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George E Waring
E M Clendening
Harold S Buttenheim
KC Has Joined High-Tech World, New Study Finds: Area Is 28th-Largest 'Cybercity' in U. S.
Article about the ranking of Kansas City as "the nation's 28th-largest 'cybercity,' according to the study by the American Electronics Association and the Nasdaq Stock Market," for its more than 42,000...
KC Makes Top 5 - A Professional Opinion
May 14, 2007
Short notice saying that according to the publication Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Kansas City ranks number five as one of the nation's best places to live for midlevel professionals. Other cities in...
KC Ranks High On New guide of Best Cities
May 12, 2004
The National Policy Research Council in Washington, D.C. has ranked cities and Kansas City came in 20th overall with a number one rating in the categories of government and infrastructure. The new published...
KC Slips, JOCO Soars
June 30, 2005
Article and statistics about the new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau that shows the rise and fall of population growth rates in the metro area. Kansas City dropped two places to 39th among the nation's...
KC's Selling Well
June 19, 2009
Short article accompanied by statistics about tourism in Kansas City. A chart lists what states and cities tourists came from and another with sats about average daily spending, business travelers, taxes...
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Law Enforcement Association of Kansas City, Missouri
Items in this folder pertain to the Law Enforcement Association of Kansas City, Missouri. Included is a letter dated January 20, 1927, which contains a condensed summary of reforms, and a flyer listing...
Life Expectancy in Kansas and Missouri
December 14, 1977
Article about the statistics on life expectancy in Kansas and Missouri in comparison to national averages with Kansas sixth highest in the nation at 72.6 years and Missouri at 70.7 years.
Mayor-Manager System Means Struggle in KC
November 23, 2009
Article examines Kansas City's form of government--power divided between the mayor and city manager where "the mayor and council set the policy and the manager implements it"--after the removal of city...
Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present
One paragraph of biography about William Switzer (1819-1906), a Missouri state representative and journalist. Native of Kentucky raised in Fayette, Missouri, becoming a lawyer and journalist in Columbia,...
Photographs and article about Missouri's different eagles, hawks, falcons, and vultures. Includes short synopsis of each species with statistics of length and wingspan.
Missouriana--The Missouri Heritage of the West Part I: The Pacific Coast States
October 1, 1938
Discussion of "Missouri's part in peopling the Pacific coast states" and "of the contributions her citizens made to the states of their adoption." Initial statistics provided on California, Oregon, and...
New Home for UMKC Health Sciences
Color pictures, statistics, and article about the new health sciences education building at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) which houses the pharmacy and nursing programs.
Nuts and Bolts: Subdivisions at a Glance
Review of newer subdivisions in Kansas City suburbs, including the following: the Arbores in Lee's Summit, Briarcliff West in Kansas City, Missouri, Cedar Creek in Olathe, Hallbrook Farms in Leawood, and...
One Idea, two worlds, 25 years: Dos Mundos turns 25 this June
June 8 - 14, 2006
Article noting the 25th anniversary of Dos Mundos includes information about the founding of the newspaper by Clara Reyes and its evolution through the years. The article also includes statistics about...
Paint Markings and Signs in Kansas City
Article about the demanding job of street sign maintenance because of the sheer amount of area covered.
Parker's Geological Map of the State of Missouri
Title continues: "showing the location of the principal deposits of iron, lead, zinc, tin, copper, diamonds, gold, silver, platina, nickel, manganese, alabaster, kaolin, coal, oil springs, &c."
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