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81. Chronicle of an American Crusader: Alumni Lectures Delivered at the Hebrew Union College Chronicle of an American Crusader: Alumni Lectures Delivered at the Hebrew Union College 1944 Description of a "Walkathon" Depression-era dance craze (pages 117-118) and other activities dealing with organized crime figure "John Lazia [1896-1934], gangster and thug" in Kansas City from 1928 until...

82. Church Leaders Meet to Discuss Break-Ins Church Leaders Meet to Discuss Break-Ins January/24/2001 Photo and article about "a series of break-ins" and burglaries in Northeast neighborhood churches, especially on Benton Boulevard and Independence Boulevard.

83. Churchmen Lead Fight for Schools: Kansas City School Levy Election Won by Civic, Religious Forces Headed Churchmen Lead Fight for Schools: Kansas City School Levy Election Won by Civic, Religious Forces Headed by J. Allan Watson April 26, 1950 Religious and church-related news about the Kansas City and surrounding areas, including the following items: (1) a successful school levy election headed by "J. Allan Watson, general secretary of the...

84. Cities: Attack on Negro Crime Cities: Attack on Negro Crime February/11/1957 Story about the biggest police raid in Kansas City since 1941, hauling in 279 black people to prison initially. Raid made after robberies increased 40% from the previous year, four out of five of them...

85. Cities: Kansas City Dynamite Cities: Kansas City Dynamite June/9/1947 Article about the robbery of the Jackson County Courthouse on 12th Street, supposedly of voting nominations, by James Michael Pendergast, or Jim Pendergast.

86. Citizens v. Boss: Citizens Win Citizens v. Boss: Citizens Win October//1954 History of the extreme turnaround in organization of Kansas City's government, from 1931 when $10 million of $32 million in bond improvements were "utilized illegally for private gain," to 1954 with Kansas...

87. Citizens' Election Committee in Action Citizens' Election Committee in Action October/17/1936 Story of political corruption involving Democratic party officials at the polls and threatening phone calls following a police interaction.

88. Citizens' League History Citizens' League History January/22/1921 Founded in March 1917 to secure better conditions in city government and law enforcement.

89. City File--Kansas City: Art, Baseball, Jazz, and Sacred Cows City File--Kansas City: Art, Baseball, Jazz, and Sacred Cows June//1991 Illustrations and article about the tourist sites of Kansas City, covering its basic scenery, cultural institutions, shopping and other entertainment centers, climate, history, "neutral non-dialect," prominent...

90. City Window: Hollywood Asks Morris about Truman, Pendergast City Window: Hollywood Asks Morris about Truman, Pendergast June//1983 Photo and biographical article Milton Morris, or Milt Morris, a 71-year-old (in 1983) bar operator and "a chauffeur for Western Missouri Judge Truman at the same time he was a go-fer for the Pendergast...

91. City Window: Old Idea City Window: Old Idea October 1979 First public official of note to employ anonymous tip rewards was not a police officer of 1979 but the governor in the time of Jesse James.

92. City Window: Rape Protest City Window: Rape Protest June 1979 Short announcement for a "candlelight procession" of women to protest rape and "to encourage women to report rape."

93. Civella: The Man, the Mob Civella: The Man, the Mob April//1983 Biographical article about Nick Civella, "the apparent leader of Kansas City's organized crime family," born as Guiseppi Nicoli Civello in 1912 in Kansas City's Little Italy. Detailed description of his...

94. Civic Housekeepers And More Civic Housekeepers And More December 2013 A history of women's organizations and women civic leaders in Kansas City. Beginning the in the 1850s and continuing forward, women in Kansas City sought to form groups that addressed issues of education,...

95. Clarence Tobie Clarence Tobie March 26, 1905 Photo and bio of Clarence Tobie, "manager of the Kansas City division of the William J. Burns National Detective Agency." Born in Illinois in 1869 and coming to Kansas City in 1901 as manager of "the Western...

96. Cleaning Up the FBI: Interview with Director Kelley Cleaning Up the FBI: Interview with Director Kelley April/5/1976 Photos, interview, and biographical article about Clarence Kelley, new director of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (F. B. I.) and former chief of the Kansas City Police Department, discussing his...

97. Cleansing Crime Cleansing Crime May/8/2002 Story features four CAT/CAN officers of the East Patrol of the Kansas City Police Department. Through their efforts, Independence Avenue in the Northeast area as been cleaned up of drug houses and prostitution...

98. Clutter Family Murders Clutter Family Murders November 16, 1959-June 19, 1966 Several newspaper clippings about the murder of the Clutter family on November 15, 1959, in Holcomb, Kansas, for which the two killers were hanged in 1965. Description of the "nonfiction novel" by Truman...

99. Clutter Family Murders Clutter Family Murders File contains copies of newspaper articles about the murder of the four-member Clutter Family in Holcomb, Kansas.

100. Columbus Park Rallies against Crime Columbus Park Rallies against Crime June/20/2001 Photo and article about the "safety information session" sponsored in Northeast Kansas City by the "Columbus Park Homeowners Association, along with the Guinotte Manor Tenant Association" intended as a...