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Chick, Joseph S
Richard B Fowler
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
Theodore S Case
Howard G Bartling
'Risk at Zero Interest Rates'
February 21, 2012
Article and interview with Esther George, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. George, who has been with the Federal Reserve Bank since 1982, became president in October 2011 and serves...
10th Street, East from Baltimore
Postcard of 10th Street, East from Baltimore
65 Years of Service and Experience
Description of the investment banking company founded in 1885, at 916 Baltimore Avenue.
A Century of Growth in Banking and Finance: KC Starts as Banking Hub, Ends with Regional Offices
Retrospective article detailing the history of banks and banking in Kansas City.
All in The Family: Missouri Cousins Run 2 Top-Ranked Banks
May 27, 2010
Article discusses the leaders of the United Missouri Bank and Commerce Bank. Both banks were rated by "Forbes" magazine in January 2010 as 2nd and 3rd, respectively, in the list of the best 100 banks in...
An Interview With Henry Warren Sewing
Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded April 12, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound disc; digital; $ 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
An Interview With Willie Newby
Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded October 14, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
Bad Day at Old Mission
Story of the career of "Harvey Bailey, the nation's most prolific and successful bank robber" during the 1920s and early 1930s, living "amidst the most luxurious apartments and shops" in Kansas City at...
Banker William Nelson Dies at 77
August 9, 2014
Obituary for banker and civic activist William C. Nelson. Details of Nelson's long career in banking and finance as well as his many contributions to area civic and charitable organizations are provided....
Bankers & Merchants Lithographing Co.
Street level view of a building identified on the outside as Bankers & Merchants Lithographing Co. On the left at the rear of the building can be seen what appears to be a large replica of a beer bottle...
Bankers Fight Money Squeeze
Illustrations and article about big banks in Kansas City.
Banking Shapes Pendleton's Life and Career
Article describing the author's experience in the banking industry.
Banks and Cities
History of banking in Kansas City, focusing on the development of trade.
Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small
Description of D. L. Shouse, a 19th century banker and Sunday school superintendent in Kansas City dying in 1873.
Baum Lays Financial Foundation for Area's Growth Stories
September 14-20, 2007
Article profiles Ken Baum, who headed the family firm, George K. Baum & Co., from 1952 until 1995. Under his leadership the investment banking company underwrote many Kansas City businesses. Baum, 77,...
Photo and bio of George Briant, a Santa Fe Trail freighter for F. Y. Ewing and then Russell, Major & Waddell, while living in Kansas City, then after the Civil War opening "the second banking institution...
Bert Chronister Dies: Former Head of Rosedale Bank Was 80 Years Old
Obituary for Bert Chronister, dying at the age of 80, the co-founder of the Rosedale State Bank in Kansas City, Kansas, and founder and president of the Shawnee State Savings Institution until 1953.
Biographical Information on Edward Swinney
Photo and bio of Edward Swinney, "president of the First National Bank" and "at one time president of the American Bankers' Association." Born in Virginia in 1857 and coming to Kansas City in 1887 as cashier...
Biography of Barbara Pendleton (1924-2004), Banker
Biography of Rufus Crosby Kemper, Sr. (1892-1972) and James Madison Kemper, Sr. (1894-1965), Bankers
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