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George E Waring
E M Clendening
Harold S Buttenheim
Kansas City--Freight Power House on The Prairie
Kansas City's freight activity, distribution/transportation, is growing. As a transportation hub, Kansas City area "handled an estimated total of 291 million tons of freight in 2007, with an estimated...
Kansas City and Its Neighborhoods: Facts and Figures
Book filled with maps, tables, charts, and other illustrations and explanation of population statistics from the 1930s to early 1940s of Kansas City in its various neighborhoods, divided largely by census...
Kansas City Drivers: Are We Really That Bad?
Illustration and article about the problems of automobile driving and drivers in the Kansas City metropolitan area, with discussion on road discourtesy, inattention, road rage, and many statistics, etc....
Kansas City in the 1960s
File contains many pamphlets and brochures and excerpts from Chamber of Commerce materials about Kansas City. Includes a 1967 color-coded school district map of the metropolitan area (in "Living in Kansas...
Kansas City Metropolitan Area
Maps, photos, tables, statistics and other information on the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area or metro area) and its changing boundaries (according primarily to the United States Census Bureau),...
Kansas City Missouri Public Schools Statistics
Photos, tables, and other statistical information on the various public schools of the Greater Kansas City area.
Kansas City Population
File containing photocopies of local history index cards citing population statistics for the metropolitan area during 1960-1990, ca.
Kansas City Population In 1969
Kansas City metropolitan area in 1969: 3,226 square miles. Statistics taken from the City Planning Department.
Kansas City Steps Forward
Article about Kansas City's annual inventory showing large increases in factory output and wholesale trade in 1923: building permits, bank clearings, post office receipts, railroad tonnage, etc., all show...
Kansas City Stock Yards: Many Improvements Made During Past Four Years
January 13, 1920
Review of the improvements made at the plant of the Kansas City Stock Yards Company between 1915 and 1919. Specific mention made of the stock hog vaccinating plant. Statistics are provided on size of yards,...
Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid
Kansas City Votes, 1853-1979: Precinct Election Returns for the Offices of President, Governor and Mayor
Compilation of election statistics, "by wards and precincts when applicable."
Kansas City's Greatest Building Year
Statistics showing the value of building permits for first six months of 1925 greater than the entire year of 1924.
Kansas City's Housing Market
June 22, 2005
Map, graph, and statistics of the housing market in the Kansas City area covering seven counties.
Kansas City, Its Resources, and Their Development: A Souvenir of the Kansas City Times
General description of Kansas City' economic and population growth, citing its national rankings advantages in several economic categories.
Kansas City, Sliced and Diced
March 7, 2004
Article contains lots of statistical information about the Kansas City metro area. Statistics include information concerning race, population, entertainment, worshippers, work force, sports, department...
Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development
Photo and biographical sketch of George Hale, chief of the Fire Department and inventor of many firefighting devices and machines, with a table showing "the statistics of the Fire Department service" from...
Kansas Landmark Tower
August 17-23, 2007
Drawing and statistics for the Kansas Landmark Tower, designed to resemble a tornado. The 1,000-foot tower will be located in Edwardsville southwest of Interstates 70 and 435 and will be located on a "working...
Kansas-Missouri Floods of June-July 1951: Technical Paper No. 17
Compilation of "the basic hydrometeorological data for the great Kansas-Missouri floods of June-July 1951," complete with maps and statistics.
KC Blacks Look Back Over Long, Hard Road
February 8, 1986
Article provides an overview of the experiences of African Americans in Kansas City since the mass "Exodus Movement" from the deep South in the 1870s. Demographic statistics are given about blacks in the...
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