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1. Wyandotte County Courthouse Wyandotte County Courthouse 1890 Front and partial view of Wyandotte County Courthouse with passing streetcar.

2. Willis Castle Memorial Photograph Collection Finding Aid Willis Castle Memorial Photograph Collection Finding Aid ca1920-1950 (bulk 1940s-1950s) This collection contains 340 black and white, 8" x 10" photographs. Many of them were a part of the Department of Welfare, Kansas City, Missouri. The focus of this collection is on people and activities,...

3. William Strang, Jr. William Strang, Jr. Information on William Strang, Jr. (1857-1921), a real estate and interurban railways developer, father of Overland Park, Kansas, and owner of the old Strang Car Line, also known as the Strang Line or...

4. Wide-Awake Wide-Awake February//1899 Photos of a street car and, according to the local history index card, Michael T. Tuite, with an accompanying poem about the street car conductor, called "Wide-Awake."

5. Who's Who among Carmen Who's Who among Carmen July//1909 Biographical article about Frank Nelson, "Motorman No. 1 of the Metropolitan" Street Railway Company and former "chief hostler of the Missouri Pacific railroad" in the 1880s.

6. Who Remembers Mike Tuite? Who Remembers Mike Tuite? April/1/1968 Photo and article about "Mike Tuite," the man stationed at the Junction of 9th, Main, and Delaware Streets in the 1880s-1890s to warn pedestrians and other traffic of approaching cable cars.

7. What's Happening to Transit. ..in Kansas City What's Happening to Transit. ..in Kansas City May//1937 Article about the financial restructuring of the Kansas City Public Service Company to facilitate a "$3,000,000 improvement program. ..including purchase of new street cars, trolley buses, and gas buses,"...

8. Walnut Street, North from 10th Street Walnut Street, North from 10th Street Postcard of Walnut Street, North from 10th Street

9. Walnut Street Walnut Street April 1915 View down Walnut Street in Kansas City, Missouri showing streetcar tracks, people on sidewalk, parked car, and streetcar.

10. Voting Out the Street-Car Smoker Voting Out the Street-Car Smoker July/20/1912 Views of early woman voters on the controversial streetcar smoking issue.

11. Vine Street Vine Street 1910 Looking northwest along Vine from south of 19th.

12. Victor Building Victor Building Full frontal and side view; located on northwest corner of 10th and Main. Also shows streetcar in foreground on 10th Street.

13. Vanishing (The) Interurbans Vanishing (The) Interurbans August 17, 2008 Photos and information about streetcars and electric interurban railways as covered in Ed Conrad's book "Heartland Traction" published in 2006 [BROWSING MVSC Q 625.6 C75H].

14. Union Avenue Union Avenue 1880 Rooftop view looking south along Union from the north end of Union Depot.

15. Uncle Sam Delivers a Trolley Bus Uncle Sam Delivers a Trolley Bus April//1940 Article about the latest addition of 44 new "trolley buses," along with information about their three-year history in Kansas City, with photos.

16. Troost Line Streetcar Troost Line Streetcar 1955 Route 50, Troost line car at unidentified downtown location.

17. Troost line Streetcar Troost line Streetcar 1955 Detail of track and full view of route 50, Troost line car.

18. Troost Line Streetcar Troost Line Streetcar 1940 Unidentified men and women exiting Troost Line streetcar run by the Kansas City Public Service Company.

19. Troost Avenue Troost Avenue January, 1930 Traffic near the intersection of 47th and Troost, in winter.

20. Troops in Parade Troops in Parade 1930 Rooftop view, looking southwest, of marching bands, in uniform, travelling northward along Grand at 13th in unidentified parade. Also shows electric streetcars.