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1. A City and a Business That Grew Together A City and a Business That Grew Together 1950 Bag manufacuring company at 200 Delaware Street established in 1863.

2. Adelbert Haines Adelbert Haines 1886 Biographical sketch of Adelbert Haines, or A. S. Haines, "General Produce Commission Merchant, 416 Delaware Street," opening his store in 1868 upon arriving in Kansas City, also running a dairy.

3. B. S. Flersheim and Co. B. S. Flersheim and Co. 1879 Description of "one of the largest wholesale liquor establishments in Kansas City," at 414 Delaware Street.

4. C. M. Horner C. M. Horner 1879 Description of "Notions, Hosiery and Fancy Goods" store at 508 Delaware Street, owned by Charles M. Horner.

5. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of George Adolphus Gurley, or George Gurley, president of the Packer Produce Mercantile Agency at 201 Delaware Street, born in Georgia in 1870 and moving to Platte County, Missouri,...

6. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of Clarence Hirsch, president of the Lyko Medicine Company at 417 Delaware Street. He was born in Kansas City in 1892 and became a salesman for local distilling companies before becoming...

7. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of Joseph Harder, secretary and treasurer of the Kansas City Public Service Company at 728 Delaware Street, born in Indiana in 1855 and moving to Springfield, Missouri, as a railroad...

8. Excelsior Trunk Factory Excelsior Trunk Factory 1879 Description of business at 706 Delaware Street manufactring trunks and valises.

9. From "Hay-Burner" to Streamliner From "Hay-Burner" to Streamliner 1950 History with illustrations of the public transportation system, since 1869, from "horse car" lines to street cars and trolley buses to motor buses, located at 728 Delaware Street.

10. Gateway Luggage in Impressive Growth Gateway Luggage in Impressive Growth 1950 Description of the Gateway Luggage Company started in 1938 at 415 Delaware Street, manufacturing all sorts of bags.

11. George Shelley George Shelley 1968 (first edition 1950) Photo and bio of George Shelley (1849-1927), mayor of Kansas City in 1878-1879. Native of Kentucky coming to Kansas City about 1868 as a wholesale dry goods merchant at 306 Delaware Street before becoming...

12. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book 1904-05 1905 Photo of the old Board of Trade at 545 Delaware Street.

13. Halsey Prudden City Directory Entry Halsey Prudden City Directory Entry 1885 Listings of Halsey Prudden as an architect with offices in the Delaware Block building at 702-704 Delaware Street and residence at the Brunswick Hotel or Hotel Brunswick. There are no entries for Halsey...

14. Henry Kumpf Henry Kumpf 1968 Photo and bio of Henry Kumpf (1830-1904), mayor of Kansas City from 1886 to 1888 and former "secretary of the Board of Education, auditor of the city four terms," etc. Description of his life and career...

15. Historic Kansas City Architecture Historic Kansas City Architecture //1975 Photo and short description of the Pacific House hotel at 401-407 Delaware Street, headquarters of General Ewing in the Civil War, designed by architect Asa Beebe Cross.

16. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Portrait and biograhical sketch of John Byers, a realtor and banker from Virginia. He moved to several places before arriving in Kansas City in 1870 associated with the Mechanics' Bank, then the Hall &...

17. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Portrait and biographical sketch of John Richards, founder of the Richards & Conover Hardware Company and a former western Indian trader. Born in Virginia in 1834 and moving to Missouri in 1836 before...

18. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Biographical sketch of Levi Albee Willard, or Levi Willard, a real estate developer with residence at 26th and Troost Avenues. Born in New York in 1832 and coming to Kansas City in 1879 as builder of "a...

19. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Biographical sketch of William Peake, co-founder of "the firm of Hingston, Coy & Peake, wholesale dealers in furnishing goods and clothing, and manufacturers, whose establishment is located at 533 and...

20. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Portrait and biographical sketch of William Grimes, a merchant and business executive of Kansas City, who was born in Connecticut in 1825 and started out as a merchant and cattle rancher. Description of...