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Peter D. Ridenour

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Date: Between 1890 and 1899

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: B Ridenour, Peter D. *1

Unit ID: 215450

Summary: A portrait of Peter D. Ridenour. In 1858, he and Harlow Baker founded Ridenour-Baker Grocery Company in Lawrence, Kansas. On August 21,1863, Quantrill's raiders destroyed the company's entire stock of goods valued at $40,000, and Mr. Baker was seriously wounded. The company moved from its Lawrence downtown location to Kansas City, Missouri in 1878 and began operating as the Kansas City Terminal Warehouse Company.

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Title (Main title): Peter D. Ridenour


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