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161. Jackson County, Missouri: Its Opportunities and Resources Jackson County, Missouri: Its Opportunities and Resources 1926 Section about the Leeds industrial district of eastern Kansas City, describing its important industries, including steel, rock quarries, coal, grain, concrete, lumber, railroads, automobiles, and "approximately...

162. Jitney Transportation Company Jitney Transportation Company N.d. Folder includes the Kansas City Jitney Transportation Company published schedule for the week ending Feb.6, n.d. The publication contains many advertisements dealing with automobile needs and accessories....

163. Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon at Union Station Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon at Union Station December 9, 1927 Exterior view of Joe Sanders with fur coat, bowler hat and spats standing beside Carleton Coon. Both are by a car parked at Union Station. Band was welcomed back in Kansas City on December 9, 1927. According...

164. Joe Sanders In Cincinnati, Ohio Joe Sanders In Cincinnati, Ohio 1927 Exterior view of Joe Sanders standing by his Hertz rental car in Cincinnati, Ohio. According to Edmiston's book, the band spent almost all of May 1927 there. Sanders in his scrapbook captions the photo,...

165. Joe Sanders' First Auburn Joe Sanders' First Auburn 1925 Full view of automobile identified as Joe Sanders' first Auburn. The wheel cover reads: "Joe Sanders - Coon Sanders Kansas City Nighthawks." Location not given.

166. Jones Store Company Jones Store Company Postcard of the Jones Store Company building

167. Journal-Post Old Car Run Journal-Post Old Car Run circa 1930s Man and woman sitting in an early-model automobile and dressed in early twentieth-century clothes. The man appears to be wearing a fake mustache. A sign on the cars reads "Journal-Post Old Car Run 83."...

168. Journal-Post Old Car Run Journal-Post Old Car Run circa 1930s Street view of a woman and costumed man sitting in a 1904 REO automobile. The entry card on the vehicle reads, "Journal-Post Old Car Run #23." Several spectators and participants are visible in the background....

169. Journal-Post Old Car Run Journal-Post Old Car Run circa 1930s Street view of a driver sitting in an early model automobile. An entry card on the front of the vehicle reads "Journal-Post Old Car Run #10." Other cars and participants are visible in the background.

170. Just to Show the Way Kansas City Is Growing: Some of the New Enterprises Which Are Being Launched Here Just to Show the Way Kansas City Is Growing: Some of the New Enterprises Which Are Being Launched Here March//1913 Short notice about the new "lighting gas and equipments for automobiles" manufacturing plant of the Prest-O-Lite Company in North Kansas City.

171. K. C.'s Wooden Race Track Passed into Oblivion 61 Years Ago K. C.'s Wooden Race Track Passed into Oblivion 61 Years Ago July/3/1985 Article with photos and history of the site of only four races in two years at 94th and Holmes Road, the last being on July 4, 1924.

172. Kansas Barnstormer Lives to Recount Exploits Kansas Barnstormer Lives to Recount Exploits October/20/1966 File containing a photo and biographical article about Herman Wetzig, "pioneer aerial barnstormer [starting in 1910], owner of the first private planes and one of the first automobiles in Kansas" in 1905...

173. Kansas City. ..America's Transportation Hub Kansas City. ..America's Transportation Hub May//1966 Various essays and articles about Kansas City's function as a national transportation center in many aspects, including river barges, railroads, aviation, trucking, automobiles, pipelines, electrical lines,...

174. Kansas City. ..The Way We Were Kansas City. ..The Way We Were //1981 Two large photos of the Kansas City Speedway at 94th and Holmes Road in 1923, the site of that year's national championship.

175. Kansas City and the Willys-Overland Company Kansas City and the Willys-Overland Company May/30/1916 [F]urther logical evidence of the geographic location of Kansas City as. ..an automobile distribution center with the addition of a "[m]ammoth new automobile institution."

176. Kansas City Centennial Celebration Kansas City Centennial Celebration 1950 Various makes and models of automobiles parked on street.

177. Kansas City Crackdown: Campaign for Traffic Safety Cuts Deaths, Quadruples Fines Kansas City Crackdown: Campaign for Traffic Safety Cuts Deaths, Quadruples Fines March/6/1939 Article about the actions of the police department to cut back severely the automobile traffic fatalities and other accidents in the city, especially on drunken drivers.

178. Kansas City Drivers: Are We Really That Bad? Kansas City Drivers: Are We Really That Bad? April 2001 Illustration and article about the problems of automobile driving and drivers in the Kansas City metropolitan area, with discussion on road discourtesy, inattention, road rage, and many statistics, etc....

179. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of Fernando Neal (in an early automobile), president of the Southwest National Bank.

180. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of J. Frank Martin, manager of the Buick Motor Company dealership here.