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1. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City March/19/1922 Portraits and biographical article about Joseph Milton Robinson, or Joseph Robinson, president of the Robinson Shoe Company. Born in Baltimore in 1861 and coming to Kansas City in 1881 as an employee of...

2. Stephen Yeager, Daring, and Effective, a Publicity-Shy Leader Stephen Yeager, Daring, and Effective, a Publicity-Shy Leader April 19, 2007 The "Tribute" column of "Remembrances" or obituary section of the Kansas City Star features Stephen Yeager. He was the founder of Steve's Shoes and a fundraiser for charities that help disabled people....

3. Shoe Chain Files for Bankruptcy Shoe Chain Files for Bankruptcy May 24, 1989 Robinson Shoe Co., "a well-known Kansas City retailer" filed for bankruptcy in May 1989. The company's first store opened in 1901 at 1016 Main Street. Over the next 80 years, it grew into a chain of more...

4. Patrons Will Miss Shoe Spot Patrons Will Miss Shoe Spot June 2, 2006 Featured in the "Cityscape" column, Showalter's Shoes is noted as going out of business. The shoe store was founded by John Showalter in downtown Kansas City in 1921. It was purchased in 1969 by Robert...

5. Old Cobbler Lived, Died for His Troost Shoe Shop Old Cobbler Lived, Died for His Troost Shoe Shop July/8/1973 Photos (of the deceased and his shop), caption, and obituary article about James Ventola, 79-year-old proprietor of the Ventola Foot Comfort Shop at 3321 Troost Avenue more than 40 years, killed there...

6. Mrs. John Showalter Obituary Mrs. John Showalter Obituary December/19/1956 Obituary for Mrs. John Showalter (dying at the age of 72 on December 19, 1956), widow of the late John Showalter, founder and president of Showalter's foot health shoe store.

7. Loss of the Great American Shoe Store Loss of the Great American Shoe Store March 9, 2011 Postcard image and accompanying article on the G. R. Kinney Co. shoe store located at 8th & Delaware in Kansas City, Missouri. The company was founded by George Romanta Kinney who revolutionized the industry...

8. Joseph Robinson Obituary Joseph Robinson Obituary April/2/1974 Obituary for Mrs. Joseph Robinson, widow of the chairman of the board of the Robinson Shoe Company, dying in 1974.

9. Bob Jones Still a Good Fit Bob Jones Still a Good Fit November 19, 2006 Article describing Bob Jones Shoes and its owners, Harry Bosley and Rocky Horowitz. The store has been located at 1914 Grand since 1960, and among its famous customers have been Clarence Kelley, Claire...

10. Bessie Williams Bessie Williams June/24/1970 Obituary for Bessie Williams (dying at the age of 79 on June 23, 1970), widow of Clyde Williams, founder of a chain of shoe stores.