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1. From Czar's Capmaker to American Cap Czar From Czar's Capmaker to American Cap Czar April 1980 Article about the rags to riches story of Jacob Yeddis, a Jewish capmaker of Kansas City. Born in Russia about 1894 and emigrating to Kansas City about 1914, becoming founder of the Pioneer Cap Company...

2. If the Hat Fits If the Hat Fits September 2008 Profile of businessman Dan Saferstein, president of the Sportsman Cap Network. Saferstein is the great-grandson of Jacob Yeddis and grandson of Abe Yeddis, two generations of hatmakers who started the...

3. Making Uniform Caps Making Uniform Caps August 1899 In 1886, the company of M. J. Gelhaar began producing uniform caps in their factory located at 720 Walnut Street. The various caps produced include kinds used in fire departments, orchestras, bands, military...

4. Man of Many Hats Man of Many Hats June//1994 Photos and biographical article about Paul Henson, former chairman of United Utilities starting in 1959 (changing into the world-leading Sprint Corporation telephone company) and chairman of Kansas City...

5. Rendezvous: The Rise of the Mountain Men Rendezvous: The Rise of the Mountain Men February/March 2003 Article discusses the role of fur trappers in opening up the west. Contains illustrations and text about such "mountain men" as William Sublette, William Ashley, Thomas Fitzpatrick, and Jim Bridger. Includes...