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1. J. C. Egelhoff J. C. Egelhoff Boot and shoe store at 716 Main Street, established in 1863.

2. Jacob Rieger And Company Liquors Jacob Rieger And Company Liquors City directory entries: (1) first entry in 1899 as Rieger, Jacob & Co., liquors, 1527 Genesee; (2) 1900 as Rieger, J. & Co., wholesale liquors, 1527 Genesee; (3) 1917 as Rieger, J. & Co., wholesale and...

3. The City of Saint Louis and Its Resources The City of Saint Louis and Its Resources Index of business firms in 1893 Saint Louis in the back of the book.

4. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 Mention of the population of Kansas City in 1856, including numbers of types of early businesses.

5. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 (second edition 1950) Description of Anthony Richters as the second to open a store in Kansas City in 1840 (after Thomas Smart in 1839), selling "groceries and Indian goods" here before moving to Westport.

6. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Lee Harrison Warinner, or Lee Warinner (1836-1877), a wholesale grocer of Kansas City. Native of Liberty, Kentucky and raised in Camden, Missouri (in Ray County, Missouri) before...

7. The History of Jackson County, Missouri The History of Jackson County, Missouri //1881 Illustration of the store building on page 498 and biographical sketch of Thomas B. Bullene on page 746.

8. Wright's New Map and Guide for Kansas City, Mo.: Kansas City and Wyandotte, Kans. Wright's New Map and Guide for Kansas City, Mo.: Kansas City and Wyandotte, Kans. //1882 Map with information on businesses in early Kansas City.

9. Richards & Conover Hardware Company's Illustrated Catalogue and Price List. .. Richards & Conover Hardware Company's Illustrated Catalogue and Price List. .. //1882, ca. Catalog of general hardware, farming tools, iron and nails, steel, metals, etc.

10. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance //1886 Entry describing the James Streeter business dealing in "[w]holesale flour, hominy, grits etc., no. 306 Delaware Street."

11. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance //1886 Savings business showing financial statistics.

12. Independence, Missouri, City Directory Independence, Missouri, City Directory //1888-1889 Section of the Independence city directory only for Blue Springs, Missouri, businesses and residences.

13. Kansas City: The "Gate City" of the West Kansas City: The "Gate City" of the West //190? Book listing numerous businesses with several photos of buildings and a general description of Kansas City's economy at the time.

14. National Biscuit Company: Kansas City Luncheon and Reception National Biscuit Company: Kansas City Luncheon and Reception //1911 A descriptive and pictorial review of the luncheon and reception given by the National Biscuit Company in celebration of the completion of its new bakery, at Central and Milwaukee Avenues, with many photos...

15. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Photo and text about the Leach & Schley lumber yards at 18th and Walrond Avenues.

16. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Real estate company headed by J. S. Chick with offices at the Scarritt Building.

17. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. General real estate company especially dealing with farms.

18. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Kansas City //1911, ca. Photo and text for the Union Central Life Insurance Company with offices in the Reserve Bank Building.

19. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Photo and text about the United Box Manufacturing Company at Prospect and Guinotte Avenues, "on the line of the Missouri Pacific Railroad."

20. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Entry describing the rock quarry at 85th and Troost Avenues.