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Woodruff Building
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The Woodruff Building opened on February 1, 1911, the same day the Republican and Frisco Buildings were opened. It contained 276 offices, a drugstore, barbershop, and pool hall. At John T. Woodruff’s office here on April 30, 1926, the number 66 was reportedly first proposed for the highway between Chicago and Los Angeles. Image featured in “Route 66 in the Missouri Ozarks by Joe Sonderman. More information available at (See link below)
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john woodruff,skyscraper,barbershop,pool hall,office,drugstore,springfield,missouri,route 66
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Arcadia Publishing
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