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1. Central Postoffice Here Central Postoffice Here April/15/1934 Article announcing the upgrading of the Main Postoffice on Pershing Road to central status, now handling direct mailing rather than all mail materials being sent through Washington, D. C., first.

2. Federal Post Office Federal Post Office circa 1950s Kansas City's main post office at 315 W. Pershing Road.

3. Federal Post Office Federal Post Office ca.1935 Full frontal and west side view of post office at 315 Pershing Road. Cars are parked in front.

4. History of the Kansas City, Missouri, Post Office, 1845-1983 History of the Kansas City, Missouri, Post Office, 1845-1983 //1983 History of the postal service in Kansas City, "from its meager beginning in a small grocery store in 1845 with William M. Chick.

5. John C. McCoy John C. McCoy File contains a photocopy of the document officially recognizing John McCoy as a United States Postal Service postmaster for the Westport area in 1834.

6. Kansas City Letter Carriers Kansas City Letter Carriers February//1899 Photos of H. E. Schaumloeffel ("Superintendent of Mails"), Colonel Sam Scott ("Postmaster"), Miss Nettie Trimble ("Private Secretary to Postmaster"), Walter Davis ("Assistant Postmaster"), and numerous...

7. Postal Service Cautions Americans Postal Service Cautions Americans October/31/2001 Photo (of a Northeast Kansas City postal worker) and article about the warnings to the public from the United States Postal Service about their mail posing "a potential 'threat'" to their health and life...

8. Small Towns Wait and Worry about Fate of Local Offices Small Towns Wait and Worry about Fate of Local Offices November 4-10, 2011 Article about small town post offices in Kansas and Missouri that are facing the possibility of being shut-down due to cost-cutting maneuvers by the U.S. Postal Service. Four Kansas City-area branches...