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1. 12th Street Poised for Big Things 12th Street Poised for Big Things March 2, 2006 Article about Ollie Gates' plans to revitalize the area around 12th and the Paseo. His vision includes restoring William T. Fitzgerald Memorial Fountain, erect a memorial to African American soliders and...

2. A New Heritage of Frustrations A New Heritage of Frustrations November 24, 2013 Article summarizes the current state of the 18th & Vine Jazz District redevelopment plan and problems that have held back its progress. Emanuel Cleaver, Ollie Gates, Troy Schulte, and other interested...

3. African American Role Models in the KC Economy African American Role Models in the KC Economy October 1999 Article about black-owned businesses in Kansas City and the achievements of their owners, including Ollie Gates of Gates Bar-B-Q, Michael Carter of Carter Broadcasting Group, and Barbara Buchanan of All...

4. An Interview With Ollie W. Gates An Interview With Ollie W. Gates 1976-04-20 Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded April 20, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 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...

5. City's Law Department Shoots Down Gates' Economic Plan City's Law Department Shoots Down Gates' Economic Plan October 23, 2009 Ollie Gates and others have proposed a "duty free tax zone" bounded by 9th Street on the north, 29th Street on the south, Troost Avenue on the west and Prospect Avenue on the east. Gates believes it would...

6. Eagle Statue Eagle Statue 1991 Mayor Emanuel Cleaver speaking at dedication of refurbished statue. Also shows Ollie Gates, Anita Gorman, and Shiela Kemper-Dietrich.

7. Executive of the Year: The Saucy Mr. Gates Executive of the Year: The Saucy Mr. Gates December//1983 Photos and biographical article about Ollie Walter Gates, Sr., or Ollie Gates, "the 52-year-old master of Kansas City's five-restaurant Gates & Sons Bar-B-Q chain," headquartered at 47th and Paseo, with...

8. Gates Pays off $644,122 in Loans Gates Pays off $644,122 in Loans September 10, 2005 Article reports the payment by Ollie Gates of $644,122 to the court appointed receiver for the Housing and Economic Development Financial Corp. (HEDFC). The amount represents the full payment back of money...

9. Low-Key Salute to 60 Years Low-Key Salute to 60 Years June 29 - July 5, 2006 Article marks the 60th anniversary of Gates Barbecue. George and Arzelia Gates, their three children, Winnifred, Gwendolyn and Ollie, the cook, Arthur Pinkard and a waitress opened the restaurant in October...

10. Ollie Gates Ollie Gates Articles and information about Ollie Walter Gates, Sr., Kansas City restauranteur and businessman, owner and president of the Gates Bar-B-Q restaurant chain in Kansas City. Gates was born July 3, 1931...

11. The Barbecue Army's Five-Star General The Barbecue Army's Five-Star General May 1979 Photos and biographical article about Ollie Gates, "Kansas City's Crown Prince of barbecue" and community activist as a businessman in depressed areas of the city. Description of his life and career, born...

12. We Shall Overcome We Shall Overcome Book or magazine excerpt about black-owned businesses in Kansas City, including the barbecue establishments of Ollie Gates & Sons and Arthur Bryant's. Related information on employment and other economic...