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1. Jaccard Jewelry Company Jaccard Jewelry Company Folder contains information on the Jaccard Jewelry Company, or the House of Jaccard's jewelry stores in Kansas City, established here in 1888 by the Jaccard family of Switzerland and St. Louis.

2. Jaccard's Jewelry Store Jaccard's Jewelry Store Postcard of Jaccard's Jewelry Store

3. Jaccard's Jewelry Store Jaccard's Jewelry Store Partial frontal view with group of unidentified men in front of store; located at 815 Main.

4. Jaccard's Jewelry Store Jaccard's Jewelry Store Photograph of drawing of building showing sign that reads "L. Jaccard, Watchmaker, 36 Main St."

5. Jaccard's Jewelry Store Jaccard's Jewelry Store Postcard of Jaccard's Jewelry Store

6. Jaccard's Jaccard's 1888 Folder contains an invitation with envelope to the opening of the first Jaccard Watch and Jewelry Co. store in Kansas City, Missouri, located at 815 Main, the invitation dated Sept. 10th, 1888. Folder...

7. Jaccard's Jewelry Store Jaccard's Jewelry Store 1890 Interior view; located at 315 Main.

8. Jaccard Jewelry Company Ruins Jaccard Jewelry Company Ruins 1893 View of the ruins at the rear of the Jaccard Jewelry Company building after a fire. Photograph is dated January 13, 1893

9. Jaccard Jewelry Store Jaccard Jewelry Store 1896 Photo of the front of the jewelry store at 1034 Main Street.

10. Jaccard's Jewelry Store Jaccard's Jewelry Store 1898-1899 Photo of the jewelry store's interior "said to be the most richly furnished salesroom in the West."

11. Imperial Kansas City 1900: Her Wonderful Growth and Resources Imperial Kansas City 1900: Her Wonderful Growth and Resources 1900 One paragraph about the jewelry business of Charles Lasky established at 1027 Main Street about 1886.

12. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Samuel Everett Woodstock, or Samuel Woodstock, "president of the Woodstock-Hoefer Wholesale Jewelry Company of Kansas City." Born in New York in 1846 and coming to Kansas City in...

13. James Kenmuir James Kenmuir 1908 Biographical sketch of James Kenmuir (1838-1902), "associated with the jewelry trade" of Kansas City, a native of Ireland emigrating to Kansas City in 1873 with "a store on Main Street" between 7th and...

14. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Oscar Kaempff, "the head of the oldest jewelry manufacturing establishment of the city," born in Baltimore in 1871 and coming to Kansas City in 1874. Also "vice president of the...

15. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of John Landes, "purchasing agent for the board of public works of Kansas City," born in Pennsylvania in 1846 and starting out a a jeweler in Sedalia, Missouri, before coming to Kansas...

16. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of Calvin Norton, a local jewelry store owner.

17. Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work 1912 Photo and bio of Louis Oppenstein, "one of the firm of Oppenstein Brothers, jewelers, and a member of the upper house of the city council." Born in Chicago in 1874 and coming to Kansas City in 1902 as...

18. LaSalle Building LaSalle Building 1935 Full frontal and side view; located at 9th and Main. Shows Hurst's Jewelry and Loan Company as occupant.

19. The Kansas City School of Watchmaking The Kansas City School of Watchmaking 1950 Photo and text about the Kansas City School of Watchmaking with its "major unit" at 1224 Admiral Boulevard and founded in 1936 by Gustave Van Erp.

20. Biography of Louis Oppenstein (1875-1938), Jeweler Biography of Louis Oppenstein (1875-1938), Jeweler 1999