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1. 100 Years in Kansas City 100 Years in Kansas City August 2002 Images and article describing the histories of five Kansas City businesses over 100 years old. The article also includes a list of businesses 50 years old or more.

2. Adam Long, Pioneer Merchant Adam Long, Pioneer Merchant July 1965 Photos of the home and family of Adam Long at 16th and Central Streets, built in 1871 and razed in 1948, with a story of his early businesses in confectioneries and groceries starting in 1854.

3. Business Patterns in the Growth of a Midwestern City: The Kansas City Business Community before the Business Patterns in the Growth of a Midwestern City: The Kansas City Business Community before the Civil War Summer 1959 Descriptions of numerous early businesses and merchants in Kansas City before the Civil War (antebellum), including Charles Kearney (founder of "the largest prewar wholesale grocery house in Kansas City")...

4. Business Patterns in the Growth of a Midwestern City: The Kansas City Business Community Before the Business Patterns in the Growth of a Midwestern City: The Kansas City Business Community Before the Civil War Summer 1959 Copy of an article about business patterns in early Kansas City by historical author Charles Glaab.

5. Business Patterns in the Growth of a Midwestern City: The Kansas City Business Community before the Business Patterns in the Growth of a Midwestern City: The Kansas City Business Community before the Civil War Summer 1959 Article about the history of Kansas City's business and economy, with reference to its street railways on page 171 and description of members of the Chick family--William Chick, Washington Chick, and Joseph...

6. Colonel John Conover, 1835-1914 Colonel John Conover, 1835-1914 December 1923 One paragraph about the origin of the Richards & Conover Hardware Company, founded in 1875 in Leavenworth, Kansas, and moved in 1884 to Kansas City.

7. Diary of a Kansas City Merchant, 1874-1880 Diary of a Kansas City Merchant, 1874-1880 April//1963 Continuation of Thomas Bullene's journals written in 1874 "through 1880, recording significant events in Kansas City, important happenings in his personal life, and the growth of his big Bullen, Moore...

8. Doggett's Doggett's February 1899 Photos of the store self-proclaimed as the "representative department store of the West," later to be bought by the George B. Peck Dry Goods Company.

9. F. Y. I.: First Family Business F. Y. I.: First Family Business July//1991 Short description of the centennial of the family business dealing with "glassware, china, and other passenger service items" for "commercial airlines worldwide," established in 1891 by Sylvester Hoagland...

10. Grave Finally Marked: Zenas Leonard, Trailblazer, Given Marker at Sibley Grave Finally Marked: Zenas Leonard, Trailblazer, Given Marker at Sibley April//1976 Photo and article about the new grave marker for Zenas Leonard (1809-1857), an Indian trader and "village storekeeper" in Sibley, Missouri, and his wife Isabel Harrelson Leonard, or Isabel Leonard (1825-1851)....

11. Great Industrial Progress Great Industrial Progress November/16/1915 Report on the condition of various sectors of the city's economy, especially new industrial businesses and city transportation.

12. Great Industrial Progress Shown by the Report of the Industrial Commissioner Great Industrial Progress Shown by the Report of the Industrial Commissioner October/31/1916 Review of new businesses and industries and conventions.

13. History in Stone History in Stone April//1977 Photos and article about observing names of early settlers inscribed on buildings still standing in the Kansas City area, especially Downtown.

14. Illustrations Illustrations January//1901 An update on the building which T. H. Swope put up for the Robert Keith Furniture and Carpet Company located at 11th and Grand. A photograph of the building can be found on p. 12 of this issue.

15. J. F. Richards, Self-Made: Richards-Conover Founder, Orphan at 12 J. F. Richards, Self-Made: Richards-Conover Founder, Orphan at 12 Winter//1970 Photo and biographical article about John Francisco Richards, or John Richards (1834-1922), founder and president of the Richards & Conover Hardware Company. Native of Virginia raised in Saint Louis and...

16. Jones Dry Goods Co. Jones Dry Goods Co. April/15/1897 Three-paragraph description of the store at 6th and Main Streets, with a mail order catalog called the "Cyclone."

17. Kansas City and Manifest Destiny III: The Banks and Bankers Kansas City and Manifest Destiny III: The Banks and Bankers June//1889 Essay on early banking in Kansas City.

18. Kansas City Engineering Firm Marks 100 Years of Service Kansas City Engineering Firm Marks 100 Years of Service Summer//1998 History of the international firm with over 1,300 engineers, architects, and other employees, starting in Kansas City in 1898.

19. Kansas City Traders and Merchants Kansas City Traders and Merchants 1951 Brief biographies of early businessmen in the Town of Kansas and Westport by writer Zealia Bishop, mainly early fur traders such as the Chouteaus, Ewing Clymer & Company, and others, from the 1820s to...

20. Looking Backward Looking Backward December 1922