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Jaccard's Jewelry Stor...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
Citizens Historical As...
"Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker
Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....
Robyn Nichols' 25 Years of Precious Metals
February 1, 2005
Metalsmith and jewelry maker Robyn Nichols "uses traditional Asian and botanical symbolism as references in her work". She has just mounted her 22nd annual show at her gallery, The Pearl, in the Crossroads...
CEO Was Devoted to Giving
November 2, 2004
Obituary article about Jeffrey W. Comment, chairman and chief executive officer of Helzberg Diamonds. He died October 30, 2004. Comment joined Helzberg Diamonds as president in 1988 and ''put in the infrastructure...
Obituary for Albert Ralls Wintermote, or Albert Wintermote, vice-president of Jaccards Jewelry stores, dying in 1952.
Benjamin Stiffelman Obituary
Obituary for Benjamin Stiffelman, founder and owner of B. Stiffelman & Son Wholesale Jewelers, dying at the age of 82 in 1966.
Obituary for Charles S. Craven
April 22, 1955
Obituary for Charles S. Craven, a diamond merchant in Kansas City for 47 years, dying at the age of 85.
Obituary: Death of Frank Triplett
October 1, 1901
Obituary for Frank Triplett, "the popular Kansas City jewelry auctioneer," with photographic portrait. Triplett was born in Kentucky in 1850 and became editor of the Journal of Agriculture in Saint Louis...
Obituary for Jacob Mnookin, a founder of Diamant's jewelers in Kansas City, dying at the age of 74 on September 10, 1962.
Obituary for Joseph Silverforb, "64, who operated a drugstore at [55th Street] and Brookside road." Native Kansas Citian also former operator of a Downtown café and jewelry store.
Deaths: Merrill S. Postma
Obituary for Merrill Postma, "59, president-elect of the board of the Ozanam Home for Boys," with residence at 4324 Belleview Avenue. Born in Wathena, Kansas and coming to Kansas City about 1916 before...
Obituary for Thomas Craig
February 9, 1960
Obituary for Thomas Craig, owner of a jewelry store for 35 years.
Thornton Jason Manry
Obituary for Thornton Jason Manry, or Thornton Manry, retired owner of the Green Jewelry Company and a former vice-president and director of the Starlight Theater Association, dying at the age of 75 on...
Imperial Kansas City 1900: Her Wonderful Growth and Resources
One paragraph about the jewelry business of Charles Lasky established at 1027 Main Street about 1886.
A New Business Firm
One paragraph of biography about Eugene Jaccard, "retir[ing] from active participation with the well known jewelry firm bearing his name and engag[ing] with Mr. Johnson in the insurance business at 500...
Jaccard's Jewelry Store
Partial frontal view with group of unidentified men in front of store; located at 815 Main.
Elements of Style: A Jaded NFL Star
Photo and autobiographical article about Tony Gonzalez, a Kansas City Chiefs football player "set[ting] a club record for season receptions by a tight end" while "wearing his lucky necklace" made of jade....
Photo and bio of Barnett Helzberg, president of Helzberg's Diamond Shops, Incorporated, "born at 1818 Locust street, December 21, 1902," and growing up "in a stone and frame house at 2809 Olive" Street...
Calvin B. Norton
March 26, 1905
Photo and bio of Calvin Norton, "candidate for Judge of the County Court, Western Division," born in Wisconsin in 1852 and coming to Kansas City in 1892 as a jeweler and wholesaler with his father under...
Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work
Photo and bio of Charles Hoefer, "of the Woodstock-Hoefer Watch and Jewelry Company," born in Wisconsin in 1855 and coming to Kansas City in 1885.
Photo and bio of Eugene Jaccard, former president of the Jaccard Watch & Jewelry Company. He was born in Saint Louis in 1861 and came to Kansas City in 1888, establishing his business and heading it until...
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