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1. What's Happening to Transit. ..in Kansas City What's Happening to Transit. ..in Kansas City May//1937 Article about the financial restructuring of the Kansas City Public Service Company to facilitate a "$3,000,000 improvement program. ..including purchase of new street cars, trolley buses, and gas buses,"...

2. What Co-Ordinated Transportation Has Done for Kansas City What Co-Ordinated Transportation Has Done for Kansas City September//1935 Article about the improvements to public transportation brought to Kansas City with a new bus policy in 1931 by the Kansas City Public Service Company, supplementing the street car routes and older bus...

3. Walt Bodine Interview Walt Bodine Interview December 4, 1955 Walt Bodine, WDAF Radio, interviews Mrs. Gerald Frieling, wife of Kansas City Public Service Company Executive; Mr. John Monroe, member, Kansas City Board of Parks Commission; Mr. Graham W. Watt, Administrative...

4. Uncle Sam Delivers a Trolley Bus Uncle Sam Delivers a Trolley Bus April//1940 Article about the latest addition of 44 new "trolley buses," along with information about their three-year history in Kansas City, with photos.

5. Troost Line Streetcar Troost Line Streetcar 1940 Unidentified men and women exiting Troost Line streetcar run by the Kansas City Public Service Company.

6. Transportation Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City Transportation Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City 1944 Map of streetcar, trolley, and bus lines in Kansas City; enlarged map of downtown area inset. Lines are identified by key on map. Also has a list of points of interest and downtown businesses.

7. Transportation Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City Transportation Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City 1954 Map of street car, trolley bus and motor bus lines in Kansas City; enlarged map of downtown area inset. Indexes points of interest, hotels, ticket offices. Reverse side includes descriptions of each bus...

8. Transportation Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City Transportation Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City 1951 Map of bus and trolley lines in Kansas City; enlarged map of downtown area inset. Lines are identified by key on map. Also has a list of points of interest and a list of schools and hospitals.

9. Transportation Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City Transportation Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City 1941 Map of bus and trolley lines in Kansas City dated May 1941; enlarged map of downtown area inset. Lines are identified by key on map. Also has list of points of interest.

10. Transportation Lines Transportation Lines 1957 and earlier Maps showing transportation lines for street cars, trolley buses, and motor buses.

11. Transit Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City Transit Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City June 23, 1957 Map of the Kansas City area detailing motor and trolley bus lines. Includes information about route names, stops on each route, fares, and a separate map of Downtown stops.

12. Super Colossal, Say Kansas Citians Super Colossal, Say Kansas Citians August//1941 Article about the Kansas City Public Service Company's "two dozeen new streamlined [street] cars," in appearance similar to buses, on "one of Kansas City's heaviest street railway routes," with photos....

13. Street Car, Trolley Bus and Motor Bus Lines Serving Greater Kansas City Street Car, Trolley Bus and Motor Bus Lines Serving Greater Kansas City 1951 Map includes street car, motor bus, and trolley bus lines through Kansas City, MO, and linking to Kansas City, KS, Independence, MO, and North Kansas City, MO, and points of interest. Detailed inset map...

14. Street Car, Trolley Bus and Motor Bus Lines Serving Greater Kansas City Street Car, Trolley Bus and Motor Bus Lines Serving Greater Kansas City 1941 Map showing streetcar, motor bus, and trolley bus lines. Streets are not identified, but points of interest are. Inlcudes an enlarged downtown Kansas City section.

15. Seeing Kansas City Via Gray Line Seeing Kansas City Via Gray Line November 2, 2005 Circa 1930s postcard image of Parlor Coach #501. The caption states that all Kansas City tours began at 11th and Baltimore at the Baltimore Hotel. Tours lasted from 30 minutes to two hours in length.

16. SC89 Jason Rogers Papers Finding Aid SC89 Jason Rogers Papers Finding Aid 1923-1929 (bulk 1925-1928) Jason Rogers was born in New York City in 1868. He dropped out of grammar school and worked his way up in the journalism trade to become an expert in newspaper publishing and advertising. He was the author...

17. SC63 Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid SC63 Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid 1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950) The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...

18. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 5, 1940-1941, Page p0610 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 5, 1940-1941, Page p0610 1940-1941 A portion of Kansas City from E. 8th Street south to E. 12th Street and from Elmwood Avenue east to Denver Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and railroads. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...

19. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 5, 1909-1938, Page p647 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 5, 1909-1938, Page p647 1909-1938 A portion of Kansas City from E. 8th Street south to E. 10th Street and from Van Brunt Boulevard east to Brighton Avenue, showing buildings, streets, railroads, and additions. Large numbers at edges of...

20. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 4, 1909-1957, Page p551 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 4, 1909-1957, Page p551 1909-1957 A portion of Kansas City from E. 47th Street south to E. 48th Street and from Charlotte east to Troost Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with...