"Kansas City's Shame"

Description: 

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on February 11, 1931 in which the editor describes the economic and moral implications of high crime in Kansas City and provides crime statistics. The Journal-Post resolves to "change these conditions".

Publisher: 
Kansas City Journal-Post
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Date: 
February 11th 1931
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Modern Location: 
2201 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO
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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.
Collection Title, Call or Box Number: 
Joseph B. Shannon Scrapbooks: S10.01
Digital Object Identifier: 
JCHS-S10.01-862-0009
Transcription: 
KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.