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A KC Gem
September 5, 2010
Interview, with photographs, of Harold Tivol, owner of Tivol jewelry stores. Tivol, who sold the company to his daughter, Cathy, continues as chairman of the board. Tivol discusses his family, his own...
Obituary for Albert Ralls Wintermote, or Albert Wintermote, vice-president of Jaccards Jewelry stores, dying in 1952.
Allen J. Swanson Dies: He Was a Sportsman though an Invalid
Photo and obituary for Allen Swanson, or Swede Swanson, "59 years old, who became a well-known sportsman ["trapshooter"] in Greater Kansas City even though he was confined to a wheel chair most of his...
Folder contains an advertising card for F.G. Altman, dealer in jewelry located at 725 Main Street.
Benjamin Stiffelman Obituary
Obituary for Benjamin Stiffelman, founder and owner of B. Stiffelman & Son Wholesale Jewelers, dying at the age of 82 in 1966.
Biography of Barnett Helzberg Sr. (1902-1976), Businessman
Biography of Louis Oppenstein (1875-1938), Jeweler
CEO Was Devoted to Giving
November 2, 2004
Obituary article about Jeffrey W. Comment, chairman and chief executive officer of Helzberg Diamonds. He died October 30, 2004. Comment joined Helzberg Diamonds as president in 1988 and ''put in the infrastructure...
Deaths: Merrill S. Postma
Obituary for Merrill Postma, "59, president-elect of the board of the Ozanam Home for Boys," with residence at 4324 Belleview Avenue. Born in Wathena, Kansas and coming to Kansas City about 1916 before...
Emerging from Father's Shadow: Schottenheimer, Stowers, Tivol, Rose, McCallister
Biographical description of Tom Tivol, "president of Tivol Jewels since the mid-1980s" and his father Harold Tivol and his grandfather Charles Tivol, founder of the company in 1910.
September 23-29, 2005
Feature story on Tivol Jewels which has a store on the Country Club Plaza, in Overland Park's Hawthorne Plaza and one due to open next year in Briarcliffe Village in the Northland. The company was founded...
Helzberg Diamond Shops
June 28, 1905
Article describes the beginnings of the Helzberg retail jewelry business. The author writes that Barnett Helzberg opened his first shop on August 18, 1920, at age 17, at 532 Minnesota Avenue, in Kansas...
Book includes a short history of Helzberg Diamonds, a long time Kansas City area jewelry business. The first store was opened by Morris Helzberg on Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas in 1915. The...
Herbert H. Kiger Dies: A Wholesale Jewelry Dealer Was 54 Years Old
Photo and obituary for Herbert Kiger, "54 years old, a wholesale jewelry dealer here for thirty-five years" as "vice-president and general manager of the C. A. Kriger [sic] company in the Federal Reserve...
His Coins at Museum Show U. S.: Commemorative Issues
Biographical article about Joseph Schmandt, an 83-year-old "retired jeweler of 2115 West [73rd Street Terrace], Johnson County, Kansas." Native of Germany emigrating to Kansas City in the early 1900s as...
Imperial Kansas City 1900: Her Wonderful Growth and Resources
One paragraph about the jewelry business of Charles Lasky established at 1027 Main Street about 1886.
J. W. Jenkins' Sons Music Co.
Full frontal and partial side view of the J. W. Jenkins Sons' Music Co. located at 1013-15 Walnut. Shows also American Optical Company and Devoe Paint and Varnish Products, as well as the Jaccard Jewelry...
Jaccard Jewelry Advertisement
March 7, 1905
Ad for the jewelry company at 1034 Main Street with an illustration of the "official Souvenir Spoon of Kansas City, Missouri."
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.
Jaccard Jewelry Store
March 10, 1905
Photo of the front of the jewelry store at 1034 Main Street.
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