Trial of Walter H. McGee

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Photograph of Ralph T. Harding, Walter McGee, John V. Hill, and Joseph B. Keenan (left to right) at the trial of Walter McGee. The caption on the back of the image reads, "STATE ASKS DEATH PENALTY FOR KIDNAPER, Photo shows the courtroom of Judge Allen C. Southern at Kansas City, Mo. During the trial of Walter McGee, who is charged with being the ringleader of the gang that kidnaped Mary McElroy, daughter of the City Manager of Kansas City, and held her till a ransom of $30,000 was paid left to right: Ralph T. Harding, defense attorney Walter McGee, defendant; a defense stenographer; John V. Hill, Asst. Prosecutor; and Joseph B. Keenan, of Cleveland, Ohio, Asst. U.S. Atty. General who is conducting government drive against racketeers, and is assisting prosecution. BFM 26 YOUR CREDIT MUST READ ACME, 7-26-33."

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July 26th 1933
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Jefferson City, MO
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Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from Tom's Town Distilling Co. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to Tom's Town Distilling Co.
Digital Object Identifier: 
TT-0005
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