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1. ''A Stitch in Time'' Premieres Friday ''A Stitch in Time'' Premieres Friday May 10, 2006 The story of dress manufacturer Nell Donnelly Reed is captured in a new book and documentary film produced by her great great nephew Terence Michael O'Malley. The film is entitled "Nelly Don: A Stitch...

2. A Journey of Three Lifetimes A Journey of Three Lifetimes November/December 2001 Photos and article about the history of the Alaskan Fur Company, established in Kansas City in 1926 by Philip Wang with offices in the Waldheim Building, moving to 210 East 11th Street in 1932 with multiple...

3. A Roof over Their Heads A Roof over Their Heads June/19/1943 Article about the canvases and related military fabric production done in Kansas City for the war effort.

4. A Tough Nut to Crack: Unionization and the Donnelly Garment Company A Tough Nut to Crack: Unionization and the Donnelly Garment Company Summer-Autumn, 2002 Article describes attempts by the International Ladies Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) to organize the Donnelly Garment Company in Kansas City. The author argues that the long battle between the company...

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

6. American Dressmaker: The American System of Dressmaking American Dressmaker: The American System of Dressmaking 1907, 1909 Text for the beginner, guide for the seamstress, and reference for the professional.

7. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 1908 Photos, map, and description of the cotton manufacturing industry and its relation to Kansas City's garment industry and distribution to the rest of the country.

8. Bernard Zarr Bernard Zarr March/1/1972 Obituary for Bernard Zarr, president of the Quality Hill Dress Company, dying at the age of 74 in 1972.

9. Big Apparel Town--Kansas City: Clothier for Millions Big Apparel Town--Kansas City: Clothier for Millions January/12/1969 Several articles about clothing manufacture and related information.

10. Biography of Earl Thomas (1897-1985), Educator and Civic Leader Biography of Earl Thomas (1897-1985), Educator and Civic Leader 2009

11. Boston Shoe Store Boston Shoe Store May 1886 Description of the shoe store located at 4th and Main streets.

12. Business on a Global Basis in 1956 Business on a Global Basis in 1956 May/7/1957 Charts and graphs regarding Kansas City's international trade.

13. C. A. Reynolds: Services for Hall of Fame Founder Are Saturday C. A. Reynolds: Services for Hall of Fame Founder Are Saturday December/12/1958 Funeral notice for Chester Reynolds, "former chairman of the board of the H. D. Lee company [blue jeans manufacturers] and founder of the Cowboy Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City," residing "in Kansas City...

14. Called To Courage: Four Women In Missouri History Called To Courage: Four Women In Missouri History 2002 Text with photographs concerning Nell Donnelly Reed, local dress maker and entrepreneur. Also includes suggestions for further reading.

15. Charles P. Shipley Charles P. Shipley January 16, 1927 Reprint of a Kansas City Star article from January 16, 1927 about "the Charles P. Shipley Saddlery and Mercantile Company" of Kansas City. Description of its founder Charles Shipley, coming to Kansas City...

16. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of John Fraser, Jr., a tailor at 1409 Walnut Street, born in Scotland in 1870 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1888, engaged in the garment industry.

17. Clinics Clinics June/30/1956 Histories of various health clinics in the Kansas City area, including the following: (1) the Afred Benjamin Dispensary starting in 1906, (2) the Richard Cabot Club starting in 1906 as the Saint Luke's...

18. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Nell Donnelly Reed (1889-1991), a pioneer woman clothing designer and entrepreneur, starting the Donnelly Garment Company in the 1910s and leading it to "one of the largest in the nation"...

19. Donnelly Garment Company Christmas Party Donnelly Garment Company Christmas Party December 24, 1936 Group portrait of uniformed employees holding gifts, Nell Donnelly Reed, and a person dressed as Santa Claus at a company Christmas party on the floor of a dressmaking plant.

20. Donnelly Garment Company Christmas Party Donnelly Garment Company Christmas Party December 23, 1932 Interior view of Christmas party given by employees in honor of Nell Donnelly Reed's son, David, at a location identified as "Community Church."