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1. A Change in a Great Firm: Bullene, Moore, Emery & Co. Now Emery, Bird, Thayer & Co. A Change in a Great Firm: Bullene, Moore, Emery & Co. Now Emery, Bird, Thayer & Co. January/14/1895 Portraits (of L. T. Moore, J. T. Bird, W. B. Thayer [or William Bridges Thayer], and J. C. Fennell) and article about the change in name of the Bullene, Moore, Emery & Company dry goods store in 1895 to...

2. E. B. T. Long a Part of Downtown Scene E. B. T. Long a Part of Downtown Scene February/11/1971 Article about the razing of the building of the stalwart Kansas City department store.

3. Frank Mayfield: Man on the Downtown Frontier Frank Mayfield: Man on the Downtown Frontier May/26/1963 Photos and biographical article about Frank Mayfield, Jr., president of the Emery, Bird, Thayer Company, and purveyor of Downtown competition with his department store. Details about his life, career,...

4. Fred Elmer West Fred Elmer West January/3/1956 Obituary for Fred Elmer West,or Fred West, a retired executive of the Emery, Bird, Thayer department store dying in 1956.

5. Garmin Finds a Sure Way to Success Garmin Finds a Sure Way to Success May 15, 2007 The top company in the Kansas City Star's Star 50 list is Garmin Ltd. The Olathe-based company manufactures navigation gear, and the CEO is Min Kao who emigrated from Taiwan in 1976 and co-founded, with...

6. George B. Peck Dry Goods Company George B. Peck Dry Goods Company September 12, 1970 The George B. Peck Dry Goods Company, 1044 Main Street (later known as Peck's) was formerly the Doggett Store Company, owned by John Doggett, who opened his first store in Kansas City in 1866. George B....

7. George C. Smith: His Father Was an Early Dry Goods Merchant George C. Smith: His Father Was an Early Dry Goods Merchant October/1/1955 Obituary for George Smith, Jr., "69, of 5521 High drive, Mission Hills," a native Kansas Citian and "son of George C. Smith [Sr.], founder of the old Smith-McCord-Townsend Wholesale Dry Goods company."...

8. H. Kenneth Taylor Obituary H. Kenneth Taylor Obituary January/12/1962 Obituary for H. Kenneth Taylor, a former vice-president of the John Taylor Dry Goods Company dying at the age of 60 on January 12, 1962.

9. H. T. Poindexter H. T. Poindexter November/10/1932 Obituary for H. T. Poindexter, "66, president of H. T. Poindexter & Sons, wholesale dry goods company," dying in 1932 at his residence at 610 East 45th Street. Native of Virginia coming to Kansas City...

10. H. T. Poindexter H. T. Poindexter January/25/1931 Portrait and biographical article about H. T. Poindexter, head of the H. T. Poindexter & Sons wholesale dry goods company in Kansas City since the 1890s.

11. It's Macy's Now: Name Change from John Taylor's Revealed at Dedication Yesterday It's Macy's Now: Name Change from John Taylor's Revealed at Dedication Yesterday October 16, 1949 Macy's absorbed John Taylor's in 1947. The announcement of the name change from John Taylor's to Macy's was made on October 15, 1949, at a cornerstone-laying ceremony at the store. Macy's formally opened...

12. 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...

13. John Troup Obituary John Troup Obituary January/26/1955 Obituary for John Troup, an official at John Taylor's department store dying at the age of 57 in 1955.

14. Keeping up with the Macy's Keeping up with the Macy's July 29, 2005 Cincinnati-based Federated Department Stores will takover the St. Louis-based May Department Stores Co., current owners of the Jones Store, and rename all the Jones stores to Macy's. Currently the Jones...

15. Marion Reno Marion Reno July/1/1951 Biographical article about Marion Reno, general manager of the Sears, Roebuck & Company department store here.

16. Marion Reno Marion Reno August/30/1969 Obituary for Marion Reno, general manager of the Sears, Roebuck & Company department store here.

17. Mr. James S. Bell: Brief Sketch of the Popular Candidate for City Collector Mr. James S. Bell: Brief Sketch of the Popular Candidate for City Collector March/10/1894 Biographical sketch of James Bell, a candidate for city collector, engaged in the dry goods business since 1877, starting his own in Kansas City in 1891 and moving it in 1892 to Westport.

18. New Book Chronicles Harzfeld's New Book Chronicles Harzfeld's November 27, 2009 Profile of local authors Joe and Michele Boeckholt and their new book titled "Harzfeld's: A Brief History." The Boeckholts--both designers by trade--first became interested in Harzfeld's when they acquired...

19. Saks Is Bagging Its Plaza Store Saks Is Bagging Its Plaza Store December 10, 2004 Department store Saks Fifth Avenue announced that it is closing its store on the Country Club Plaza in February, 2005. The store has been on the Plaza for 22 years. "When Saks opened its Plaza store on...

20. Stories of John Taylor Stories of John Taylor December/2/1919 Early history of the John Taylor Dry Goods Company store, established in 1881 in the Ridge Building at 1038-1040 Main Street, at the time next to two lumber yards at 11th and Main Streets.