Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Robert Dawson Lykins - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.


For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

A photograph of Robert (Bob) Dawson Lykins in his grocery store located at 526 North 2nd in Atchison, Kansas. In 1938, he started working at Arnsberg's grocery store located at 10th and Main in Atchison, Kansas. In 1945, Lykins became the manager of Arensberg's store at 9th and Parallel. Three years later in 1948, he went into business for himself opening the store at 526 North 2nd. Lykins worked hard keeping the store open from 8 am to 10 pm each day for the first 15 years. He closed the business in 1975 after it became economically difficult to compete with larger stores. In addition to owning and operating a grocery store, he served as an Atchison County commissioner.

Date: Between 1950 and 1959

Bookbag Share Print

Item Number: 221567
Call Number: B Lykins, Robert Dawson *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 221567

Copyright © 2007-2017 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.