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Woolf, Herbert M
February 21-february 2...
'Treasure Hunt' Coming to End
September 29, 2010
Article discusses the closing of the Junior League Resale Boutique. For more than 75 years the shop provided clothes for needy families. Article gives more information about other programs run by the Junior...
10 Minutes with...Keith Novorr
March 18-24, 2005
Interview with the third-generation owner of Michael's Fine Clothes for Men.
A Busy Key for Him
Photo and biographical article about William Schoenhard, or Bill Schoenhard, retiring in 1953 from his "50-year career of selling clothing to young men of Kansas City" as "owner of the Schoenhard's Boys...
A Sartorial Century
March 12, 2005
Article describes the 100-year history of Michael's Fine Clothes for Men, 1830 Main St. The store was founded by a Russian immigrant named Michael Novorr in 1905, and in 2005 was co-owned by Novorr's son...
Article about Adler's, Incorporated, a millinery or garment business.
Obituary for Bernard Zarr, president of the Quality Hill Dress Company, dying at the age of 74 in 1972.
Big Apparel Town--Kansas City: Clothier for Millions
Several articles about clothing manufacture and related information.
Blacks in Kansas City, Part III--Business and Industry
February 21-February 28, 1986
Third in a series of four articles about the history of African Americans in Kansas City. It provides an overview of black business and industry, from the period before emancipation in 1865 to the present...
Boley Building Is a Unique Business House
New building for a clothing company, holding a grand opening reception at 12th and Walnut Streets. Old location at 10th and Main Streets not possessing of the many windows of "the daylight store."
Burton Oscar Lisman
May 11, 2007
Obituary for Burton O. Lisman who died May 3, 2007 at age 87. He was born in Cincinnati on October 15, 1919. "Mr. Lisman started working at Kaplan's Fabrics, which led to a career in ladies fashions and...
Deaths: David M. Mindlin
Photo and obituary for David Mindlin, "80, of 221 W. 48th, co-founder and former treasurer of Mindlin Inc., a clothing store formally located at 210 W. 47th" Street. Native of Chicago coming to Kansas...
Deaths: Mrs. George D. Stout
Obituary for "Mrs. Marie A. Stout, 64, of 634 West [70th Street]," an Oregon native and "widow of George D. Stout, co-founder and secretary of the Jack Henry clothing store, who died in 1953."
Downtown Storefront: Slabotsky & Son Fine Menswear
December 7, 2007
Slabotsky & Son, a men's clothing store, has stood in its current location at 1102 Grand since 1935. Bruce Jerwick purchased the store from Gordon Slabotsky, whose father founded it in 1914.
Obituary for Francis Herbert Reid, or Francis Reid, former vice president and general manager of the Woolf Brothers clothing store, dying at the age of 80 in 1961.
George D. Stout Dies
Photo and obituary for George Daniel Stout, or George Stout, "secretary of Jack Henry, Inc.," with residence at 634 West 70th Street. Born in Kansas City about 1893 and starting his own clothing store...
George Laurence Mailliard, Sr. Obituary
December 10, 2008
George L. Mailliard, Sr., known as Mr. M., died on December 9, 2008. He owned Mailliard's Incorporated, a men and boys clothing store which began in the Prairie Village Shopping Center in 1954. Eventually...
George Sittenfeld Obituary
Obituary for George Sittenfeld, founder of the former Goodyear Raincoat Company, dying at the age of 86 on March 16, 1970.
Hammerslough & Co.
March 20, 1882
Advertisement of Hammerslough clothing company. Below portrait drawing of Hammerslough is, "This is not General grant, but it is the Famous Kansas City Clotheir, Hammerslough. Spring Orders filled from...
Obituary for Isadore Penner, operator of the I. Penner Clothing store at 1327 Main Street for 35 years, dying at the age of 51 in 1954.
J. C. Penney Optimistic after Gains in October
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...
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