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181. Larkin & Young Larkin & Young 1879 Description of "Jobbers of Fancy Groceries, Fruits and Produce" at 222 West Fifth Street, owned by William Larkin and E. S. Young.

182. Leader: Lester Milgram Leader: Lester Milgram October//1967 Photo and biographical article about Lester Milgram, "president of Milgram Food Stores, Inc." and "one of Kansas City's biggest and best boosters." Description of his life and career, born in Kansas City...

183. Leon's Thriftway Celebrating 40 Years of Service Leon's Thriftway Celebrating 40 Years of Service June 13-19, 2008 Article profiles Leon's Thriftway, located at 39th and Kensington, and reported to be "the nation's oldest black-owned and operated grocery store." The owner, Leon Stapleton, managed a Safeway store at...

184. Lion on the Move Lion on the Move July 30, 2003 Story centers on the Leon family and the opening of their grocery store on St. John Avenue entitled Super Market y Carneceria Leon. The Hispanic owned businesses of the Northeast area are expanding, especially...

185. Mapping onto Community Mapping onto Community 2006 Article discusses the relationship between large-scale "top down" development, such as the entertainment district being planned by Cordish, and local grass roots development, such as the Crossroads District....

186. Meiners Family Is Selling Its Stores Meiners Family Is Selling Its Stores November 20, 2003 Article reports that the Meiners family, which had been in the grocery business in Kansas City for 115 years, is selling its last Kansas City stores and "getting out of the grocery business".

187. Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work 1912 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...

188. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of Clifford Reid Murray, or Clifford Murray, a co-founder of the Guernsey & Murray grocery store and "president of the Tobasco Planters' Company," born in Ohio in 1867 and coming to Kansas...

189. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of Robert Stone, a realtor and former grocer born in Independence, Missouri in 1857.

190. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Directory Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Directory 1902 Photo and bio of Frank Taggart, a grocer and former clothier of Kansas City. Native of Detroit coming here in 1893 as manager of the local branch of "the Nebraska Clothing Company" before "buy[ing] out...

191. Mennonites Aid Mental Therapy: Near Newton, Kan., They Launch Third Psychiatric Center--'Sunday-Opening' Mennonites Aid Mental Therapy: Near Newton, Kan., They Launch Third Psychiatric Center--'Sunday-Opening' Protested May 5, 1954 News of church and religious activities in the Kansas City area including the following: (1) dedication of "Prairie View hospital, a 40-bed psychiatric center in a rural setting a mile east of Newton,...

192. Mike Picone Mike Picone October/27/1965 Obituary for Mike Picone, founder of the Picone Produce Company at the City Market in 1899, dying at the age of 91 in 1965.

193. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Biographical sketch of Ernest Tyler, "president of the Young Democrat Club in Kansas City." Born in Amsterdam, Missouri in 1906 and becoming "proprietor of a modern retail grocery in Kansas City and also...

194. Missouri: Special Limited Supplement Missouri: Special Limited Supplement 1930 Photo and bio of Arthur Snell Bird, or Arthur Bird, vice-president of Safeway Stores, Incorporated, chain of grocery stores, buying out the Piggly Wiggly stores in the Kansas City area in the 1920s to...

195. Mr. Charles C. Yost Mr. Charles C. Yost August/15/1897 Photo and biographical article about Charles Yost, "City Assessor of Kansas City." Born in Indiana in 1860 and raised in Kansas City before starting out as a grocer and then a realtor, co-organizing "the...

196. Much More Than Muffins Much More Than Muffins January/8-15/1998 Describes the offerings at the current incarnation of Wolferman's Grocrey Store.

197. New Muehlbach for Plaza New Muehlbach for Plaza April 1979 Announcement for the up-coming opening of a grocery store for the Plaza "on Jefferson between Ward Parkway and 48th Street."

198. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Kansas City and Environs Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Kansas City and Environs 1892 Description of "D. Merriwether and Son," a grocery store established about 1877 in the Boone's Trading Post building at the northwest corner of Westport and Pennsylvania Avenues. Description of David Merriwether...

199. Personal Narrative: Peter D. Ridenour and Harlow W. Baker, Two Pioneer Kansas Merchants Personal Narrative: Peter D. Ridenour and Harlow W. Baker, Two Pioneer Kansas Merchants 1908 Biographical article about the Kansas business partners Peter Ridenour (18?-1910) and Harlow Baker (18?-1904). Description of Ridenour's life and career, born in Indiana in 1831 and traveling to California...

200. Peter Ridenour Peter Ridenour March 22, 1905 Biographical sketch of Peter Ridenour, "a member of the most extensive wholesale grocery house west of the Mississippi river." Born in Indiana in 1831 and coming to Kansas City in 1856, starting his grocery...