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Trails & Paths
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Candy Vyvey Moulton
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1940-1957, Page p220
A portion of northeast Kansas City from E. 11th Street south to E. 13th Street and from Prospect Avenue east to Chestnut Avenue, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...
Union Station Lobby Area
Interior view of Union Station Lobby area with ticket counter and candy and news shop in view.
An Interview With Alfonso Lopez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded October 20, 1978. 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. Includes a typed guide...
SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection
1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s
The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
Biography of Clara Stover (1882-1975) and Russell Stover (1888-1954), Candymakers
Biography of Isaac Katz (1879-1956), Owner of Katz Drug Stores
Biography of Fred Wolferman (1870-1955), Owner of Wolferman's Gourmet Grocery
Clark on the Yellowstone
April 1, 2006
Article describes the return journey of the Lewis and Clark Expedition during the summer of 1806, when the Corps of Discovery split up and was later reunited where the Yellowstone River meets the Missouri....
Price Candy Company
April 12, 1905
Description of the Price candy manufacturing company at 17th and Main Streets, established in 1913 by Charles Price at "the confectionery department of the Jones Store Company."
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...
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.
Uncovering the Folly Burlesk
Description of the Folly Theater's present entertainment fare of stripping shows, with historic reminiscences by Henry Hogan, the theater's ticket and candy seller since 1911.
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...
Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid
Collection of cards used for advertising purposes in the late 19th century. Includes colorful illustrations for many types of products. The over 600 cards from Kansas City businesses have been digitized....
Corle Cracker and Confectionery Co.
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...
A. A. Pearson, Millinery and Fancy Goods
Advertising card for "A. A. Pearson, Millinery and Fancy Goods" showing a girl in a red hood eating red and white striped candy. Caption says: "A sweet tooth." One of three cards with similar design. Back...
Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid
circa 1870s-2005, bulk 1950-1980s
Local photographer Robert G. Askren donated photographs and negatives to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in 2006. He worked for Harkins Commercial Photo Co. which he later purchased and renamed...
William Hyde Photograph Collection Finding Aid
circa 1880-1900 (bulk 1886-1888)
This collection of 67 photographs taken by William Hyde, a local 19th-century amateur photographer, covers a variety of different subjects. These include: group shots of people who were primarily workers...
E. L. Winn
Photo and description of the business of E. L. Winn, a building contractor with offices in the Scarritt Building and yards at 18th and Baltimore Avenues. Native and lifelong Kansas Citian and builder of...
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