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81. History of the Kansas City Police Department History of the Kansas City Police Department 1901 One page of photos and text about the park, including its "electric illuminated fountain" and theater.

82. Hobbyists Travel Far to Take Last Street Car Hobbyists Travel Far to Take Last Street Car June/23/1957 Article about the photograph-heavy visitation by the Central Electric Railfans association from Chicago of the last street car rides in Kansas City.

83. How Mass Transportation Is Conducted in Greater Kansas City: The "Heart of America" How Mass Transportation Is Conducted in Greater Kansas City: The "Heart of America" November//1940 Extensive article about the corresponding growth of Kansas City and its public transportation system, starting in 1869 with mule-drawn cars up to the Kansas City Public Service Company's streetcars and...

84. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1896 Photos of the "park on the Kansas City and Independence electric line."

85. In Kansas City This Week In Kansas City This Week February-November/7-18/1908-1911 Listings of street car routes in the periodical starting with the February 7-13 issue.

86. Intersection of 9th and Main Intersection of 9th and Main 1900 Illustration of intersection of 9th and Main, looking west at cable car traveling along 9th Street.

87. Interurban to Westport Interurban to Westport March//1969 Article about the history of horse and mule-drawn street cars and other early "communications between Westport and its port city of Kansas City, four miles away," starting in 1850, including the Kansas...

88. John Stone John Stone 1908 Photo and bio of Judge John Stone, a real estate investor born in Alabama in 1842 and coming to Kansas City in 1885 as a streetcar line promoter with residence at 3032 Prospect Avenue.

89. Kansas City Builds for the Future: Twenty Years Experience Proves Desirability of Employe [sic] Representation Kansas City Builds for the Future: Twenty Years Experience Proves Desirability of Employe [sic] Representation Plan, Originated in Kansas City. .. November//1938 Article about the refinancing of the Kansas City Public Service Company, making its transition from streetcars to "trackless trolleys," or buses, through public bonds. History of the public transportation...

90. Kansas City Has Had Transit System since the Civil War Kansas City Has Had Transit System since the Civil War August//1971 History of the public transit systems of the city since the Civil War, including mule cars, cable cars, trolleys, electric street cars, and even subways (on 8th Street under the bluff, closed in the 1920s)...

91. Kansas City Livestock Exchange Building Kansas City Livestock Exchange Building n.d. View looking west on 16th Street toward the Livestock Exchange Building. Taken at the intersection of Wyoming and 16th Street with a streetcar in view and a large Budweiser Beer sign on the corner.

92. Kansas City Park, Boulevard, Street Railway and Railway Map of Kansas City, Mo. and Kansas City, Kas. Kansas City Park, Boulevard, Street Railway and Railway Map of Kansas City, Mo. and Kansas City, Kas. 1900 Map of Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas, showing parks, park districts, cemeteries, streets, railroad lines, and trolley lines. Inset map shows location of freight depots and express companies...

93. Kansas City Public Service Building Kansas City Public Service Building Full frontal and side view of Kansas City Public Service Building, located at 131st and Holmes.

94. Kansas City Railway Gains Public Favor Kansas City Railway Gains Public Favor September/30/1916 Article about the gaining of public favor by the Kansas City Railways company to facilitate better business, with cartoons and copies of newspaper clippings.

95. Kansas City Reorganizes Distribution System Kansas City Reorganizes Distribution System September//1931 Article with map, tables, and diagrams showing the reorganization plan for street car transportation routes in the city.

96. Kansas City Streetcar Kansas City Streetcar November 29, 2006 Captioned photograph in the feature "Upfront in Historic Northeast" which shows a bona fide Kansas City streetcar located just outside Union Station. "The Regional Transit Alliance brought Public Service...

97. Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City, Missouri ca. 1930 Map of Kansas City showing streets, streetcar lines, railroads, schools, and school district boundaries.

98. Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City, Missouri ca. 1930 Map of Kansas City showing streets, streetcar lines, railroads, schools, and school district boundaries.

99. Kansas City, Missouri School Districts Kansas City, Missouri School Districts 1940 Street map of Kansas City (south of the river) showing school district borders, grade school districts, locations of schools, and street car lines.

100. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story 1999 Maps, illustrations, photos, and descriptions of Kansas City's streetcar and railway systems in the late 19th century, including the 8th Street Tunnel, the 9th Street Incline, and the 12th Street Incline,...