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George E Waring
E M Clendening
Harold S Buttenheim
Tenth Census of the United States: Social Statistics of Cities
Table summarizing manufacturing statistics of the city, by type of industry.
Test Mess: Arthur Benson Flunks Statistics
July 4-10, 2002
Article analyzing controversy surrounding the use of "African-centered" learning programs in the Kansas City, Missouri School District. Chick and Ladd elementary schools have employed the curriculum, while...
Thar's Gold in Them That Cans
Photo and article about the mismanagement and financing of garbage removal in Kansas City, rating the city the worst among its other cities of its size for annual garbage production, from statistics garnered...
The Banking Situation of Greater Kansas City
Financial statistics and figures for August 9, 1913.
The Book of the Republican National Convention: Kansas City, Mo.--June 12, 1928
Statistics on the Kansas City area's national ranking in various economic sectors, listed first (mostly in agricultural and distribution activities), second (mostly in livestock industry and distribution...
The Chase for .400
August 14, 2005
Review of George Brett's try to match 1941 baseball player Ted Williams end of the season's .400 average. Includes chart of statistics.
The Fallen Foe: America's German Prisoners of War, 1942-1946
Manuscript, "Presented by the Fort Leonard Wood Museum,"consists of pictures and accompanying material with historical narrative, charts, and statistics on World War II German and Italian prisoners of...
The Future of a Great City
Article about the future of Kansas City with description of its economic situation and potential in the late 1880s, including "[a]ccessibility to a productive country," "[c]onnection therewith by adequate...
The Garment Industry of Greater Kansas City: Report No. 5
November 28, 1945
Analysis of the garment industry with history, statistics, and economic trends.
The Manufactures of Greater Kansas City
Table of industrial manufacturing statistics comparing 1904, 1909, and 1914 industrial outputs.
The Manufacturing Figures for Kansas City
Statistics comparing industrial outputs of 1909 to 1914 in Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas.
The Missouri River--A Vital Resource
October 1, 1985
Comprehensive study of the Missouri River presented in summary form at the 58th Annual Conference of the Water Pollution Control Federation, on October 6-10, 1985, in Kansas City, Missouri. Analysis of...
The Rand-McNally Vest Pocket Map of Missouri
Title taken from original cover (now on the back of map) and continued, "Showing All Counties, Cities, Towns, Railways, Lakes, Rivers, etc." The map shows 46 railroad lines, keyed to numbers printed in...
The Water Supply System of Kansas City, Missouri
History of the public water supply of Kansas City, Missouri, starting "in the year 1873 when the National Water Works Company of New York City was granted a franchise to operate a water works system,"...
This Bell's Been Dinged
June 1, 2005
Series of articles about Buddy Bell, the new manager for the Kansas City Royals; first day on the job, June 1, 2005. Bell replaces Tony Peña. Photos, chart of Buddy Bell's managerial record, and statistics...
Time to Study Lessons Learned in War
May 2, 2003
A look at what the Iraqi War taught America. Includes a chart comparing U.S. war causualties, length of days, and total number of military in the Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam...
To Garry Owen in Glory
Short article about early military bands, especially those in the West. Lists some of the tunes or songs in the usual repertorires of the bands. Includes several pictures of military bands and a sidebar...
Trans World Airlines a Quarter Century
May 3, 1905
Article gives short history of TWA and statistics of the flying fleet.
Transforming Downtown Kansas City
June 28, 1905
Annual report of the Downtown Community Improvement District for 2006. Contains poll of public perceptions of safety and cleanliness and other statistics.
Transportation Speeded by Kansas City Parking Meters
Photo and article (written by the city traffic engineer T. J. Seburn) about the increased efficiency of Downtown automobile traffic in Kansas City through the use of parking meters on the streets. Statistics...
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