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Affidavit of bias and prejudice for Criminal Case No. 14937: United States vs. Thomas J. Pendergast, Robert Emmet O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack, Defendant. In this affidavit, Pendergast claims that Judge Merrill E. Otis has a personal bias and prejudice against the defendant. Since Otis is also a judge in the cases Pendergast has illegal involvement in, Pendergast claims a personal bias.

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A petition in equity and attached exhibits for the case of T. J. Pendergast Wholesale Liquor Company, Plaintiff, vs. Shrader P. Howell, Federal Prohibition Director of Missouri, Defendant. In this petition, T. J. Pendergast Wholesale Liquor Company asks the court to settle a dispute with Howell, who issued the company an order “that [their liquor] permit… is revoked and canceled.” The petitioner reaffirms “that it at all times in good faith conformed to the provisions of the National Prohibition Act.”

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Ora Thornton's affidavit in Equity Case No. 2924: Donnelly Garment Company and Donnelly Garment Sales Company, Plaintiffs, vs. International Ladies' Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) and all members of said union as defendants in this class action. In this affidavit, Thornton asserts that the union has provided many positive benefits to the members of ILGWU Local 250 in North Kansas City, MO.

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I. D. Goldberg's affidavit in Equity Case No. 2924: Donnelly Garment Company and Donnelly Garment Sales Company, Plaintiffs, vs. International Ladies' Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) and all members of said union as defendants in this class action. In this affidavit, Goldberg lists the the material costs of the dresses his St. Louis garment company manufacturers, and describes a positive relationship between his company and the union with which it has contracted, citing benefits for the company and its employees.

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Prison record of Angelo Toyer, Inmate #30646, which includes personal and family information as well as sentencing and arrest dates. Toyer was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

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Fingerprints and physical description for Lemuel Hawkins, Inmate #39929, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements. Hawkins was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the National Motor Vehicle Theft Act.

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Special progress report for Richard Galatas, Inmate #46085, assessing his fitness for transfer to Alcatraz. Galatas was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy related to the Union Station Massacre.

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Partial admission summary for Frank H. Adams, Inmate #52957, with psychiatric assessment and recommendations. Adams was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of vote fraud in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Prison record of John Francis Hartnett, Inmate #53014, which includes sentencing dates and terms as well as work and cell assignments. Hartnett was sentenced to one year in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy to deprive voters of their rights in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Parole report for Joseph Maher, Inmate #53422, which includes details of the case against him, including his codefendants and date of the crime. Maher was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy to deprive voters of their rights in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Document in which Frank P. Dixon, Inmate #53423, requests that his adult son be added to list his of authorized correspondents. Dixon was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy to deprive voters of their rights in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Special progress report for Glenn Barnard, Inmate #53424, which notes that Barnard was denied a trusty assignment due to age and being a Kansas City resident. Barnard was sentenced to one year and six months in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy to deprive voters of their rights in Kansas City, Missouri.

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