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J H Johnston
Carrie Lee Carter-stok...
30 Years behind the Bar with Willie Grandison 30 Years behind the Bar with
Brief article describing the career of Willie Grandison, a bartender at the American Restaurant since 1974. Grandison is the only original staff member of the restaurant, and has served famous personalities...
4 Generations--The Shawhan Distillery
Photo and article about the Holladay distillery in Weston, Missouri, established in 1856 by the Holladay family and bought by the Shawhan family in around 1900, with a photo of the "Shawhan distillery...
A Few Facts about Kansas
Article about the legal prohibition of alcohol in the state of Kansas and its effects on the population at the state line in the form of saloons such as the O. K. Club, etc. Description also of topics...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 80 with Kansas City Businesses
Scrapbook page containing 11 advertising cards including four for businesses in Kansas City, Missouri. The cards show the following:
1. A woman's face over a field of cows. Card says: "The Great American...
America Toasted End to Prohibition 40 Years Ago
Article about the growth of organized crime and methods of undercover law enforcement during the Prohibition era, listed as beginning on January 20, 1920, with the 18th Amendment to the Constitution, and...
An Interview With Jose Pedro Cedillo
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded May 27, 1981. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....
An Interview With Rita Botello
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded June 19, 1981. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....
ASAP: A Program with a Purpose
Photo and article about drunken driving prevention by ASAP, the Alcohol Safety Action Project.
Attitudes About Drinking Changing on Campus
Describes college students' attitudes toward alcohol consumption.
Beat the Devil: How to Deal with Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Discussion of treatment options for drug addictions.
Before Prohibition, during Prohibition and Now
Article lamenting the social and economic problems caused by alcohol production, sale, and consumption, especially by young people, both before and after the Prohibition era.
Billy Sunday's Ten Commandments
File containing a clipping about the religious recommendations of prominent evangelist Billy Sunday (1862-1935), a native of Iowa preaching against alcohol abuse.
Biography of Charlie "Bird" Parker (1920-1955), Jazz Great
Biography of Jane Fifield Flynn (1924-2006), Historic Preservationist
Biography of Jeanne Eagels (1894-1929), Actress
Biography of Lester Willis Young (1909-1959), Tenor Saxophonist
Biography of Milton Morris (1911-1983), Nightclub Owner
Biography of Thomas Pendergast (1873-1945), Business Owner and "Political Boss"
Board of Review Overturns License Denial
Photo and article about Club Millennium, a "dance hall at 6000 Independence Ave." receving a liquor license in an overturned court decision in 2001.
Photo and multiple articles on the bootleggers (illegal alcohol dealers) of Kansas City and Missouri from the Prohibition era into the 1950s, such as James Samuel Weinberg, Paul "Needlenose" Labriola,...
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