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1. 'Conventional' Kansas City 'Conventional' Kansas City January 6, 1980 Following the 1976 Republican Convention, Kansas City has "gone after the convention business with a gusto befitting the diversity of the community". Article describes attractions of the metropolitan area....

2. 15th Street Bridge at Blue Ridge 15th Street Bridge at Blue Ridge Postcard of the 15th Street Bridge at Blue Ridge

3. 1914 Map of Greater Kansas City 1914 Map of Greater Kansas City 1914 Street map of Kansas City metropolitan area featuring successive circular lines in one mile intervals out from New Union Station. Rosedale, North Kansas City, Independence, and Kansas City, Kansas, are...

4. 1987 Traffic Map of Kansas City, Missouri and Vicinity 1987 Traffic Map of Kansas City, Missouri and Vicinity 1987 Map of the Kansas City metropolitan area showing main roads. Traffic volumes are indicated on map. Legend indicates primary and secondary roads.

5. A City in Decline: The Bad News Is How Kansas City Is Slipping A City in Decline: The Bad News Is How Kansas City Is Slipping February 2001 Photos and article about the decline in population rank and other aspects of the Kansas City metropolitan area from 1959 to 2001, including its convention attendances, the park and boulevard system, the...

6. A Growth Spurt for KC Area A Growth Spurt for KC Area March 24, 2004 Bates and Caldwell Counties in Missouri and Franklin and Linn Counties in Kansas were added to the metropolitan area bringing the total to 17 counties. The area is officially known as the Kansas City-Overland...

7. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Wyley Wyatt, a farmer and Confederate veteran of Washington Township of Jackson County. Born in North Carolina in 1839 and raised in Jackson County, Missouri before moving to various...

8. A Statistical Look at Twentieth-Century Misssouri A Statistical Look at Twentieth-Century Misssouri October 1, 2004 Article compares Missouri in 1900 and 2000 through statistics.

9. Aerospace Industry in Kansas City: Kansas City Companies Meet Space-Age Demands Aerospace Industry in Kansas City: Kansas City Companies Meet Space-Age Demands June 1964 Photos and article by Charles Kimball, the president of the Midwest Research Institute, about the aerospace industry in Kansas City, especially research and development "locally by Spencer Chemical, a...

10. African American Baptist Churches in Kansas City African American Baptist Churches in Kansas City File contains information and articles with pictures including Reverend Samuel McKibben of the True Light Baptist Church and Reverend Wallace Hartsfield of Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church. Also...

11. An Interview With G. Lawrence Blankinship An Interview With G. Lawrence Blankinship 1976-06-21 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded June 21, 1976. 1 sound cassettes (ca. 60 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...

12. April Fool! April Fool! April, 2005 Thirty-nine brief, satirical news items related to Kansas City area issues, organizations, and celebrities intended to celebrate April Fool's Day, 2005.

13. Arabs Arabs Information on Arabs in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

14. BAMA-KCPL Oral History Project (AC12) BAMA-KCPL Oral History Project (AC12) 1975-1976 The Black Archives of Mid-America / Kansas City Public Library Oral History Collection consists of 59 interviews with individuals prominent in the African American community and provides insight into the...

15. Basic Economic Data: A Report on the Kansas City Metropolitan Area Basic Economic Data: A Report on the Kansas City Metropolitan Area January 1965 Comprehensive overview of economic information on the Kansas City work force, including job types, population and demographics, geography of where people live and work and how and where they travel, etc....

16. Biography of Jay B. Dillingham (1910-2007), Businessman Biography of Jay B. Dillingham (1910-2007), Businessman 2009;

17. Biography of José Gonzalez (1931-2003), Founder of Fiesta Hispana Biography of José Gonzalez (1931-2003), Founder of Fiesta Hispana 2009

18. Building Inequity Building Inequity January/4-10/2001 Discusses the inequity in real estate values between homes in Wyandotte County and homes in other parts of the metropolitan area.

19. Can Light Rail Get Back on Track? Can Light Rail Get Back on Track? October, 1998 Article about the prospects for the "20-year-old plan to bind the metropolitan area together with modern trolley cars," part of "Kansas City's new FOCUS plan, a detailed, ambitious blueprint designed to...

20. Civic Leaders Cite KC Progress Civic Leaders Cite KC Progress October 17, 2003 Civic leaders gave a progress report on how the Kansas City area has improved since the 2002 "Citistates" report that outlined top priorities for the coming year.