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Business Patterns in the Growth of a Midwestern City: The Kansas City Business Community before the Civil War
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TitleBusiness Patterns in the Growth of a Midwestern City: The Kansas City Business Community before the Civil War
AbstractDescriptions of numerous early businesses and merchants in Kansas City before the Civil War (antebellum), including Charles Kearney (founder of "the largest prewar wholesale grocery house in Kansas City") and Joseph Ranson (owner of a "major antebellum commission and grocery business" until 1858), both on page 164.
NotesThe following early businesses and businessmen in Kansas City before the Civil War are mentioned or described in this article: (1) William Chick, (2) Washington Chick, (3) Hiram Northrup, (4) Joseph Chick, (5) Robert Van Horn, (6) Nehemiah Holmes, (7) Hezekiah Pollard, (8) Franklin Conant, (9) Jesse Riddlesbarger, (10) Cristobal Armijo, (11) Charles Kearney, (12) Joseph Ranson, (13) John Campbell, (14) Robert Campbell, (15) William Vineyard, (16) Thomas Smart, (17) John Reid, (18) Kersey Coates, (19) William Gillis, (20) William Mulkey, (21), Dr. Francis Rice, (22) Dr. Johnston Lykins, (23) Nathan Scarritt, (24) Joseph Guinotte, (25) Edward Perry, (26) Lot Coffman, (27) W. G. Ewing, (28) G. W. Ewing, (29) Allen McGee, (30) James McGee, and (31) Thomas Swope.
AuthorCharles N. Glaab
DateSummer 1959
SourceBusiness History Review
LocationSC 73: Collection of Magazine Article Photocopies
See AlsoCopy of this article is in the Vertical File: Business Firms - Kansas City
Local SubjectKearney, Charles E.
Ranson, Joseph C.
Business Executives
Item TypeMagazine Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. https://www.kclibrary.org/services/copy-requests
Item ID113188
CONTENTdm number16254
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