A late '40s snapshot of East Plaza storefronts. Included in this view would be the facades of Buzbee's, Langston Dry Goods, Buster Brown Shoes and C.R. Anthony Company. 
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Another photo of the East Plaza...this one dating to 1948.
Photo from http://www.flickr.com / White Chipmunk's Photostream / Atkinson Heritage Center



In this East Plaza panorama, we see Buster Brown Shoes, C.R. Anthony Company and Tubb Rexall. Midwest Furniture and a Phillips 66 Super Service Station would be around the corner. An upper level of offices is prominent in this photo.
Photo from http://www.flickr.com / White Chipmunk's Photostream / Atkinson Heritage Center