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1. 1941 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1941 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1941 Map of county, state and United States roads in Jackson County, Missouri, including rural schools, churches and cemeteries. Legend includes conditions of roads. Regional map of Kansas City on back.

2. 1941 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1941 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1941 Map of county, state and United States roads in Jackson County, Missouri, including rural schools, churches and cemeteries. Legend includes conditions of roads. Regional map of Kansas City on back.

3. 1963 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1963 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1963 Road map of Jackson County, Missouri depicting U.S., state, and county highways. Map also shows towns, smaller roads within towns outside Kansas City city limits, parks, bodies of water, schools, churches,...

4. 1985 Traffic Map of Kansas City, Kansas and Vicinity 1985 Traffic Map of Kansas City, Kansas and Vicinity 1985 Street map of Kansas City, Kansas and immediate environs showing traffic counts; also indicates streets under construction. Shows only Kansas side.

5. A Book Every Citizen Should See A Book Every Citizen Should See 1933 Printed letter to introduce the 1933 book "Results of County Planning, Jackson County, Missouri," to the public published by Presiding Judge Harry S. Truman. Truman writes of the advantages enjoyed by...

6. A Century of Growth in Real Estate: Highways, Developers Help Mold Metro's Look A Century of Growth in Real Estate: Highways, Developers Help Mold Metro's Look December/10-16/1999 Retrospective article describing the growth of Kansas City.

7. A Clay Landmark Goes: Razing of Campbell Mansion to End This Week A Clay Landmark Goes: Razing of Campbell Mansion to End This Week November/7/1949 Article about the demolition of the mansion of William Campbell, ca. 1874, at the intersection of Highways 69 and 169, five miles north of Kansas City.

8. A Dry and Wet Weather Route to Emporia, Kansas A Dry and Wet Weather Route to Emporia, Kansas September/13/1925 Map and caption about the highways to Emporia, Kansas, following the wet and dry routes of the Santa Fe Trail.

9. A New Frontier A New Frontier September 2001 Photos, map, and article about the continuing and managed growth of urbanization in Johnson County, Kansas suburbs, especially along 119th Street, with shopping centers, residences, and coordinated automobile...

10. A Road That Made History A Road That Made History December//1910 History and photos of the Boon's Lick Road across Missouri, from Saint Charles (near Saint Louis) to New Franklin, Missouri, surveyed in 1815, started in 1804 by Daniel Morgan Boone and Nathan Boone, and...

11. A Stern Grip on Highway Speed: Missouri's New Law, in Effect Wednesday Midnight, Allows No "Tolerance" A Stern Grip on Highway Speed: Missouri's New Law, in Effect Wednesday Midnight, Allows No "Tolerance" August/25/1957 News of Missouri's supposedly "first" speed limit, between 60 and 70 miles per hour, depending on time of day and type of highway.

12. Aerial View Downtown Kansas City Aerial View Downtown Kansas City Postcard of Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City

13. Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City circa 1980 Aerial view looking northeast. Bartle Hall and Municipal Auditorium are in view as well as the highways located on the south end of the downtown loop.

14. Aerial Views Show Site of Red Crown Tavern Aerial Views Show Site of Red Crown Tavern January-April 2011 Article describes the "site of the famed shoot-out with Platte County law enforcement," and provides information on the location of the tavern in relation to present day highways. Also included are two...

15. Along the Highways and Biways of Finance Along the Highways and Biways of Finance August/13/1950 Photo and biographical article about Joyce Hall, president of Hallmark, with his friend, Winston Churchill, "former prime minister of Great Britain," describing the company's plans to print Churchill's...

16. An Interview With Ruth Lopez An Interview With Ruth Lopez 1980-09-30 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded September 30, 1980. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...

17. Approaching Kansas City: From All Points of the Compass Approaching Kansas City: From All Points of the Compass May//1968 Article (written by a staff member of the Kansas City Public Library) about traveling into Kansas City (for the American Library Association conference here in 1968) from several different surrounding...

18. Area Roads Win a No. 1 Title: The Worst Area Roads Win a No. 1 Title: The Worst May 27, 2005 A study by the Road Improvement Program, a Washington-based transportation research group, declared that Kansas City's roads are the worst among the nation's large metropolitan areas. Article includes...

19. Bates CO. Missouri Bates CO. Missouri n.d. Map of Bates County, Missouri, that includes paved roads, graveled roads, state or county roads not highly improved, roads, interstates and highways, railroads, drainage district line, municipal township...

20. Boone's Lick Road Boone's Lick Road Maps, illustrations, and information on Boone's Lick Road, a 19th century road connecting the Saint Louis or Saint Charles area to Old Franklin, Missouri, and continuing on to Kansas City as the Santa...