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1. Trigg's Pharmacy Trigg's Pharmacy Interioir view of Trigg's Pharmacy located in Oak Grove, Missouri. Taken apparently at Christmas time as decorations are in view. Small child standing by counter is not identified.

2. Woodward, Faxon and Co. Woodward, Faxon and Co. 1879 Description of wholesale druggists at 511 Delaware, establishedd in 1878, "having moved from Lawrence, where they had both a retail and a wholesale department."

3. Main Street Main Street 1952-09-05 Street level view of the east side of Main Street at 40th, looking toward the northeast. Businesses in view include the Hotel Netherlands, Warwick Theater, Leighter's, Lerners, and a Western Auto store....

4. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...

5. Biography of Robert E. Arfsten (1930-2002), Shopkeeper Biography of Robert E. Arfsten (1930-2002), Shopkeeper 2003

6. The Dime Store in Brookside The Dime Store in Brookside 2003 Street level view of The Dime Store located at 314 W. 63rd Street in the Brookside Shopping area.

7. Pryde's Old Westport Pryde's Old Westport April 14, 2007 The "About Town" column features Pryde's Old Westport store, now run by the founders' daughter Louise Meyers. John and Connie Perucca started the store taking the name from Connie's middle name. The building...

8. The Unplanned Glory of Wornall Road The Unplanned Glory of Wornall Road April 2012 Column spotlights the "eclectic" and "bustling" Waldo business district along south Wornall Road, described by the author as an "urban planner's vision of hell." Some of the long-time Waldo businesses...

9. Store's Still Got 'the Floor' Store's Still Got 'the Floor' April 25, 2007 The New Dime Store located at 314 W. 63rd Street in Brookside is set to open April 28, 2007. Fifi Wiedeman is the new owner and a long-time Brookside resident. Even though the store was updated, the creaky...

10. Secrets from the Bottoms Secrets from the Bottoms August 9, 2009 Article spotlights the unique businesses in the West Bottoms industrial district including a variety of home-decor stores, artist studios, and specialty shops. The district is expected to grow as more...

11. Gaylord & Barcley Gaylord & Barcley ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Gaylord & Barcley made of two cards tied together with a pink ribbon on the upper left side. Top card shows five birds sitting on a tree branch and says: "The wood birds call the opening...

12. Missouri Theater, Exterior Missouri Theater, Exterior circa 1950 Exterior of Missouri Theater at 14th and Main, looking northwest along Main Street. Shops neighboring the theater include Mary Ann Shikles and McCaskey Registers.

13. Ridge Building Ridge Building circa 1950s View of the Ridge Building, 913 Main, occupied by The Store Without a Name and Kansas City Trunk Company.

14. George Laurence Mailliard, Sr. Obituary George Laurence Mailliard, Sr. Obituary December 10, 2008 George L. Mailliard, Sr., known as Mr. M., died on December 9, 2008. He owned Mailliard's Incorporated, a men and boys clothing store which began in the Prairie Village Shopping Center in 1954. Eventually...

15. Kansas City's Oldest Motorcycle Store Kansas City's Oldest Motorcycle Store December 15, 2010 Short article and postcard image of Kenny's Harley Davidson, 403 Southwest Boulevard, known as Kansas City's oldest motorcycle dealership. The shop's origin dates back to 1918 when a local mechanic named...

16. A Toy Store's Story: Brookside Toy and Science a Fixture For Many A Toy Store's Story: Brookside Toy and Science a Fixture For Many December 5, 2007 Article that features the Brookside Toy and Science store located in the Brookside area at 330 W. 63rd Street, Kansas City, Missouri. The store is owned by Mary Jo and Jim Ward with Jim's mother buying...

17. Seeing Double Seeing Double February 2011 The two new Trader's Joe, "a California-based chain with cult-like followers," are only six miles apart. This violates one of the basic tenets of retailing of keeping a 10 to 30 mile radius between stores....

18. Plaza Fabric Shop is Closing Plaza Fabric Shop is Closing February 7, 2014 Article announces that Kaplan's Fabrics store in the Country Club Plaza will close when its lease expires at the end of February 2014. The article states that the store was opened by A. J. Kaplan in 1948,...

19. Weidenmann Family Came to Westport Area in 1850s Weidenmann Family Came to Westport Area in 1850s July 20, 1988 Article tells of the Weidenmanns, one of the early families in Westport. They operated a store in the building that now houses Kelly's Westport Inn from the 1860s until 1927 and had extensive land holdings...

20. Makeover Outline Aired Makeover Outline Aired June 6, 2014 Article provides details of a planned makeover of the Halls Plaza building located at 211 Nichols Road following the department store's closing set for August 3, 2014. A representative from Highwoods Properties,...