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1. Alvin Brooks Alvin Brooks File containing photos and information on Alvin Brooks, "director of Kansas City's Human Relations Department" and founder of the Ad Hoc Committee Against Crime in Kansas City in 1977. Born about 1920...

2. Clutter Family Murders Clutter Family Murders File contains copies of newspaper articles about the murder of the four-member Clutter Family in Holcomb, Kansas.

3. Crime and Criminals Crime and Criminals

4. Crime and Criminals Crime and Criminals Information on Mattie Howard, a woman convicted of a murder in 1918, "known in Kansas City as 'queen of the underworld' and 'the girl with the agate eyes,'" born about 1897 and convicted about 1920 for...

5. Crime and Murder In Kansas City Area Crime and Murder In Kansas City Area Photos and information on murders and related crimes in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

6. Dalton Gang Dalton Gang

7. Gangsters Gangsters

8. John Lazia John Lazia Information on John Lazia (1896-1934), called a "North Side political chieftain and power in the underworld" connected to the Union Station Massacre and "boss Tom Pendergast's lieutenant in the Kansas...

9. Kansas City Crime Commission Kansas City Crime Commission Photos, illustrations, and information on the Kansas City Crime Commission, organized in 1949 at 500 East 3rd Street before moving to the Waltower Building at 823 Walnut Street and still in operation in...

10. Lawmen Lawmen File containing information about lawmen in Kansas City, Jackson County, and Missouri in general.

11. Missouri Association for Criminal Justice Missouri Association for Criminal Justice Information on the Missouri Association for Criminal Justice, based in Saint Louis in the 1920s.

12. Organized Crime Organized Crime

13. Railroads Railroads Information on hobos at Kansas City area railroads and railroad stations, with at least one article by Bill Ellingsworth about their decline as homeless passengers and increase in juvenile vandals.

14. Rape Rape MOCSA acronym for Metro Organization to Counter Sexual Assault.

15. Rape Rape

16. Union Station Massacre Union Station Massacre File containing information on the Union Station Massacre.

17. Vernon Thompson Vernon Thompson File containing a photo and information on Vernon Thompson, a former Missouri state representative sentenced to prison in 2000 "for his role in stealing almost $305,000 from Kansas City and federally subsidized...

18. Vice Vice Photos, illustrations, and information (including a five-part series of articles from the Kansas City Times in 1975) on vice crime in Kansas City, especially prostitution and its prevention.

19. Wayne Miner Public Housing Wayne Miner Public Housing Photos and information on the Wayne Miner Court public housing complex opened in 1960 between 9th, 11th, Woodland and Brooklyn Avenue (1940 East 11th Street). Planned and built by the Kansas City Housing...