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1. 'Globe-Trotting' Refrigerators Are Made in K. C. 'Globe-Trotting' Refrigerators Are Made in K. C. 1950 Entry for Viking Refrigerators, Incorporated, with the history of the company founded in 1904 by Walter S. Dickey, who also "manufactured miles of clay pipe for the town's water and sewer system and was...

2. 100 Years in Kansas City 100 Years in Kansas City August 2002 Images and article describing the histories of five Kansas City businesses over 100 years old. The article also includes a list of businesses 50 years old or more.

3. 100 Years of Business in Kansas City: Setting the Stage at the Turn of the Century 100 Years of Business in Kansas City: Setting the Stage at the Turn of the Century September/21/1999 Chronological history of important Kansas City businesses of the twentieth century, starting in 1900.

4. 65 Years of Service and Experience 65 Years of Service and Experience 1959 Description of the investment banking company founded in 1885, at 916 Baltimore Avenue.

5. A. A. Nicol Heating and Plumbing Company A. A. Nicol Heating and Plumbing Company 1911, ca. Entry describing in brief the operations of the business at 7 East 13th Street.

6. A City and a Business That Grew Together A City and a Business That Grew Together 1950 Bag manufacuring company at 200 Delaware Street established in 1863.

7. A. D. Lowe Machine Company A. D. Lowe Machine Company 1911, ca. Photos and text about the company at 18th and Highland Avenues, in the business of general machinery repair.

8. A Tip of Our Beaver to You, Kansas City A Tip of Our Beaver to You, Kansas City 1950 History of the local oil and heating company dealing also with Mobil Oil products, since 1916.

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

10. 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...

11. 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...

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

13. Abernathy North & Orrison City Directory Entry Abernathy North & Orrison City Directory Entry 1876 Illustrated catalog and price list for the Abernathy North & Orrison furniture store in the back of the 1876 Hoye's Kansas City Directory.

14. Adam Long, Pioneer Merchant Adam Long, Pioneer Merchant July 1965 Photos of the home and family of Adam Long at 16th and Central Streets, built in 1871 and razed in 1948, with a story of his early businesses in confectioneries and groceries starting in 1854.

15. Adelbert Haines Adelbert Haines 1886 Biographical sketch of Adelbert Haines, or A. S. Haines, "General Produce Commission Merchant, 416 Delaware Street," opening his store in 1868 upon arriving in Kansas City, also running a dairy.

16. Adler's, Incorporated Adler's, Incorporated November/28/1984 Article about Adler's, Incorporated, a millinery or garment business.

17. American Sash & Door Company City Directory Entry American Sash & Door Company City Directory Entry 1906-1970 There are no entries for the American Sash & Door Company from 1903 to 1905 or 1971 to 1973. According to the directories, the company's address from 1906 to 1960 was the southeast corner of 16th and Bellefontaine...

18. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 (second edition 1950) Description of Anthony Richters as the second to open a store in Kansas City in 1840 (after Thomas Smart in 1839), selling "groceries and Indian goods" here before moving to Westport.

19. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 Mention of the population of Kansas City in 1856, including numbers of types of early businesses.

20. Ariely Meinrath Ariely Meinrath 1894 Entry from the 1894 Kansas City city directory: 1207-1209, West 9th Street, "mdse" broker, West Bottoms. Last listed at above address in the 1894 city directory, page 401.