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1. 'Capote' Puts the Wraps on a Local Artwork 'Capote' Puts the Wraps on a Local Artwork March 10, 2006 This column of Mike Hendricks features a portrait of Jesus Christ done by Perry Smith while in Lansing Prison and before the Clutter Family murders, later portrayed in Truman Capote's book In Cold Blood....

2. A City Hall Wanted A City Hall Wanted September/8/1881 Article describing the county jail and the new police headquarters in the old courthouse.

3. A Convict Looks Back at the 1954 Missouri Penitentiary Riots A Convict Looks Back at the 1954 Missouri Penitentiary Riots November/13/1977 Article about the 1954 riots at the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri. Riot included killings, fires, destruction of over $10 million to state property and most of the prison. Also...

4. Bert's Beat: WWII Italian POWs Once Held in KC Area Bert's Beat: WWII Italian POWs Once Held in KC Area March/3/1991 File containing article about the Italian prisoners of World War II held in the Kansas City area.

5. Bread and Water Will Go Off Books Bread and Water Will Go Off Books December/22/1978 Article about the end of the policy of punishing inmates with bread and water diets.

6. Christmas at the Municipal Correctional Institution Christmas at the Municipal Correctional Institution December/10/1974 Description of the living conditions and holiday festivities at the city jail.

7. Civil War Mail Went through Hail of Shots Civil War Mail Went through Hail of Shots November/21/1967 Biographical article about Absalom Carlisle Grimes, or Absalom Grimes, a spy and escape artist nicknamed "mailman of the Confederate army." Description of his career, starting out as a steamboat pilot...

8. Civil War Prison Collapse In Kansas City Civil War Prison Collapse In Kansas City November/19/1911 Article about the collapse of a three-story building being used as a Civil War prison or guard house, killing four of the nine women prisoners inside, on August 13, 1863. Incident linked to the raid on...

9. Downtown Prison Collapse During the Civil War Downtown Prison Collapse During the Civil War August/18/1863 Brief description about the collapse of the "large three-story building in the Metropolitan Block, McGee's Addition, owned by G. C. Bingham," killing four of the nine women prisoners inside the building...

10. Honor to James C. Ritchie Honor to James C. Ritchie May/24/1970 Photo and obituary for James Ritchie, "a principal in the architectural firm of Monroe-Lefebvre-Ritchie" and second-place winner of an award from the Constructions Specifications Institute. Arriving in...

11. Intuition a Key to Withdrawal by Owsley Intuition a Key to Withdrawal by Owsley May/12/1968 Photo and biographical article about Arvid Owsley, announcing his upcoming retirement as Jackson County sheriff after political problems featuring the conditions and operations of the Jackson County Jail...

12. Last Missouri State Penitentiary Escapee Found Dead in Washington Last Missouri State Penitentiary Escapee Found Dead in Washington February 9, 2014 Dennis (Slick) Lilly was the last inmate to successfully escape from Missouri State Penitentiary in 1982. Prison officials and investigators believe Lilly was able to escape by wearing a guard's uniform...

13. Making the Big House Bigger Making the Big House Bigger November/12-18/1998 Discusses the current status and future of the state prison system in Missouri.

14. Neighborhood Looks Past Jail's Closing Neighborhood Looks Past Jail's Closing May 13, 2009 Article discusses the closing of the Municipal Correctional Institution (MCI) and the impact on the Eastwood Hills Community. For the last 100 years, Eastwood Hills has been a "dumping ground" for Kansas...

15. New Prison Adds to Fort's Mystique New Prison Adds to Fort's Mystique September 29, 2010 Fort Leavenworth's new massive $95 million prison complex will replace three military prisons, one at Fort Knox in Kentucky, Fort Sill in Oklahoma, and Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. The new building...

16. Old City Prison Still Stands on Vine Street Old City Prison Still Stands on Vine Street December 7, 2011 Postcard image of and short article about the City Work House building located at 2001 Vine St. The stone, castle-like structure was designed and completed by local architect Wallace Love in 1896. It housed...

17. Old Prison May Acquire New Role Old Prison May Acquire New Role September/29/1977 Photo and article about the plans for preservation of "[t]he old Vine Street Workhouse at 2011 Vine, a 19th-century penal institution now used as a transfer point for city refuse" and possibly "developed...

18. Paul Renz Paul Renz May/21/1957 Obituary for Paul Renz, director of the Missouri state prison system for 24 years, dying in 1957.

19. Prison Collapse During Civil War Prison Collapse During Civil War August/14/1863 Brief description about the collapse of the "large three-story building in the Metropolitan Block, McGee's Addition, owned by G. C. Bingham," killing four of the nine women prisoners inside the building...

20. Prison Collapse During the Civil War Prison Collapse During the Civil War August/15/1863 Brief description about the collapse of the "large three-story building in the Metropolitan Block, McGee's Addition, owned by G. C. Bingham," killing four of the nine women prisoners inside the building...