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1. Richards & Conover Hardware Company's Illustrated Catalogue and Price List. .. Richards & Conover Hardware Company's Illustrated Catalogue and Price List. .. //1882, ca. Catalog of general hardware, farming tools, iron and nails, steel, metals, etc.

2. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Photo and text about the Richards & Conover hardware company.

3. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Portrait and biographical sketch of Colonel John Conover, a Union officer in Kansas during the Civil War and originally from New Jersey. He became co-head of Richards & Conover Hardware Company in Leavenworth,...

4. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p004 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p004 1895-1907 Northern edge of early Kansas City riverfront area from West 4th Street south to West 6th Street and from Central east to Main, showing additions, buildings and streets.

5. Kansas City, Missouri: Pictorial and Biographical Kansas City, Missouri: Pictorial and Biographical 1908 Photo and bio of Colonel John Conover, "of the Richards & Conover Hardware Company of Kansas City, who have the largest wholesale trade in that line west of St. Louis," describing his life and career....

6. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p004 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p004 1909-1938 A portion of Kansas City from W. 3rd Street south to W. 5th Street and from Broadway east to Wyandotte, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

7. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1939-1958, Page p041 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1939-1958, Page p041 1939-1958 A portion of Kansas City from W. 3rd Street south to W. 5th Street and from Broadway east to Wyandotte, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining area.

8. The Kansas City Centennial The Kansas City Centennial 1950 History of the Richards & Conover hardware company expanding into Kansas City in 1875, distributing hardware and steel, with illustrations and photos (including Joseph Woodmansee, president since 1943)....

9. Richards and Conover Hardware Richards and Conover Hardware 1982 History of the Richards & Conover hardware, iron, and steel distributing and manufacturing business, starting in Leavenworth in 1857, in Kansas City in 1875 at 3rd and Delaware Streets, moving in 1903...

10. Biography of John F. Richards (1834-1922), Hardware Store Owner Biography of John F. Richards (1834-1922), Hardware Store Owner 1999

11. Colonel John Conover, 1835-1914 Colonel John Conover, 1835-1914 December 1923 One paragraph about the origin of the Richards & Conover Hardware Company, founded in 1875 in Leavenworth, Kansas, and moved in 1884 to Kansas City.

12. John Francisco Richards John Francisco Richards December 1923 Description of the early history of the Richards & Conover Hardware Company, established in Leavenworth before the Civil War and in Kansas City by 1875 at 424 Delaware Street. Company founded by John Francisco...

13. John Francisco Richards John Francisco Richards December 1923 Mention of Walter Richards ("succe[sor of] his father as President of the Richards and Conover Hardware Company") and George Richards (vice-president of the company) as sons of John Francisco Richards....

14. Colonel John Conover, 1835-1914 Colonel John Conover, 1835-1914 December 1923 Photo and biographical article about Colonel John Conover (1835-1914), president of the Missouri Valley Historical Society and co-executive with Colonel John F. Richards of the Richards & Conover Hardware...

15. Rich-Con Workers Given Severence Rich-Con Workers Given Severence February/4/2003 Article detailing the distribution of about $112,000 in funds from the company's bankruptcy estate to 31 former employees of Rich-Con Steel. The company, a direct descendent of Richards and Conover Hardware,...

16. May We Present Mrs. Charles N. Seidlitz May We Present Mrs. Charles N. Seidlitz January/11/1935 Photo and biographical article about Alice Richards Seidlitz, or Alice Seidlitz, "one of the founders of the Junior League of Kansas City," wife of Charles Seidlitz ("president of the Seidlitz Paint and...

17. Illustrations Illustrations June//1902 Description of the building being built for the Richards & Conover Hardware Company at 5th and Wyandotte. Also includes a sketch of the building.

18. John F. Richards: Son-in-Law of Zenas Leonard John F. Richards: Son-in-Law of Zenas Leonard March//1969 History of the Richards & Conover hardware distribution and sales company starting in Leavenworth and moving to Kansas City in 1875, with illustrations and photo and description of John Richards, the company's...

19. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Description with illustration of the Richards & Conover iron, steel, and hardware company at the "corner of Fifth and Wyandotte Streets."

20. John F. Richards John F. Richards n.d. Portrait view of John Richards, identified as “Kansas City Pioneers†with name written on back of photograph.