Machine Politics, Organized Crime, and Reform

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Wanted notice, mugshot, and fingerprints for Richard Galatas, Inmate #46085, which includes aliases, criminal record, and physical description.

8 /1 /1933

Photograph of convicted kidnapper George McGee. The caption on the back of the image reads, "KC 212964...

11 /5 /1933

Kansas City Police Department mugshot of organized crime figure Giovanni "John" Blando, including a physical description, listing his occ

12 /7 /1933

Photograph of Ralph T. Harding, Lillie Knight, and Clarence Click (left to right) in the court room.

12 /8 /1933

Photograph of a cafe/delicatessen at 5824 Swope Parkway, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

1934

Photograph of a cafe/delicatessen at 5824 Swope Parkway, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

1934

Photograph of a cafe/delicatessen at 5824 Swope Parkway, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

1934

Photograph of a cafe/delicatessen at 5824 Swope Parkway, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

1934

Photograph of a cafe/delicatessen at 5824 Swope Parkway, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

1934

Photograph of a cafe/delicatessen at 5824 Swope Parkway, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

1934

Photograph of a wrecked Chrysler sedan, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

1934

Photograph of a bullet hole on a wrecked Chrysler sedan, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

1934

Photograph of a wrecked Chrysler sedan, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

1934

Photograph of a cafe/delicatessen at 5824 Swope Parkway, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

1934

Campaign letter, political advertisement and newspaper clipping in support of Harry S. Truman senatorial campaign.

7 /11 /1934

Clipping from the Pendergast-controlled newspaper the Missouri Democrat on November 2, 1934.

11 /2 /1934

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