Mary McElroy Ransom Money

Description: 

Clipping entitled "Part of Ransom Money" from an article in Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 documenting the kidnapping of Mary McElroy. The photograph's caption states, "When Walter McGee and four companions were arrested they had approximately $9,000 of the ransom money on them. The money, as it was spread out for counting, is shown in this picture after the gang was arrested at Amarillo."

Publisher: 
Kansas City Journal-Post
Object Type: 
Date: 
June 3rd 1933
Subject: 
Owning Organization: 
Modern Location: 
Amarillo, TX
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-P233-0009
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