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Invoice from the Greenlease Motor Car Company for a car sold to Lillian Lewis of 2208 Garfield Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. Lewis bought a used Buick Sedan for $714.28 on July 26, 1935.

Date: 
July 26th 1935

Mortgage for a car purchased by Dr. Milton C. Lewis and Lillian Lewis at the Greenlease Motor Car Company on July 26, 1935. The mortgage included a sum of $661.40 of the total purchase price of $786.40.

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July 26th 1935

A list containing the names and addresses of the members of the American Legion, Wayne Miner Post No. 149.

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June 28th 1935

Minutes of Meeting for the City Central Executive Committee of the American Legion Posts of Kansas City, Missouri. The meeting was held at 3709 Broadway, Kansas City, Missouri on August 14, 1935. Included is an expense report and a narrative of organizational matters presented by various members. Attached to the report is a bulletin urging members to send in a check of $10.00 to "GET OUR BAND TO COLUMBIA!".

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August 14th 1935

Mugshot, fingerprints and physical description for Richard Galatas, Inmate #46085, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements. Galatas was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy related to the Union Station Massacre.

Date: 
January 5th 1935

Report from the U.S. Bureau of Investigation on Richard Galatas, Inmate #46085, which lists his aliases and criminal record. 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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January 15th 1935

Admission summary for Louis Stacci, Inmate #46087, which includes information on his previous criminal record, medical and psychiatric reports, and social and educational histories. Stacci 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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January 30th 1935

Parole progress report for Louis Stacci, Inmate #46087, which includes information about his military background and updates on his case. Stacci 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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June 25th 1935

Parole progress report for Louis Stacci, Inmate #46087, which includes details about the sentences of his codefendants, correspondence with relatives, and parole plans. Stacci 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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June 27th 1935

Document listing Alice Blakely's work experience, endorsements, and personal information.

Date: 
1935

Memoradum discussing plans for Lloyd Stark's gubernatorial campaign. It notes the importance of announcing the Pendergast endorsement quickly and openly "to prevent, as far as possible, a 'reconsideration' later." It also discusses plans for establishing Stark-for-Governor clubs throughout the state, establishing patronage, finance and executive committees, and how to deal with the likely anti-Pendergast movement.

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October 1935

List of recipients of a gift of Golden Delicious apple cider from Lloyd C. Stark's orchards, along with an example form letter to be send in advance.

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September 1935

Confidental memorandum regarding Pendergast machine activities. The memo mentions patronage from the current governor, internal feuds, the State Highway Department, and advises allying Jim Aylward because "[Tom Pendergast] is slipping [and] Young Jim incompetent."

Date: 
1935

Unsigned typed document, presumably written by Lloyd Stark. It regards a visit to William Igoe in St. Louis about the feasibility of the author's chances in running for Missouri governor.

Date: 
May 1st 1935

Statement likely made for public release concerning the upcoming election of Kansas City Prosecuting Attorney. The unknown author (possibly Rufus B. Burrus) favors Democrat Michael O'Hern over Republican Chet Keyes and addresses the hypocrisy of the Kansas City Republican Party's argument against voting for O'Hern. The author points out that O'Hern's opponents do not question his character or ability and only dislike him because of the corrupt actions of other Kansas City Democrats.

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November 1935

Court Opinion by Commissioner Walter H. Bohling for Criminal Case No. 33947: State of Missouri vs. Walter H. McGee, Appellant. Upon reviewing the assignments of error in McGee's motion for a new trial, Bohling affirms that McGee was guilty of kidnapping Mary McElroy on May 27, 1933 and holding her for ransom. Mary was the daughter of Henry F. McElroy, City Manager of Kansas City, Missouri.

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March 30th 1935

Excerpt of the full transcript of the record for Criminal Case No. 35160: State of Missouri vs. Adam Richetti. In the included indictment, Prosecuting Attorney W. W. Graves charges Richetti with the murder of Frank Hermanson on June 17, 1933.

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1935

Press release on a report by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration on the occupation of workers on relief in Kansas City, Missouri. The report states that 16,000 "employable persons" were on relief in the city as of May, 1934, with the largest portion formerly employed in manufacturing, building, and construction, and describes the racial and gender breakdowns of the group. The report notes that only two percent of the workers on relief were professionals, and that many of those were musicians, actors, artists, and teachers.

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April 18th 1935

Judgment and commitments for Criminal Case No. 12698: United States vs. Richard Tallman Galatas, alias Dick Galadis, alias Pritchard Sheridan; Herbert Allen Farmer, alias Herbert Black, alias H. A. Patton, alias W. H. Williams; Esther Farmer; Frances Nash, alias Frances Miller, alias Frances Harrison; Frank B. Mulloy, alias Frits Mulloy; Louis Stacci, alias Doc Stacey; Elisabeth Galatas, alias Betty McFadden, alias Mrs. Glenn Morris, and Vivian Mathis, alias Vivian Page, alias Clara Hays, Defendants.

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January 8th 1935
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