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Abernathy Furniture Company
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TitleAbernathy Furniture Company
AbstractThe company was founded in 1856 in Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1878, it moved to Kansas City, Missouri, and eventually came to occupy more than 300,000 square feet at 1501-1525 West 9th Street and 908-910 Liberty Street. Eight buildings were involved. The business of the furniture company was acquired in March 1950 by the United Industrial Syndicate, Inc., of New York, including a manufacturing plant in Leavenworth. In June 1950 Davidson's Furniture Company acquired the home furnishing inventory of the Abernathy Company. In July 1950 a Kansas City investment group acquired ownership of the buildings on 9th Street and Liberty Street.
DateJuly 30,1950
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationMicrofilm
Page12D
See AlsoKC Star, March 26, 1950
Local SubjectAbernathy Furniture Company
Furniture Stores
Businesses--Early
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID95081
CONTENTdm number21159
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