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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. 1914 Map of Kansas City, Showing the Kansas City Manufacturing District 1914 Map of Kansas City, Showing the Kansas City Manufacturing District 1914 Map of greater Kansas City (including Independence, Missouri) with the Kansas City Manufacturing District indicated in red; street car lines are indicated in red, as well. An inset map shows an enlarged...

3. A 4-Brother Team Wins Acclaim in Metal Craft A 4-Brother Team Wins Acclaim in Metal Craft September/4/1955 Article about the Swedish family business involved in manufacturing aircraft parts and lamp fixtures.

4. A City At War: The Impact of the Second World War On Kansas City A City At War: The Impact of the Second World War On Kansas City 1971 A thesis toward a master's degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City (written by Fredrick Marcel Spletstoser, or Fredrick Spletstoser) on the impact of World War II on Kansas City, with information...

5. A. D. Lowe Machine Company A. D. Lowe Machine Company 1911, ca. Photos and text about the company at 18th and Highland Avenues, in the business of general machinery repair.

6. A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures and Capitalists //1873 Description of the Kansas City area's timber resources in the context of agricultural implement and furniture manufacture.

7. A. J. Stephens A. J. Stephens File contains a biographical article with illustrations about A. J. Stephens (ca. 1889-1980), millionaire owner of the Basswood estate near Liberty, Missouri. Manufacturer of rubber at Truman and Chestnut...

8. A Kansas City Version of the Ring and the Book A Kansas City Version of the Ring and the Book August/12/1923 Illustrations and article about the history of the Irving-Pitt Manufacturing Company founded by promoter Junius Irving and inventor William Pitt and manufacturing spiral-ring notebooks in Kansas City (Pitt's...

9. 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 Biographical sketch of Thomas Pemberton, Sr. "of Fort Osage township," Jackson County, Missouri. Born in Georgia in 1827 and moving to Sibley, Missouri about 1850 as a brick manufacturer and farmer.

10. A Portfolio of Local Inventors A Portfolio of Local Inventors December//1981 Illustrations and descriptions of local inventors and their inventions from the late 19th and early 20th centuries including suspenders developed by firefighter George Hale for carrying "more than 100...

11. A Regal Plastic Move: The 15-Year-Old Firm Now at 1725 Holmes A Regal Plastic Move: The 15-Year-Old Firm Now at 1725 Holmes October/18/1959 News of the move of the Regal Plastic Company from 2800 East 14th Street to 1700 Holmes Street.

12. A Roof over Their Heads A Roof over Their Heads June/19/1943 Article about the canvases and related military fabric production done in Kansas City for the war effort.

13. A Successful Exposition A Successful Exposition December//1913 Description and photos about the "second Manufacturers' Exposition. ..even a greater success than the first."

14. A Tenant Buys at Ninth and Broadway: Fox Manufacturing Company Gets Title to 55,000 Square Feet A Tenant Buys at Ninth and Broadway: Fox Manufacturing Company Gets Title to 55,000 Square Feet December/16/1962 Photo, caption, and article about the purchase of three separate buildings at 9th and Broadway Boulevard to be occupied by the Fox Manufacturing Company.

15. 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.

16. Air Age Here: Kansas City to Be One of World's Leading Aviation Centers Air Age Here: Kansas City to Be One of World's Leading Aviation Centers June/25/1929 Photo and article about the transcontinental passenger service here.

17. Aircraft Accessories Corporation Aircraft Accessories Corporation

18. Aireon Manufacturing Company Aireon Manufacturing Company

19. Albert Peet Albert Peet 1912 Photo and bio of Albert Peet, general manager of the "Peet Brothers Manufacturing Company," born in Cleveland in 1871.

20. An Annual Fee: The Necessity for the Yearly Holding of the Manufacturers Exposition An Annual Fee: The Necessity for the Yearly Holding of the Manufacturers Exposition January/14/1914 Article arguing in favor of the exposition's relevance and continuation.