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1. A Historic Hello: Board Chairman of AT&T Inaugurates Use of Direct Trans-Atlantic Phone Cable A Historic Hello: Board Chairman of AT&T Inaugurates Use of Direct Trans-Atlantic Phone Cable September/25/1956 Article about the first telephone cable communication between Kansas City and Europe. The first non-cable trans-Atlantic telephone communication was in 1927, with much static.

2. About Us About Us June/6/1998

3. Almon Brown Strowger Almon Brown Strowger Photos, illustrations, and information on Almon Brown Strowger, or Almon Strowger (1839-1902), a telephone pioneer and inventor of "the step-by-step telephone switch, the basis for virtually every automatic...

4. City Hospital City Hospital Postcard of the City Hospital

5. Editorial Notes Editorial Notes September//1877 Mr. J. A. Hamblett has been. ..exhibiting the workings of the Telephone. ..and has very successfully transmited [sic] oral messages between the Exposition grounds, the Coates House and the Western Union...

6. First Telephone Exchange First Telephone Exchange Tthe first telephone exchange opened for business in February 1879 with two operators during the day and one at night. There were 30 subscribers initially.

7. First Telephone in Kansas City First Telephone in Kansas City November 10, 1940 Article about the first telephone in Kansas City, at the residence of railroad manager J. L. Barnes.

8. General Hospital Profile General Hospital Profile 1999

9. Group of People in an Office Group of People in an Office circa 1920s-1930s Six men and one woman posing inside an office room. An early telephone is visible.

10. Hash! Stories of Old Westport Hash! Stories of Old Westport 1933 One paragraph about the "metropolitan airs" of Westport during the introduction of gas street lights and the "telephone, the only one in town," "in front of Doctor Saalborn's Drug store [no date given]."...

11. Home Telephone Building Home Telephone Building Postcard of the Home Telephone Company Building at 1018 Baltimore

12. How Big Is Kansas City? How Big Is Kansas City? December/25/1941 Full page advertisement for the city and the Kansas City Star newspaper, citing the national rankings of each in important economic categories.

13. Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men 1925 Photo and bio of Arthur Adams, an electrical engineer and telephone company executive in Kansas City in the early 20th century.

14. Kansas City Telephone Company Kansas City Telephone Company The Bell Telephone system absorbed the Kansas City Telephone Company's home system and issued a unified directory in the fall of 1921.

15. Kansas City: The Beginning of the West--Chapter IX--Abroad at Home Kansas City: The Beginning of the West--Chapter IX--Abroad at Home September/19/1914 East coast point of view of Kansas City, featuring its geography, telephone communications, and transportation services.

16. KCResources, page 26 KCResources, page 26

17. KCResources, page 6 KCResources, page 6

18. KCResources, page 7 KCResources, page 7

19. Little Faith in Phones: Kansas City Didn't Little Faith in Phones: Kansas City Didn't January 1, 1924 Article about the beginnings and early history of the telephone system in Kansas City.

20. Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work 1912 Photo and bio of Val Mintun, "Kansas City manager for the Missouri and Kansas Telephone Company," born in Kansas City in 1874.