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1. 100 Years on the Assembly Line 100 Years on the Assembly Line October 8, 2013 Article on the 100th anniversary of the Ford Co. assembly line, focusing on the Claycomo plant. Founded in 1909, the plant in the northeastern Kansas City industrial district was the first Ford assembly...

2. A Revamped Ford Plant A Revamped Ford Plant November/25/1923 Illustration and article about the additions to the Ford Motor Company assembly plant at 11th and Winchester Avenue, describing its area and interior.

3. Baby You Can Drive My Car . . . Baby You Can Drive My Car . . . April 1, 2006 Brief article describing the auto manufacturing industry in the Kansas City area. The Ford Claycomo plant and General Motors Fairfax plant are described, as is their involvement in the production of hybrid...

4. Business: Collins Company Marks 100th Anniversary Business: Collins Company Marks 100th Anniversary February//1980 History of the Collins Construction Company, founded in 1880, and some of the construction industry in general in the Kansas City area. Location in 1980 at 1030 Pawnee Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.

5. Fifty Years Ago Today, the First Ford Branch Opened Here Fifty Years Ago Today, the First Ford Branch Opened Here January/1/1956 Photo and article about the first Ford branch assembly and sales branches in the nation (branches from Detroit) being located in Kansas City in 1909, at 318-320 West 11th Street.

6. Ford Assembly Plant Ford Assembly Plant 1925 Full frontal and side view; located at 1025 Winchester Avenue.

7. Ford Assembly Plant Ford Assembly Plant 1926 Distant view of Ford Assembly Plant; located at 1025 Winchester Avenue.

8. Ford Assembly Plant Ford Assembly Plant 1953-01-10 Aerial view of second Ford Assembly Plant in Claycomo.

9. Ford Assembly Plant Ford Assembly Plant 1953-01-10 Aerial view of second Ford Assembly Plant in Claycomo.

10. Ford Closing Stirs Kansas City Ford Closing Stirs Kansas City October/30/1937 Discussion about the "handling of the city's labor troubles" and renewal of "attack on Pendergast machine," in the wake of the closing of the major auto assembly plant.

11. Ford F-150 Wins Award Ford F-150 Wins Award December 18, 2003 The prominent automotive magazine Motor Trend selected Ford Motor Co.'s new F-150 pickup as the magainze's 2004 "Truck of the Year." The newly designed F-150, considered Ford's most important vehicle introduction...

12. Ford Motor Company Ford Motor Company

13. Ford Motor Company Ford Motor Company 1915 Unidentified men with car before Ford Motor Company location; sign reads "Oklahoma City to Kansas City".

14. Ford Wings for the B-47 Jet Bomber Ford Wings for the B-47 Jet Bomber Second Quarter//1953 Photos and article about "the first shipment of bomber wings built at Ford Motor Company's Claycomo plant" with speeches here by company president Henry Ford II, B. W. Rose ("Kansas city Aircraft Plant...

15. Ford's Top Executive Tries to Rally Troops Ford's Top Executive Tries to Rally Troops Ford chief executive Alan Mulally visited the Claycomo plant the day after the company announced a $12.7 billion loss in 2006. The Claycomo plant, Mulally told workers, is in a good position because it...

16. Ford: Quitting World's Oldest Automobile Assembly Branch, Moves to New Claycomo Plant Ford: Quitting World's Oldest Automobile Assembly Branch, Moves to New Claycomo Plant February 5, 1957 Article about the transfer of the local car assembly site away from "the world's oldest branch assembly plant," in operations since 1912 in Kansas City on Winchester Avenue.

17. Gas Problem Solved, Kansas City Gets Ford Gas Problem Solved, Kansas City Gets Ford December/16/1950 Arrival of Ford Motor Company only after establishment of natural gas line for the plant's potential use.

18. 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...

19. Kansas City: Rise of a Regional Metropolis Kansas City: Rise of a Regional Metropolis 2002 Book includes a short history of the presence of the Ford Motor Company in the manufacturing of autos in the Kansas City area. It began in 1912 with the first plant located in Kansas City and with a later...

20. Med School Buys Old Ford Dealership Med School Buys Old Ford Dealership November 15, 2000 Photo and article about "the old Thoroughbred Ford Dealership at Independence Boulevard and the Paseo," purchased by the University of Health Sciences from the Ford Motor Company as interim offices until...