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1. A Foreign Trade Zone Is What? A Foreign Trade Zone Is What? February-March//1974 Area in the city not part of the national customs territory, thereby encouraging foreign shipping commerce with possibly lower duties on goods.

2. An Interview With Lucy Lopez An Interview With Lucy Lopez 1981- 07-21 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded July 21, 1981. 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 contents....

3. An Interview With Ruben Garcia An Interview With Ruben Garcia 1981-08-24 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded August 24, 1981. 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 contents....

4. Appoint R. D. Sangster on U. S. Railroad Committee Appoint R. D. Sangster on U. S. Railroad Committee July/30/1918 Photo and biographical article about R. D. Sangster, "Transportation Commissioner of The Chamber of Commerce" of Kansas City, "appointed by Director of Public Service C. A. Prouty of the U. S. Railroad...

5. As the Wheel Turns: The Evolution of Freighting on the Santa Fe Trail, an Introduction As the Wheel Turns: The Evolution of Freighting on the Santa Fe Trail, an Introduction November 2008 First in a series of articles examining the evolution of freighting on the Santa Fe Trail over four time periods: 1821-1846, 1846-1848, 1848-1866, and 1866-1880. This installment provides an overview of...

6. At the Center of the Shipping World At the Center of the Shipping World October 1, 2006 Article profiling Kansas City Southern and its Chairman and CEO, Mike Haverty.

7. Baggage Area at Union Station Baggage Area at Union Station Postcard of Baggage Area at Union Station

8. Barges on Shoals: Promised for June, Missouri River Barge Line Still Has a Lot of Obstacles to Surmount Barges on Shoals: Promised for June, Missouri River Barge Line Still Has a Lot of Obstacles to Surmount April/6/1935 Article about the progress on "Kansas City's barge line" for Missouri River shipping traffic, planned for opening in June 1935 but encountering more navigation, storage, and railroad transfer difficulties....

9. Ben Holladay: His Career, His Achievements and His Misfortunes Ben Holladay: His Career, His Achievements and His Misfortunes June/30/1876 Biographical article about Ben Holladay, a prominent Western freighter who was born in Kentucky about 1821 and came to Missouri, making a fortune in trade with the Utah Territory and with the Pony Express...

10. Biography of Willard E. Winner (1849-1929), Pioneer Builder, and Realtor Biography of Willard E. Winner (1849-1929), Pioneer Builder, and Realtor 2008

11. Boom Times For Freighting on the Santa Fe Trail, 1848-1866 Boom Times For Freighting on the Santa Fe Trail, 1848-1866 February 2009 Third in a series of articles examining the evolution of freighting on the Santa Fe Trail over four time periods: 1821-1846, 1846-1848, 1848-1866, and 1866-1880. This installment describes the prosperous...

12. Chugging North-South Chugging North-South 2008-08-19 High fuel costs have benefitted the Kansas City Southern railroad. The company's decision to expand into Mexico has proved wise as the cost of shipping from China has risen. Article discusses other developments...

13. City Plans Business Center City Plans Business Center June 21, 2007 A delegation of economic development officials and city leaders from Kansas City attended the Paris Air Show this week to showcase their new master plan for an 800-acre, multi-use development on Kansas...

14. Do You Know the Way to Santa Fe? Freighting on the Sante Fe Trail, 1821-1846 Do You Know the Way to Santa Fe? Freighting on the Sante Fe Trail, 1821-1846 November 2008 Second in a series of articles examining the evolution of freighting on the Santa Fe Trail over four time periods: 1821-1846, 1846-1848, 1848-1866, and 1866-1880. This installment examines the types of...

15. Fashion for the Middle Millions Fashion for the Middle Millions May//1947 Article about "the Apparel Industry in Kansas City," made up of 81 "factories and distrubutors do[ing] an annual apparel business of between 75 and 100 million dollars," shipping to all 48 states plus...

16. Freighting: A Big Business on the Santa Fe Trail Freighting: A Big Business on the Santa Fe Trail November 1931 Article about the big business aspects of the Santa Fe trade through western Missouri and eastern Kansas from about the 1820s to the 1870s, describing the growth and decline of certain cities along its...

17. From the Traffic Department From the Traffic Department January/1/1918 Photo of and article about the status of railroad and shipping traffic in Kansas City by C. W. Lonsdale, third vice-president of the Chamber of Commerce.

18. Glass Half Full: It's Not All Doom and Gloom for Kansas City-Area Developers Glass Half Full: It's Not All Doom and Gloom for Kansas City-Area Developers November 2008 Article discusses economic advantages possessed by Kansas City as a center for shipping and distribution, even in a period of constrained trade. The area's central location, transportation facilities,...

19. Glass House Glass House February 2011 Feature article with photographs of a home constructed of five corrugated-steel shipping containers stacked two stories high. It is the residence of Todd Nelson and Debbie Glassberg, an industrial designer...

20. Hammond's Complete Map of California Hammond's Complete Map of California 1911 Postal and shipping guide map of California showing congressional districts, electric and steam railroad lines, steamship lines, counties, cities, and a condensed hotel directory. Included are city populations...