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1. 'Globe-Trotting' Refrigerators Are Made in K. C. 'Globe-Trotting' Refrigerators Are Made in K. C. 1950 Entry for Viking Refrigerators, Incorporated, with the history of the company founded in 1904 by Walter S. Dickey, who also "manufactured miles of clay pipe for the town's water and sewer system and was...

2. 100 Years to Grow on: Folger's Coffee 100 Years to Grow on: Folger's Coffee 1950 History of the Kansas City-based Folger's coffee company, established in California but headquartered in Kansas City since 1907. It was first located at 20th and Baltimore and move the headquarters to...

3. 1950 Centennial Beard Contest 1950 Centennial Beard Contest June 24, 1950 Interior stage view identified as beard contest connected with the Kansas City Centennial celebration. Taken at the Ritz Theater.

4. 65 Years of Service and Experience 65 Years of Service and Experience 1959 Description of the investment banking company founded in 1885, at 916 Baltimore Avenue.

5. 73 Years of Progress--1877-1950 73 Years of Progress--1877-1950 1950 Photo and text about Thornton and Minor Hospital, "one of K.C.'s oldest institutions, in new hospital home," depicting both original building at 10th and Wyandotte Streets and 1950 buildings at Linwood...

6. A City and a Business That Grew Together A City and a Business That Grew Together 1950 Bag manufacuring company at 200 Delaware Street established in 1863.

7. A Crowning Achievement A Crowning Achievement 1950 History of the drugstore chain.

8. A Tip of Our Beaver to You, Kansas City A Tip of Our Beaver to You, Kansas City 1950 History of the local oil and heating company dealing also with Mobil Oil products, since 1916.

9. A University's Phenomenal Growth Attests to the Vitality of the Community A University's Phenomenal Growth Attests to the Vitality of the Community 1950 Photos and description of Clarence Decker, college president of the University of Kansas City (later the University of Missouri-Kansas City). Description of the university's growth since its opening in...

10. A Young Kansas City Institution Writes One of America's Outstanding Success Stories: Locke Stove Co. A Young Kansas City Institution Writes One of America's Outstanding Success Stories: Locke Stove Co. .. 1950 Photo and text of the space heater manufacturing company founded in 1940.

11. Approval by Tastemark Panel Marks New Area in Dairy Products Approval by Tastemark Panel Marks New Area in Dairy Products 1950 Description of the Aines Dairy Company at 31st and Gillham Roads.

12. Arnold Brothers Long Associated with Meat Business Arnold Brothers Long Associated with Meat Business 1950 Prominent meat-purveying business originally at 810 Independence Avenue in 1906.

13. Belger Cartage Service, Inc., Keeps Pace with Industrial Age Belger Cartage Service, Inc., Keeps Pace with Industrial Age 1950 Started in 1919 by Richard Belger.

14. Benson Manufacturing Co. Blazing New Trails in Production Fields Benson Manufacturing Co. Blazing New Trails in Production Fields 1950 Founded by John A. Benson in 1907. First a building interior business, later an aircraft manufacturer.

15. Big Job for Men Who Put Centennial over the Top Big Job for Men Who Put Centennial over the Top 1950 Photo and article of men credited for planning and financing the events, including Cookingham. From the Kansas City Star, June 4, 1950.

16. Biography of Claude Dorsey (1916-2002), Newsman Biography of Claude Dorsey (1916-2002), Newsman 2003

17. Bowen Busy with Local Street Paving Bowen Busy with Local Street Paving 1950 Description of the Bowen Construction Company, started in 1917, surviving the Depression, and thriving during World War II. Description also of its founder and president, Matthew Bowen, organizing the...

18. Building with Foster Lumber over 71 Years Building with Foster Lumber over 71 Years 1950 Story of the Foster Lumber Company, established in Randolph, Kansas, in 1879 by John McCullough Foster, or John Foster, and growing with the country to the West, especially along railroad routes and in...

19. C. F. Downey Box Company C. F. Downey Box Company 1950 Description of the C. F. Downey Box Manufacturing company originally at 3rd and Broadway Boulevards in 1880, moving to 1401 Iron Street in North Kansas City in 1919.

20. Carswell Has 40-Year Steel Fabricating History Carswell Has 40-Year Steel Fabricating History 1950 History of the manufacturers specializing in agricultural machinery starting in 1912.