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1. Belle Starr the Bandit Queen: The Career of the Most Colorful Outlaw the Indian Territory Ever Knew Belle Starr the Bandit Queen: The Career of the Most Colorful Outlaw the Indian Territory Ever Knew 1943 Booklet about Belle Starr, Old West woman outlaw from Missouri, published by Haldeman-Julius Publications based in Girard, Kansas.

2. Chronicle of an American Crusader: Alumni Lectures Delivered at the Hebrew Union College Chronicle of an American Crusader: Alumni Lectures Delivered at the Hebrew Union College 1944 Description of a "Walkathon" Depression-era dance craze (pages 117-118) and other activities dealing with organized crime figure "John Lazia [1896-1934], gangster and thug" in Kansas City from 1928 until...

3. Clarence Tobie Clarence Tobie March 26, 1905 Photo and bio of Clarence Tobie, "manager of the Kansas City division of the William J. Burns National Detective Agency." Born in Illinois in 1869 and coming to Kansas City in 1901 as manager of "the Western...

4. Crimes and Criminals Statistics Crimes and Criminals Statistics 1968 Statistical information about all types of crimes, criminals, and geographical patrolled in Kansas City, Missouri.

5. Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City 1948 Chapter of the book about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), prominent political boss of Kansas City, succeeding his older brother James's political organization. Born in Saint Joseph, Missouri, and coming to...

6. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of "Casimir John Joseph Michael "Cas" Welch," or Casimir Welch (1873-1936), "a colorful Kansas City Democratic machine politician of the Pendergast era" of Irish descent controlling east of downtown...

7. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biographical information about John Lazia (1896-1934), an organized crime figure in the "Little Italy" section of Kansas City and an occasional liaison between the Kansas City Police Department and the...

8. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Thomas J. Pendergast (1872-1945), the political boss of Kansas City, Missouri, roughly during the 1920s and 1930s, responsible for much city government corruption and unenforced criminal activities...

9. Duels and the Roots of Violence in Missouri Duels and the Roots of Violence in Missouri 2000 Descriptions and illustrations about the early history of violence in the Kansas City and surrounding areas, including early duels dealing with the Civil War and afterwards, Eugene Field's poem "The Duel,"...

10. Emancipation Ordinance Emancipation Ordinance 1867 Reprint of the Emancipation Ordinance by the Missouri state legislature, passed on January 11, 1865, freeing all slaves in the state. "Be it ordained by the people of the State of Missouri in Convention...

11. Geary and Kansas--Governor Geary's Administration in Kansas with a Complete History of the Territory Geary and Kansas--Governor Geary's Administration in Kansas with a Complete History of the Territory until July 1857 //1857 Colorful and literary description of border ruffians between Kansas City and Westport and how people dealt with them leading up to the Civil War.

12. God Wants You to Roll God Wants You to Roll 2005 Con artists Robert ''Buddha'' Gomez and James Nichols fleeced America's churchgoers into buying cars for a few thousand dollars apiece from a fictious estate. The ''Miracle Cars'' scam resulted in over...

13. History of the Kansas City Police Department through Pictures and Documents History of the Kansas City Police Department through Pictures and Documents //1979? History of the department starting in 1874 with several photos.

14. Human Wolves Human Wolves 1941 Book by Lear B. Reed, former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) special agent and Kansas City Police Chief (July 11, 1939 - September 30, 1941). Reed tells the story of his work with the FBI, his decision...

15. Kansas City Crime Central Kansas City Crime Central 2010 This 232-page book details crimes and criminals in Kansas City area from Union Station Massacre and Bonnie and Clyde to the more recent Ali Kemp and Erica Gree (Precious Doe).

16. Kansas City Crime Commission's "Hood's Who" Spotlight on Organized Crime Syndicate, Mafia, Black Hand, Kansas City Crime Commission's "Hood's Who" Spotlight on Organized Crime Syndicate, Mafia, Black Hand, Outfit, Mob, Cosa Nostra 1970 Lists, charts, cartoons, and so on about Kansas City organized crime and its prevention.

17. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of Clarence Tobie, Kansas City division manager of the William J. Burns National Detective Agency.

18. Kansas City Mafia Members Kansas City Mafia Members 2007 Profiles of 1960s era Mafia members as recorded and found in FBI files are arranged by state. Eighteen names are associated with Kansas City and include: Leonard Affronti, Jack Ancona, John B. Blando,...

19. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Martha Zimmerman Franklin, or Martha Franklin (1898-1976), "the consummate businesswoman and club member who worked tirelessly for community betterment." Description of her life and career...

20. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of George Elliott Simpson, or George Simpson (1833-1893), a former banker and western freighter of Kansas City and New York City. Native of Tennessee moving to Independence, Missouri...