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61. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Hat and glove store at 554 Main Street, established in 1879.

62. Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men 1925 Photo and bio of Joseph Milton Robinson, or Joseph Robinson, "president of the Robinson Shoe Company." Born in Baltimore in 1861 and coming to Kansas City in 1881 "as a retail shoe salesman" and starting...

63. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of J. M. Robinson, Kansas City shoe salesman.

64. Kansas City Shoe Manufacturers Kansas City Shoe Manufacturers April, 1903 Report on the growing Kansas City shoe market and new product lines. Includes two interior photos of George A. Bond's Shoe Store.

65. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of William Sternberger, a storekeeper and resident at a building constructed by him on 15th Street. Born in Detroit in 1867 and coming to Kansas City in 1887 as a wholesale dry goods...

66. Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development 1890 Photo and description of John O'Neill, "park commissioner" born in Pennsylvania in 1861 and coming to Kansas City in 1886 with a "shoe store at No. 505 Main Street, afterward opening a branch store at...

67. KCResources, page 72 KCResources, page 72

68. Loss of the Great American Shoe Store Loss of the Great American Shoe Store March 9, 2011 Postcard image and accompanying article on the G. R. Kinney Co. shoe store located at 8th & Delaware in Kansas City, Missouri. The company was founded by George Romanta Kinney who revolutionized the industry...

69. Main Street, North from 11th Street Main Street, North from 11th Street Postcard of Main Street, North from 11th Street

70. Metropolitan Shoe House Metropolitan Shoe House ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Metropolitan Shoe House showing a small man wearing very large slippers. Front of card says: "Metropolitan Shoe House...Best Assortment in the City, Lowest Prices." Back of card is...

71. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Photo and one long paragraph of biography about Harry Truman, a national senator from Missouri. Born in Lamar, Missouri in 1884 and starting out as a Kansas City Star worker before serving in World War...

72. Mrs. John Showalter Obituary Mrs. John Showalter Obituary December/19/1956 Obituary for Mrs. John Showalter (dying at the age of 72 on December 19, 1956), widow of the late John Showalter, founder and president of Showalter's foot health shoe store.

73. Old Cobbler Lived, Died for His Troost Shoe Shop Old Cobbler Lived, Died for His Troost Shoe Shop July/8/1973 Photos (of the deceased and his shop), caption, and obituary article about James Ventola, 79-year-old proprietor of the Ventola Foot Comfort Shop at 3321 Troost Avenue more than 40 years, killed there...

74. Oviatt Shoe Store, The Oviatt Shoe Store, The ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for The Oviatt Shoe Store showing a girl with a basket sitting on grass with her face resting on one hand. The image has a turquoise border with flowers and birds. Back of card says: "Trust...

75. Oviatt Shoe Store, The Oviatt Shoe Store, The ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for The Oviatt Shoe Store showing a boy and a girl standing looking at each other. Image has a "lace" border. Back of card says: "Trust Your Judgement and ours, and we will Reduce Your...

76. Patrons Will Miss Shoe Spot Patrons Will Miss Shoe Spot June 2, 2006 Featured in the "Cityscape" column, Showalter's Shoes is noted as going out of business. The shoe store was founded by John Showalter in downtown Kansas City in 1921. It was purchased in 1969 by Robert...

77. Patterson, Bell & Co. Patterson, Bell & Co. ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Patterson, Bell & Co. showing a woman with parasol and a child sitting on a balcony overlooking a sea with many sailboats and beyond that, a smoking volcano. Front of card says: "Presented...

78. Roxbury & Kenney Roxbury & Kenney ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Roxbury & Kenney showing a man leaning against a tree with one arm around a woman and the other over his head holding onto a tree branch. The woman holds her arm up to her face. Front...

79. Roxbury & Kenney Roxbury & Kenney ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Roxbury & Kenney showing two men and two women in fancy dress bowing to each other. One man holds flowers, both women hold fans. Front of card says: "Our Compliments. Roxbury & Kenney,...

80. S. K. Green, Fine Shoes S. K. Green, Fine Shoes ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for S. K. Green showing two girls on a path, one pulling a baby carriage with dolls in it, the other pushing it and carrying a candle. One of three cards with similar design and theme....