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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. ''Mountain Grown--'' ''Mountain Grown--'' September 22, 1950 Photos, illustrations, and article about the operations of the Folger Coffee Company branch in Kansas City at 8th and Broadway.

3. 100 Years to Grow on: Folger's Coffee 100 Years to Grow on: Folger's Coffee 1950 History of the Kansas City-based Folger's coffee company, established in California but headquartered in Kansas City since 1907. It was first located at 20th and Baltimore and move the headquarters to...

4. Air Roasted Air Roasted December 2008/January 2009 Article describes the Folgers Coffee roasting plant at 7th and Broadway. Provides a brief history of the plant and the ambitious salesman Frank P. Atha who encouraged James A. Folger II to open a plant...

5. Anti-Starbucks Crusade Gathers Steam Anti-Starbucks Crusade Gathers Steam March/5-11/1998 Discusses opposition to a proposed Starbucks coffee shop on the southwest corner of Westport Road and Broadway.

6. Bean Baron Bean Baron October 2007 Article describes the history of The Roasterie, a Kansas City coffee company owned and operated by Danny O'Neill. The Roasterie's first location was at 1519 Cherry and eventually moved to 1204 W. 27th...

7. Behind the Scenes at Parisi Artisan Coffee Behind the Scenes at Parisi Artisan Coffee August 17-23, 2006 Article profiles new coffee company owned by brothers Joe, Salvatore and Anthony Parisi. The brothers have been in business as Parisi Brothers, Inc. since 1983, doing food warehousing, processsing and...

8. Benton School Benton School Postcard of the Benton School

9. Big Buzz About Those Books Big Buzz About Those Books October 14, 2009 Article spotlights the Kansas City Public Library's "larger-than-life" Community Bookshelf parking garage at 10th and Baltimore. The bookshelf design decorates the south facade of the garage and looks...

10. Biography of Fred Wolferman (1870-1955), Owner of Wolferman's Gourmet Grocery Biography of Fred Wolferman (1870-1955), Owner of Wolferman's Gourmet Grocery 2008

11. Biography of Justus W. Putsch (1909-1991), Restaurateur Biography of Justus W. Putsch (1909-1991), Restaurateur 1999

12. Boley Building Boley Building Postcard of the Boley Building at 12th and Walnut Streets

13. Broadway & 8th Street Broadway & 8th Street Postcard view of Broadway & 8th Street

14. Business News--The Sweetest Place in Town: Russell Stover Candies Opens New Store Business News--The Sweetest Place in Town: Russell Stover Candies Opens New Store December/13/2000 Photo and article about the "newest retail location" of Russell Stover Candies company at 51st and Oak Street in Kansas City, "on the edge of the Country Club Plaza, UMKC and several residential neighborhoods,"...

15. C. A. Murdock Mfg. Co. C. A. Murdock Mfg. Co. ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for C. A. Murdock Mfg. Co. showing a rural scene with cottage. Back of card has images of products and says: "Murdock's Great Four are Hecla Coffee, Pure Spices, Manhattan Baking Powder...

16. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of James Osgood, president of the J. B. Osgood Coffee Company at 1727 McGee Street, born in Ewing, Missouri, in 1884 and growing up in Kansas City, starting his company in 1909.

17. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of Stanley Holmgren, vice-president and treasurer of the Folger Coffee Company at 330 West 8th Street. He was born at 14th and Summit Streets in Kansas City in 1892 and started with...

18. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of George Jameson, president of the Kansas City Coffee Company at 506 Walnut Street. He was born in Greece in 1885 and emigrated to Kansas City in 1904 as a produce vendor at 12th and...

19. City Market City Market Postcard of the City Market at the River Quay

20. Coda Jazz Fund Steps up to Honor KC Musician Coda Jazz Fund Steps up to Honor KC Musician March 22, 2008 King Alex Littlejohn died March 15, 2008. Although Littlejohn worked 45 years as a paper-cutter at Tension Envelope Corp. before retiring in January 2000, he played with a number of famous blues artists...