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1. Abernathy Furniture Company Abernathy Furniture Company Bill to Thomas Sweeney from the Abernathy Furniture Company, from November 13, 1889.

2. Abernathy Furniture Company Abernathy Furniture Company 1878 Brief history of "the furniture establishment of Abernathy, North & Orrison" of Kansas City started in about 1868 at 549-551 Main Street, surviving the panic of 1873 and becoming a "successful and promising...

3. Abernathy Furniture Company Abernathy Furniture Company July 30,1950 The company was founded in 1856 in Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1878, it moved to Kansas City, Missouri, and eventually came to occupy more than 300,000 square feet at 1501-1525 West 9th Street and 908-910...

4. Abernathy Furniture Company Abernathy Furniture Company 1900 Illustration on page 60 of Abernathy Furniture Company at 1501-1525 West 9th Street.

5. Alfred Benjamin Memorial Alfred Benjamin Memorial 1934 Description of the memorial to the vice-president of Abernathy Furniture Company and philanthropist.

6. Biography of Alfred Benjamin (1859-1923), Philanthropist Biography of Alfred Benjamin (1859-1923), Philanthropist 1999

7. Colonel J. L. Abernathy Colonel J. L. Abernathy 1908 Biography of Colonel J. L. Abernathy (1833-1902), moving to Kansas City in 1870 after establishing a furniture store in Leavenworth, Kansas, in 1855, and before that a dry goods store in Rushville, Indiana....

8. David Orrison David Orrison 1908 Biographical sketch of David Orrison, a retired dry goods and furniture merchant residing at 220 Olive Street. Born in Ohio in 1836 and joining John Doggett as operators of "a wholesale and retail dry-goods...

9. Flood Scene Flood Scene 1881 View along 9th Street in Kansas City, Kansas, showing Abernathy Furniture Company.

10. Harry Abernathy of Abernathy Furniture Company Harry Abernathy of Abernathy Furniture Company 1902 Photo and bio of Harry Abernathy, "the son of J. L. Abernathy, the pioneer furniture manufacturer of the West," becoming cashier at the First National Bank after starting with the Abernathy Furniture Company....

11. J. L. Abernathy J. L. Abernathy September 22, 1926 Colonel J. L. Abernathy settled in Leavenworth, Kansas, in 1854, where he founded the Abernathy Furniture Company. He died in 1902 at the age of 70. His widow died on September 21, 1926 on her 91st birthday....

12. J. L. Abernathy Rites J. L. Abernathy Rites March 26, 1962 Funeral rites notice for James Logan Abernathy, former vice-president of the Abernathy Furniture Company in Leavenworth and Kansas City, dying on March 24, 1962, of an apparent suicide. "Mr. Abernathy...

13. James McGowan James McGowan 1902 Biographical sketch of James McGowan, "western agent for the Barber Asphalt Company" and former police officer and furniture dealer in Kansas City. Born in Clay County, Missouri, in 1864 and coming here...

14. KCResources, page 104 KCResources, page 104

15. Manufacturers Organize Kansas City District Manufacturers Organize Kansas City District August/6/1918 Photos of Solomon Stoddard (vice-president and general manager of the Kansas City Bolt & Nut Company) and F. C. King (vice-president of the Abernathy Furniture Company), organizers (along with H. J. Perkins)...

16. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p016 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p016 1895-1907 Northwestern part of early Kansas City in the West Bottoms district from the Missouri River south to St. Louis Avenue and from Wyoming Street east to Hickory Street, showing buildings, streets and railroad...

17. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p026 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p026 1909-1938 A portion of Kansas City from W. 9th Street south to W. 11th Street and from Wyoming east to Hickory, showing buildings, streets, railroads, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...

18. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1949, Page p176 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1949, Page p176 1939-1949 A portion of Kansas City from W. 9th Street south to Saint Louis Avenue and from Wyoming east to Hickory, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining area....

19. Taylor Abernathy Taylor Abernathy May 5, 1905 Photo and bio of Taylor Abernathy, the president of the First National Bank of Kansas City starting with the company in the 1910s, also a family relative of the Abernathys of the Abernathy Furniture Company....

20. The Biographer The Biographer March//1916 Photo and biographical article about Frank Hall, "President of the Abernathy Furniture Company; a Director of the Fidelity Trust Company," born in Indiana in 1856 and coming to Kansas City in 1879.