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Enduring Lessons: Survival of the Finest, KC's Oldest Firms
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TitleEnduring Lessons: Survival of the Finest, KC's Oldest Firms
AbstractSeveral articles about some of Kansas City's oldest companies. "Where Vision Meets Know-How" highlights six of Kansas City's oldest businesses, including Cullum & Brown; Kessinger/Hunter & Co.; Rau Construction; Schutte Lumber Co.; Sifers Valomilk Candy Co.; and Tension Envelope. Also included is a chart of 25 of the 200 oldest companies ranked by year and includes founded with original name and address, original business, original owner(s), and current business, owner(s) or parent company. The 25 cmpanies are:
1. Harvey A. Jones Engineering; 2. Kansas City Board of Trade; 3. McCormick Distilling Co.; 4. McCaffree-Short Title Co.; 5. Chariton Manley Inc.; 6. D. W. Newcomer's Stine & McClure Chapel; 7. Commerce Bank; 8. Bank of Lee's Summit; 9. Rau Construction Co.; 10. Grant Renne & Sons; 11. Lathrop & Gage LC; 12. Allen Markings; 13. Gallup Map Co.; 14. Newcomer's Noland Road Chapel; 15. Oppenheimer & Co.; 16. Sellers & Marquis Roofing Co.; 17. Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP; 18. Walker Towel & Uniform Service; 19. Kessinger/Hunter & Co. LC; 20. Clarkson Construction Co.; 21. Justrite Rubber Stamp & Seal/Liepsner & Co.; 22. Schutte Lumber Co.; 23. The Kansas City Star; 24. Gordon & Gordon PC; and 25. Lee's Summit Journal.
DateJanuary 2, 2007
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationVertical File: Business Firms-Kansas City, Missouri
PageD1:1;10-11;14-15
SubjectBusiness Enterprises
Local SubjectCullum and Brown
Kessinger/Hunter & Company L. C.
Rau Construction
Schutte Lumber Company
Tension Envelope Company
Sifers Valomilk Candy Co.
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID216901
CONTENTdm number28803
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