An Interview With Jess Barbosa

Description: Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded January 20, 1979. 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. Includes a typed contents list.
Date: 1979-01-20
Location: SC69-1, Tape 2, CD 2
Note: Mr. Barbosa was born March 26, 1933 in Jackson County, Missouri and at the time of the interview with an executive chef at the Alameda Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. In the interview he recalls the West Side, 1951 flood, time in the military, working at the Muehlebach Hotel in the kitchen, etc.

Number 2 on MP3 disc.


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