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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...

4. The Workhouse The Workhouse Postcard of the Workhouse Prison

5. The Workhouse The Workhouse Postcard of the Workhouse Prison

6. What's the Story behind the Ornate Building at 2001 Vine Street? What's the Story behind the Ornate Building at 2001 Vine Street? July 31, 1988 Vine Street Workhouse information: "The building is known as the Vine Street Workhouse. It was designed by Wallace Love and built with the help of prisoners between 1895 and 1897. Prisoners also helped...

7. Work Is the Only Cure for Criminals Work Is the Only Cure for Criminals 2009 Police Judge Harry G. Kyle states his belief in the efficacy of hard work for controlling ciminal behavior. Second part of article tells about how well fed and housed the inmates of the Vine Street Workhouse...