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1. A Journey of Three Lifetimes A Journey of Three Lifetimes November/December 2001 Photos and article about the history of the Alaskan Fur Company, established in Kansas City in 1926 by Philip Wang with offices in the Waldheim Building, moving to 210 East 11th Street in 1932 with multiple...

2. Adler's, Incorporated Adler's, Incorporated November/28/1984 Article about Adler's, Incorporated, a millinery or garment business.

3. Bernard Zarr Bernard Zarr March/1/1972 Obituary for Bernard Zarr, president of the Quality Hill Dress Company, dying at the age of 74 in 1972.

4. Big Apparel Town--Kansas City: Clothier for Millions Big Apparel Town--Kansas City: Clothier for Millions January/12/1969 Several articles about clothing manufacture and related information.

5. Fashion's Famous: Nelly Don (Mrs. James A. Reed) Fashion's Famous: Nelly Don (Mrs. James A. Reed) September//1937 Photo and biographical article about Nell Donnelly Reed, or Nell Reed, wife of senator James A. Reed and founder of a clothing store and women's clothing line named after her own nickname, Nelly Don.

6. George Sittenfeld Obituary George Sittenfeld Obituary March/17/1970 Obituary for George Sittenfeld, founder of the former Goodyear Raincoat Company, dying at the age of 86 on March 16, 1970.

7. J. C. Penney Optimistic after Gains in October J. C. Penney Optimistic after Gains in October November/3/1977 Photo and article about the new J. C. Penney "catalog distribution center" being built in Lenexa, Kansas as "a primary element in the planned expansion of its catalog business" and over-all financial growth...

8. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May 1886 Manufacturers wholesale selling agents, boots, shoes and rubbers, No. 315 Delaware Street. ..the first to establish themselves here in this line.

9. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Montgomery Dayton Stevenson, or Montgomery Stevenson, "outfitter to men" at "No. 1003 Walnut street and also at No. 105 East [10th Street]." Born in Saline County, Missouri in 1870...

10. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Mrs. Sarah O'Mara, "a native of Ohio" coming to Kansas City in 1898 "engaged in the conduct of an art and needle-work store and in the manufacture of fine embroidery." Also the wife...

11. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of Charles Galen Avery, or Charles Avery, "conducting a successful and growing business in ladies tailoring in Kansas City," starting here in Kansas City in 1906 with a store "making a specialty...

12. National Cloak & Suit Company National Cloak & Suit Company circa 1926 National Cloak & Suit Company changed name of business to National Bellas Hess Company, Incorporated around 1926.

13. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p019 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p019 1909-1938 A portion of Kansas City from W. 7th Street south to W. 9th Street and from Bank Street east to May Street, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with...