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St. Louis Post-Dispatch article discussing Estes Kefauver's Senate committee devoted to investigating interstate organized crime activity, including Kansas City's Charles Binaggio.

Kansas City Police Department record for "Johnny Mag" Mangiaracina, including charges of theft and larceny, numerous liquor violations, gambling, income tax evasion, and involvement in the murder of crime boss John Lazia. The record also includes prison sentences and fines for many of the listed crimes.

Kansas City Police Department record for Kansas City organized crime figure Joseph Deluca. DeLuca was charged with traffic, liquor, narcotics, and other violations beginning in 1927.

Diagram from the U.S. Senate Special Committee to Investigate Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce, illustrating the Kansas City Mafia's engagement in narcotics, murder, gambling games and bookmaking, and liquor distribution. Names of alleged members are listed, as are victims of unsolved murders.

Profile of Kansas City organized crime figure James DeSimone, including his history of criminal charges and sentencing. DeSimone is suspected to be a Black Hand killer who is believed to have been involved in the murder of Joe Patito, a John Lazia pallbearer.

Letter from N. R. Timmons, Chief Parole Officer at the Leavenworth Penitentiary, to the Jackson County Recorder of Deeds, requesting confirmation of the marital status of Tom Pendergast, Inmate #55295. Recorder John P. Sherrod replies with confirmation that Pendergast married Carolyn "Carrie" E. Snider on February 3, 1911.

Parole progress report for Giuseppe "Joseph" DeLuca, Inmate #1742-TT, recording his prior employment, mental and physical condition, correspondents, and post-parole plans.

Conditional release statement for Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L, detailing his plans to live with his wife and return to work at his printing plant upon his release.

Parole Officer Assembly Sheet for Tom Pendergast, Inmate #55295, listing the reports required in each case, including history of correspondence, admission summary, disciplinary actions, and other information.

Document assessing information about Tom Pendergast, Inmate #55295, as relates to his potential parole.

Biographical sketch of Anthony R. Gizzo, Inmate #20547, to be attached to his application for parole, including family information and listing his legal representation. Gizzo was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth on drug charges.

Certificate of conditional release for Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L, recording that he is entitled to "144 days deduction from the term of his sentence" due to good conduct, and listing the conditions of his release, including his probation officer, Lewis J. Grout, and parole advisor, John H. Lee.

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