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1. $3,335,000 Program for Kansas City $3,335,000 Program for Kansas City July//1938 Article about the introduction of "100 new street cars, 34 new motor buses and 106 new trolley buses at a total expense of $3,335,000."

2. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

3. 8th Street and Delaware 8th Street and Delaware circa 1948 A snowy, wintery street scene identified as 8th and Delaware. Weather has caused a traffic jam. An overhead transit bridge shows the Kansas City Public Service Company logo and slogan: "Safe Dependable...

4. American Bank Building American Bank Building Postcard of the American Bank Building at 8th and Delaware

5. An Interview With Dolores Rodriguez An Interview With Dolores Rodriguez 1978-08-18 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded August 18, 1978. 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. Includes typed list of...

6. Broadway & 8th Street Broadway & 8th Street Postcard view of Broadway & 8th Street

7. Bus Jobs to 5 Negroes: New Policy at Public Service Company Bus Jobs to 5 Negroes: New Policy at Public Service Company April/9/1960 First black drivers to be hired by the Kansas City Public Service Company, starting operating buses yesterday.

8. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of Joseph Harder, secretary and treasurer of the Kansas City Public Service Company at 728 Delaware Street, born in Indiana in 1855 and moving to Springfield, Missouri, as a railroad...

9. City-Wide Library Week City-Wide Library Week March/1/1938 Illustration and article about the "city-wide 'Visit Your Library' Week" at the Kansas City Public Library, headed by "Miss Irene Gentry, acting librarian," and involving the following people and institutions...

10. Donald B. Eyer Donald B. Eyer ca1960 Portrait of Donald B. Eyer, President of the Kansas City Public Service Company. He spoke at the March 8, 1960 noon luncheon. See Scrapbook #36, 1960, page 22.

11. Double Wedding: 75th Anniversary Long after 'Stir' Double Wedding: 75th Anniversary Long after 'Stir' June/30/1974 Biographical article about the 75th wedding anniversary of Charles Coombs, and his wife, Elsie Coombs, married in a secret wedding on July 4, 1899 before moving from Joplin, Missouri, to the Kansas City...

12. Freight Operations Vehicle Freight Operations Vehicle 1950 Kansas City Public Service Company freight operations vehicle near 75th and Wornall.

13. Freight Operations Vehicle Freight Operations Vehicle 1950 Kansas City Public Service Company freight operations vehicle near 75th and Wornall.

14. Freight Operations Vehicle Freight Operations Vehicle 1950 Kansas City Public Service Company freight operations vehicle at unidentified location.

15. From "Hay-Burner" to Streamliner From "Hay-Burner" to Streamliner 1950 History with illustrations of the public transportation system, since 1869, from "horse car" lines to street cars and trolley buses to motor buses, located at 728 Delaware Street.

16. Growing Pains and Zone Fares: Kansas City Tries "Dry Run" to Test Zone Fare System Growing Pains and Zone Fares: Kansas City Tries "Dry Run" to Test Zone Fare System August//1949 Article about the testing of a bus fare based on length of travel, rather than the usual "universal fare," due to rising operating costs, with photos.

17. How Mass Transportation Is Conducted in Greater Kansas City: The "Heart of America" How Mass Transportation Is Conducted in Greater Kansas City: The "Heart of America" November//1940 Extensive article about the corresponding growth of Kansas City and its public transportation system, starting in 1869 with mule-drawn cars up to the Kansas City Public Service Company's streetcars and...

18. Kansas City Builds for the Future: Twenty Years Experience Proves Desirability of Employe [sic] Representation Kansas City Builds for the Future: Twenty Years Experience Proves Desirability of Employe [sic] Representation Plan, Originated in Kansas City. .. November//1938 Article about the refinancing of the Kansas City Public Service Company, making its transition from streetcars to "trackless trolleys," or buses, through public bonds. History of the public transportation...

19. Kansas City Enlarges Its Bus System Kansas City Enlarges Its Bus System March//1935 Article about the expansion of buses in the Kansas City Public Service Company's fleet to "present an effective means of building up patronage," with photos of the storage and repair garages for them.

20. Kansas City Power & Light Company and the Kansas City Public Service Company Finances Kansas City Power & Light Company and the Kansas City Public Service Company Finances December 12, 1936 Tables and other information about the finances of the Kansas City Power & Light Company and the Kansas City Public Service Company, the latter with more information about its reorganization plan for bus...