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1. Wolf Rimann Wolf Rimann Photos and newspaper clippings about Wolf Rimann (ca. 1906-1949), manager and golf pro at various local country clubs, killed by gunmen in gangland style at 14th and Chestnut Avenues. Native of Waterloo,...

2. Withers Will Filed in Court Withers Will Filed in Court December/20/1974 Notice about the filing of the first will of the late Helen Withers of Overland Park, filed in the Johnson County (Kansas) Probate Court amid controversy over another will filed in Salt Lake City.

3. William Peake William Peake 1891 Cabinet card photograph portrait of William Peake, at one time city treasurer. Includes newspaper articles (14 in. x 18 in.), "Kansas City Journal," February 6, 1891, and March 25, 1891, concerning City...

4. Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid The majority of photographs in this collection came from the Brookings Montgomery photograph collection purchased by the library in the 1960s. Images are of outlaws, cowboys, Indians, lawmen, judges, western...

5. Why They Kill: The Discoveries of a Maverick Criminologist Why They Kill: The Discoveries of a Maverick Criminologist 1999 Discussion in the book about both Perry Smith and Dick Hickock who murdered the Clutter Family in Holcomb, Kansas.

6. Why Some Men Can't Stay Away from the Municipal Farm [and] A Prisoner Speaks Up Why Some Men Can't Stay Away from the Municipal Farm [and] A Prisoner Speaks Up October//1969 Photos and articles about "the Municipal Correctional Institution (commonly known as the Municipal Farm)" in eastern Kansas City and its prisoners, prison guards (including "Superintendent Cyriel Provyn"),...

7. Whose Murders? Whose Murders? April 7, 1934 Story of the election day murders on March 27, 1934, starting with fist fights and escalating into gunshots, killing four and ending in "numerous mutilations of persons."

8. Who Killed Joe Loehr? Who Killed Joe Loehr? September 20-26, 2012 Article describes how the murder of Joe Loehr has impacted a group of individuals he lived with in a Kansas City area homeless camp. Residents of the camp describe the circumstances leading to the murder...

9. Who Dunnit? This City's Most Baffling Crimes Who Dunnit? This City's Most Baffling Crimes March//1984 Most mysterious crimes researched from retired detectives, old newspaper files, and police records.

10. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Description of the Detention Home building for juvenile deliquents, located at 5th and Oak Streets.

11. Where the Hobo Exists: Sunday Night Scenes in Some of the North End Resorts Where the Hobo Exists: Sunday Night Scenes in Some of the North End Resorts January/14/1895 Illustrations and article about the hobos and other "vagrants" at "the North end, Second ward, in a beer resort known as 'The Buzzard,' No. 1." Description of their lifestyles at bars or saloons such as...

12. When Respected Brothers Slew Missouri Family When Respected Brothers Slew Missouri Family July/11/1963 File containing photos, illustrations, and biographical article about George Taylor and his brother William Taylor, murderers of Gus Meeks and his family on May 10, 1894 in Carroll County, Missouri. Description...

13. When Moody Ruled When Moody Ruled August 4-10, 2005 Part II of an article describing possible causes of increased violence in Kansas City, Missouri during the summer of 2005. The author posits that rapper Anthony ("Fat Tone") Watkins' May, 2005 murder in...

14. What's the Plan? Citizen Crime Fighters What's the Plan? Citizen Crime Fighters April//1999 Photo and biographical article about Melissa Robinson, a black 19-year-old host of a regular show on the KPRS-FM radio station as "the runaway prevention and intervention coordinator for the Ad Hoc Group...

15. What's Happened to Our Mob? What's Happened to Our Mob? December//1990 Changing shape and names in Kansas City's organized crime in the 1970s and 1980s.

16. What Kind of Fellow Is This Man We Call the Police Chief What Kind of Fellow Is This Man We Call the Police Chief October//1969 Photo and biographical article about Clarence Kelley, chief of the Kansas City Police Department. Review of his life and career partially in his own words, from his birth in Kansas City to time in the...

17. What Do We Do with All That Jazz? What Do We Do with All That Jazz? February//1990 A brief history of jazz and discussion of how the movement in Kansas City in the 1920s and 1930s dominated the nation.

18. Westport Personality: Clarence Kelley Westport Personality: Clarence Kelley August//1981 Photo and biographical article about Clarence Kelley, a private investigator "in the quiet Westport office of Kelley and Associates" and "former Director of the FBI and former Chief of Police for Kansas...

19. Were You on the Bus? Were You on the Bus? August/29/2001 Article about the crime prevention efforts of Northeast Kansas City activists against "pimps, prostitutes and drug dealers" during the area's "20-year high" vice crime rate in 2001.

20. Welfare for Everybody Welfare for Everybody February//1948 Article about "the Kansas City welfare department--the oldest in age and one of the youngest in spirit in the United States--" and its general services for citizens. Discussion of neighborhood meetings,...