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Kansas City Star
Businesses -- Small
E M Clendening
75 Years Strong
April 26, 2003
W.W. Van Liew had the knack of turning an outdoor space into something magical. He lived in Atchison, Kansas at the turn of the last century and his two sons Clarence and Ernie would move to Kansas City,...
A Conversation with . . . Bob Bernstein
June 1, 2003
Interview with Bob Bernstein, co-founder, with Skip Rein, of Bernstein-Rein Advertising.
A Conversation with. ..Carl Peterson
Photos, interview, and biographical article about Carl Peterson, "president and chief executive officer" of the Kansas City Chiefs since 1989 and known as "a marketing genius" (page 8) making Arrowhead...
A Hap, Hap, Happy Place
August 1, 2003
One of the founders of the Bernstein-Rein Advertising agency, Robert Bernstein, celebrated his 65th birthday. During the ''birthday bash,'' Bob marched as the honorary drum major of the Marching Cobras,...
Advertisements in the Missouri Gazette--1808-1811
Article describing and excerpting several early ads from the "Missouri Gazette" newspaper, "the first newspaper published west of the Mississippi river," in Saint Louis, from 1808 to 1811, and printed...
Advertising: Catching the Trade Winds
Article about the status of advertising business in Kansas City.
Art Fair Celebrated 50th Anniversary
Plaza advertising supplement.
Bob Kipp: Kansas Citian of the Year
Photo and bio of Robert Kipp, "the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce's 2000 Kansas Citian of the Year" and "chariman of KC 150" and former city manager of Kansas City, Missouri (from 1974 to 1983)...
Calvin Trillin: A Steak through the Heart
Illustration and essay about the agricultural, cattle and steak image abandoned by Kansas City public relations and boosters and taken up by other cities in the form of the name "New York strip" for the...
Case against the Star
Description with photo of advertising directory Emil A. Sees of the Star in the antitrust case concerning monopolization of advertising in Kansas City.
Cashing In on Kids
Article about the advertising and coupon publication geared for teenagers, called Teen Pages and its success.
City-Wide Library Week
Illustration and article about the "city-wide 'Visit Your Library' Week" at the Kansas City Public Library, headed by "Miss Irene Gentry, acting librarian," and involving the following people and institutions...
Department of Amplification
Article about the image of Kansas City portrayed by both its own marketing and marketing by outside groups, including a group of Russians filming a documentary about its "greedy" capitalistic practices...
Discover Why KC Goes Home to The National
The National Golf Club of Kansas City added a "new maintenance-provided townhome project, the Lime Stone Road Townhomes." For four consecutive years, "The National Golf Club of Kansas City has earned the...
Dorothy Comes to Kansas--To Live with the Wizard of Arrowhead
Photo and biographical article about Dorothy Levy, "an advertising account executive for The Kansas City Star" and wife of new Kansas City Chiefs football coach Marv Levy.
Photo and bio of Betsey Solberg, "the 51-year-old executive vice-president, senior partner, and general manager of the Kansas City office of Fleishman-Hillard Inc., a St. Louis-based public relations firm."...
Drawings and article about the construction of the new Plaza West Edge multi-use development in the Country Club Plaza. The project owner and CEO of Bernstein-Rein Advertising, Bob Bernstein, "wanted the...
Editor Was Inventor of Aunt Jemima Pancakes
Biographical article (reprinted from the Saint Joseph News-Press, Centennial Edition, July 25, 1943) about Purd Wright as co-inventor of the Aunt Jemima pancake image in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Aunt Jemima...
Education Advertising Section: Education On-Line
Article about information sources on the Internet or World Wide Web for local colleges and universities.
Fashionable Pearl Street
Mention of John McReynolds as "the printer who 'set up' the 'ads'" for the Western Journal of Commerce newspaper at 10 Main Street, residing at 1415 East 16th Street.
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