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1. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1957, Page p328 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1957, Page p328 1909-1957 A portion of Kansas City from E. 19th Street south to E. 21st Street and from Grand Avenue east to Locust, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

2. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1950, Page p328 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1950, Page p328 1909-1950 A portion of Kansas City from E. 19th Street south to E. 21st Street and from Grand Avenue east to Locust, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

3. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p075 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p075 1909-1938 A portion of Kansas City from W. 20th Street south to W. 22nd Street and from Broadway east to Wyandotte, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

4. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1949, Page p118 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1949, Page p118 1939-1949 A portion of Kansas City from W. 21st Street south to W. 22nd Street and from Braoadway east to Wyandotte, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining area....

5. Little Known Industries in Greater Kansas City, 1926-1929 Little Known Industries in Greater Kansas City, 1926-1929 1929 Article about the "store fixture" chain store and its growth with its clients' growth.

6. Western Auto's First Fifty Years in Kansas City: The Story Began with a Young Man's Idea to Supplement Western Auto's First Fifty Years in Kansas City: The Story Began with a Young Man's Idea to Supplement His Meager Wage April 7, 1959 History of the Western Auto automobile parts company in from its beginnings in Kansas City in about 1910, established by George Pepperdine for parts for Ford automobiles. Description of its growth and...

7. Western Auto, Kansas City City Centennial: Partners in Progress. .. Western Auto, Kansas City City Centennial: Partners in Progress. .. 1950 History of the Western Auto Supply Company in Kansas City, starting in about 1908 "as a small mail order house."

8. Western Auto Store Opening Western Auto Store Opening February 3, 1941 Orvis A. Sturdy, South Central Business Association president, shown holding the sisors and other unidentified South Central Business Association board members at the ribbon cutting ceremonies in conjunction...

9. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of Lester Hutchings (1896~1952), president of the Western Auto Supply Company, born in Clay County, Missouri, and coming to Kansas City in about the 1910s as an accountant, residing at 2421...

10. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of Paul Connor, chairman and president of Western Auto Supply Company. He was a native of New Hampshire, moving to Colorado and Saint Louis and then Kansas City in 1920 at the headquarters...

11. Western Auto Supply Co. Opens 500th Retail Store Western Auto Supply Co. Opens 500th Retail Store May/12/1971 Photos and article about the history of the Western Auto Supply Company, established in "1909 as a mail-order business" for Model T Ford parts by "George Pepperdine, a Kansas City bookkeeper." Photos of...

12. Major Tune-Up at Western Auto Major Tune-Up at Western Auto June//1981 Photos and article about the Western Auto Supply Company's "conversion of company stores into automotive supermarkets" under chief executive officer John Lundegard, with photos of "[t]he first Western...

13. Coca-Cola Building Coca-Cola Building Postcard of the Coca-Cola Building

14. 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....

15. 15th Street (Truman Road) 15th Street (Truman Road) November 14, 1946 View looking east on 15th Street (Truman Road) from Grand Avenue at night. Shows a Western Auto store and General Vacuum Cleaner Co.

16. 15th Street (Truman Road) 15th Street (Truman Road) August 6, 1946 View looking east on 15th Street (Truman Road) from Grand Avenue at night. Shows Western Auto store and General Vacuum Cleaner Co.