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150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
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...
A Historic Makeover
AUgust 3, 2007
The Midtown Theatre, located at 13th and Main in Kansas City, Missouri, is expected to reopen in the spring of 2008 following a $28 million makeover. The new renovations include cabaret seating and several...
A New Hombre in Town
May 18-24, 2006
Breif article describing the building at 528 Walnut, which became home to a Dos Hombres mexican restaurant in 2006. The author writes that over the building's 135 year life, it has been home to a number...
A Wild West Bottoms Saloon
Opening in September 2009, the R Bar is a modern saloon "inspired" by the numerous saloons that once occupied the West Bottoms. Owner Joy Jacobs discovered a large, lighted "R" at a local architectural...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 4 with People and Scenes of Country Life
Scrapbook page containing seven advertising cards showing the following:
1. Rural winter scene of a cottage by moonlight.
2. Rural winter scene of a bridge by moonlight. Lower right corner has...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 8 with Unrelated Cards
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising and calling cards showing the following:
1. A woman riding a horse jumping over a stone wall. Card says: "Faith Whitcomb's Liniment, Cures Rheumatism & Neuralgia..."...
An Old Timer Sadly Recalls Gay Days of Tap Room Fame
June 4, 1928
An unidentified "old timer" reminisces about a tap room located in the basement of the Hotel Baltimore. The bar was reportedly visited by such dignitaries as boxer John L. Sullivan, politician William...
Beauty behind Bars
August 1, 1980
Photos and biographical article about Susan Stanton, "Director of Corrections" at the Jackson County Jail since 1977, joining the county government in 1973 at the age of 25.
Biography of Logan Clendening (1884-1945), Physician and Author
Discusses the regular attendance of hetreosexual couples at a lesbian bar.
Postcard of the Boley Building at 12th and Walnut Streets
September/13 - 19/2001
Article discusses problem of black teenagers who congregate outside Westport bars on weekend evenings.
Cheers! At City Hall, All Drinkers Aren't Created Equal
Article desribing the arrest and DUI charge of Eldon Audsley, director of Kansas City's Division of Regulated Industries. In this position, Audsley supervised liquor control in city restaurants and bars....
Community Members Respond to Closing of The Green Duck
November 11-17, 2011
Article about the outrage amongst community members over the closing of the Green Duck Lounge. Due to drugs and gang violence, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker is seeking to close the business...
Continental Hotel Bar
Interior view of Charles Grayson, Dick Haggarty and other unidentified men at hotel bar.
Cottage Inn Tavern
Full frontal view, located at 1917-19 McGee.
Crawford's Place Tavern
Full frontal view.
David Max Golad Obituary
December 29, 2006
Death notice for David M. Golad who died December 21, 2006, at the age of 85. "In 1952, Mr. Golad opened Dave's 423 Club, one of the first taverns in Westport. In 1972, he relocated to 316 Westport Road...
Description of Kansas City in 1880
Chapter of the book about "Old West" Kansas City, complete with gunfighters, shady saloons, muddy streets, and sightings of Wild Bill Hickok. Includes a list of bordellos and saloons and their occupants,...
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