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Gary, Hunter L
American Century Inves...
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Carrie Westlake Whitne...
Walter P Tracy
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. ..Presenting Milton McGreevy: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about Milton McGreevy, head of Harris, Upham & Company, investment brokers since 1931, raised in Kansas City.
65 Years of Service and Experience
Description of the investment banking company founded in 1885, at 916 Baltimore Avenue.
A New Space For Art
August 8, 2006
Captioned photograph showing the installation of the sculpture "Rusted Spur" by the artist Stretch. This piece and five others are displayed in a field near 44th and Main streets in Kansas City. This has...
Backyard Investments: A Survey of Local Public Companies
Article about local companies available to invest in as public stocks.
1228 W. 56th, Residence of Hunter L. Gary, President, Theodore Gary and Co. (investments). Pool by Harriet Frishmuth.
Banjo Pool - Close-up
1228 W. 56th, Residence of Hunter L. Gary, President, Theodore Gary and Co. (investments). Pool designed by Harriet Frishmuth.
Photo and bio of Barney Goodman (~1891~1951), owner of Barney Goodman Investments real estate company, a Jewish native of Russia emigrating to Kansas City, Kansas, about 1905 and becoming a magician and...
Baum Will End Retail Operation: Brokerage Joins H. O. Peet, Stern Bros., B. C. Christopher in KC's Business Lore
News of the sale and end of George K. Baum & Company, "the last of Kansas City's old-time, locally owned investment firms," founded by George Baum in 1928 and joining other family-owned brokerage firms...
Believing Is Seeing
Photos and biographical article about Tom McDonnell, "the 48-year-old head of America's largest mutual fund servicing company, " DST System Incorporated, "a new enterprise [in 1969] that would offer banks...
Biography of Lamar Hunt (1932-2006), Businesman and Sports Entrepreneur
Biography of Willard E. Winner (1849-1929), Pioneer Builder, and Realtor
Business: Brokerage Firm Gambles on KC
Article about the establishment of a new investment firm in Kansas City because of the city's agribusiness and other business prospects.
Business: Financial Guardian Makes Quiet Growth
History of the Financial Guardian company, an insurance brokerage firm started in 1970 at 912 Baltimore Avenue and moving with expansion to the "penthouse suite atop the Penntower Building at 3100 Broadway"...
Business: They Call Him Huge
Photo and biographical article about Hugh Zimmer, 68-year-old head of Zimmer Brothers, "a property development, brokerage and management firm" in Kansas City responsible for such projects as the restoration...
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians
Biographical sketch of Webster Withers, Jr., a realtor and investment broker at 3103 Troost Avenue. Born in Kansas City in 1877 and starting out with the First National Bank before becoming president of...
Coates House Hotel
Postcard of the Coates House Hotel
Court Renovations on Table
August 22, 2011
Proposals for renovations of the Truman Courthouse in Independence and the Jackson County Courthouse Annex are being requested by county officials who "have worked for close to 10 years to save and stabilize...
Culture Economy: The Midwest's New Art City
A panel discussion about the relationship between art and economic development in Kansas City. Panel included Paul Tyler, David Ford, Porter Arneill, David Dowell, and Brad Nicholson. Article includes...
Delbert and Debbie Dunmire
Information about Debbie Dunmire and her ex-husband Del Dunmire, millionaire entrepreneurs in real estate and other investments in the Kansas City and other urban areas around the country, including Las...
Edward L. Walsh Dies
Photo and obituary for Edward Walsh, "70, Ponce de Leon apartments, 4555 Main street, retired vice-president of the Commerce Trust company." Native of Saint Joseph, Missouri coming to Kansas City about...
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