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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 Postcard of Jaccard's Jewelry Store

4. 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...

5. 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."

6. 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.

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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...

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

12. 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...

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

14. Biography of Barnett Helzberg Sr. (1902-1976), Businessman Biography of Barnett Helzberg Sr. (1902-1976), Businessman 1999

15. Helzberg Diamonds Helzberg Diamonds 2002 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...

16. Jaccard Jewelry Stores Jaccard Jewelry Stores April 12, 1905 Article about the jewelry manufacturing business's operations.

17. Obituary for Charles S. Craven Obituary for Charles S. Craven April 22, 1955 Obituary for Charles S. Craven, a diamond merchant in Kansas City for 47 years, dying at the age of 85.

18. Deaths: Merrill S. Postma Deaths: Merrill S. Postma April/30/1966 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...

19. Albert Wintermote Albert Wintermote August/21/1952 Obituary for Albert Ralls Wintermote, or Albert Wintermote, vice-president of Jaccards Jewelry stores, dying in 1952.

20. Kaempff Jewelry Kaempff Jewelry circa 1911. Description of the jewelry store located in the New Shukert Building.