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1. Alf Brant Alf Brant 1896 Biographical sketch of Major Alf Brant, "superintendent of the Kansas City workhouse," moving to Missouri in 1857. He served in the Union army in the Civil War, in 1876 moved to Kansas City. starting the...

2. Capturing the Castle Capturing the Castle June 26-July 2, 2014 Article describes the efforts of volunteers working to restore the Vine Street Workhouse, otherwise known as the Castle, located at 2001 Vine Street. Daniel and Ebony Edwards are interviewed and describe...

3. 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...

4. 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...