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1. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

2. 1939 Charter Party of Kansas City, Missouri 1939 Charter Party of Kansas City, Missouri File contains pamphlet "Constitution and By-Laws of the Charter Party of Kansas City, Missouri."

3. 1980 [and 1982] Annual Report: Department of Public Works, Kansas City, Missouri 1980 [and 1982] Annual Report: Department of Public Works, Kansas City, Missouri //1980, 1982 Review of the major city engineering events, including the rebuilding of the Kemper Arena roof and the construction of the replacement Main Street Viaduct and Kasnas City Skill Center.

4. 40% More Streets Flushed 40% More Streets Flushed January//1959 Article with photos about the increased efficiency through bigger trucks in street cleaning.

5. 50 Largest Area Employers. .. 50 Largest Area Employers. .. November/5/1984 Table listing the top 50 largest Kansas City area employers in 1984, with the following top notables: (1) federal government, (2) General Motors Corporation, (3) Bendix Corporation, (4) Missouri state...

6. A 13-Year Nightmare Ends A 13-Year Nightmare Ends May/6/1939 Letter to the editor reviewing the 13 years (from about 1926 to 1939) of unofficial city government control by the Pendergast machine in Kansas City and the demand for a clean-up campaign to ensure against...

7. A Bead on the Goats: Coalition Leader Seeks End of Pendergast Power A Bead on the Goats: Coalition Leader Seeks End of Pendergast Power July//1954 Article about the movement to purge the Kansas City area of its last vestiges of the Pendergast machine in the form of three court officers in an election.

8. A City Statesman A City Statesman September//1950 Brief complimentary article of the virtues of "the city's first real manager," L. P. Cookingham.

9. A City Welfare Board A City Welfare Board June/17/1911 Article about the novelty of the first city welfare system, describing its activities of collecting private charities and applying them to problems of housing and unemployment.

10. A City's Aid in Housekeeping A City's Aid in Housekeeping March 1914 Article about the regulation of the Kansas City, Kansas, city government's electrical and water plants, turned over to new commissioner L. H. Chapman, with photos and descriptions of the city's "practical...

11. A Civic Triumph A Civic Triumph January/8/1910 Article about the failure of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company to gain a long-term contract with the city for a franchise on street railways.

12. A Clean-Up Campaign That Was Different A Clean-Up Campaign That Was Different August//1926 Article about the city government project to clean up the streets and public places.

13. A Community Service Experiment That Works A Community Service Experiment That Works March//1946 Article about the Community Service Division, a new part of the city's welfare department, designed to promote "community planning and community responsibility."

14. A Garbage Cooking Plan A Garbage Cooking Plan January//1955 Article about "a practical garbage cooker which produces feed that keeps hogs healthy," with illustrations, photo, and discussion.

15. A Most Valuable Report A Most Valuable Report June/8/1915 An "exhaustive report" on the city budget during Mayor Jost's term.

16. A Political Boss Talks about His Job A Political Boss Talks about His Job February 1933 Candid interview with Tom Pendergast with several quotes and insights into the Pendergast machine.

17. A Reaction against Reform A Reaction against Reform April/25/1908 Article describing the reform policies of Mayor Beardsley leading to his replacement, including strict enforcement of anti-vice types of laws.

18. A Service Program for 705 Miles of Streets A Service Program for 705 Miles of Streets January//1955 Article about the Public Works Department's Street Repair Section and other sections and their maintenance of Kansas City's 705 miles of streets against floods, snow, and other wear and tear.

19. About Doing Something for Democracy About Doing Something for Democracy November//1941 Announcement of the new public affairs program of the independent Civic Research Institute, designed to facilitate impartial dissemination of information about the city government.

20. Actual Taxes in Kansas City Actual Taxes in Kansas City April 15, 1937 Issue of the periodical about "effective tax" rates paid by citizens of Kansas City.