Kitchen of Mary McElroy Kidnapping Hideout

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Clipping entitled "Could Hear Police Calls" from an article in Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 documenting the kidnapping of Mary McElroy. The photograph's caption states, "The McElroy kidnapers were able to listen to broadcasts by the police department. The short wave radio over which they listened in is shown in the bedroom to the left of the stove on which their meals were cooked."

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Kansas City Journal-Post
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Date: 
June 3rd 1933
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Modern Location: 
5718 47th Street
Kansas City, KS
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Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Jackson County Historical Society. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Jackson County Historical Society.
Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
William T. Kemper Sr. Scrapbooks: S7.12B, Page 233
Digital Object Identifier: 
JCHS-KS-S7.12B-P233-0003
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