Western Auto Supply Company

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Photographs

Photograph looking north-northwest on McGee Street from just north of 22nd Street. The Coca-Cola Building is pictured to the left.

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Postcards

Postcard of the Coca-Cola Building, designed by Arthur Tufts and located at the southeast corner of 21st Street (defunct on this block) and Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard). The Western Auto Supply company became tenants of the building in 1928 and purchased it in 1951. This vantage point faces northeast from the west side of Grand Avenue between 21st Street and 22nd Street.

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Photographs

Photograph of Orvis A. Sturdy, South Central Business Association president, shown holding the scissors and other unidentified South Central Business Association board members at the ribbon cutting ceremonies in conjunction with the opening of the Western Auto store located at the northeast corner of Linwood Boulevard and Harrison Street.

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