Walter H. McGee

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Photograph of convicted kidnapper Walter H. McGee. The caption on the back of the image reads, "KC 211935... (Chicago Bureau). IN DEATH CELL. Walter H. McGee, leader of the kidnap gang that abducted Miss Mary McElroy, photographed in the death cell in the Jackson County jail at Kansas City, Mo., after a jury had sentenced him to hang for the crime. This is the first photo to be taken in the death cell, and special permission to make it was received from Sheriff Thomas B. Bash. BFM#26 7-29-33 YOUR CREDIT LINE MUST READ "ACME"."

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1933-07-29
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Kansas City, MO
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Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from Tom's Town Distilling Co. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to Tom's Town Distilling Co.

Digital Object Identifier
TT-0014