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Prison record for Lemuel Hawkins, Inmate #39929, including a dismissed prior charge of manslaughter and noting that he is wanted by the Superintendent of Supervision of Paroles in Springfield, Illinois. Documents also include the recommendations of the prison psychiatrist. 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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May 16th 1932

Discharge form for Lemuel Hawkins, Inmate #39929, dated June 19, 1933. 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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June 19th 1933

Receipt for Lemuel Hawkins, Inmate #39929, upon his discharge from the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth, recording the cash allowance he was given and transportation he was provided to Kansas City. 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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June 19th 1933

Fingerprints for Lemuel Hawkins, Inmate #39929, after he was shot and killed in a robbery on August 19, 1934. The fingerprints were recorded by Poole's Morgue at 5049 Indiana Ave, Chicago. 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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August 19th 1934

Correspondence regarding Lemuel Hawkins, Inmate #39929, after he was shot and killed in a robbery on August 19, 1934. The Chicago Police Department requests Hawkins' criminal record from the Leavenworth Penitentiary warden. 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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August 22nd 1934

Correspondence regarding Lemuel Hawkins, Inmate #39929, after he was shot and killed in a robbery on August 19, 1934. Record Clerk Carl Zarter provides the requested background information and criminal record of Lemuel Hawkins after his death. 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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September 6th 1934

Mugshot of former Negro League baseball player Lemuel Hawkins, taken at U.S. Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kansas. Hawkins played first base for the Kansas City Monarchs from 1921 to 1927 and the Chicago American Giants in 1928. He was convicted for attempted automobile theft in Chanute, Kansas in July 1931. Hawkins was later killed three years later when his accomplice accidentally shot him while attempting to rob a beer distribution truck in Chicago.

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November 9th 1931

Mugshot, fingerprints, and physical description of Herbert Allen Farmer, Inmate #46084, which includes aliases, information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements. Farmer was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy.

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January 5th 1935

Mugshot of Richard Galatas, Inmate #46085. 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 5th 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.

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January 5th 1935

Social history of Richard Galatas, Inmate #46085, describing his family and educational history, marital relationships, and economic background. 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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April 27th 1936

Admission summary of Richard Galatas, Inmate #46085, describing his previous record, family and personal data, medical and psychiatric status, and recommendations for his imprisonment. 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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April 29th 1936

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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May 13th 1936

Mugshot, fingerprints, and physical description for Richard Galatas, Inmate #46085, upon his transfer back to Leavenworth, including physical descripton and sentence information. 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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September 28th 1937

Mugshot of Louis Stacci, Inmate #46087. 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 5th 1935

Mugshot, fingerprints, and physical description of Louis Stacci, Inmate #46087, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements. 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 5th 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

Special progress report for Louis Stacci, Inmate #46087, which describes his good behavior and good work at Leavenworth and advises against transferring him to Alcatraz. 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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