Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Prohibition and Vice

Image Gallery

Photograph of the office of the medical director at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S.

Photograph of the staff of the College Inn on 12th Street.

Photograph of the reception room at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S.

Photograph of the entrance to College Inn, including signs advertising the Drumboogie Cavaliers playing nightly, as well as floor shows and dancing

Photograph of Mary McElroy who was kidnapped in 1933 at 25 years old and held for ransom.

Photograph of the patients' and employees' dining room at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S.

Photograph of the staff of the College Inn on 12th Street.

Two sets of mugshots of Joseph "Scarface" DiGiovanni.

Photograph of the reception room of the female mental department at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S.

Photograph of "Eddie Spitz" Osadchey (left) and his wife Vearl seated at a nightclub table with two other unidentified men.

Photograph of a patients room with twin beds in the men's department at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S.

Souvenir photograph from the College Inn, showing Marjorie Wright, Johnnie Wright, Ruth Wright, Gerry Kenney, Clarence Kenney, Beulah Koonse, and E

Photograph of a patient room in the ladies department at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S.

Photograph of Edward "Eddie Spitz" Ochadsey behind his bar at the College Inn and presenting Himm Walker's De Luxe Straight Bourbon

Photograph of Kansas City organized crime figure Giovanni "John" Blando.

Photograph of Vivian Mathias, Vernon C. Miller's girlfriend.

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