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1. Swofford Brothers Dry Goods Swofford Brothers Dry Goods 1905 Ad with illustration for the Swofford Brothers Department Store and building at "Broadway, Eighth and May Streets."

2. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p007 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p007 1895-1907 Northern part of early Kansas City in the Garment District from W. 7th Street south to W. 10th Street and from Washington east to Central. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page showing adjoining...

3. Kansas City's Carnival Kansas City’s Carnival October 1899 Article describes a street fair held by Kansas City’s leading retail establishments in a five-block bazaar sponsored by Karnival Krewe. It describes the different companies and details their merchant...

4. Kansas City's Business Bringers Kansas City's Business Bringers August, 1903 Article subtitled: An Illustrated Epitome of the Individual Forces Who Create and Fill Orders, which contains photos and information about representatives (directors, managers, salesmen, etc.) of the Burnham-Hanna-Munger...

5. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of James Swofford, a "wholesale merchant" with "the Swofford Brothers Dry Goods Company" of Kansas City. Born in Illinois in 1852 and moving to "Shawneetown," Kansas about 1877 before coming...

6. Employee Strikes Weave an Historic Thread Through Kansas City Employee Strikes Weave an Historic Thread Through Kansas City March 12, 2008 Article provides an historical overview of union labor strife in Kansas City; specifically three early labor strikes: 1889 Garment Makers Union walkout of the Swofford Brothers Shirt and Overall factory;...