Thursday, April 30, 2009

On the Hill in Lawrence, Kansas

Many remember this site at West Indiana & 12th Street as the home of Yellow Sub, but from the '20s through the '50s it was one of Harzfeld's "boutique" stores. We're not sure of the status, but a new multi-use development is planned for the site.

1 comment:

  1. Link to an obit of the Lawrence, Ks Harzfeld store mgr. 1933-1952.

    Mrs. Musetta Roberts, 55, of 1901 N. H. died early this morning at her home. Cause of death was listed as chocking by aspiration. She was born March 18, 1909, at Atlanta, Neb., and lived most of her life in Lawrence. She was graduated by Kansas University in 1933, and managed Harzfeld's store near the KU campus from 1933 to 1952.
    . . .Survivors include the husband, Ray B. Roberts, Jr., and the mother, Mrs. Mae Brown, both of the home. _from Lawrence Daily Journal-World Saturday February 6, 1965 p.3:2.


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