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The J. Thomas Lumber Company started in Rossville in the 1880s. James B. Hall was manager for several years and in 1909 Mr. Vawter became manager. William Hesse started work at the yard in 1925, and in 1932 bought a half interest in the business and in 1943, bought the other half. It then became the Hesse Lumber Company. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.

Date: Between 1952 and 1958

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Item Number: 99775
Call Number: Business/Industry-RCL0075
Holding Institution: Rossville Community Library

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