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1. 10th Street 10th Street circa 1950s View of the intersection of 10th Street and Main Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. View includes the Rothschild's clothing store on the southwest corner of the intersection. West of it is the Riss...

2. 18th Street, North 18th Street, North Postcard view of the skyline of Kansas City, looking North from 18th Street

3. Biography of Opal Hill (1892-1981), Professional Golfer Biography of Opal Hill (1892-1981), Professional Golfer 2009

4. Charles Schmelzer Charles Schmelzer 1902 Photo and bio of Charles Schmelzer, a sporting goods and arms merchant in Kansas City born in Connecticut in 1856 and coming here in 1887. Served as president of the Commercial Club. In business with his...

5. City to Acquire Former Bus Site City to Acquire Former Bus Site October 10, 2008 Kansas City has reached an agreement to acquire and tear down the former Greyhound bus terminal located at 11th and Holmes in the east side of downtown. "Purchasing and demolishing the block-sized complex...

6. E. E. Menges & Co. E. E. Menges & Co. May 1886 Guns, sporting goods, etc., no. 123 West Fifth Street.

7. Edward Meier Edward Meier 1908 Biographical sketch of Edward Meier, "manager for the Green Tree Brewing Company at Kansas City, a branch of the St. Louis Brewing Association." Born in Germany in 1857 and emigrating to Kansas City in...

8. Elliot Sporting Goods Elliot Sporting Goods 1955 Full frontal view; located at 1508 Grand.

9. Gateway Sporting Goods Company Gateway Sporting Goods Company 1968 Full frontal view of the Gateway Sporting Goods Company, located at 1009 Main Street. Architects Seligson & Eggen received an award for remodeling the entrance and facade of this property.

10. Gear for Sports Gear for Sports June 2009 Gear for Sports is "one of the nation's leading producers of customized sportswear." With world headquarters in Lenexa, it sells T-shirts, sweatshirts, etc. bearing school and athletic team logos to colleges...

11. Herman F. Schmelzer Herman F. Schmelzer March 16, 1905 Photo and bio of Herman F. Schmelzer, a sporting goods and arms merchant in Kansas City, born in Leavenworth, Kansas, in 1866 and coming here in 1886 as vice-president of the Schmelzer Arms Co. Brother...

12. Hoover Brothers, Inc. Hoover Brothers, Inc. Clippings on microfilm about the school supplies company of Hoover Brothers, Incorporated, established in 1900 by Orvis Hoover and his brother Alvin Boyd Hoover, or Alvin Hoover, at the Studio Building...

13. J. F. Schmelzer & Sons J. F. Schmelzer & Sons ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for J. F. Schmelzer & Sons showing elves or some small people with pointed hats playing tennis. There are four elves per side and all four hold one large racket together. Front of card...

14. J. F. Schmelzer & Sons J. F. Schmelzer & Sons ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for J. F. Schmelzer & Sons showing a barefoot African American boy in a large hat and ragged clothes carrying two watermelons, one under each arm. Front of card says: "J. F. Schmelzer...

15. J. Galen Spencer Obituary J. Galen Spencer Obituary September/6/1970 Obituary for J. Galen Spencer, operator of the Spencer Sporting Goods Store before his death at the age of 65 on August 27, 1970.

16. John R. Elliott Dies: President of Sporting Goods Firm since 1913 John R. Elliott Dies: President of Sporting Goods Firm since 1913 July/11/1957 Photo and obituary for John Elliott, "75, president of the R. S. Elliott Arms company," a gun and sporting goods business established in 1893 by his uncles. He was born in Maryland and came to Kansas City...

17. Kansas City Art Commission Award Photographs-Landmarks Commission Finding Aid Kansas City Art Commission Award Photographs-Landmarks Commission Finding Aid 1964-1988 Collection of 122 8' x 10' color photographs documenting the winners of biannual architecture and urban design awards granted by the Kansas City Art Commission from 1964 through 1988. Subjects include...

18. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of Roy Shackelford, manager of the A. G. Spalding Brothers sporting goods company.

19. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Edward Moriarty, "a dealer in automobiles" as founder in 1895 of "E. P. Moriarty & Company." Born in Minnesota in 1868 and coming to Kansas City in 1871 with his family before starting...

20. Main Street Main Street 1999 Street level view of the west side of Main Street between 13th to 14th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. View is looking toward the southwest. Included in the view is the Keystone Building housing...