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H. F. Davis Meat Market, Colby, Kansas

This is a view of the H. F. Davis meat market in Colby, Kansas. "Harry F. Davis, in white apron, mans the meat counter in this photo taken near the turn of the century. Meat is displayed on hooks at the rear of the shop and on the marble counter. Harry became sole owner of the meat market in 1890 and the business lasted over a half a century, closing its doors in the early 1940s." - from the Prairie Winds newsletter March 1992 published by the Thomas County Historical Society, Colby, KS.


S. Coker General Merchandise store, Monticello, Johnson County, Kansas

A photograph of the S. Coker General Merchandise store in Monticello, Johnson County, Kansas. Pictured from left to right are Henry Coker (born June 17, 1878), Wesley Coker (born, July 30, 1882), Arthur Coker (born June 25, 1894, Solomon Coker (born November 21, 1836), Martha Christine Hodges Charlton Coker, Edward Coker (born June 17, 1878) on porch. The three men on the right are unidentified.


General store and post office, Guilford, Wilson County, Kansas

One of these photographs shows the first general store at Guilford in Wilson County, Kansas, with a group of men, women and children standing on the porch and a horse and buggy parked in front. The other two photographs show men, women, and children, and horses and buggies, in front of the second general merchandise store building, which included the post office. Colonel Lugianbeal ran the store.

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