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Jaccard's Jewelry Stor...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
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The Sorrentino Medal
October 1, 1901
While Eugenio Sorrentino and the Banda Rossa were playing in Kansas City, they were given a special medal which was designed and made by the Jaccard Jewelry Company. Mr. Sorrentino wrote a march called...
Jaccard Jewelry Company Ruins
View of the ruins at the rear of the Jaccard Jewelry Company building after a fire. Photograph is dated January 13, 1893
Local Street Scene
Unidentified man picketing against Jenkins Music Company, in front of Jaccard's Jewelry, 1017 Walnut.
Tom Tivol Opens Jewelry-Appraisal Business
Tom Tivol has left his position as president of Tivol jewels to open Tom Tivol Jewelry and Gemstone Appraisals, 8700 State Line Road.
SC8-2 Local Schools Collection Finding Aid
This Local Schools Collection consists of various pamphlets, booklets, brochures, etc., about different types of area schools. It does not include the public schools.
SC44 Priests of Pallas Collection
This collection contains items relating to the annual Priests of Pallas festival held in Kansas City during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The events were comparable to Mardi Gras in New Orleans...
SC103 Republican National Convention (1976) Collection Finding Aid
This artificial collection contains various items pertaining to the 1976 Republican National Convention held in Kansas City, Missouri, at Kemper Arena. Items range from newspaper clippings to campaign...
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...
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,...
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,...
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.
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...
KCResources, page 90
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...
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...
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.
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...
KCResources, page 54
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