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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5718 47th Street
Kansas City, KS
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William T. Kemper Sr. Scrapbooks: S7.12B, Page 233
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