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1. John Wanamaker Letter John Wanamaker Letter May 23, 1902 Letter written to Mr. Henry W. Rule, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Territory, from John Wanamaker, Philadelphia. Wanamaker is credited with being a pioneer in the development of the department store in the latter...

2. Kansas City Illustrated, 1902 Kansas City Illustrated, 1902 1902 Full page ad and illustrations of growth from 1887 to 1902 and brief history of the company at 12th and Main Streets.

3. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of James Swofford, a dry goods merchant born in Illinois in 1852 and coming to Kansas City in 1897 as a member of Swofford Brothers Dry Goods Company.

4. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of Robert Swofford, a dry goods merchant born in Illinois in 1860 and coming to Kansas City in 1887 as a co-founder of the W. B. Grimes Dry Goods Company until joining the Swofford Brothers...

5. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of George Madison Shelley, or George Shelley, a wholesale dry goods merchant and former mayor of Kansas City. Born in Kentucky in 1850 and coming here in 1870 as a grocer before becoming...

6. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Directory Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Directory 1902 Photo and bio of William Stone Woods, or William Woods, "president of the National Bank of Commerce." Born in Columbia, Missouri in 1840 and coming to Kansas City in 1880 as a dry goods merchant and former...

7. Political History of Jackson County: Biographical Sketches of Men Who Have Helped to Make It Political History of Jackson County: Biographical Sketches of Men Who Have Helped to Make It 1902 Photo and bio of J. J. Swofford, "president of the Swofford Brothers Dry Good Company," born in Illinois in 1852 and coming to Kansas City in the 1880s.