Machine Politics, Organized Crime, and Reform

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Photograph of Frank P. Walsh and Family

Photograph of Frank P. Walsh, his wife Katherine, and three of their children. Taken between 1918 and 1921.

Portrait of Frank H. Cromwell, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1922-1924. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Portrait of Frank P. Walsh, progressive lawyer and labor advocate. Taken around 1915.

Kansas City Police Department mugshot of Charles Binaggio.

Portrait of John B. Gage, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1940-1946. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

John B. Gage, Kansas City mayor from 1940 to 1946, in city council chambers.

Portrait of Jean Helier posed behind glass filled with bullet holes. Photo is autographed as "To N.

Mug shot of Hymie Ballew, Inmate No. 42199 at the Missouri State Penitentiary.

Portrait of Frank Moore, Johnson County sheriff from 1935 to 1937. 

Photograph of Bryce B. Smith standing, facing left in the new City Hall at the northeast corner of 12th Street and Oak Street, ca. 1937-39.

John B. Gage, Kansas City mayor from 1940 to 1946, in city council chambers.

Head and shoulders autographed portrait of Maurice M. Milligan, U.S. attorney who prosecuted Tom Pendergast.

Photograph of a crowd gathered around seized gambling equipment at the Johnson County Courthouse square circa 1938.

Architectural rendering of the Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, after renovations in 1933.

Portrait of Albert I. Beach, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1924-1930. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Photograph of bottles and packages of confiscated liquor outside of the Johnson County Courthouse circa 1938.

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