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NABERHAUS A-G
601 West Valley







NAIDORF EAST END FOOD CENTER
715 South 28th Street

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




National Meat1 National Meat2

NATIONAL MEAT & GROCERY
5405 Lake Avenue

Photo #2 taken during 1952 flood




niemann Grocery

NIEMANN A-G GROCERY
1826 St Joseph Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




NINTH STREET FOOD MARKET
314 South 9th Street







ONE STOP SHOPPING MART
5940 King Hill Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




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OWEN HENSON HY-KLAS #14
ANDERSON HOLADAY HY-KLAS #14
CHAPMAN THRIFTEE
2001 Messanie

This was a fun challenge figuring this one out
Susan Angell sent me via email 2 photos wanting to know what the name of the grocery store was in the background of the 2 photos
In 1947-1948, Susan's mother, Emma Overton, took the photos of her friends standing at an unknown location
Susan stated that her mother and the girls attended Central High School so that narrowed the field down
After researching several possible locations, John Fulmer figured out the location where Susan's mother was standing when taking these photos
The girls are standing on the southwest corner of Warsaw and Messanie Street
The wall in the background is the old St Peter & Paul church's wall
The small wall on the right side belongs to a yard at that location
It was determined the store in the background was located at 20th & Messanie
Owen Henson Hy-Klas #14 is listed in the 1942 city directory with that address
I received an email from Dale Holaday, son of the Holadays along with 3 photos
Anderson (Andy) and Marie Holaday purchased the store from the Hensons in 1944
The Holaday family managed the business until 1957 when they sold it to the Chapmans
In 1957 it became Chapman Thriftee
Following Mr Chapman's death in 1967, Mrs Chapman sold the building and it was subsequently torn down
The old East Side Human Resource Center building now stands at that location
East Side Human Resource Center has moved to 18th & Slyvanie

Photo #1 - Photo of the high school girls sent by Susan Angell
Photo #2 - Photo of all 4 of the girls taken a few months later at the same location sent by Susan Angell
Photo #3 - Blowup of the store in the background
Photo #4 - The church wall on the southeast corner of Warsaw - submitted by John Fulmer
Photo #5 - Current photo of the old East Side Human Resource Center building - submitted by Rodney Keyes
Photo #6 - Anderson (Andy) Holaday standing in the doorway - submitted by Dale Holaday
Photo #7 - Anderson (Andy) and Marie Holaday - submitted by Dale Holaday
Photo #8 - Anderson (Andy) and Dale Holaday - submitted by Dale Holaday






Circa 1947
PACKER'S MARKET
4th & Sylvanie Street

Photo - 1947 St Joseph News Press advertisement




PALLUCK'S MARKET
1802 Edmond Street







PARISOFF'S GROCERY
CARPET CENTER
422-424 South 6th Street
Demolished during Urban Renewal





Parisoff1 Parisoff2 Parisoff3

PARISOFF DRIVE-IN MARKET
2106 South Belt Highway
3022 South Belt Highway

In 1958, the store was located at 2106 South Belt Highway
The store was razed when the new US 36 Highway was created
A new store was built at 3022 South Belt Highway, it was a very large store
When Parisoffs closed, it was a great loss of a St Joseph grocery store
The structure no longer exists, it was razed when South Belt Walmart was built
South Belt Wal-mart now consumes this area



PARISOFF GROCERY
424 South 6th Street





PARISOFF GROCERY
501 North 8th Street

Thomas Parisoff




Parkway Grocery

PARKWAY GROCERY
3308 St Joseph Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




PARR'S HGF STORE
Industrial City





Paul Golls

PAUL GOLL'S A-G GROCERY
2703 Jules St

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Growney Grocery

PAUL GROWNEY GROCERY
South 29th Street

Located on South 29th Street, between Messanie and Angelique
This was a popular small family grocery store
It was owned and operated by Paul Growney & Mrs Growney
The store was purchased by Otto Pinzino & his wife
Otto and his wife operated for a few more years as Pinzino Grocery
2008 Photo submitted by Terry McGinnis




PEOPLES GROCERY
922 North 9th Street

J Gordon Proprietor
Fruits - Meats - Vegs




PERRY A-G GROCERY & MEAT MARKET
1117 South 10th Street







PETTEPIER A-G
230 East Hyde Park

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




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PHILLIPS FINE FOODS
PINZINO BROTHERS MARKET
2114 Jules St

Phillips built a new grocery store at 629 S. 8th Street
Photo #1 - submitted by Rodney Keyes
Photo #2 - 1959 St Joseph News Press advertisement




PITLUCK PACKAGE LIQUOR
4715 King Hill Avenue





PROSPECT MARKET
1115 Prospect Avenue





RAY'S MARKET
Belt Highway & Mitchell Avenue





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RICH'S LIQUOR & GROCERY
1825 Mitchell Avenue





Ridpath Market

RIDPATH A-G MARKET
1914 Frederick Avenue

Ridpath Market was located beneath the BUD LIGHT Sign
It was annexed by the D & G Tavern
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




ROBERT VOORHIES HY-KLAS #10
1521 Savannah Avenue





ROBIDOUX GROCERY
621 Robidoux





RUSH'S A-G MARKET
2608 St Joseph Avenue

It is now a parking lot




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SAFEWAY
KING'S SUPER
11th & Pacific

This was once a thriving Safeway located on the SW corner of 11th & Pacific
"Ace" King opened a grocery store here in the late 1970's & 80's
It was called King's Super
Ace passed away in late 2014

Photo #1: Older photo of Safeway grocery store
Photo #2: Recent 2010 photo of the same building
Photo #3 - 1952 newspaper advertisement, remodeling of Safeway store at 11th & Pacific




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SAFEWAY
UNITED STATES POST OFFICE
NAT'L ASSOC OF LETTER CARRIERS UNION
Highland & St Joseph Avenue

In 1953, Safeway was in this building
The building has been remodeled since Safeway occupied the building
At one time the US Post Office was located here
It is currently owned by the National Association of Letter Carrier Union
They rent the hall out for dances, meetings, reunions,weddings and any other events requiring a large hall
Early morning on June 8, 2014, a car headed north on St Joseph Avenue crashed straight into the building making no attempts to stop or make the curve
All 3 people in the car were taken to the hospital

Photo #2 was taken Aug 9, 2013
Photos #3-5 was taken June 8, 2014




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SAFEWAY
GILCREST WATER BEDS
BEAUTY SUPPLY & SCHOOL
MIDTOWN PAWN SHOP
1307 S. 22nd

Photo #1 - 1956 photo - The policeman in the middle of 22nd & Mitchell intersection directing traffic






SAFEWAY
FOOD 4 LESS
PRICE CHOPPER
APPLE MARKET
2300 Mitchell

Photo - 2013 photo taken by Rodney Keyes




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SAFEWAY
WONDER BREAD THRIFT STORE
HOSTESS BAKERY THRIFT STORE
King Hill & Cherokee

Photo #2 submitted by Rodney Keyes





Sanborn Market

SANBORN MARKET
504 North 4th St

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes






Circa 1878
SCHAEFFER PRODUCE & GROCERY
18th Street & Frederick Avenue





SCHENECKER'S MARKET
1010 North 3rd Street







SCHULTZ FOOD STORE
2817 Felix

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes






SEROCKI'S MARKET
SWOPE'S MARKET
2401 Olive Street

Louis Swope was the last owner of this store
He made his own polish sausage and it was really really good
Louis told me he made his sausage using the best ingredients he could locate
He purchased most of his meats from Nodaway Packing company
Unfortunately, Mr Swope died unexpectedly and the store was razed
Louis Swope, his store and his polish sausage is missed by many people
The lot became a parking lot for the new US Post Office next door
Photo - St Joseph News-Press newspaper photo: the building is in the process of being razed
Photo submitted by Carol Stephens




SHALINE & ADAMS GROCERY
6208 King Hill Avenue





SHOEMAKER GROCERY
1626 South 10th Street





SID'S MARKET
2310 South 6th Street





SILVERGLAT'S MARKET
2002 South 10th Street





Smith Market1 Smith Market2 Smith Market3 Smith Market4

STERN'S A-G
SMITH'S A-G MARKET
PLAYBOY TAVERN
1801 Commercial

This was originally Stern A-G grocery store
In 1947, David B Stern sold his A-G store & moved to California
In 1947, it became Smith's A-G
On January 12,1952, the Playboy Tavern held it's grand opening
In 1955, the City Directory shows this address as being VACANT
As seen in photo #2, the building was being re-sided in 2009

Photo #1 - building with the new siding installed in 2012
Photo #2 - taken in 2009 - undersiding says Playboy Inn, Tavern & Cafe
Photo #3 - January 1953 Grand Opening advertisement
Photo #4 - Inside view of the Playboy Tavern





STAFFORD GROCERY
4722 King Hill Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




STEWART GROCERY
1115 Olive Street







Circa 1921
STOUT & PUMPHREY GROCERY
1629 Frederick Avenue

1629 Frederick Avenue
In 1921, this was Stout & Pumphrey Grocery
A barber shop can be seen in the left side of photo




STURGIS MARKET
5720 King Hill Avenue







T. B. McNeill Grocery
610 North 10th Street

The building no longer exists, just an empty lot







THAD DANFORD GROCERY
6th & Lincoln Street







THE MEAT SHOP
514 Edmond

Later will become American Loan
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




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THOMAS MARKETS
3323 St Joseph Avenue
4913 Lake Avenue
205 W Main, Savannah MO

Check out all of those Black Diamond Watermelons!
Those were the good ole days for sure
Thomas Markets were those neighborhood markets that you loved to shop at
They were a small version of the large grocery stores
In the mid '30's, E. C. Thomas began selling fresh fruit and vegetables throughout Midwest Missouri off the back of his truck
A few years later, he opened up Thomas Fruit Market on St Joseph Avenue, Thomas Market remained here for many years
3323 St Joseph Avenue, as of 2011 it was a Dollar General
4913 Lake Avenue, as of 2011 it was Sack N' Save (in 2013 it closed)
205 W Main, Savannah MO, as of 2011 it was Green Hills Supermarket
In future years, E. C. Thomas's sons, Jim, Roy and Ernie Thomas operated 4 Thomas Markets (I seem to be missing a 4th store)
Jim Thomas's children, Don, Mark, Mike, Carl and Kay assisted in operating the stores
Sadly, the Thomas Market on St Joseph Avenue closed many years ago and is currently a Dollar General Store




THOMAS MARKET
SACK N SAVE
4913 Lake Avenue

Previously was a Thomas Market
L. B. Newey, who had operated an AG Grocery store at 1802 Olive, closed the store and opened the Sack N Save in South St Joseph
The store closed for good in 2013




THOMAS & CHIVINGTON MARKET
1419 Mitchell Avenue





Thompsons Hy-Klas

THOMPSONS HY-KLAS #8
1702 Commercial

In 1942 the store was located at 1712 Commercial
In 1949 this store had moved to 1702 Commercial

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




TRADING POST
Downtown Market Square





Trading Post

Circa 1940
TRADING POST SUPER MARKET #1
Downtown Market Square
504 Edmond





Trading Post

Circa 1940
TRADING POST SUPER MARKET #2
13th & Buchanan

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Trading Post1 Trading Post2

Circa 1940
TRADING POST SUPER MARKET #2
5312 King Hill Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




TRADING POST SUPER MARKET #3
2612 St Joseph Avenue





Trillsky Grocery

TRILLSKY GROCERY
1501 North 13th St

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Tuner Hy-Klas

TURNER HY-KLAS #1
302 Illinois

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




TWEDELL GROCERY
1723 Commercial





Valley Hy-Klas

VALLEY GROCERY
MILLER HY-KLAS #21
6220 King Hill Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Vegder A-G

VEGDER A-G GROCERY
620 South 10th Street





VERNER FOOD MARKET
1616 Jules Street





VERSSUE'S GROCERY & DELICATESSEN
220 South 15th Street





WALTER GROCERY
1915 Olive Street







Circa 1892
WATSON GROCERY
24th & Frederick Avenue





WELDON'S GROCERY STORE
2532 South 18th Street

The building no longer exists, only an empty lot




WIENSHIENK A-G STORE
215 South 6th Street





WILLIAM SEIDEL A-G STORE
523 North 2nd Street





Wienshienk Grocery1 Wilkinson Grocery2

WILKINSON GROCERY
6502 Washington

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Willey Self Service

WILLEY SELF SERVICE
1723 South 9th St

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




WISE GROCERY
1508 St Joseph Avenue





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W.J. KARKUTH BEATY STORE #15
SMITH HY-KLAS #15
3106 St Joseph Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes





WOODBINE COUNTRY STORE
40th & Frederick Avenue







WOOD'S FOOD MARKET
6050 King Hill Avenue
6303 King Hill Avenue

Prior to 1951, L K Wood's Food Market was located at 6050 King Hill Avenue as seen in the background of the photo
By 1955, the market had moved to 6303 King Hill Avenue






WOODBURY FRUIT MARKET
1302 South 9th Street

Woodbury's always had a fine selection of fruits and vegetables
This was a really nice market, we bought Black Diamond watermelons here every year
During the summer months, they had a huge metal tub on the sidewalk filled with Black Diamond watermelons
They would plug the melons so you can see what you were buying




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YAGER GROCERY
609 South 8th Street

Was located catty-corner from Ben Magoon's
Photo #2 - Stella & Bill Yager behind store counter
Photos submitted by Bret Yager





YEAKLEY'S HY-KLAS #49
1512 South 27th Street





Yeakley Store

YEAKLEY'S STORE HY-KLAS #4
119 Parkwood

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




YOUNGER & OLSON GROCERY & POULTRY CO
927 Olive Street





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