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George E Waring
E M Clendening
Health and Politics
[R]eport on the recommendations of the 'Health and Hospital Survey' of 1930 for Kansas City, with various information about health care deficiencies and statistics, including "a wing for Negroes" left...
Home Sweet Homer
July 9, 2012
Brief article on home run statistics at Kaffuman Stadium since 2009. Graphics and charts are included detailing the environmental factors of the field and information on home run hitters.
Homelessness Receives more Attention Locally and Nationally
Describes the plight of the homeless in Kansas City and Missouri; includes statistics.
File contains several documents pertaining to African American housing in Kansas City. These include a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report on housing availability for "Negro World War II veterans" in...
Housing Market Analysis of Greater Kansas City: Report 6, 1945-1946
December 1, 1945
Population statistics for different ethnic groups in different parts of Kansas City and other areas.
If You Build It. . .
Profile of the new 601,829 square foot KH Jensen Distribution Warehouse in [Olathe, Kansas]. [location not noted in article] Included are reasons why Kansas City is "an ideal location" for distribution...
Immigration and the Growth of Three Italian Colonies
May 31, 1905
Chapter of book contains statistics on numbers and percentages of Italian immigrants, households by ward, etc. in late nineteenth and early twentieth century Kansas City.
Immigration Law Meets Reality
April 19, 2006
Article cites several statistics concerning immigrants in the Kansas City area, primarily Latinos. The estimates are from El Centro, Inc., based in Kansas City, Kansas. They estimate the number of Latinos...
In Any Way, Shape or Form, KC is Top-Notch
August 1, 2006
The July, 2006 issue of Engineering News-Record contains a survey of the top 500 national design firms. Four local firms made the top 50. They include: Black & Veatch (15); HNTB Corp. (25); Burns & McDonnell...
Income, Education, and Unemployment in Neighborhoods, Kansas City, Missouri
Study of socioeconomic aspects of Greater Kansas Citians by census tract, concentrating on employment, income, and education, with some discussion and maps.
Independence, MO, RLDS Auditorium
Postcard of the RLDS Auditorium, Independence, MO
Industrial Relations and Labor Conditions: Negro Migration--Report of the Missouri Negro Industrial Commission
Article about the mass migration of black people from the South as agricultural workers moving to the North and more urban centers, including Missouri, increasing "13.2 per cent" in black or African American...
Industrial Statistics of Greater Kansas City: The Market of the West and Southwest
Industrial statistics and maps about Kansas City as a regional center during the middle and late Depression.
Industrial Statistics of Greater Kansas City: The Market of the West and Southwest 1923-1930
Industrial statistics and maps about Kansas City as a regional center during the early Depression.
Jackson County Has Abundant Resources for Progress: And They All Add Up to a Healthy Business Climate
File containing an article with illustrations and information on the positive attributes (central location, transportation facilities, "health and research," agricultural and labor markets, etc.) of Jackson...
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...
Johnson County by the Numbers
February 14, 2005
Short piece that contains statistical information released by the County Economic Research Institute Inc. of Overland Park. Johnson County is the state's largest source of tax revenue. In 2001, the county...
Kansas Citians with Records: City Builders--Representative Missourians
One page listing national rankings for Kansas City and other generally descriptive statistics about its size and economy, and one page about its park and boulevard system and the "[s]pecial attention....
Kansas City (Mo.) School District Records Finding Aid
This collection contains material transferred from the Kansas City School District to the Kansas City Public Library and the Missouri Valley Special Collections department, primarily in the early to mid...
Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance
Full name "Citizens' National Bank and Depository of the United States." Financial statistics figures from December 20, 1884, and March 1, 1886.
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