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1. Andrew Young Andrew Young 1924 Photo and bio of Andrew Young, vice-president of "the mammoth business of Montgomery Ward & Company" in Kansas City. Born in Scotland in 1871 and raised in Chicago before coming to Kansas City in 1904...

2. Christmastime in Kansas City: The Story of the Season Christmastime in Kansas City: The Story of the Season 2001 The Fairy Princess was introduced at the Kline's department store downtown in 1935. The princess reigned over Toyland and the children talked to her.

3. David Orrison David Orrison 1878 Biographical sketch of David Orrison, "a member of the furniture house of Abernathy, North & Orrison" in Kansas City. Native of Ohio starting out as a dry goods salesman in Iowa before moving to Leavenworth,...

4. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of James Swofford, a "wholesale merchant" with "the Swofford Brothers Dry Goods Company" of Kansas City. Born in Illinois in 1852 and moving to "Shawneetown," Kansas about 1877 before coming...

5. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Milton Tootle (1823-1887), a dry goods merchant born in Ohio and moving to Saint Joseph, Missouri in the early 1840s before establishing a branch store in Kansas City in about the 1850s....

6. Frederick Heath Frederick Heath 1925 Photo and bio of Frederick Barber Heath, or Frederick Heath, president and treasurer of the George B. Peck Dry Goods Company, born in New York in 1863 and coming to Kansas City in 1889 as a stockholder...

7. George B. Peck Dry Goods George B. Peck Dry Goods 1905 Photo of the Peck Dry Goods store building.

8. George Peck George Peck 1908 Photo and bio of George Peck (1863-1906), co-founder of the George B. Peck Dry Goods Company and a native of Detroit.

9. George Peck George Peck 1908 Photo and bio of George Peck (1863-1906), president of the dry goods or department store, the George B. Peck Company. Native of Detroit coming to Kansas City in 1889 as a partner of John Doggett as organizers...

10. 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...

11. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book 1904-05 1905 Illustration of the Burnham-Hanna-Munger store building with motor car and buggy traffic and a short description of the business.

12. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book 1904-05 1905 Fine illustration of the Emery, Bird, Thayer store with a brief business description.

13. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book 1904-05 1905 Illustration of the Jones Dry Goods Company at 12th and Main Streets.

14. 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...

15. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Her Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Her Progress and Importance May//1886 Description of the wholesale and dry goods store located at 9th and Main Streets.

16. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Illustration and text for the business of "Tootle, Hanna & Co., wholesale dry goods, notions and furnishing goods, manufacturers of jeans pants and overalls, 413, 415, 417 Delaware Street."

17. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May 1886 Illustration and description of the W. B. Grimes Dry Goods Company store at 512-516 Delaware Street, organized in 1883 by W. B. Grimes, "a large capitalist and real estate owner in this city and surrounding...

18. Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men 1925 Photo and bio of Leon Smith (1871-1924), "President of the Smith-McCord-Townsend Dry Goods Co." Native of Arrow Rock, Missouri coming to Kansas City in 1893 with residence at 5240 Belleview Avenue.

19. Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men 1925 Photo and bio of Williston Penfield Munger, or Williston Munger, "President of the Burnham-Munger-Root Dry Goods Company" of Kansas City. Born in Detroit in 1876 and coming to Kansas City in 1893 as salesman...

20. Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men 1925 Photo and bio of Harry Timanus Poindexter, or Harry Poindexter, "President of the H. T. Poindexter & Sons Merchandise Co., one of the largest wholesale merchandise mail order houses in the central west."...