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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. 68,937 And Counting: Searching Inmate Case Files from the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kansas 68,937 And Counting: Searching Inmate Case Files from the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kansas Summer 2010 Article describes information that can be obtained from inmate case files at the Leavenworth penitentiary. Case files include inmate photographs, record sheets, personal data sheets, fingerprints, daily...

3. 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.

4. 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...

5. Analysis of Needs at Municipal Farm and Women's Reformatory Analysis of Needs at Municipal Farm and Women's Reformatory 1950 Study of the functions and operations of the municipal prison farm for women.

6. Beaham Mfg. Co., The Beaham Mfg. Co., The ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for The Beaham Mfg. Co. showing a man sitting in a prison cell, hands in chains, eating a piece of bread. A sign on wall says "Bill of Fare. Bread and Water." Front of card says: "Playing...

7. Beauty behind Bars Beauty behind Bars August 1, 1980 Photos and biographical article about Susan Stanton, "Director of Corrections" at the Jackson County Jail since 1977, joining the county government in 1973 at the age of 25.

8. Because of Grants, Volunteers: Jail & Museum Get New Exterior Because of Grants, Volunteers: Jail & Museum Get New Exterior Fall//1995 Illlustrated article about the renovation of the exterior of the 1859 Jail, Marshal's Home and Museum in Independence.

9. 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.

10. Blue Book of City Hall: Kansas City, Mo., 1924 Blue Book of City Hall: Kansas City, Mo., 1924 1924 Photos of the Municipal Farm and the "Women's Reformatory."

11. 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.

12. Carl F. Haynie Carl F. Haynie ca1960 Portrait of Carl F. Haynie, Superintendent of the medium security prison at Moberly, Missouri. He spoke at the Dec. 4, 1962 luncheon meeting.

13. Catalyst for Terror: The Collapse of the Women's Prison in Kansas City Catalyst for Terror: The Collapse of the Women's Prison in Kansas City April 1, 1995 The prison collapse is described as "one of the most fascinating but mysterious events of the Civil War on the Missouri-Kansas border" on August 13, 1863. Relates the story of the collapse of the women's...

14. 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.

15. 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...

16. Doing Time Doing Time April 2010 Article with pictures about the history of the former Missouri State penitentiary (MSP)--what a 1967 "Time" issue called "the bloodiest forty-seven acres in America." It opened in 1836 and was the first...

17. 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...

18. Gillis House Hotel Was a Prison in 1864 Gillis House Hotel Was a Prison in 1864 Winter//2000 Article about a Civil War experience of a soldier, George M. Noland of Kansas City, at the Gillis House Hotel in 1864 as a prisoner of war, sentenced to death.

19. Harold R. Swenson Harold R. Swenson October 15, 1965 Portrait of Harold R. Swenson, "recently appointed warden of teh Missouri State Penitentiary". Swensen spoke at the South Central Business Association on October 26, 1965.

20. Hash! Stories of Old Westport Hash! Stories of Old Westport 1933 Description of the Westport jail or "calaboose," including its size, locks, etc.