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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
"Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker
Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....
'There's no Such Store Anywhere Else.'
April 1, 2004
Harry J. Epstein Co., a singular hardware store in Kansas City since 1930, carries exotic and unusual hardware. In this article local artists describe their favorite finds.
'Treasure Hunt' Coming to End
September 29, 2010
Article discusses the closing of the Junior League Resale Boutique. For more than 75 years the shop provided clothes for needy families. Article gives more information about other programs run by the Junior...
. ..Presenting Louis S. Rothschild: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about Louis Rothschild, "chairman of the City Plan Commission," president of the Rothschild's & Sons clothing store, and a director of Community Studies, Incorporated.
10 Minutes with...Keith Novorr
March 18-24, 2005
Interview with the third-generation owner of Michael's Fine Clothes for Men.
11th Street, West from McGee
Postcard of 11th Street, West from McGee
12th and Main Streets
Looking north along Main Street from 12th Street. On the right is the southwest corner of the Jones Store building. Harzfeld's Department Store is visible one block south, and signs for King Joy Lo Restaurant,...
12th Street, East from Main
Postcard of 12th Street, East from Main
12th Street, West from McGee
Postcard of 12th Street, West from McGee
View of debris from the flood in the windows of the Gustin-Bacon Building; located at 12th and Liberty.
1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The collection of 30 black and white photographs include aerial views as well as ground shots of streets, rubble, river bottoms, etc., during the 1951 flood in Kansas City. It also contains views of the...
A Busy Key for Him
Photo and biographical article about William Schoenhard, or Bill Schoenhard, retiring in 1953 from his "50-year career of selling clothing to young men of Kansas City" as "owner of the Schoenhard's Boys...
A Change in a Great Firm: Bullene, Moore, Emery & Co. Now Emery, Bird, Thayer & Co.
Portraits (of L. T. Moore, J. T. Bird, W. B. Thayer [or William Bridges Thayer], and J. C. Fennell) and article about the change in name of the Bullene, Moore, Emery & Company dry goods store in 1895 to...
A Chronicle of Freedom
February 19, 2012
In-depth interview of Emiel Cleaver, son of U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II and former KC mayor. His film, called "Freedom Is Now," is about "Kansas City's oldest and most powerful African-American political...
A Collector's Guide to Kansas City Antique Shops: Where to Find "the Good Stuff"
Photos and article about antique stores in the Kansas City area.
A Day in the Life of a CEO
Literally a chronology of a day in the life of Terry Jarvis, chief executive officer of the Jones Store Company since 1978, characterizing the company's business operations. Description of Jarvis's life...
A Department Store For Jones' Bros.
Short article about the impending construction of a new store building for the Jones' Bros. Dry Goods Co. to be located at 12th and Main Streets.
A. G. Ellet Secures Control of Ellet-Kendall Shoe Co.
History of the Ellet-Kendall Shoe Company, established in 1867 as the W. W. Kendall Boot and Shoe Company by "the late William W. Kendall [or William Kendall) and Jemuel C. Gates," absorbed in 1901 by...
A Good Man
April 16, 2008
Article profiles grocer Gus Fleming who operated Lynn's Market on the 800 block of Newton Street from the 1950s through the 1970s. The author and other Old Northeast residents reminisce about Gus and their...
Advertising card for A. Holland with an image of a girl and boy standing under an umbrella superimposed over a bell and surrounded by flowers. Card is cut in the shape of the bell. Front of card says:...
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