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FBI Record for Frank DeLuca

FBI record for Kansas City organized crime figure Frank DeLuca, including violations with the Immigration and Nationalization Service.

Draft of Binaggio Article

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

Digest Testimony of Morris "Snag" Klein

Memorandum describing testimony from Morris "Snag" Klein, stating that he was a partner of Charles Binaggio in the Missouri Electric and Construction Company and Ace Sales and Equipment Company, as well as the Green Hills and Last Chance gambling clubs. He also described other business and gambling interests he had been involved in, and denied knowledge of anyone in Al Capone's mob.

Charles Gargotta Mugshot

Kansas City Police Department mugshot of Charles "Mad Dog" Gargotta. Gargotta was a prominent organized crime figure in Kansas City who was found shot in April, 1950 along with Charles Binaggio at the First Ward Democratic Club.

Charles Binaggio Mugshot

Kansas City Police Department mugshot of Charles Binaggio. Binaggio, organized crime boss and ally of Tom Pendergast who rose to greater power after Pendergast's imprisonment, was found shot in April, 1950 along with Charles Gargotta at the First Ward Democratic Club.

"Appointment in Kansas City"

Political cartoon by Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Daniel Robert Fitzpatrick depicting what appear to be dead bodies outside a door labeled "Senate Crime Committee," referring to the Kefauver Committee's investigation into organized crime.