Period Office 1


Our first period office is a photograph of one of the oldest American offices still in business, the Ashland Grove Lime & Cement Company, located in the Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area.  Ash Grove Lime & Cement was founded in c.1882 which makes it close to 129 years old.

Mrs. Robert L. Lewellyn has preserved much of the history of this amazing company and through her kindness and generosity has given us permission to share this picture and its subsequent write-up with our museum network viewers.

One of the interesting aspects of this picture is  (more...)

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