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1. Description of Kansas City in 1880 Description of Kansas City in 1880 1950 Chapter of the book about "Old West" Kansas City, complete with gunfighters, shady saloons, muddy streets, and sightings of Wild Bill Hickok. Includes a list of bordellos and saloons and their occupants,...

2. Fanfaronade Fanfaronade May/3/1935 Article about the bars, saloons, and similar "joints" on 12th Street in Kansas City, describing the types of people and businesses prevalent there in the Great Depression, including "underworld tycoon...

3. From Dark to Dawn From Dark to Dawn January//1944 Highlights of "the Kansas City fight against vice that have occurred during the last thirty years," including prostitution, liquor, gambling, and organized crime.

4. Gambling Halls, Saloons and Bawdy Houses Gambling Halls, Saloons and Bawdy Houses July 1, 1972 Article provides a brief history of Kansas City's gambling halls, saloons and houses of prostitution. Some of the establishments mentioned include Faro Number Three, Faro Number Twelve Marble Hall, Fortune...

5. Kansas City Morals, Past, Present and Future Kansas City Morals, Past, Present and Future June//1945 Review of anti-vice activity back to 1913.

6. New Pussys New Pussys May 24, 1935 Article about the "Pusateris" operating gambling machines, prostitutes, bootleg liquors, and "juicy steak dinners" "about a block east of police headquarters" during the Prohibition era, moving in 1935...

7. The Wild and Wooly Town of Kansas The Wild and Wooly Town of Kansas May/7/1978 Colorful tales of the "Old West" era of Kansas City, following Theodore Case's first days in the dangerous town of saloons, prostitutes, gunfights, and gambling.

8. Unbossed Judge Unbossed Judge January/30/1939 Article about the efforts to stop vice in the city by Pendergast machine opponent Judge Southern, with raids on gambling houses and brothels.