery photograph collection purchased by the library in the 1960s. Images are of outlaws, cowboys, Indians, lawmen, judges, western...

9. Wilbur Phillips Wilbur Phillips Review of the 1953 book "Automobile History Scrapbook No. 2" by Wilbur Phillips.

10. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City August/12/1923 Photos and biographical article about Nelson Studebaker Riley, or Nelson Riley, "president [of the] Studebaker Riley Motor Company." Born in Saint Joseph in 1882 and coming to Kansas City in 1909 "as assistant...

11. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City November/26/1922 Portraits and biographical article about Robert Cosgrove Greenlease, Sr., "owner [of the] Greenlease Motor Company." He was born in Saline County, Missouri, in 1882 and came to Kansas City about 1895,...

12. Wheeling & Dealing Wheeling & Dealing July 23, 2006 Feature article about the auto businesses along Truman Road. Currently more than 50 related businesses cover the five-mile heart of the corridor from downtown to I-435. Includes photographs and a graphic...

13. What's Old is New Again What's Old is New Again November/December 2004 Article describes New Longview, a planned community integrating the historic Longview Farm in Lee's Summit, Missouri. The community is based on the concept of "new urbanism," which strives to reduce dependency...

14. Western Auto's First Fifty Years in Kansas City: The Story Began with a Young Man's Idea to Supplement Western Auto's First Fifty Years in Kansas City: The Story Began with a Young Man's Idea to Supplement His Meager Wage April 7, 1959 History of the Western Auto automobile parts company in from its beginnings in Kansas City in about 1910, established by George Pepperdine for parts for Ford automobiles. Description of its growth and...

15. Western Auto Supply Co. Opens 500th Retail Store Western Auto Supply Co. Opens 500th Retail Store May/12/1971 Photos and article about the history of the Western Auto Supply Company, established in "1909 as a mail-order business" for Model T Ford parts by "George Pepperdine, a Kansas City bookkeeper." Photos of...

16. West Bottoms after 1951 Flood West Bottoms after 1951 Flood 1951 View of West Bottoms in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood; shows part of Armour Company facilities, an overturned boxcar, several damaged automobiles, and much mud.

17. Warwick at 39th Street Warwick at 39th Street n.d. View looking north along Warwick near the intersection with 39th Street; shows traffic and the "narrow width of roadway" with cars parked on both sides of Warwick.

18. Warwick at 34th Street Terrace Warwick at 34th Street Terrace n.d. View looking south along Warwick near the intersection of 34th Street Terrace; shows traffic and parked cars.

19. Walnut Street, North from 12th Street Walnut Street, North from 12th Street Postcard of Walnut Street, North from 12th Street

20. Walnut Street, North from 12th Street Walnut Street, North from 12th Street Postcard of Walnut Street, North from 12th Street