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1. Amazing Grace, Kansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri Amazing Grace, Kansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri 2005 Profile of Grace Harris, whose barbecue is served at the Grand Emporium blues club, located at 39th and Main. The author writes that Harris is also the proprietress of H-M Old Southern Style in Kansas...

2. Blossom House Restaurant Blossom House Restaurant March 15, 1905 Photo of the interior of the Blossom House's restaurant in an ad next to an ad for the Hotel Belmont with an illustration of it at 301 West 9th Street.

3. Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City 1948 Description of segregation practices in Kansas City as a factor in the popularity of the Pendergast machine. Discussion on the tradition (still active in 1948) of discrimination against black people through...

4. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Arthur Bryant (1902-1982) written by Julie Maurer. He was called "Barbecue King" in Kansas City and his barbecue restaurant was nationally famous. Article includes citations.

5. English Kitchen Restaurant City Directory Entry English Kitchen Restaurant City Directory Entry 1871 Entry for the English Kitchen restaurant at 228 Main Street in the 1871 city directory.

6. Fried Chicken in Kansas City Fried Chicken in Kansas City 2004 In chapter fourteen the author discusses fried chicken in Kansas City, specifically Betty Lucas, aka Chicken Betty, and Helen Stroud. Includes a recipe for Skillet-Fried K.C. Yard Bird with Skillet-Lickin'...

7. Fried Chicken in Kansas City, Missouri Fried Chicken in Kansas City, Missouri 2004 Chapter profiling the history of fried chicken in Kansas City, Missouri. Includes mention of the Green Parrot Inn and the Wishbone, as well as more extensive descriptions of Stroud's, K.T. Fryers, and...

8. Going to Kansas City Going to Kansas City 2005 Chapter examines the history and importance of Kansas City barbecue, tracing the lineages of many current well-known Kansas City barbecue restaurants. Among the Kansas City barbecue forefathers discussed...

9. Henry Perry Henry Perry 2006 Book excerpt about Henry Perry, "the city's first barbecue king" and a local philanthropist. Perry came to Kansas City in 1907 as a beef sandwich operator first along "Banks Alley on the west side of downtown"...

10. Homer Roberts and Reuben Street Homer Roberts and Reuben Street 2006 Book excerpt about Homer Roberts and Reuben and Ella Street, early black businesspeople of Kansas City. Roberts was "one of the first African American car salesmen in the country" and Reuben Street was...

11. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1896 Photo of "Scharnagel's Restaurant and Concert Hall, 1112-1114 Walnut St." operated by proprietor Emil Scharnagel in Kansas City.

12. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1896 Photos of the café and auditorium at the park.

13. Jasper's Italian Restaurant Jasper's Italian Restaurant June 25, 1905 ''Celebrating 50 years,'' this book includes not only recipes but a history of the restaurant's founding family, Mirabile. Pages 127-128 has a timeline followed by a list of awards and recognitions.

14. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Description of the "Palace Restaurant, no. 114 East Twelfth Street, and Cooper's Restaurant, no. 12 East Missouri Avenue, G. W. Cooper, proprietor."

15. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Biographical sketch of W. M. Taber, "Proprietor of the Chapin & Gore Restaurant and Merchants' Lunch" at 528-530 Delaware Street. Native of Ohio moving to Chicago as owner of the restaurant business before...

16. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of H. J. Prada of the Rialto Café.

17. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of Minnie Williams of Williams Catering Company (depicting her as an airplane pilot over Kansas City).

18. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of Charles Merlino, a local restauranteur.

19. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Thomas Morledge, "proprietor of the Morledge Fish & Oyster Company" at 808 Walnut Street (formerly at 9th and Walnut Streets "in the old Bank of Commerce building," demolished in...

20. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Ira Van Noy (company president born in Indiana in 1861 with residence at 2642 Benton Boulevard) and his brother Charles Van Noy (junior partner born in Goshen City, Missouri in 1870),...