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Jaccard's Jewelry Stor...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
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Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians
Biographical sketch of Fred Goldman, president of the Goldman Jewelry Company at 1107 Walnut Street, born in Hodgeman County, Kansas, in 1886 and raised in Kansas City, taking over the jewelry store of...
Biographical sketch of Walter Jaccard, chairman of the board of the Jaccard Jewelry Corporation at 1017 Walnut Street. He was born in Saint Louis in 1870 and joined his father's Jaccard Watch & Jewelry...
Biographical sketch of George Edwards, president of the Edwards-Ludwig-Fuller Jewelry Company at 1115 Walnut Street. He was born in Saint Louis in 1860, raised in Illinois, and lived in Chicago until becoming...
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...
The Kansas City School of Watchmaking
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.
Leaders in Our Town
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...
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...
Country Club Plaza Christmas Lights
Full frontal and side evening view of building located on northwest corner of Broadway and Nichols Road. Shows Helzberg Jewelry Store as occupant.
Republican National Convention (1976) Collection Finding Aid
The National Republican Party Convention was held in Kansas City in 1976. This collection contains various memoribilia from the convention.
An Interview With Fred Curls, Sr.
Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded March 11, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digial; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
Boley Building Profile
Biography of Louis Oppenstein (1875-1938), Jeweler
Biography of Barnett Helzberg Sr. (1902-1976), Businessman
Biography of Rose Mindlin Jacobson (1877-1951), Retail Entrepreneur
Book includes a short history of Helzberg Diamonds, a long time Kansas City area jewelry business. The first store was opened by Morris Helzberg on Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas in 1915. The...
"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....
Jaccard Jewelry Stores
April 12, 1905
Article about the jewelry manufacturing business's operations.
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.
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...
Colored photos and article about Kansas City silversmith/artist Robyn Nichols and her work. Nichols sells her jewelry at the Plaza Art Fair and has a gallery, The Pearl, in the Crossroads Arts Distrct....
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