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Pecks Store Front
Pecks Store Front
TitlePecks Store Front
DescriptionListed under the title, "An Example of Improvement in Retail District," this photo appeared in the February 18, 1936, "Kansas Citian." It shows the store front with current fashions. The caption below the picture reads: "These new show windows installed by the Pecks store are representative of many such improvements in the retail shopping district. Investments in new facilities have reflected steadily improving trade conditions here and confidence in continued betterment of retail sales. The Pecks modernization program totals approximately $400,000. The Swenson Construction Co. is doing the work." Pecks was located on the northwest corner of Main and 11th streets. Formerly it was the Doggett Dry Goods Store, and in 1901 the name changed to the George B. Peck Dry Goods Company, and later simply called Pecks.
Date1936
CollectionGeneral Collection (P1)
NotesImage scanned from page 15 in the February 18, 1936, "Kansas Citian" [MVSC 330.9778 K16].
SubjectDry goods stores
Department stores
Clothing & dress
Local SubjectPecks Dry Goods Store Building
Doggett Dry Goods Co.
George B. Peck Dry Goods Company
Digital FormatScanned as 600 dpi tif and imported as JPEG2000 in CONTENTdm software.
Barcode10023029
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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