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Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
Photo and bio of George Warneke, "part owner and actively interested in the management of an extensive bakery business." Born in Saint Louis in 1861 and raised in Kansas City before taking over his father's...
Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development
Photo of J. Newman, proprietor of the "Washington Market" at the northeast corner of 8th and Charlotte Streets, selling fresh produce, etc. as a city market or farmer's market.
KCResources, page 62
Little Italy--Not a Land of Godfathers
Story about the evaporation of Little Italy over the years as an easily identifiable neighborhood.
Looking south along Main from 3rd.
Main Street, North from 10th Street
Postcard of Main Street, North from 10th Street
Main Street, North from 11th Street
Postcard of Main Street, North from 11th Street
Main Street, North from 9th Street
Postcard of Main Street, North from 9th Street
Full frontal and side view of the Mar-Bud Grill.
Distant view of activity in Market Square; located at 4th and Main.
Brief article describing the City Market which hosts the region's largest farmers' market and street bazaar. Located in the River Market area of Kansas City, the City Market opened in 1857 and has had...
Marshall Potvin Dies
Death of the "Potato King," a prominent produce seller, especially potatoes before the Great Depression.
Marshall Potvin Dies: He Earned Nickname of "the Potato King"
File containing an obituary for Marshall Potvin, "70, who earned the nickname of 'The Potato King' for his large-scale and shrewd speculation in potatoes." Also "[o]wner of the M. O. Potvin Produce company...
Mary Handly Linton Papers and Slide Collection Finding Aid
Mary Handly Linton was a local poet and author of books of verse. The collection contains both her personal papers and slide collection of approximately 3800 slides. Included with the personal papers are...
Mayor Kemp and City Council Members
Group portrait of Mayor William E. Kemp (at head of table) and City Council members at a luncheon at the Market Restaurant.
Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work
Photo and bio of William Oldham, "prominent wholesale and retail grocer, who has been in business in Kansas City since 1880." Born in Georgia in 1861 and coming to Kansas City in 1880, operating his grocery...
Looking northeast from the southwest corner of 5th and Walnut; shows Merchants Bank and Aleshi Bros. Produce Company.
Obituary for Mike Picone, founder of the Picone Produce Company at the City Market in 1899, dying at the age of 91 in 1965.
Minority-Owned Business Showcase: The Road to Number One
Profile of the "No. 1 radio station in the Kansas City market. ..in three top demographics: 12+, 18-34, and the coveted 25-54," a black-owned broadcasting business, managed by Mike Carter.
Miscellaneous Landmarks Commission Photographs Finding Aid
These 575 photographs from the Landmarks Commission were produced by various Kansas City, Missouri, city departments during the 1920s through the 1970s. A number of historic Kansas City landmarks, neighborhoods,...
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