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Businesses

(These businesses may or may not be in existance today.)

A
Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
440 Auto Livery Service East Broadway auto livery to golf links, James Farm, Country Drives, Depot Calls
A-1 Service 2107 N. Jesse James Rd (1978)
ABC Cleaners-Dyers
Ace Disposal Co., Inc. 1967 Box 336 (in 1980)
Acropolis Candy Kitchen & Restaurant 210 S. Marietta Confectionery; proprietor: Nick Coules and Frank Coules proprietors in 1917
Acuff & Williams 211-1/2 South lunch; Lunch Rooms; proprietor: C. B. Williams; proprietor: W. C. Acuff
Aetna Life Insurance Co 2 Odd Fellows Bldg Insurance Companies; proprietor in 1917: W. A. Craven
Albany, The (see hotels) 408 South hotel; Boarding Houses; proprietor in 1917: Marie E. White
Alberta Cottage (see hotels) 410 E. Broadway Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: Cornelius Layman
The Albia (see hotels) 111-1/2 S. Marietta Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: A. N. Webster
Alder Dress Makers 414 Benton dress maker; proprietors in 1917: Anna and Ella Alder
Allen, Chas. L. 202 Wayman Contractors; proprietor in 1917: Chas. L. Allen
F. S. Allen next to Old Keystone Barn short orders
Reuben Allen Lunch Room 1880 First building
Alton, The 112 N. Wyman furnished rooms; Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: J. R. Courtney
American Cafe 108 W. Broadway Cafes; Lunch Rooms; Restaurants; proprietor in 1917: Albert L. Lancaster
Anderson Cottage 401 E. Broadway Apartments; Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietors in 1917: W. J. Anderson and Mrs. M. J. Anderson
Anderson Flats 105 Saratoga Apartments; Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietors in 1917: W. J. Anderson and Mrs. M. J. Anderson
The Arcade opposite post office fancy china, millinery, souvenirs
Ard-Righ Stock Farm 1 mile east of Excelsior Springs (1914)

owned by the Henry-Pile Realty Co., S. D. Henry, President

The Arlington Hotel (see hotels) 1899-1900 built by McLain Land and Investment Company
Armour Place (see subdivisions) in 1917: between Kearney Rd and Wurnell Rd, west of Old Orchard and Kimball Ave
Armstrong, Sam'l F Automobile Livery; proprietor in 1917: Sam'l F. Armstrong; 209 South
Arnold & Leonard proprietors in 1917: L. W. Leonard and A. G. Arnold; 207 E. Excelsior
A. G. Arnold Flack Building fresh groceries, fruits, vegetables, fresh meat
Arnold, R. A. & J. E. 112 South second hand goods; proprietors in 1917: Rachel A. Arnold and Joseph E. Arnold
Arnold, Rachel A. 112 South Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: Rachel A. Arnold
Ashby, Erskine T. Interurban Depot Information Bureau; proprietor in 1917: Erskine T. Ashby
Ashley, Joel G. 415 Isley Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: Joel G. Ashley
Atlas Saloon 102 W. Broadway Saloons; proprietors in 1917: – Goode and Reynolds; [another saloon was opened recently at the same location with the same name]
The Auditorium 1906 Main nw cor Spring "Temple of Amusement"; Auditorium, The Excelsior Springs Amusement Co; Amusements; Bowling Alleys; Buildings; Cafes; Cigars and Tobacco; Confectionery; Lunch Rooms; Moving Pictures; proprietor in 1917: H. S. Bennett
Auditorium Billiard Parlors Main nw cor Spring inside the Auditorium; Amusements; Billiards; Pocket Billiards; Pool; proprietor in 1917: J. W. Radebaugh
Auditorium Bowling Alleys
Auditorium Theatre Main nw cor Spring inside the Auditorium; Theatre moving pictures & vaudeville; Amusements; proprietor in 1917: H. S. Bennett
Auditorium Cigar Co. inside the Auditorium
Augusta Building (see buildings) Broadway nw cor Penn Buildings
Augusta Rooms (see hotels) 262-1/2 E. Broadway Furnished Rooms and Apartments
Avalon Apartments 116 to 120 Saratoga Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: C. H. Luttrell

B
Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
Baird, J. E., Dr. (see doctors)

303 Thompson Ave Physicians (member of the Clay County, Missouri State and American Medical Associations); Physicians; proprietor in 1917: J. E., Dr. Baird
Bales Bakery bakery, pastries
John E. Bales 223 E. Broadway Real Estate; proprietor in 1917: John E. Bales
Ball Clinic and Bathhouse 1918 -1963 210 E. Broadway Dr. Samuel Ball came to Excelsior Springs in 1918, and opened his private practice by purchasing the 12-room cottage that was located on the old Ball Clinic and Bathhouse grounds.
Ball Clinic and Health School
Baltimore, The 214 W. Excelsior Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: W. E. Neece
Bank of Excelsior Springs (see banks) 120 E. Broadway Safe Deposit Vaults; Savings Banks; officer in 1917: C. S. Wilcox; S. A. Wardell; B. H. Perett; J. M. Moore
Barbee Memorial Presbyterian Church Benton nw cor Temple Churches; pastor in 1917: D. K., Rev. Ferguson
Bardwell & Johnson 307 Thompson Ave tailors; proprietors in 1917: H. V. Johnson and J. H. Bardwell
Barry, Ross E. 427 Thompson Ave Harness; proprietor in 1917: Ross E. Barry
Bartley, C.P., Dr. occupied the Bank of Excelsior Springs building
C. W. Basom Grocery opposite the Royal groceries
Bates, Leslie E. (see lawyers) 304 Thompson Ave Lawyers; proprietor in 1917: Leslie E. Bates
R. L. Bates Grocery 205-207 W. Broadway Grocers-Retail; proprietor in 1917: Robt. L. Bates;
Bates-Nelson Motor Co.
Bates & Samples on Broadway near Siloam Spring real estate, insurance, rentals, collections
Bates & Wilcox (see R. L. Bates) Wintermute Building staples, fancy groceries, queensware, glassware, chinaware
Battle Creek Bath House (see bath houses) 422 Thompson Ave Bath Houses; proprietor in 1917: W. A. Patton
Bauserman, Frank M., Dr. (see doctors) Physician; 425 Thompson Ave
Baynes & Carter 116-1/2 E. Broadway Rubber Stamps; proprietors in 1917: B. C. Baynes and A. P. Carter
Beacon Hill Addition (see subdivisions) lying west of 636 Old Orchard
Bell Central Telephone 207 Spring (1917)
once occupied Bank of Excelsior Springs building
Bell Telephone Office

Ben Franklin Family Stores
Benjamin, John 235 E. Broadway Pawnbrokers; proprietor in 1917: John Benjamin
James E. Bennet & Co once occupied a portion of the Lucerne Hotel, formerly the Arlington Hotel
Bennett Garage 606 S. Marietta It was built by the Maurer Bros in 1916 as a bakery, they are the same people that built Lake Maurer. Tyler & his brother Lois (Sox) Bennett bought it from Clifford King in 1947 & had a automobile repair shop until 1978. Tom Cliff bought it from Sox's widow in 1980.
Benson, Frank A. 112-1/2 E. Broadway Insurance Agents; proprietor in 1917: Frank A. Benson
Flo Bentley School of Music 115-1/2 E. Broadway Music Teachers; proprietor in 1917: Flo Bentley
The Benton (see hotels) 305 W. Excelsior Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: May Davenport
Bergman, Axel F. 220 Spring St Masseurs; proprietor in 1917: Axel F. Bergman
Beyer Theatre (Byer Theatre)

Blanchard, Arthur F. Dr. (see doctors) Royal Hotel building Osteopathist; hours 9 to 12, 2 to 5; Osteopaths; proprietor in 1917: Arthur F., Dr. Blanchard;
Bloch & Arnold Marietta ne cor Hilltop Dry cleaning a specialty, the most complete dry cleaning plant in the city;; proprietors in 1917: A. G. Arnold and Alfred. D. Bloch
Blood & Blood 429 Thompson Ave proprietors in 1917: A. L. Blood and Chas. Blood
Blue-J Garage on Main two blocks from Broadway auto service, tires
Blue Ribbon Bakery bakery, bread
Board of Trade once occupied a portion of the Ideal Hotel
Bogart, Thos. N., Dr. (see doctors) 216 Spring Physicians (member of the Clay County, Missouri State and American Medical Associations); Physicians; proprietor in 1917: Thos. N., Dr. Bogart
Bollinger & Riggs Dry Goods 215 E. Broadway; once occupied a portion of the Excelsior Institute Clinic building Dry Goods; proprietors in 1917: Frank Riggs and P. J. Bollinger
Bonaventure Apartments 404 E. Broadway Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: Maggie C. Morrow
Bon Ton Bakery bakery, bread, cakes
Bottling Works (see Excelsior Springs Mineral Water &Bottlling Company) 1888
Boulevard Inn (see hotels) 512 Elms Blvd Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: Mary, Mrs. Sullivan
Bowman, Phillip V. 108 S. Marietta Real Estate; proprietor in 1917: Phillip V. Bowman
C. H. Boyd Leavenworth & Excelsior Springs general contractor, store and stair fixtures, glass, house moving and raising
Bradley Construction Co 401 S. Marietta Contractors and Builders; proprietor in 1917: J. O. Bradley
Bradley, John O. 401 S. Marietta Architects; proprietor in 1917: John O. Bradley
Brammer, John M. (see hotels) 320 N. Main Boarding Houses; proprietor in 1917: John M. Brammer
Brammer, Lydia 320 N. Main Dressmakers; proprietor in 1917: Lydia Brammer
Broadway Bakery & Grocery 255 E. Broadway Bakeries; Cigars and Tobacco; Confectionery; Fruit; Grocers-Retail; proprietor in 1917: W. H. Lewis
Broadway Beauty Shoppe 227 E. Broadway beauty shop
Broadway Cigar Store 247 E. Broadway Cigars, tobacco, confectionery, fruits, postal cards, Butter Kiss Pop Corn fresh daily; Cigars and Tobacco; Confectionery; Pop Corn; Post Cards; proprietor in 1917: C. L. Williams
Broadway Cleaners 225 E. Broadway cleaners, hats cleaned and blocked
Broadway Clothing Company 107 E. Broadway clothing, suits
Broadway Electric Shoe Repair Shop 221 E. Broadway Shoe Repairers; proprietors in 1917: Chas. Gillispie and J. A. Eby
Broadway Plumbing Shop 223 E. Broadway Plumbers; proprietor in 1917: J. A. Eby
Broadway Realty Co 223 E. Broadway Real Estate; proprietora in 1917: S. C. Mann and J. A. Eby
Broadway Shoe Shop 221 E. Broadway shoe store
Broadway Tailoring & Cleaning Co 249 E. Broadway Tailors, men's furnishings, shoes, cleaning and pressing; Cleaners and Dyers; Dyers and Cleaners; French Dry Cleaners; Men's Furnishings; Shoes; proprietor in 1917: R. H. Brumback
Brown & Hudson 104 W. Excelsior Repairs, accessories, tires, gasoline and oils, tires repaired; Automobile Accessories; Automobile Garages; Automobile Repairs; Automobile Storage; Automobile Tires; Garages; Gasoline; Machine Shops; Oil; Repair Shops; proprietors in 1917: G. N. Brown and M. S. Hudson
Brown, Chas. O. 407 Thompson Ave Barbers; proprietor in 1917: Chas. O. Brown
Brownell, Frank W., Dr. (see doctors) 208 S. Marietta Osteopaths; proprietor in 1917: Frank W., Dr. Brownell
Bruce, Lester proprietor in 1917: Lester Bruce
Brummitt, Henry L. 214 S. Marietta Barbers; Sales Stables; proprietor in 1917: Henry L. Brummitt
Brunke Supply 1921 415 S. Thompson
Bryant, Kirtley T. 401 S. Marietta Contractors; proprietor in 1917: Kirtley T. Bryant
The Buckley Hotel (see hotels) 1909-1913 referred to as the Buckley 1913-1926
Budweiser Bar 106 W. Broadway 106 W. Broadway, tel 8; Saloons; proprietor in 1917: T. J. Montgomery
Burdette Building (see buildings) 251 E. Broadway (1917) Buildings
Burke, Edw. A. Rev. Clergymen; in 1917: Edw. A., Rev. Burke
Bussey, Bessie K. Mrs. Plaza Hotel Restaurants; proprietor in 1917: Bessie K., Mrs. Bussey
Busy Place A. A. Smallwood & Co 201-203 W. Broadway Racket store;; proprietor in 1917: A. A. Smallwood
Byer Theatre (see Beyer Theatre)

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Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
Caldwell House (see hotels) 604 Caldwell Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: Robt. Caldwell
The California House (see hotels) 1900-1905 The Ideal House was first referred to as The California House
Call (see newspapers) 429 Thompson Ave Daily and Weekly; in 1917 Blood & Blood publishers; Job Printers; Newspapers; Printers
Carlow, John H. 404 South Shoe Repairers; proprietor in 1917: John H. Carlow
Carlsbad Bath House (see bath houses) 118-120 W. Broadway Baths for ladies and gentlemen, white attendants, White Sulphur water used for bathing, newest and best equipped in Excelsior Springs; Bath Houses; Massage; Medicated Baths; proprietors in 1917: Cole and Lipp
Carnegie Building (see buildings) Broadway sw cor Saratoga in 1917
Carnegie Foundation Library 1915 (1916?)
The Carrol (see hotels) 115 W. Excelsior Street, owned and managed by Mrs. Lew Blakeley
Cash Meat Market 259 E. Broadway Butcher Shops; Fish and Oysters; Game; Meat Markets; Oysters and Fish; Poultry; proprietor in 1917: N. A. Ware
Casino, The n of Bwy theatre Elizabeth; proprietors in 1917: John Judd and C. E. Rardin;
Castle Rock Apartments (see hotels) 120 E. Bluff Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: J. A. Allender;
Castle Rock Hotel (see hotels)
Catholic Church (see churches) 1889 first structure built in 1889
Cecil, The (see hotels) 111 Spring

Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: James, Mrs. McArdle

Central Hotel 402 South Boarding Houses; proprietor in 1917: W. H. H. Ashby
Central Meat Market 110 S. Marietta Meat Markets; proprietor in 1917: Walter Summers; tel 226
Central Park (see parks)
The Chadwick (see hotels) Broadway nw cor Wyman proprietors in 1917: H. Benninghoven and H. Benninghoven
Chamber of Commerce see Excelsior Springs Chamber of Commerce
Charter Bank Excelsior Trust Company
Chicago Lumber Company 417 Kansas City Ave lumber, paint, glass, plaster, rubberoid
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul Railway
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, & Pacific Railway (see railroads) Dunbar nw of city manager in 1917: H. F. Owen;
Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway (see railroads)
Chinn, Elvina Mrs. 117 Saratoga

Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: Melvina, Mrs. Chinn

The Christian Bookstore 1970 108 W. Broadway
Christian Church (see churches) 419 Concourse Churches; pastor in 1917: J. P., Rev. Jesse
Christian Science Reading Room 109 E. Excelsior (1917)
Christian Union Church (see churches) 222 E. Excelsior in 1917
Christian Union Herald (see newspapers) rear 701 N. Main Newspapers; proprietor in 1917: J. W. Hyder
Christian's Art Shop 112 S. Marietta Street yarn & beaded bags, hemstitching & buttons, classes
Christy, John M. 253 E. Broadway Grocers-Retail; proprietor in 1917: John M. Christy
Chuck Anderson Ford-Mazda, Inc. automobile dealership 1974 1910 W. Jesse James Road
Churches (see churches)
City Steam Laundry & Dry Cleaning Co northeast corner of Marietta & Hilltop

dry cleaning, cleaners, dyers

proprietors in 1917: Arnold & Block

Civic Improvement Assn (see organizations)
Clares Additon (see subdivisions) Kansas and Bell streets, east of Main (1917)
Clark G. L. Wholesale Co 104 E. Excelsior Brokers; proprietor in 1917: G. L. Clark
Clark, Hiram J., Dr. 246 E. Broadway Physicians (member of the Clay County, Missouri State and American Medical Associations)
Clay Coal & Mining Co Excelsior lump
Clay County Hardware Company 419 Thompson Ave

Hardware; proprietors in 1917: W. J. Craven, J. Q. Craven, and E. L. Craven

Clay County State Bank (see banks) 1894 101 E. Broadway
Clevenger, Abe Restaurant 100 W. Excelsior Lunch Rooms; proprietor in 1917: Abe Clevenger
Clevenger, C. Mel 202 Spring proprietor in 1917: C. Mel Clevenger
Clevenger, Mel Real Estate 203 Spring Real Estate; proprietor in 1917: Mel Clevenger
J. W. Coen 111 S. Marietta St fancy meats & groceries
Cole & Reed Furnished Rooms 132 Saratoga Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: Mrs. M. J. Cole and Mrs. H. F. Reed
Cole, Sheridan B. 105 W. Broadway wholesale and retail dealer in meat, fish, oysters, game and high grade groceries, butcher shop
Cole's Cash Store 105 W. Broadway wholesale and retail dealer in meat, fish, oysters, game and high grade groceries, butcher shop
Collins & Odell Plumbing and Heating 412 Thompson plumbing & heating
Colony Plaza
Colorado Rooms 215-1/2 E. Broadway

Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: B. H. Rowland

Combination Furniture Co. 314 E. Broadway (1914) proprietors: L. M. Raumaker, W. W. Hay
Comfort Station (Public) 242-244 E. Broadway (1917)
Commerce Bank of Excelsior Springs (see banks) 1894 304 W. Broadway (1980)
Commerce Bank of Clay County (see banks) 300 W. Broadway & 134 N. Crown Hill Rd (1985)
Commercial Club (see organizations)
Concourse Alleys 455 Concourse Ave bowling
Concourse Grocery & Market 449 Concourse

449 Thompson Ave

grocery, meat, fruit, vegetabless
Conklin's Gift Shop 202 S. Marietta Post Cards; proprietor in 1917: Fred, Mrs. Conklin
Cook & Davisson Crusher Co 623 York Rock; proprietor in 1917: C. H. Davisson; Richard Waters; Joseph Cook
Cook Apartments furnished rooms (see hotels) 328 E. Excelsior

Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: Fannie, Mrs. Cook

Cook, Joseph H. 812 Old Orchard .Contractors; proprietor in 1917: Joseph H. Cook
Cook, Wm. F. 427 Benton Contractors; proprietor in 1917: Wm. F. Cook
Cosey Café 119 Spring The regular meals 25 cents, delicatessen, 1/2 block west of Auditorium; Cafes; Lunch Rooms; Restaurants; proprietor in 1917: F. H., Mrs. Owens
Cottage Home (see hotels)
Cox Tool Company tool & die 1974 106 Elizabeth (in 1980)
Cozy Café 119 Spring The regular meals 25 cents, delicatessen, 1/2 block west of Auditorium; Cafes; Lunch Rooms; Restaurants; proprietor in 1917: F. H., Mrs. Owens
Paul Craig Park (see parks)
Craven & McRorey 112 S. Marietta (1917)

205 Spring St (1925)

Insurance Agents; Investments; Loans; Real Estate; Rentals; proprietor in 1917: J. Q. Craven and W. T. McRorey
Craven & Moore (see lawyers) 213 Spring

Lawyers; proprietors in 1917: H. L. Moore and W. A. Craven

Craven, Walter A. insurance 2 Odd Fellows Bldg Insurance Agents; proprietor in 1917: Walter A. Craven
Craven, Young D. Dr. (see doctors) 209 Spring Physicians (member of the Clay County, Missouri State and American Medical Associations); proprietor in 1917: Young D., Dr. Craven
Cravens, Calvin L proprietor in 1917: Calvin L. Cravens
Crawford, W. E. Real Estate; proprietor in 1917: W. E. Crawford
Crescent Beauty Parlour 118 South Beauty Parlors; proprietor in 1917: Gladys DeSoria
Crescent Lake Bed & Breakfast (816)637-2958
J. V. Crow 416 W. South St flour, feed, coal
Crowley, Homer 113 S. Marietta proprietor in 1917: Homer Crowley
Crowley Furniture 1954 1225 N. Jesse James Rd (1980, 1985)
Crowley's Hardware 113 S. Marietta Cole's Hot Blast Stoves and Ranges, buggies and wagons, farm implements, hardware and builders supplies, sporting goods; Buggies and Wagons; Builders Hardware; Farm Implements; Hardware; Harness; Sporting Goods; proprietor in 1917: Homer Crowley
Crown Hill Cemetery office 116-1/2 E. Broadway Cemetery Wurnell rd 1 mile w of Dunbar; Cemeteries; board members in 1917: J. F. Kennedy, J. S. Lewis, and W. L. Silvers
Crue-Cut Power Equipment 2 miles west of Excelsior Springs on US69 (eastbound)
Crystal Lithium Water Co 401 Benton now Crystal Mineral Water Co

Crystal Lithia Springs

(see springs)
Crystal Mineral Water Co 401 Benton formerly known as the Crystal Lithium Water Co., best water for Rheumatism, Kidney, Bladder, and Gravel trouble; Lithium Water; Mineral Water; Mineral Wells and Springs; Springs; proprietor in 1917: Mrs. M. S. Mrs. Courtney
Geo. Cusworth 437 Thompson Ave Shoe Repairers; proprietor in 1917: Geo. Cusworth

D
Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
Daily and Weekly Call (also see newspapers) 429 Thompson Ave Blood & Blood publishers in 1917 ; Job Printers; Newspapers; Printers
Daily Journal (also see newspapers) rear 701 N. Main Newspapers; editor in 1917: J. W. Hyder
The Daily Standard (also see newspapers) 1889 417 Thompson Avenue
Dari-B Drive-In 1954 corner of Isley & Calhoun
Dale Realty 1975 Hwy 10 and Oak Street
Davenport Apartments (see hotels) 109 N. Marietta Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: W. W., Mrs. Davenport
Fred B. Davis 206 South St Men's Furnishings; proprietor in 1917: Fred B. Davis
Davis, Guy S. Rev. Clergymen
Davis, James Brack 316 E. Broadway Grocers-Retail; proprietor in 1917: James Brack Davis
Davis Haberdashery
Davisson, Clarence H. 623 York Contractors; proprietor in 1917: Clarence H. Davisson
Day & Night Garage 703-704 N. Main agency for Hudson and Overland cars; storage, accessories and repairs; 703-704 N. Main, tel 200; Automobile Accessories; Automobiles Agencies; Automobile Garages; Automobile Livery; Automobile Repairs; Automobile Storage; Automobile Tires; Automobiles; Garages; Gasoline; Livery; Machine Shops; Oil; Repair Shops; proprietor in 1917: H. L. Silvers
Deacy & McRorey Grocery Wagner Building fancy groceries, California fruit
DeHoff, James A. 250 E. Broadway Paints and Glass; proprietor in 1917: James A. DeHoff
DelMonte, The (see hotels) 310 W. Excelsior

Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: Catherine, Mrs. Holmes

Deluxe Beauty Shop 205 Marietta Street
Denver House (see hotels) 110 E. Excelsior Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: Levisa, Mrs. Thomas
Dieter, Hugo R. 118-120 W. Broadway Masseurs; proprietor in 1917: Hugo R. Dieter
Diveley's Studio 112-1/2 E. Broadway Photographers; proprietor in 1917: Joseph E. Diveley
Dodge McDavid Bros agents 208-212 S. Wyman Automobiles
Doniphan's Drug Store 216 S. Marietta Druggists; proprietor in 1917: Phocian B. Doniphan

Doxey Bath House

(see bath houses) 254 E. Broadway Bath Houses; proprietor in 1917: Wm. A. Doxey
Dray, Chas. M. 206 N. Marietta Contractors; proprietor in 1917: Chas. M. Dray
Dumit, Henry J. jewelry 110 E. Broadway Jewelry; proprietor in 1917: Henry J. Dumit

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Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
East High School (see schools)
East Valley Park (see parks)
Ecton, Iro J. Mrs. (see hotels) 434 Concourse Furnished Rooms and Apartments; proprietor in 1917: Iro J., Mrs. Ecton
Electric Bath House (see Bath Houses) once occupied a portion of the Lucerne Hotel, formerly the Arlington Hotel
Electric Light Plant Marietta se cor Hilltop (1917)
Electric Line Depot Concourse & Leavenworth (1917)
Electric Shoe Repair Shop shoe repair, shining parlor
Elkhorn Elementary (see schools)
Elks (see organizations) Wyman nw cor Spring (1917) Benevolent & Protective Order Elks, Excelsior Springs Lodge 1001; Societies; in 1917: F. A. Benson
Elliott, Wm. B. Wurnell Rd w of Hurley (1917) Dairies

proprietor in 1917: Wm. B. Elliott

Elm Tree Inn Co. south end of Elms Bvd (1917) proprietor in 1917: Mrs. John, Mrs. Emmke, John Emmkem, T. N. Bogart
Elms Baths, The south end of Elms Bvd (1917) The Elms proprietors in 1917; Bath Houses
Elm's Garage St. Louis av nw cor Concourse (1917) automobiles, accessories, tires, repairs, garage, automobile storage, gasoline, machine shop, oil; proprietor in 1917: H. R. McLain
The Elms Hotel (see hotels) 1911 Regent and Elms Blvd
Elm's Laundry cleaning, pressing
Elm's Publishing Company 417 Thompson Ave office stationery, books, circulars, general publishing
Elms Smoke Shop on the Concourse J. S. Wale, Proprietor

cigars, magazines, novelties

Elson Barber Shop Pat Elson barbered in Excelsior Springs for over 50 years

The Phunn - April 2008

Emery, E. Homer 104 W. Excelsior (1917) Hides; proprietor in 1917: E. Homer Emery
Emmons Printing Co. 113 E. Excelsior (1917) Printers; proprietor in 1917: P. A. Emmons
Empire Heights (see subdivisions) east of Liberty and south of Richmond and Prospects Avenues
Enlow Brothers 451 Concourse furniture & undertaking
Episcopal Church of St. Luke the Beloved Physician (see churches) Church; services temporarily in Odd Fellows Hall in 1917
Ethyl Molded Products, Div. of Ethyl Corp. 1948 1701 Johnson Industrial Drive (1980)
Excelsior Abstract and Title Company 213 Spring St (1985)
Excelsior Cleaning Co. 237 E. Broadway cleaning, pressing
Excelsior Club Cafe T. W. Kearns, Mgr

accommodation of ladies and gentlemen

Excelsior Creamery wholesale and retail milk, butter, ice cream
Excelsior Grafanola, Book, & Cigar Store 439 Thompson Ave records, books, magazines, tobacco, novelties
Excelsior Hardware Company 424 Thompson Avenue shelf and heavy hardware, paint, glass, hardware, guns, ammunition, cutlery, garden & field seed
Excelsior Hotel (see hotels)
Excelsior Ice Company
The Excelsior Institute Clinic 1905-1909 moved from the Frances Hotel
Excelsior Investment & Motor Co. 455 The Concourse economical transportation
Excelsior Laundry W. Excelsior St
Excelsior Linen & Uniform Rental Company 308 N. Main (1980) serving Excelsior Springs & Clay County for over 80 years (1980)
Excelsior Lumber Co. corner of Mill & Excelsior Streets Lumber, Sash, Doors Mouldings, Etc.
Excelsior Medical Center
Excelsior Printing Co. printing
Excelsior Pure Milk Co. sanitary milk, butter, cream, ice cream, buttermilk, skim milk
Excelsior Realty Co. 231 E. Broadway (1914) General Exchange, Loans and Insurance
Excelsior Saline Bath House (see bath houses) 111-115 Spring St same as Excelsior Springs Bath House

saline water bath house

Excelsior Saline Water Co.
Excelsior Spring (see springs)
Excelsior Springs Advocate (see newspapers)
Excelsior Springs Area Career Center . . 113 Line Street
Excelsior Springs Baking Company 208 S. Marietta Street
Excelsior Springs Bank (see Bank of Excelsior Springs)
Excelsior Springs Bath House (see bath houses) same as Excelsior Saline Bath House
Excelsior Springs Bottling Company

see Excelsior Springs Mineral Water and Bottling Co.

1888 Bottling Works

Sulpho-Saline, Regent, Soterian, Siloam, Soterian Ginger Ale

Excelsior Springs Candy Kitchen 111 E. Broadway home-made candy, ice cream, light lunches
Excelsior Springs Chamber of Commerce
Excelsior Springs City Hospital .
Excelsior Springs Clinic St. Louis Ave & Concourse
Excelsior Springs Company 1887 H. C. Fish, first general manager
Excelsior Springs Fire Department
Excelsior Springs Golf Club 1910 first nine holes built
Excelsior Springs Historical Commission 1978 historical preservation
Excelsior Springs Job Corps 1974 St. Louis Avenue (1980)
Excelsior Springs Laundry Co.

Excelsior Springs Mineral Water and Bottling Co. 1888 sole bottlers of Sulpho-Saline, Siloam, Soterian, Regent, Soterian Ginger Ale

Two Highest Awards World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893

Excelsior Springs Museum & Archives
Excelsior Springs Sanitarium & Hospital occupied a corner of the Arlington Hotel at once time
Excelsior Springs Savings & Loan Association (see banks) 1931 101 W. Broadway (1980)
Excelsior Springs Transfer Co. 425 Kansas City Ave hauling, Kaw sand
Excelsior Trust Company 1919 218 South Street (1980)

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Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
Farmers Feed & Supply Carder Brothers, proprietors
Ficklin Brothers Grocery 263 E. Broadway
449 Thompson Ave
fresh meats, fancy groceries, fresh fruits and vegetables
Fire Department (see Excelsior Springs Fire Department)
First National Bank (see banks)
Fishing River Linear Park Trail (see parks) 1901 built by the J. C. Isley family; later owned by Gordon and Connie Dille
Flanders Dry Goods Co. 107-111 W. Broadway ready-to-wear, millinery, piece goos, shoes, men's furnishings
Foley Sisters Exclusive Style Shop Thompson Ave style shop, corsets, silk underwear, blouses, ribbon novelties
Ford, W. E. Real Estate and Loans (1914)
Forest Park (see parks)
Forker's Basket Grocery 106 W. Broadway succeeded by Wear Brothers
Foster's Cinema destroyed by fire November 1977
Fowler's Inn (see hotels) structure moved from Kansas
Fox Midwest Theatres
Frances Hotel (see hotels)
Frankeberger's Bakery 415 Thompson Ave bakery, pies, cakes, bread
Fun House Pool Hall Apartments (see apartments)

G
Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
Gardner's Grocery & Meat Market fresh vegetables, meats, and fruits
Gas Service Company 1958 115 E. Broadway (in 1980)
Gaslight Real Estate 2001 Jesse James Rd (1978)

Real Estate: farms, residential, commercial

The Gem Pharmacy 409 Thompson Ave drugstore
General Realty & Mineral Water Company Investments; Real Estate
The Gift Shop corner Marietta and Spring Streets post cards, cut flowers, stationery, novelties, potted plants, toys
The Globe Trading Co. unusual gifts, importers
Golden Rule Cash Grocery 413 Thompson Ave dealer in high grade groceries and fruits
Good Samaritan Center of Excelsior Springs, Inc. . . non-profit organization to assist the poor. It is housed in the Carnegie Foundation Library building built in 1916

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Grant Hotel
Green Quarries, Inc. 1958 1910 W. 69 Highway
Andy Gump Cleaners pressers, pleaters, dyers, repairers, tailors, hatters, alterations

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Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
Hall of Waters 1935 ground breaking
Hall of Waters Processing and Bottling Plant
Leon R. Harkins, D.V.M. office in Tindall's Drug Store veterinarian
Harry's Bag & Transfer on Broadway, opposite Excelsior Hotel delivery of trunks, valises, packages
Hasty Messenger bank building cigars and tobacco
Hawley & Craven real estate, rentals, insurance, farm and city property
Haynes Academy 1895 moved to the city in 1895.
Hedges Enterprises, Inc. Thornton-Minor-McCleary Ointment Co.
Hedges Motor Co.
Henry-Pile Realty Co. 1 mile east of Excelsior Springs (1914)

S. D. Henry, President

Proprietors of Ard-Righ Stock Farm

S. D. Henry, M.D. 329 E. Broadway near Siloam Spring physician and surgeon; homeopathist
Henshaw, R. C. 437 Thompson Avenue (1914)

Real Estate, Rentals (Strangers Located)

Higbee Drug Store opposite Siloam Spring drug store
Hirrlinger Furniture Co. 262-264 E. Broadway furniture, rugs, victrolas
Hirrlinger Variety Store and Brunswick Shop
Hub Barber Shop 219 Broadway
Hiawatha Hotel (see hotels)
High School (see schools)
Holman's Dry Goods dry goods, notions, hats, caps, shoes, clothing, trunks, suit cases
J. D. Holmes & Son 117-119 W. Broadway dry goods
Home Savings & Loan Association
Hospital (see Excelsior Springs City Hospital)
A. M. Howard sporting goods
Howard's Drug Store 433 Thompson Ave (1917) drug store, paint, glass, wallpaper, varnish, stains, moulds, plate rails
S. J. Huey 1889 109 E. Broadway jewelry
Julius C. Hughes office in bank building attorney-at-law

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Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
Ideal Barber Shop barber shop
Ideal Beauty Shop 463 Concourse Ave beauty shop
The Ideal Hotel (see hotels) 1922 by 1922 the building originally known as the California House became known as the Ideal Hotel
The Ideal Rooms 1917 upper story of the building originally known as the California House was referred to as the Ideal Rooms
Independent Store Co. 421 Thompson Ave dry goods, shoes
The Inn (see Fowler's Inn)
Interurban Railway (see railroads) . see Kansas City, Clay County and St. Joseph Interurban Railway
Isley Park Woods (see parks)
Isley Elementary (see schools)
Isley Primary School (see schools)

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J. C. Penney Co., Inc. 413-415 Thompson Avenue
Jack's Bar and Grill housed in the Excelsior Institute Clinic building when a fire occurred in 1958
Jackson Motor Co.
Jagtap Engineers 2107 N. Jesse James Rd (1978)
W. J. James, M. D. physician; chronic diseases
Jesse James Auto Parts 1967 North 69 Highway (1980)
Jesse James Farm near Kearney
Johnny's Place fruit, candies, soda, dainty lunch
S. G. Johnson & Son clothing 103 W. Broadway
Jones Soda Well (see springs)
Junior High School (see schools)

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Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
Kansas City Journal Post Harry Stockwell, Agent
Kansas City, Clay County and St. Joseph Interurban Railway (see railroads)
Karlsbad Bath House (see Bath Houses) bath house
Kasson's Photography photography
Dr. Willis E. Keith physician, eye, ear, nose and throat
W. E. Kennedy offices were inside the Auditorium
Kent and Outlook Park (see parks)
Kerns' Shoe Repair Shop 111 Spring St
(opposite Auditorium)
shoe repair
Keystone Barn saddle horses, rubber tired rigs, hacks meet all trains
Kibler Park (see parks)
Kihlberg's Karlsbad Bath House (see Bath Houses) bath house
Kimber's Jewelry Store . . Royal Hotel Harry Kimber and his wife Artie E. Kimber co-owned the Kimber Jewelry Store in Excelsior Spirngs from 1917 to 1957. Harry Kimber died in 1968. Artie E. Kimber died March 28, 1989.
Ruth King's Dress Shop
Klatt (Dennis) Real Estate Business Route 69 (1978) farms, small acreages, residential, commercial
Knox Bath House (see Bath Houses)
Kramer Hardware

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Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
Lake Maurer amusement park on the edge of Excelsior Springs
Lambert Lumber Company 515 St. Louis Avenue lumber
Lana Shoe Shop Broadway Street G. Lana, owner
LaSalle Bakery 257 E. Broadway bakery, pastries, bread
J. R. Lee Drug Store 301 Thompson Ave drug store, confections, soda service
John S. Lewis Company 1887 423-425 Thompson Avenue (1917) dry goods, clothing, shoes and furnishings
Lewis School (see schools)
Ley Brothers Marietta Street
Holman Building
hardware, pumps, wind mills, gasoline engines, garden seed, guns to rent
Dr. Frank Lightfoot W. Broadway surgery, chronic diseases
Library (see Carnegie Foundation Library)
Lincoln Park (see parks)
Lincoln School (see schools)
Link's Soda and Sulpho Salt well
Lithia #1 (see springs)
Lithiated Soda Spring (see springs)
Lodwick Law Offices occupied the Bank of Excelsior Springs building
Lucerne Hotel (see hotels) 1922 by 1922 The Arlington Hotel was known as the Lucerne Hotel

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Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
Macaw Electrical Shop & Art Studio 111 Spring St

Charles Madden Dry Goods Company

210-212 South St dry good
S. S. Majors furniture & undertaking
The Maples Apartments (see apartments)
Marietta Drug Store 201 S. Marietta Street J. D. Ford, Proprietor

occupied the south corner of the building known as the Ideal Hotel

George J. Martin Insurance
Maurer Brothers Steam Bakery 208 South St bakery, bread, cakes, pies, confections, candies
McCleary Memorial Hospital
McCleary Clinic 1901-1974 founded in 1901 by husband of Mrs. A.S. McCleary
1957 consolidated with Thornton Minor Hospital
1960, April The consolidated clinic reopened for business at St. Louis and Thompson Avenues
McCleary Clinic & Hospital
McCleary Sanitarium
McCleary-Thornton-Minor Hospital
McDavid Brothers

livery, feed, boarding, sales, rubber tired turnouts, horses, auto storage, repairs, special trips

McDavid-Silvers Yellow Fageol Coach Line

livery, feed, boarding, sales, rubber tired turnouts, horses, auto storage, repairs, special trips

Earl F. McDavid Motor Company coach line
McKenzie Hotel (see hotels)
John McKenzie Drug Store 433 Thompson Ave druggist sundries
McLain Land and Investment Company built The Arlington Hotel in 1899-1900
McMullin, T. S. 237 E. Broadway Real Estate Broker
Loans, Collections, Rentals
Mercer Farm & Implement Company 1972 "Y" Highway (in 1980)
Metheny & Shelton Hardware hardware
Methodist Church (see churches) 1884 Marietta and Excelsior Streets church
Mid-Continent Public Library 1972 replaced the Carnegie Foundation Library

Milstead's Style Shoppe and Beauty Parlor

116 Marietta in Excelsior Springs and Liberty
Missouri Power & Light Co. 1911 110 S. Main (in 1980)
Mitchell Clinic, Hospital, & Sanitarium Specializing in the correction of rectal, colon, rheumatic and arthritic disorders. Located on the west side of Siloam Park and adjacent to the Hall of Mineral Water Springs, the Home of the World's famous health giving mineral waters. Excelsior Springs, MO America's Haven of health.
Monfort House (see hotels)
The Montezuma Bath House (see bath houses) 200-206 E. Broadway bath house
Monterey Motel
Montgomery Ward & Co. 425-429 Thompson Avenue
Montgomery Wards 1934 "Y" Shopping Center (in 1980)
G. S. Moore's Lunch Room inside the Auditorium
Morgan's Dry Cleaners owned by Thomas Nelson Morgan from 1945 to 1967
Earl L. Morrison optometrist, jewelry store
E. Mueller Book Store corner South & Marietta Streets books
Music Hall 1889

1908

opened May 11, 1889

burned September 24, 1908

Myers Bros. Barbecue 1/4-mile north on highway 69 barbecued ham, pork loin, ribs, beer, soda, ginger ale; music

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Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
Neff (M. E.) & Co. Hardware, Harnes, Buggies, Cutlery, Guns, Fishing Tackle, Etc. (1914)
The Newton (see hotels)
Noah's Ark 431 Thompson Ave French dry cleaners, dyers, ladies work a specialty
North Main Street Grocery & Meat Market 103 N. Main St grocery and meat market
North Missouri Power Company

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Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
Oaks Hotel (see hotels) 1913 built by James W. Snapp as the Snapp Hotel; currently known as the Oaks Hotel
Old Town Hall 1881 built 1881 by Nichols & Scales; center of social and public gatherings during the early days; Opera House
Omni Bus Transportation
Opera House 1881 Old Town Hall
Orpheus Theatre
Orr (R. C.), DVS Graduate ofd the Western Veterinary College

Calls Attended Either Day or Night

Office at McDavid's Barn

The Owl Cafe 1894-1900 built between 1894-1900. Two-story Victorian commercial structure.
Owl Sandwich Shop 1940 by 1940 the Owl Cafe was known as the Owl Sandwich Shop

Phillips Tourist Tavern
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Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
Pack Furniture
Pack & Jesse Proprietors: Harry Pack & Johnny Jesse (1914)

Keystone Barn

Livery and Baording Stables; rubber tire rigs, good saddle horses, hacks meet all trains

R. W. Pack & Co. 109-11 Main Street proprietors: R. W. Pack & Clarence McKinney (1914)

all kinds of house furnishings

W. G. Page Grocery 402 W. South St groceries, cured meats, soft drinks; buys cream and eggs
The Parisian Cleaners 307 Thompson Ave cleaning, pressing, tailoring
Paton, Walter C. Surveyer and Engineer (1914)
Troy Patterson Chiropractor chiropractor
John Payne Dentist 3 New Odd Fellow Building
corner of Wyman and Spring Streets
dentist
Peck's Drug Store 301 Thompson Avenue
Pepsi Cola plant 1947 groundbreaking
W. F. Perkins 433 Thompson Ave prescription druggist, toilet articles, sundries, stationery
H. Perrett Meats 1889 Holman Building wholesale & retail meats and poultry
Petersen's Bath House 111-113-115 Spring Street
Phillips Tourist Tavern (see hotels) 1 mile north of Excelsior Springs on Hwy 69 (1934)
Jim E. Piburn Ballfield (see parks)
Pickwick Apartments (see apartments)
The Plaza (see hotels) Owner & Manager: J. D. Phillips (1914)

under new management

The Best Hotel in Excelsior Springs

Police Department For many years the city police department was housed in the Carnegie Library building
Margaret Pollman offices were inside the Auditorium
Pollyanna Art Shop 108 S. Main yarn sweaters, hats, exclusive needlework designs, bead bags, bead chains, needlework lessons, hemstitiching, mail orders

once occupied a portion of the Lucerne Hotel, formerly the Arlington Hotel

Phillip Pop Merchant Tailor 1905 315 Thompson merchant tailor, suits, hats, cleaning, pressing, repairing, blocking, alterations, dyeing; clothes made to order ($20 to $35)
Post Office 1883 Post office "Viginti" changed to Excelsior Springs
Post Office Book Store school and office supplies, books, stationery, candies
Powell's Bath House (see bath houses) 114 E. Broadway Thermatic Vapor Radeo-Sulpho Bath
Prather & Hope 208 S. Main St Undertaking and Embalming
Prichard Funeral Home 1934 217 E. Broadway
Public Library (see Carnegie Foundation Library) 1915 Public Library built

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Quality Milk Company distribution of Foremost Fine Dairy Foods, serving Excelsior for over 40 years

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Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
Ranger Court Motel (see hotels) Hwy 69
Raper Park (see parks)
Regent Park (see parks)
Regent Springs (see springs)
Rexall Drug Store 101 W. Broadway Alpheus M. Howard

drugs, cigars & tobacco, kodaks, paint, glass, talking machines, toilet articles, bath supplies, confectionery, records

Reynolds News Stand Beyer Theatre Building
J. T. Rice, M. D. 109 S. Main physician
Dr. H. J. Richardson Kennedy Building osteopathic physician
Riley & Wyman 235 E. Broadway (1914) E. L. Riley, O. T. Wyman

lawyers

A. J. Roberts Transfer Company shipping between Excelsior Springs and Kansas City
R. N. Robertson Grocery 106 E. Broadway fresh & cured meats, fresh fruits and vegetables
Rock Island Railroad (see railroads)
Rose-Bud's Thriftway 1972 Crown Hill Plaza (1980)
Roselle's 418 Kansas City Ave ice cream, soda water, pasteurized milk
M. L. Rowe 5 Odd Fellows Building dentist
Rowell Drug Company S. J. Rowell, Mgr

prescription drugs, sundries, candies, cigars, tobacco, stationery, paints, oils, paper, school books, supplies

Rowland Florists & Greenhouses 1938 421 N. Thompson (1980)
Royal Hotel (see hotels) 1905 Lena G. Hill purchased Snapp's Tavern and began constuction of a larger hotel to the east.
Royal Hotel Bath House (see bath houses) operated within the Royal Hotel

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Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
Salax Water Company housed in the St. Joe/Frances Hotel
Salt Sulphur Bath House located once in the Excelsior Institute Clinic building; operated by E. J. Hays and B. Losen in the 1930's
Salt Sulphur Springs (see springs)
Saratoga Boarding Home (see apartments) 1978 410 Superior
Saratoga Home for the elderly 1978 Gordon and Connie Dille purchased the old hospital builing to turn into the Saratoga Home for the elderly.
Senior Citizens Center
Seybold Tavern 1821-1952 A fire burned down the tavern in 1952. Located one and a half miles south of Excelsior Springs.
Shelton & Clevenger 108 S. Marietta St J. C. Shelton & C. M. Clevenger

Real Estate, Loans, Fire Insurance, Notary Public

Shelton Apartments (see apartments)
Don Shelton 113-115 W. Broadway and later at 105 E. Broadway shoe store
Jim Shelton 108 S. Marietta St loans, insurance, notary public, real estate
Sheraton-Elms Hotel Elms declared bankruptcy and Sheraton-Midcontinent took over ownership becoming the Sheraton-Elms Hotel
Shoe Shining Parlors opposite The Royal Stanford King, Proprietor
Siloam Barn see McDavid Brothers
Siloam Bath House (see bath houses) 208-210 E. Broadway Bath Houses; Baths-White Sulphur; Flesh Reducing; Massage; Medicated Baths

modern, scientific, up-to-date; white attendants

Siloam Mountain Park (see parks)
Siloam Pavilion (see springs)
Siloam Spring (see springs)
Silvers & Kennedy W. L. Silvers & John F. Kennedy (1914)

Real Estate & Insurance

Silvers Garage 410-420 Thompson Avenue Harry L. Silvers, Manager

Day and Night Garage, accessories, car repairing, greasing, oils, car laundry, tires, tubes, fire proof storage, taxi

Singer Co. - Education Division Career Systems 1974 St. Louis Avenue Excelsior Springs Job Corps

Singer's Delicatessen

231 E. Broadway fresh fruit, vegetables, grocieries, staples
Bill Sisk's Book Store

115 E. Broadway (1917) books and things, Victrolas, pianos, records, sheet music, stationery, cigars, tobacco; Kodaks and supplies; News Depot, office supplies, post cards, school books; proprietor in 1917: William C. Sisk
Busy Place A. A. Smallwood & Co 201-3 W. Broadway (1917) Racket store;; proprietor in 1917: A. A. Smallwood
Smith's Barbershop
Bee B. Smith northwest corner of Main & Spring Streets

Auditorium Building

confectionery
Snapp Hotel (see hotels) 1913 built by James W. Snapp; currently known as the Oaks Hotel

The Snapp Hotel & Realty Co.

J.W. Snapp, President; Homer Crowley, Secretary (1914)

Capital $100,000

Beauty Parlor Hotel Snapp hair dressing, manicuring, shampooing, scalp and facial treatments, chiropodist; Beauty Parlors; Chiropodists; Facial and Scalp Treatment; Hair Dressing; Manicuring; Shampooing; proprietor in 1917: Viola Story; Hotel Snapp
Snapp-Crowley Hardware Company hardware, stoves, tinware, American Field Fence
Snapp's Tavern before 1905 earliest portion of the Royal hotel was known as Wholf Tavern and was purchased by James Sanpp, who renamed it Snapp's Tavern.
Snelling & Miller Bargain Store corner of Broadway and Marietta Streets notions, queensware, glassware, tinware
Walter Snyder 415-1/2 Thompson Ave (1924) plumbing and heating contractor, gas fitters, gas stoves and ranges, steam and hot water heating
Soda Carbonic Springs (see springs) in Grant Hotel
Soterian Ginger Ale Medals awarded at Chicago World's Fair to Soterian Ginger Ale.
Southern Hotel (see hotels)
Spa View Haven 120 Bluff Street nursing home; now demolished
Spencer's Cafe cafe; chicken & steak dinners, a specialty
Springdale Apartments (see apartments) building formerly known as the Arlington Hotel and later the Lucerne Hotel
St. Ann's Catholic School (see schools)
St. Joe Hotel (see Hotels) by 1940 known as the Hotel Frances
St. Joe House (see Hotels) by 1940 known as the Hotel Frances
Standard, Daily see Daily Standard
Robert T. Stephens attorney
H. Stocker & Son fresh & cured meats
Strathmann Studio 114 E. Broadway photography studio
Dorothy Stratton Real Estate 1979 228 W. Jesse James Road (1980)
Dr. G. W. Stroeter opposite Siloam Spring; Ford Building dentist
Sulpho-Saline Pavilion (see springs)
Sulpho-Saline Route connecting the Wabash (see railroads)
Sulpho Saline Springs (see springs)
Sunnyside Park (see parks)
Superior Spring (see springs)

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Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
Taylor Tire & Oil Company 1980 305 Milwaukee
Tea Cup Inn 114 South Street
Temple of Amusement The Auditorium
Dr. C. C. Thomas 109 S. Main dentist
Dr. H. M. Thomas dentist
Thompson Avenue Lunch
Thornton-Minor Hospital 1877-1968 911 E. Linwood Thornton-Minor Hospital consolidated with McCleary Clinic
1957
Thornton-Minor-McCleary Clinic 1957 Thornton-Minor Hospital consolidated with McCleary Clinic
1960, April St. Louis and Thompson Avenues The consolidated clinic reopened for business
Thornton-Minor-McCleary Ointment Co.
Tindall's Drug Store 217 E. Broadway
R. K. Tindall Clay County State Bank Remington typewriter agent
Tom Thumb Golf
Tom's Pool Hall 1977, November destroyed by fire
The Hotel Topeka (see Hotels) hotel
Town & Country Leader (see newspapers) 1957 417 Thompson Avenue
Tryst Falls

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Vanderpool Farm & Supply Company 1973 1016 Isley
Veterans' Hospital

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Photo Name Category Year Est. Address Description
Wabash Railroad (see railroads)
Wagoner's Grill 110 N. Main restaurant
Waite (Joe) Bulk Station
Wale & Baker flour, feed, coal, ice
Wall Brothers ladies' and misses' shoes, hosiery, underwear, notions, staples, fancy yard goods
Warren Hardware Co. 113 S. Marietta Street
Warinner's Grocery & Meat Market 105 W. Broadway grocery, meat market
Washington Elementary (see schools)
Wear Brothers 106 W. Broadway successors to Forker's Basket Grocery
Westbrook's Sheet Metal Works 415-1/2 Thompson Ave tin work, hot air furnaces
Western Union Telegraph Office once housed in the Excelsior Institute Clinic building
West Complex (see parks)
Westfall-O'Dell Motors, Inc. automobile dealership 1945 Jct. 10 & 69
West High School (see schools)
West Side Garage 414 Kansas City Ave repairing, accessories, storage
West Side Market 309-311 Thompson fancy groceries and meats, poultry and game in season, fish and oysters
Westview Elememtary (see schools)
Westview Floral & Greenhouse 1355 N. Jesse James Rd (1985)
Wharton Agency
Whitaker Cable Corporation
Wholf Tavern 1898 earliest portion of the Royal Hotel was known as Wholf Tavern
C. S. Wilcox Grocery 118 E. Broadway fresh fruit & vegetables
Woods Hardware
Wyman Elementary (see schools)
Wyman High School (see schools)

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