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Jaccard's Jewelry Stor...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
Citizens Historical As...
American Illustrating ...
Blue Springs, MO, South Railroad Bridge
Postcard of the South Railroad Bridge Blue Springs, MO
Walnut Street, North from 11th Street
Postcard of Walnut Street, North from 11th Street
Diamonds & Furs
Profiles of four local luxury retailers and their owners. Missy Wang Smart is president of Alaskan Fur Company; Cathy Tivol is CEO of Tivol Jewls; Stephen Burstein own's Stephen's Fine Jewelry, Inc.; and...
KCResources, page 75
Jewelers Move South with Other Retailers, Customers
Retrospective article detailing the history of the jewelry business in Kansas City.
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 12 with Unrelated Cards
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards arranged in two columns showing the following:
1. Three women at a table looking on as a man reads to them.
2. A man on a horse roping a bull. Card...
Short article about the Kansas City School of Watchmaking, composed of 90 % war veterans, "attracted by the assurance of a job once training is completed."
KCResources, page 101
KCResources, page 114
KCResources, page 54
AC10 Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey Finding Aid
1925-1990 [Bulk: 1958-1989]
The Allan Gray Family Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey documents the personal and professional life of twentieth century American choreographer Alvin Ailey through Ailey’s correspondence, notebooks, book...
Original Diamond Jewelry
The article describes the “costly and handsome products made in Kansas City” by Jaccard’s Jewelry store. An illustration of a popular heart locket the store has created accompanies the article.
SC51 Kansas City Centennial Association Scrapbook Finding Aid
The hundredth anniversary of the original incorporation of Kansas City was observed in 1950. A number of activities were held, culminating in a parade and pageant in the summer of 1950. Starlight Theater...
High Grade Stationary
The Jaccard Company has produced artistic invitations from their stationary department through their steel embossing procedures. During the month of September, the company produced over 12,000 various...
KCResources, page 90
SC63 Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid
1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950)
The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...
Advertising Cards Vertical Files
These business or company name vertical files for the advertising cards from the late nineteenth century (circa 1880s-1900) have information about the company or business or people involved.
Art and Soul
September 23, 2006
This article features 75 years of Plaza Art Fair memories. It includes a timeline for the event starting with 1932 and going to 2005. This year's 75th annual Plaza Art Fair is to be held September 23-24,...
Manufacturers and Jobbers, Brief Sketches of the Leading Houses in the Kansas City Trade
May 1, 1901
This article gives a paragraph of information about the leading jewelers and optical companies in Kansas City in 1901. Those companies listed include: Merry Optical Company, Meyer Jewelry Company, Woodstock,...
Helzberg Uses his Experience to Add Luster to Other Entreprenuers
September 28, 2007
This article is part of a series profiling "catalysts" in Kansas City's history to mark the 25th anniversary of the Kansas City Business Journal. After selling his family-owned jewelry business to Berkshire...
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