Criminals

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Photograph of the arraignment of Charles Taibi and Sam DeCaro, who were charged with murdering bank messenger Webster Kemner on February 27, 1934. Pictured, from the right, are KCPD Detective Ira Johnson, DeCaro, Taibi, Assistant Jackson County Prosecutor M.W. O'Hern and Jackson County Prosecutor W.W. Graves.

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Photographs

Photograph of mobster Charles Gargotta (center) being escorted to his arraignment at the Criminal Court Building to face charges of murdering bootlegger Ferris Anthon and the attempted murder of Sheriff Thomas Bash on August 12, 1933. He is being escorted by Chief Deputy William Schickhardt (left) and Deputy Al Finkelstine.

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Photographs

Mugshot of Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Inmate #31989. DeMayo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after a conviction of conspiracy to violate Prohibition law.

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Miscellaneous Documents
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Mugshot and prison record of Giuseppe "Joseph" DeLuca, Inmate #1742-TT/#62155, noting his transfer from the Federal Correctional Institution in Texarkana, Texas, to the United States Penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas, in August, 1945, along with other information. DeLuca was sentenced to three years in the Federal Correctional Institution at Texarkana, Texas, after being convicted of selling and concealing narcotics.

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Miscellaneous Documents
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Mugshot and prison record of Anthony R. Gizzo, Inmate #20547, including biographical data as well as information about his conviction and sentencing. Gizzo was sentenced to two one-year terms, served concurrently, in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth on drug charges.

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Photographs

Mugshots of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55669-L. Higgins, the former director of the Kansas City Police Department, was sentenced to two years in the United States Penitentiary at Leavenworth on charges of income tax evasion.

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Photographs

Mugshot of Giuseppe "Joseph" DeLuca, Inmate #1742-TT. DeLuca was sentenced to three years in the Federal Correctional Institution at Texarkana, Texas, after being convicted of selling and concealing narcotics.

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Miscellaneous Documents

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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Photographs

Mugshot for Frank P. Dixon, Inmate #53423. Dixon 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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Photographs

Mugshot of William E. Clifford, Inmate #20546. Clifford was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth on drug charges.

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Photographs

Mugshot for Glenn Barnard, Inmate #53424. Barnard 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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Mugshots of John H. Drummond, Inmate #52962. Drummond 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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