Here is the story of a business that started in the desperation of the Great Depression in 1933 and grew to become one of the largest steel distribution companies in the country.
This gallery contains 100 photos.
Here is the story in pictures of the beginnings and development of Varney’s Book Store of Manhattan, Kansas. The book is available for sale at Able Printing in Aggieville!
Here is the first half of my book about Al Hoerman. He was an amazing man that lived in an interesting time in Manhattan history. The book is available now at Able Printing in Aggieville. Print-on-demand, 40 pages, full-color, $24.95.
May I introduce you to Carol Harrell and Gene Hoerman,
St. George High School Class of 1951, and
two of the nicest people you could ever meet. What follows on
this blog post is a rough draft of Chapter 1 of the book we are
putting together about their lives. I’m posting it here for two
reasons. First, I would appreciate any constructive feedback
you might have on what I’ve written so far. Second, I would
like to generate some interest in the finished book. It probably
won’t ever be on the New York Times Bestseller list, but we
hope it will add to the history records of the Hoerman family
and this part of our fair state.