Monday, July 01, 2019

Gathering Kansas City Matchbook Memories

For our blessed early morning Kansas City readers we share what is CERTAINLY the best writing and journalism regarding life in our town over the long term. Take a look at this series chronicling Kansas City signage and memories of a nearly forgotten time gone by . . . Enjoy:


Matchless city: Cleaning up the town

Another post in an ongoing series based on a collection of vintage matchbook covers, circa 1949. This grouping centers on commercial cleaners and launderers, an industry that saw its share of violence tied to price wars during the 1930s.