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41. Emery, Bird, Thayer Building Columns Emery, Bird, Thayer Building Columns Close-up view of columns.

42. Emery, Bird, Thayer Building Exterior Details Emery, Bird, Thayer Building Exterior Details 1930 Close-up view of exterior details of a caduceus of the Emery, Bird, Thayer department store building on 11th Street between Walnut and Grand Avenue.

43. Emery, Bird, Thayer Building Exterior Details Emery, Bird, Thayer Building Exterior Details 1930 Close-up view of exterior details with a caduceus of the Emery, Bird, & Thayer department store on 11th Street between Grand Avenue and Walnut.

44. Emery, Bird, Thayer Building, Sidewalk Alongside Emery, Bird, Thayer Building, Sidewalk Alongside 1934 View along sidewalk under canopy of Emery, Bird, Thayer department store building, Grand Avenue.

45. Emery, Bird, Thayer Building, Street Level Emery, Bird, Thayer Building, Street Level 1935 Street level view of display windows, canopy, and entrance, Grand Avenue.

46. Emery, Bird, Thayer Store Emery, Bird, Thayer Store 1964 Partial view of the front of the Country Club Plaza Emery, Bird, Thayer store, located at 47th and Broadway. Federal Sign and Signal Corporation received an award for excellence in their design of the...

47. Emery, Bird, Thayer Window Display Emery, Bird, Thayer Window Display 1905 Window display with mannequins and purses of the department store on 11th Street between Walnut and Grand Avenue.

48. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of James Swofford, a "wholesale merchant" with "the Swofford Brothers Dry Goods Company" of Kansas City. Born in Illinois in 1852 and moving to "Shawneetown," Kansas about 1877 before coming...

49. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Milton Tootle (1823-1887), a dry goods merchant born in Ohio and moving to Saint Joseph, Missouri in the early 1840s before establishing a branch store in Kansas City in about the 1850s....

50. Everything's Up to Date in Kansas City Everything's Up to Date in Kansas City February/4/1950 Article about "the minor revolution in buying habits in Kansas City," with respect to increased retail sales, especially of department stores, with photos.

51. Frank Mayfield: Man on the Downtown Frontier Frank Mayfield: Man on the Downtown Frontier May/26/1963 Photos and biographical article about Frank Mayfield, Jr., president of the Emery, Bird, Thayer Company, and purveyor of Downtown competition with his department store. Details about his life, career,...

52. Fred Elmer West Fred Elmer West January/3/1956 Obituary for Fred Elmer West,or Fred West, a retired executive of the Emery, Bird, Thayer department store dying in 1956.

53. Frederick Heath Frederick Heath 1925 Photo and bio of Frederick Barber Heath, or Frederick Heath, president and treasurer of the George B. Peck Dry Goods Company, born in New York in 1863 and coming to Kansas City in 1889 as a stockholder...

54. Garmin Finds a Sure Way to Success Garmin Finds a Sure Way to Success May 15, 2007 The top company in the Kansas City Star's Star 50 list is Garmin Ltd. The Olathe-based company manufactures navigation gear, and the CEO is Min Kao who emigrated from Taiwan in 1976 and co-founded, with...

55. George B. Peck Dry Goods George B. Peck Dry Goods 1905 Photo of the Peck Dry Goods store building.

56. George B. Peck Dry Goods Company George B. Peck Dry Goods Company September 12, 1970 The George B. Peck Dry Goods Company, 1044 Main Street (later known as Peck's) was formerly the Doggett Store Company, owned by John Doggett, who opened his first store in Kansas City in 1866. George B....

57. George B. Peck Dry Goods Company Building George B. Peck Dry Goods Company Building October-November 1980 Peck Dry Goods Building, designed by Root & Siemens, is now on National Register.

58. George C. Smith: His Father Was an Early Dry Goods Merchant George C. Smith: His Father Was an Early Dry Goods Merchant October/1/1955 Obituary for George Smith, Jr., "69, of 5521 High drive, Mission Hills," a native Kansas Citian and "son of George C. Smith [Sr.], founder of the old Smith-McCord-Townsend Wholesale Dry Goods company."...

59. George Peck George Peck February 1899 Photo of George Peck, president of the Doggett Dry Goods Company and a native of Detroit coming "to Kansas City at the date of the organization" of the company under article called "Kansas City Business...

60. George Peck George Peck 1908 Photo and bio of George Peck (1863-1906), co-founder of the George B. Peck Dry Goods Company and a native of Detroit.