U.S. Penitentiary, Leavenworth

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Authorization for Disposition of Mail and Property for Joseph Maher, Inmate #53422. 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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Prison record of Harley Sampson, Inmate #53015, which includes sentencing dates and terms as well as work and cell assignments. Record notes that Sampson violated the rules by using a "toilet bowl to cook [a] pot of coffee." Sampson 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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Admission summary for Ernest Williams, Inmate #53428, which records his family background, health and economic status, and makes custodial, educational, and work duty recommendations. Williams was sentenced to one year and one day 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 Sam Brenner, Inmate #53427, noting that he was denied a trusty assignment due to being a Kansas City resident. Brenner was sentenced to one year and three 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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Mugshots of Paul Carollo, Inmate #30644. Carollo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

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Parole progress report for Thomas Audley, Inmate #53426, recording his previous employment, mental and physical health, family visits, and post-parole plans. Audley 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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Fingerprints and physical description of Paul Carollo, Inmate #30644, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions. Carollo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth on drug charges.

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Preliminary social abstract for John J. Pryor, Inmate #56309, which records his family background, childhood, educational and economic status, and post-parole plans. Pryor was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth for tax evasion.

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Mugshot of Kansas City Mafia boss Frank "Chee-Chee" DeMayo, Inmate #31989, taken at U.S. Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kansas. After three mistrials and juror bribing, DeMayo was convicted in April 1928 of bootlegging whiskey. He was fined $10,000 and sentenced to two years in prison.

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Photographs

Mugshot of Tony Casciola, Inmate #34626. Casciola was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Fingerprints and physical description of Joseph Maher, Inmate #53422, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements. 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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Miscellaneous Documents

Correspondence and relative sheet for Ernest Williams, Inmate #53428, listing his parents, wife, and other friends and family members and their mailing addresses. Williams was sentenced to one year and one day 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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