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101. Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work 1912 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.

102. Eugene Jaccard Eugene Jaccard 1908 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...

103. Eugene Jaccard Eugene Jaccard 1908 Photo and bio of Eugene Jaccard, founder of "the Jaccard Watch & Jewelry Company," born in Saint Louis in 1861 and coming to Kansas City in 1888, establishing his business that year and serving as its...

104. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of Fred Goldman, president of the Goldman Jewelry Company, born in Topeka, Kansas, in 1886 and entering his father's jewelry business about 1913, moving the store to 1107 Walnut Street in...

105. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Frederick Esslinger, "the owner of fine vineyards" and "an improved wine garden" in Westport, born in Germany in 1818 and emigrating to the United States in 1850. Description of his career,...

106. Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work 1912 Photo and bio of George Edwards, "member of the upper house of the city council and president of the Edwards & Sloane Jewelry Company and the Mercantile Bank," born in Saint Louis in 1860 and arriving...

107. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of George Edwards, "president of the Edwards & Sloane Jewelry Company of Kansas City," born in Saint Louis in 1860 and arriving in Kansas City in 1889, taking over a jewelry business the...

108. Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work 1912 Photo and bio of Louis Oppenstein, "one of the firm of Oppenstein Brothers, jewelers, and a member of the upper house of the city council." Born in Chicago in 1874 and coming to Kansas City in 1902 as...

109. Shirley & Barnett Helzberg: The Kansas Citians of the Year Shirley & Barnett Helzberg: The Kansas Citians of the Year December 2001 Photo and biographical article about Shirley Helzberg and her husband Barnett Helzberg, Jr. (both Kansas City area natives), owners of Helzberg Diamonds (established by Barnett's grandfather Morris Helzberg...

110. Jewelry Takes Its Shape from Salvage Metals Jewelry Takes Its Shape from Salvage Metals November/18/1973 Photo and biographical article about William Philyaw III, a 28-year-old "artist-sculptor-designer" of metal jewelry after graduating from the Kansas City Art Institute.

111. The Underwood Company The Underwood Company December 1, 1901 Photo and description about the Underwood Company, on East 11th Street, and its extravagant window decorations of flowers during the Flower Show at Convention Hall.

112. Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development 1890 Photo and description of Herman Oppenheimer, founder in 1880 of H. Oppenheimer & Company, "wholesale dealers in watches, diamonds, jewelry, etc.," at "Nos. 706 Main and 707 Delaware streets."

113. Allen J. Swanson Dies: He Was a Sportsman though an Invalid Allen J. Swanson Dies: He Was a Sportsman though an Invalid June/30/1969 Photo and obituary for Allen Swanson, or Swede Swanson, "59 years old, who became a well-known sportsman ["trapshooter"] in Greater Kansas City even though he was confined to a wheel chair most of his...

114. Herbert H. Kiger Dies: A Wholesale Jewelry Dealer Was 54 Years Old Herbert H. Kiger Dies: A Wholesale Jewelry Dealer Was 54 Years Old September/15/1949 Photo and obituary for Herbert Kiger, "54 years old, a wholesale jewelry dealer here for thirty-five years" as "vice-president and general manager of the C. A. Kriger [sic] company in the Federal Reserve...

115. Deaths: Jaccard Rites Deaths: Jaccard Rites June/19/1975 Photo and obituary for Walter Jaccard, "84, of 4545 Wornall, honorary board chairman of the Jaccard Jewelry Company" and president since 1956 of the company founded by his uncles in 1888.

116. The Kansas City School of Watchmaking The Kansas City School of Watchmaking 1950 Photo and text about the Kansas City School of Watchmaking with its "major unit" at 1224 Admiral Boulevard and founded in 1936 by Gustave Van Erp.

117. The Armour Trophy for the Best Short Horn Bull at the Kansas City Cattle Show The Armour Trophy for the Best Short Horn Bull at the Kansas City Cattle Show November 1, 1901 Photo of the "Armour Trophy for the Best Short Horn Bull at the Kansas City Cattle Show." On the surface of the trophy is a depiction of the "Plant of Armour Packing Co., Kansas City, U.S.A.," with the...

118. Jaccard Jewelry Store Jaccard Jewelry Store 1896 Photo of the front of the jewelry store at 1034 Main Street.

119. Jaccard Jewelry Store Jaccard Jewelry Store March 4, 1905 Photo of the interior of the store at 315 Main Street.

120. Jaccard's Jewelry Store Jaccard's Jewelry Store 1898-1899 Photo of the jewelry store's interior "said to be the most richly furnished salesroom in the West."