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1. 'Eskimo Pie King' Dead: Russell Stover, Confectioner, Developed Ice Cream Product 'Eskimo Pie King' Dead: Russell Stover, Confectioner, Developed Ice Cream Product May 12, 1954 Obituary for Russell Stover (1888-1954), "[f]ounder and former president of Russell Stover Candies of Kansas City, Mo." Inventor of "the Eskimo Pie, an ice cream product, in the 1920's" and dying at the...

2. A Sugar Binge A Sugar Binge November 9-15, 2006 Article about Kansas City's candy-making heritage, including a history of the Sifers family's Valomilk candy bar, and the Russell Stover Company.

3. A Sweet Transition at Chocolate Store A Sweet Transition at Chocolate Store June 1, 2007 Owners of Panache Chocolatier, Eileen Cohen and Sharon Hoffman who want to spend more time with family, sold their business to Mark and Barbara Bailey of Lenexa. Cohen and Hoffman first opened a Kron Chocolatier...

4. After 87 Years, Price Candy Co. Closes Its Doors: Bank Forecloses on Factory in Richmond After 87 Years, Price Candy Co. Closes Its Doors: Bank Forecloses on Factory in Richmond May/2/2000 Article about the closing and liquidation of the Price Candy Company, "an 87-year-old confectionery manufacturer" founded in the old downtown Jones Store building. Description of the company's history,...

5. At Andre's, Sweet Success At Andre's, Sweet Success October 21, 2005 Article included in the "Cityscape" column by Joyce Smith. "Fifty years ago this month, Andre and Elsbeth Bollier opened a Swiss pastry and candy shop at 50th and Main streets". They are celebrating the...

6. Biography of Clara Stover (1882-1975) and Russell Stover (1888-1954), Candymakers Biography of Clara Stover (1882-1975) and Russell Stover (1888-1954), Candymakers 2007

7. Bitterman's Sweet Success Bitterman's Sweet Success April 14, 2006 The family-owned Bitterman Family Confections began in the 1930s with vending machines selling peanuts. Article discusses the candy distributor's vendors and includes a timeline.

8. Bittermans Make Sure Customers 'Have a Sweet Day' Bittermans Make Sure Customers 'Have a Sweet Day' June 1, 2007 Article features Bitterman Family Confections located at 3107 Gillham Road. They have been in business for three generations of their family and are known by their slogan "Have a Sweet Day." Marilyn Bitterman...

9. Candy and Confectioners Candy and Confectioners Photos and information on Kansas City area candy companies and confectioners, including Russell Stover Candies (formerly at 36th and Broadway), Valomilk, Bogdon's Reception Sticks, Cherry Mash of Saint...

10. Candy from Kansas City Candy from Kansas City November//1947 Illustration and article about the candy making business, "Kansas City's fourth largest industry," with description of some of the largest companies such as Russell Stover Candies, Price Candy Company,...

11. Candy Girls Candy Girls May 1888 Exterior unidentified group portrait of eight women identified as candy girls, presumably of Corle Cracker and Confectionery Company; located on southwest corner of 2nd and Main.

12. Candy Man Buys Rare Beans Candy Man Buys Rare Beans February 2008 Short article about how Shawn Askinosie, defense lawyer turned candy maker in Springfield, Missouri, began his company Askinosie Chocolate. Askinosie buys his beans from Soconusco, Mexico, and has perfected...

13. Candy Man Endures with Old-Fashioned Approach Candy Man Endures with Old-Fashioned Approach March/4-10/1999 Describes the history of the candy Valomilk and the local company that manufactures it.

14. Candy Packers Candy Packers 1888 Exterior unidentified group portrait of women identified as candy packers, presumably of Corle Cracker and Confectionery Company; located on the southwest corner of 2nd and Main.

15. Charles Price, Candy Maker Charles Price, Candy Maker April 13, 1905 Photo and bio of Charles Price, "one of the leading candy manufacturers of his city." Born in Nevada, Missouri, in 1886 and coming to Kansas City in 1911 as a traveling salesman for the National Candy...

16. Chemistry: The Kansas City Candy Factory Disaster Chemistry: The Kansas City Candy Factory Disaster December//1879 Destruction of three large brick buildings in the J. F. Corle & Son candy factory at 202-206 Main Street, occupied for two years by the Corles.

17. Corle Cracker and Confectionery Co. Corle Cracker and Confectionery Co. ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Corle Cracker and Confectionery Co. showing a child in a straw hat and ragged clothes, sitting on the curb, holding a box of candy labeled "10 lbs mixed." One of three cards with similar...

18. Crackers and Candies Crackers and Candies January 1, 1903 A report on the Loose Wiles Cracker & Candy Co. factory, which opened in November 1902 and employed 750 workers.

19. Harry Montgomery Harry Montgomery December/31/1972 Obituary for Harry Montgomery, chairman of the board of the Price Candy Company and a member of the board of governors of the Kansas City Art Institute and a director of the Linwood State Bank and Starlight...

20. Heading to New York Heading to New York August 11, 2009 Kansas City's Bogdon Candy Co., founded in 1945 in Kansas City, has been bought by Richardson Foods Inc. of Canajoharie, New York. The local office and manufacturing plant located at 2316 Troost Avenue...