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Correspondence from Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Inmate #31989, to his wife, Bessie DeMayo, discussing personal and legal affairs, and mentioning Tony Ribaste, a member of a Kansas City organized crime family. DeMayo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after a conviction of conspiracy to violate Prohibition law.

Date: 
January 9th 1930

Prison record of Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Inmate #31989, including information about additional convictions, added sentences, and denials of parole. DeMayo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after a conviction of conspiracy to violate Prohibition law.

Date: 
May 28th 1930

Prison record of Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Inmate #31989, including information about additional convictions, added sentences, the eventual expiration of his sentence. DeMayo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after a conviction of conspiracy to violate Prohibition law.

Date: 
August 6th 1930

Transcript of a deposition of Leavenworth guard R. R. Treadway regarding Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Inmate #31989, and Charles Grosscurth and their roles in the Muskegee Natural Gas Company. DeMayo represents himself and protests at the absence of his lawyer. Grosscurth conducts the cross examination. DeMayo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after a conviction of conspiracy to violate Prohibition law.

Date: 
June 23rd 1930

Parole application of Tony Casciola, Inmate #34626, which includes family and personal reference information as well as work plans upon release from prison. Casciola was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

Date: 
March 2nd 1930
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