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A Surplus of Quirkiness
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TitleA Surplus of Quirkiness
AbstractArticle features the Harry J. Epstein Co. store and warehouse located in the Garment District in downtown Kansas City. The store specializes in oddities from the last 70 years as well as hand tools that are the company's main business. "While the warehouse is open to the public, it specializes in wholesale distribution of American-made tools and equipment. It sells an eclectic mix of items worldwide, from extension cords to a customer in Saudi Arabia to a batch of key caddies to a buyer in Hong Kong." The founder, Harry J. Epstein was born in Kansas Citiy in 1892 of an immigrant family. The business moved to its current location in 1940.
DateJuly 5, 2006
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationVertical File: Historic Districts--Wholesale (Garment)
PageCity1:1
Local SubjectHarry J. Epstein Company
Hardware Stores
Garment District
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID216083
CONTENTdm number29575
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