Prisoners

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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
Photographs

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

Photograph of Walter McGee. The caption on the back of the image reads, "KC 217832... (Chicago Bureau). EDITORS: The above photo shows Walter McGee, under sentence to hang for the kidnaping of Miss Mary McElroy, daughter of the city manager of Kansas City, Mo. WATCH WIRES FOR POSSIBLE DEVELOPMENTS MARCH 30, 1935. BFM#26 3-29-35 YOUR CREDIT LINE MUST READ 'ACME."

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Photographs

Photograph of convicted kidnapper Walter H. McGee. The caption on the back of the image reads, "KC 211935... (Chicago Bureau). IN DEATH CELL. Walter H. McGee, leader of the kidnap gang that abducted Miss Mary McElroy, photographed in the death cell in the Jackson County jail at Kansas City, Mo., after a jury had sentenced him to hang for the crime. This is the first photo to be taken in the death cell, and special permission to make it was received from Sheriff Thomas B. Bash. BFM#26 7-29-33 YOUR CREDIT LINE MUST READ "ACME"."

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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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Photographs
Miscellaneous Documents

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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Photographs

Mugshot for Weeden Henderson, Inmate #53425. Henderson 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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Photographs

Mugshot of John Luteran, Inmate #52956. Luteran was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy to deprive voters of their rights.

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Photographs

Mugshots for Robert Strohm, Inmate #53421. Strohm was sentenced to two years 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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Mugshot for Sam Brenner, Inmate #53427. Brenner was sentenced to one year and one day 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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Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
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