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1. W. C. Glass W. C. Glass 1879 Description of "wholesale liquors" business at 421 Delaware Street, founded in 1873.

2. Travel Travel June 2011 A reflection on Kansas City's "boozy past," especially liquor stores and saloons in the West Bottoms, and a "tour" of present-day distilleries and pubs in the Kansas City area. Includes a color picture...

3. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of John Anderson Loughridge, or John Loughridge, a realtor and wholesale liquor merchant in Kansas City, born in Indiana in 1834 and coming here in 1868.

4. Stiefel and Ney Stiefel and Ney 1879 Description of a business located at 414 Main Street that carries wholesale liquors and cigars owned by Edward and Solomon Stiefel and Issac Ney.

5. Souvenir of Kansas City and Her Fire Department Souvenir of Kansas City and Her Fire Department 1893 Photo of Louis Robidoux (with his wife), a wholesale liquor dealer at 1058 Union Avenue opposite the Union Depot.

6. Souvenir of Kansas City and Her Fire Department Souvenir of Kansas City and Her Fire Department 1893 Photo (of Walruff) and ad for the C. J. Walruff Restaurant and Merchants' Lunch at 617-619 Delaware Street, serving "Budweiser Beer."

7. Souvenir of Kansas City and Her Fire Department Souvenir of Kansas City and Her Fire Department 1893 Illustration or embellished photo of the Glasner & Barzen Wholesale Liquor Dealers, "sole agents for the Dick Bros. Quincy Brewing Co." at 960-968 Mulberry Street.

8. Schiller Brothers Liquor City Directory Entry Schiller Brothers Liquor City Directory Entry 1915 City directory entry with location at 308 West 6th Street.

9. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p004 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p004 1895-1907 Northern edge of early Kansas City riverfront area from West 4th Street south to West 6th Street and from Central east to Main, showing additions, buildings and streets.

10. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p003 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p003 1895-1907 Northern edge of early Kansas City. Riverfront area shows buildings, railroad lines, and streets. Large numbers at edge of page refer to page number or volume with adjoining area.

11. Route Lists of Liquor Stores and Bars in Greater Kansas City, Mo. Route Lists of Liquor Stores and Bars in Greater Kansas City, Mo. March/1/1936 Booklet of "carefully planned" routes of the shortest distances between establishments selling liquor across the city, with lists and map.

12. Ready-Mixed Whiskey Ready-Mixed Whiskey March/1/1935 Discussion on the supposed price-fixing of alcohol in Kansas City and its relation to the ownership of T. J. Pendergast Wholesale Liquor Company at 2101 Central Street, "the largest distributor of liquor...

13. Prohibition in Kansas City Prohibition in Kansas City January 16, 1920 Articles in the paper about the taking effect of the Prohibition era at midnight of January 16, 1920, according to the 18th Amendment of the Constitution. Descriptions of actions taken by alcohol producers...

14. Prohibition Prohibition

15. Peter Kelly Peter Kelly ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Peter Kelly with an image of yellow roses. Front of card says: "Peter Kelly, Dealer in Groceries, Wines, Liquors, Corn, Oats, Bran, Hay, Etc., Etc." Back of card is blank. Address...

16. Only a Bootlegger Only a Bootlegger April/12/1935 Biographical article about "Mr. Joe," a 60-year-old bootlegger, "a power in the Kansas City North Side neighborhood in which he lives," coming to Kansas City at the age of 18 from his native Sicily and...

17. Mike Berbiglia--It Was a Very Good Year Mike Berbiglia--It Was a Very Good Year January 1979 Article about Mike Berbiglia and his liquor store chain Berbiglia, Incorporated, with histories of his career and of the company started in 1917 at 108 1/2 East 8th Street, and his charitable activities,...

18. 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 Philip Setzler, founder of "the firm of P. Setzler & Sons." Born in Germany in 1836 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1862 as a liquor and cigar dealer before expanding to manufacture of...

19. 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 Henry Serlis, a jobber and wholesaler of liquor in Kansas City. Born in Germany in 1875 and emigrating to Kansas City about 1907.

20. Lisle Hopkins Lisle Hopkins March 4, 1905 Photo and bio of Lisle Hopkins, partner of Maynard, Hopkins & Company, "wholesale liquor dealers, Nos. 2000 to 2004 Baltimore Avenue," established in 1889 as a partnership and in 1885 as a sole proprietorship...