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Theodore S Case
Howard G Bartling
Photo and text about the realtors located in the Commerce Building.
February 15, 1952
Brief biographical article about Robert Williams, winner of an achievement award as "president of the Williams Realty Company, 2200 Prospect Ave." and head of "the largest firm of his kind in the middlewest...
Roger Cohen: A Matter of Goals
Biographical article about Roger Cohen, a "leading commercial-industrial realtor" in Kansas City, with photos. Description of his life and career, born in about 1936 in Saint Joseph, starting in local...
Sales Super Stars
Maryanne Darst is a top salesperson for J.D. Reece Realtors.
SC178 American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers Collection Finding Aid
The American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers Collection contains a pre-registration and supplemental roster for the South Central Regional Appraisal Conference in March 1951, and a membership roster...
SC69-1 Hispanic Oral History Collection Finding Aid
The collection is comprised of 65 audiocassettes (61 CDs) with interviews of 59 people from Kansas City's Hispanic community. Persons interviewed cover a substantial cross-section of the population, ranging...
Son of ERA
Photo and biographical article about Jim Jackson (65 years old in 1984), "founder of Electronic Realty Associates, Inc. ERA]," and his son and partner Michael Jackson (35 years old in 1984), "launch[ing]...
Suburban Subdivisions with Community Features: Suggestions for Realtors and Community Organizations, as Exemplified in the Country Club District of Kansas City, Mo.
Photos and article by J. C. Nichols about the Country Club District, developed by him in Kansas City, as a paradigm for planning suburban residential districts in other American cities, showing and describing...
Successful Real Estate Man
February 7, 2009
Obituary for Allen Block (93), a realty executive who founded Block & Co., Inc. Realtors in 1940. A Kansas City native, Block entered the real estate business in 1936 with the Werby Realty & Investment...
Swing Presents John A. Moore: The Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about John Moore, "president of Kansas City's Park Board," "president of John A. Moore & Company" realtors, and "the first president of Kansas City's Starlight Theatre,"...
T. J. -J. J. Green & Co.
The "largest owner of town lots in the city" at the time.
The Area's Number One and Number Two Residential Home Sales Leaders Combine
May 15, 2001
HomeServices, owner of J. C. Nichols Residential is buying J. D. Reece Realtors. Article lists parentage, number of offices, employees, sales associates and the CEO of each company.
The History of Black Business in America
Endnote about "the financial success of Kansas City black real estate dealer Robert Williams," especially with World War II veterans, and the owner of "the city's landmark black Street's Hotel."
The Kansas City Centennial
Photo and description of the business of "John A. Moore and Company, Realtors," organized about 1879 by John Moore, Sr. (pictured) and Lawrence Rieger as "the Rieger-Moore Realty Company." Description...
The Legacy She Left Behind
Article about the making of a story about the Alexander Majors residence through hearing about a realtor in the area, Louisa Johnston.
The Maven of Mission Hills
Photos and biographical article about Hal Hulen, a Mission Hills residential district realtor with "his company, Hal Hulen & Associates. ..synonymous with home sales in Mission Hills," Kansas. Description...
The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men
Photo and bio of Colonel Kersey Coates, a prominent realtor and promoter from Pennsylvania, moving to Kansas City in 1854 and before the war "engaged in various enterprises, such as banking, dealing in...
March 22, 1905
Biographical sketch of Thomas Green, a realtor born in Ireland in 1856 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1878, developing real estate additions and subdivisions under T. J. Green & Company such as "the...
Three Decades of Progress: Curls, Curls and Assoc.
Article about the history of "Fred Curls of Curls and Associates Realty Company," starting with his start after World War II in a market difficult for African Americans, with photos and descriptions of...
Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Missouri and the Greater Kansas City
Photos of 50 prominent real estate men with brief biographies.
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