Mrs. L. R. Gilbert

Description: 

Clipping entitled "Pet Rat to Holdover" from an article in Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 documenting the kidnapping of Mary McElroy. The photograph's caption states, "Mrs. L. R. Gilbert, wife of one of the McElroy kidnap gang, insisted on taking her pet white rat with her when she was returned to Kansas City by airplane. She is shown here holding the pet while waiting to board the plane."

Publisher: 
Kansas City Journal-Post
Object Type: 
Date: 
June 3rd 1933
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Owning Organization: 
Modern Location: 
Amarillo, TX
Person Name: 
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-P233-0005
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