Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Missouri vs. Walter H. McGee: Exhibit 10

Description: 

Photograph of a home at 5718 County Line Road (now 47th Street), Shawnee, Kansas, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 33947: State of Missouri vs. Walter H. McGee. McGee held Mary McElroy captive in the basement of this residence for $60,000 ransom. He later accepted $30,000 for her release. This vantage point faces east from just north of 47th Street.

Object Type: 
Date: 
1933
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Owning Organization: 
Modern Location: 
5718 47th Street
Shawnee, KS
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Point of view: 
39.04414, -94.71088
Rights Statement: 
Use of this image requires that credit be given to The Missouri State Archives.
Digital Object Identifier: 
MSA-33947-0004