McCrillis & Allen Building, 347 South Main Street
2017 image of building
2017 image of building. Compare to 1888 view in link below.
Digitization on CLIO is part of Powers Museum's "Digital Carthage" project in honor of Carthage's 175th Anniversary Celebration (March 28, 2017 through March
Funding for the Walking in the Wards tour was made possible by a grant from the Missouri Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities, Spring 2017.
Backstory and Context
During the twentieth century, many businesses have occupied the first floor storefront including Holbrook's Drug Store (1910s-20s), Wallace and Son Drugs (1937), S & L Dress Shop (1947), Lee's News Store (1957, 1967) and Moyne Norris Photo Studio and Health Food Center (1977) among several other stores.
The second floor has been home to numerous professional offices including early occupants Haughawout and Gray law office, Missouri & Kansas Telephone Company, A F Lewis Realty Company, and many others throughout the 20th century.
NOTE: Original text and most of images lost in 2019 Clio upgrade. This new entry has been written by Michele Hansford for Powers Museum, summer 2019.)
Hansford, Michele Newton. Images of America: Carthage Missouri. Charleston SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2000.
Powers Museum Vertical Files: Goldstein Clothing, Holbrook Drug Store.
Powers Museum City Directory Collection.
Schrantz, Ward. " ", Carthage Evening Press, January 1, 1952, page . (1)