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Souvenir of Heers Stores Co., 58th Anniversary 1869-1927. Skyline of Springfield in 1927.

A black and white photo of Yogi Bear and Huckleberry Hound outside of Heers building.

Black velour hat with a black ribbon in front and two tone brown ribbon circling the brim. Imprinted on the interior fabric is "Genuine velour" with one tag that says "Valerie model". The hat box is light beige with "Heers" printed on the top and a lamppost. There is gold foil around the top of the box. Printed on the bottom is "MFG. by Boaz Box Co., Phila. Pa.". Inside the box is a tag with "5 2637 1805 38 L200 A $14.98". It was owned by Mary Ruth McShane of Monett, Mo.

Black and white postcard photo of the aftermath of the1913 fire on the Springfield Public Square. Photo shows ruins of the Heers building, where the fire started, with the Holland Bank in the background

Black and white Photo of Frisco Depot with downtown buildings in background, including Heers Dept Store and Landers Building.

Black and white photo of the ruins of Heers store as the result of the June 9, 1913 fire on the ne corner of the Springfield Public Square.National Exchange Bank is in the background.

B & w photo of the Springfield Public Square looking towrd the nw quadrant. Identifiable businesses include: Heers, Sedgewick Furniture, Landers Building, Barths. Negative only.

Springfield Public Square as decorated for the Christmas season. Snow is on the ground. The Model Home is in the "pie". Identifiable businesses include J. J. Newberry, F. W. Woolworth and Heers.Looking west towards College St.

Color photo of Frisco Depot with Heers Dept. Store and Colonial Hotel signs in background and Springfield Roofing Co. to the left of the depot. Taken shortly before the depot was abandoned and destroyed.

Black and white photograph of College Street looking west from the Square showing National Shirt Shop and K & K Sandwich Shop.., Heers, Metropolitan Hotel & Brown Bros. Bookstore

Black and white Photo of southwest corner of the Public Square. On the south side we have Kresge Dime Store. Then moving along the west side there is Newberrys, F. W. Woolworth Co, Household Finance Co., and National Shirt Shop. A portion of College Street is shown with the Heers store barely visible. There are parking meters on the Square.

Black and white Photograph of northwest corner of the Public Square. Decorated for Christmas. Decorated Christmas tree in the center of the public square. The Christmas tree is in the center of the concrete " pie". Heers' Dept. store on the left side, next is the Baker block building and then the Landers' building.

Blue and white printed cotton handkerchief with scenes(drawings) from Heers Department Store incl. Ozark Garden Room Main Floor, Women's Lounge,Sportswear Dept.,Fur Salon, outside view, entrance. Titled, Heer's the Dominant Store of the Ozark Empire.Belonged to Nancy Pierce Ellis, a relative of the donor. See 1987-70-2 for related artifacts.

B & w photo of the Springfield Public Square looking toward the nw quadrant. College Street in upper left corner. Photo shows the renovation of the square to provide for central parking. Identifiable businesses include: The Metropolitan Hotel, Heers, Sedgewick Furniture, Benton, Evans Cut-Rite Drug, Landers Building.

Black and white photo of the ruins of the June 9, 1913 fire on the Springfield Public Square. Buildings have been identified and include the Nathan's Clothing Co., Widbin & Fox Paint Store, Clarence King Real Estate, Heers Store, Reps Dry Goods, Osborn Jewelry and Weaver Shoes.

Tan or off white woman's smock stayle jacket or opera coat. It has greenish-blue velvet trim around the neck edge. There are tucks around the neckline with applied chemical lace motifs and larger lace flowers with covered brown buttons. Two to three rows of running stitches gather fullness of jacet bodu and sleeves at the yoke seam. It has full sleeves with 3 inch wide suffs that has tucks, applied chemical lace motifs and brown velvet ribbon. There is net embroidery edging at the cuff. The yoke is lines with silk. There are four hooks for closure in the front. The tag in the back reads, "The name Heers stands for merit" This coat was worn by Mrs. Leander Cox. Her husband was a prominent doctor. She was the aunt of the donor and the mother of Eleanor Cox of Cox Station.

View of Mill St. and Main Ave., looking southeast towards the public square.

Black and white phot of the Woodruff Building at St. Louis St. and Jefferson Ave. Heers Dept Store sign is in the background.

Black and white photo , 8x10, of the Springfield, MO Public Square looking north towards Boonville. Old streetcar tracks being removed.

Black and white photo of a Springfield Traction Co. street car with a large advertising panel covering the side for the Landers theater show " A Pair of Sixes ". The street car is at the northwest corner of the Public Square. Heers, Baker Block and the Landers' buildings can be seen.

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