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Glass Negative, B/w, ...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Crystal K Wiebe
E .e Dale
1910-1917 (Bulk 1915
A Winning Pit Crew
October 24, 2010
Article profiles "Pellet Envy," the husband and wife barbecue team of Rod and Sheri Gray. The Leawood, Kansas, couple competes year-round in the competitive barbecue circuit and also teach barbecue cooking...
An Interview With Lucy Lopez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded July 21, 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 Ramon Reyes
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded November 10, 1980 and March 24, 1981. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 90 minutes each): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs: digital; 4 3/4...
Blacks in Kansas City, Part III--Business and Industry
February 21-February 28, 1986
Third in a series of four articles about the history of African Americans in Kansas City. It provides an overview of black business and industry, from the period before emancipation in 1865 to the present...
Chef's Family Tries a Recipe for Opennes, Healing
October 24, 2011
Commentary about the suicide of John McClure, owner of Starker's restaurant.
Chillicothe Cooks Up Its Own Slice of History
July 29, 2003
Chillicothe, Missouri, claims the "distinction of being the first place in the world where sliced bread was sold to the public 75 years ago this month". The Chillicothe Baking Company produced the bread...
Come Into My Kitchen Turns 50
November 2, 2005
The Kansas City Star newspaper cooking column entitled "Come Into My Kitchen" celebrates 50 years of people and their recipes. The first column appeared in the November 7, 1955 issue and featured Mrs....
January 1, 1946
Article provides an in-depth examination of the food, meals, and cooking techniques commonly used to feed a traditional cowboy outfit. In the case of cattle drives and round-ups, meals were prepared for...
Fried Chicken in Kansas City, Missouri
Chapter profiling the history of fried chicken in Kansas City, Missouri. Includes mention of the Green Parrot Inn and the Wishbone, as well as more extensive descriptions of Stroud's, K.T. Fryers, and...
George Rector, New York restaurateur and cookbook author, at unidentified location.
Harris House Hotel
Postcard of the Harris House Hotel
He Cooks! He Scores!
Review of Chappell's Restaurant and Sports Museum.
Third annual food issue of the magazine. Includes a special section called Entrée that debuts 21 Kansas City original restaurants including Anthony's Restaurant & Lounge; Blanc Burgers + Bottles; Café...
Highlights of 25 restaurants in Kansas City as well as some KC chefs.
KC's Iron Chef
March 13-19, 2008
Article profiles Rob Dalzell, a Kansas City chef and restauranteur. Dalzell, 33, is quickly becoming a downtown restaurant mogul, opening four eateries in the Crossroads Arts District in as many years....
Lewis and Clark Resources
A bibliography of materials related to Lewis and Clark held by the Kansas City Public Library.
Midland Tobacco Works
Advertising card for Midland Tobacco Works showing a small chef using a large fork to feed something red to a large full moon with a face, mouth, and big teeth. Front of card says: "Chew 'Silver Cross'...
She's Got Bling!
August 15, 2007
A profile of Celina Tio, executive chef at the American Restaurant in Crown Center and winner of the highly coveted culinary James Beard Award. Colby Garrelts of Bluestem in Westport was also nominated...
Too Cool for School?
Article describes school in Harveyville, Kansas, purchased by artists Nikol Lohr and Ron Miller. The owners host visiting artists and programs, and chef Blake Brokaw cooks and raises goat, chickens, and...
Transportation Photograph Scrapbook Finding Aid
1910-1917 (bulk 1915)
The collection includes 549 negatives and 318 original prints of images taken in the 1910s focusing on railroads and transportation and rural and urban life. The geographic scope is the Midwest, primarily...
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