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Woolf, Herbert M
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
A Look at New York: Kansas Citian Has a Hit on Broadway
Photo and biographical article about native Kansas Citian Burt Bacharach, a composer for motion pictures and popular and classical music. Description of his nationally prominent career and early life in...
Full frontal view of Allied Motors, at Christmas, offering free shuttle service to Woolf Brothers; located on the northeast corner of 16th and Baltimore.
Artists and Their Space: Kansas City Artists Not Only Produce Fine Works, They Collect Them, Too
Photos and description of Kansas City sculptor Richard Hollander, with interior scenes of his home and art studio. Article includes a description of his life and career, leaving New York City at age 18...
Biography of Edna Marie Dunn (1893-1983), Fashion Illustrator and Designer
Biography of Frances Royster Williams (1900-1995), Cartoonist and Children's Author
Biography of Herbert M. Woolf (1880-1964), Founder of Woolf Brothers Clothing Store
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians
Biographical sketch of Robert Joseph Nelson, or Robert Nelson, proprietor of the Nelson Stationery & Gift Shop at 212 West 47th Street in Kansas City. Born in Kansas City near 14th and Forest Avenues in...
Country Club Plaza
Partial frontal and side view of building located at southeast corner of Nichols Road and Broadway. Shows Woolf Brothers as occupant.
Obituary for Francis Herbert Reid, or Francis Reid, former vice president and general manager of the Woolf Brothers clothing store, dying at the age of 80 in 1961.
Gargoyle on Woolf Brothers Building
Gargoyle on the Woolf Brothers Store located at 1020 Walnut.
Harold Gale Display, Inc.
File contains articles, newspaper clippings and advertisments for Harold Gale Display, Inc., a Kansas City company that specialized in Santa Claus figures and store displays. The company was founded by...
Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men
Photo and bio of Herbert Morris Woolf, or Herbert Woolf, "President of the firm of Woolf Brothers, Inc.," clothiers of Kansas City. Born in Kansas City in 1880 and taking over his father's clothing store...
Kansas City's Retailing Revived (After a Fashion)
Descriptions of business trends and executive situations for clothing store chains, including Macy's, the Jones Store Company, and Woolf Brothers, among others.
KC's Own Seabiscuit
July 29, 2003
Story of race horse Lawrin, owned by Herbert Woolf, owner of Woolf Brothers Clothing Stores. Lawrin won the Kentucky Derby in 1938. He was bred and trained in what is now Prairie Village, Johnson County,...
Larwin the Horse
May 8, 1938
Article about a 3-year-old horse named Larwin, ridden by Eddie Arcaro, winning the Kentucky Derby horse race. The horse was owned by Herbert Woolf of Kansas City, co-owner of the Woolf Brothers clothing...
Leaders in Our Town
Photo and bio of Herbert Woolf, president of the Woolf Brothers clothing store chain in Kansas City and a race horse breeder and owner of "Lawrin, winner of the 1938 Kentucky Derby" with rider Eddie Arcaro....
File contains information and photocopies of photographs of the Lighton Studio at 1718 Holly, Kansas City, Missouri, and Gertrude Woolf Lighton, initiator of the Lighton Studio for artists in the 1920s....
Linda Lighton: Working to Build Bridges
Photos and biographical article about Linda Lighton, an artist growing up in Kansas City as "the daughter of Al Lighton--'Mr. Woolf Brothers'" and becoming a sculptor of Indian and related subjects, returning...
Main Street, North from 10th Street
Postcard of Main Street, North from 10th Street
Men in Four Generations His Clients in Haberdashery
Photos and biographical article about William Howell, or Pops Howell, a member and salesman of the Woolf Brothers clothing store since about 1903. Description of his career, starting in the clothing business...
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