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A photograph of Robert Dawson Lykins. In 1935, he moved with his parents Lloyd and Susie Lykins and siblings from Denver, Missouri to Atchison, Kansas. After graduating from high school he started in the grocery business. 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 a store at 526 North 2nd. Lykins worked hard keeping the store open from 10 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.

Creator: Bever Studio
Date: 1918

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Item Number: 223926
Call Number: B Lykins, Robert Dawson *2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 223926

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