Mary McElroy

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Photograph of Mary McElroy who was kidnapped in 1933 at 25 years old and held for ransom. The caption on the back of the image reads, "IC217320... CHICAGO BUREAU, FORMER KIDNAP VICTIM RETURNS HOME, Mary McElroy, 26 year old daughter of Henry McElroy, City Manager of Kansas City, Mo. is shown above at the home of Mayor G.M. Ridenour at Normal, Ill. Feb. 11, after her father had got in touch with her as she was fleeing to Chicago from home on a bus, because of threatening messages she is said to have received from friends of her kidnapers whom she had helped to prosecute. BFM 26 YOUR CREDIT MUST READ ACME 2-11-35."

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