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201. Human Wolves Human Wolves 1941 Book by Lear B. Reed, former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) special agent and Kansas City Police Chief (July 11, 1939 - September 30, 1941). Reed tells the story of his work with the FBI, his decision...

202. In Honor of Tom Pendergast In Honor of Tom Pendergast June//1978 Photos and article arguing against the promotion by the Kansas City Landmarks Commission and the Kansas City Star "that Tom Pendergast's old office building at 1908 Main be designated for the National...

203. In Shadow and Violence: Grabbing for the American Dream In Shadow and Violence: Grabbing for the American Dream December/9/1979 Article about organized crime.

204. In the Pen: The Oldest Prison West of the Mississippi Will Close Soon In the Pen: The Oldest Prison West of the Mississippi Will Close Soon February-March//2001 Photos and article about the history of the Jefferson City Correctional Center, formerly the Missouri State Penitentiary, opened in 1836 as "the first prison built west of the Mississippi River" and planned...

205. In the Stills of the Night In the Stills of the Night February//1980 Story of moonshiners and murders associated with informers on their hidden stashes of corn whiskey in the Missouri "River Bottoms" during 1920s Prohibition.

206. Indictment of Our City Council Indictment of Our City Council January/22/1938 Complaint against the city council about how it is run against the rules set up for it, and how the city manager "glories" in its illegal partisanship, etc.

207. Inmates Testify on Prison's Grim E-Hall Inmates Testify on Prison's Grim E-Hall June/3/1975 Biographical article about 42-year-old J. W. Stidham, or Slick Stidham, "one of the leaders of the $10-million riot at the [Missouri State Penitentiary] prison in September 1954" and his "hearing to determine"...

208. Investigation of Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce Part 4-A: Missouri Investigation of Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce Part 4-A: Missouri 1951 Testimonies of James Pendergast and Thomas Lacoco, respectively, about ballot theft, gambling money, the Gargotta and Binaggio murders, and other organized crime activities related to the Pendergast machine....

209. Is the Drug Squad Going Up in Smoke? Is the Drug Squad Going Up in Smoke? March 1979 Article about the internal problems of the division of the police department devoted to stopping drug-related crime.

210. It Came from Kansas City: The How and Why behind the Development of Kansas City Jazz It Came from Kansas City: The How and Why behind the Development of Kansas City Jazz Winter-Spring//2001 Photos and article about the development of the unique Kansas City jazz sound and scene in the 1920s-1930s during the Pendergast machine era and the city's efforts to embrace the tradition in recent years....

211. It's Sandersman! It's Sandersman! November 10-16, 2005 Article profiling Jackson County Prosecutor Mike Sanders. The author discusses Sanders' background and track record as an attorney, as well as considering speculation that he might run for the office of...

212. Jazz: Hot and Cool Jazz: Hot and Cool Summer//1976 Description of the jazz scene in Kansas City between 1918 and 1976.

213. Jim Pendergast Is Dead at 70: Long Illness Fatal to Political Leader, Nephew of Late Boss Jim Pendergast Is Dead at 70: Long Illness Fatal to Political Leader, Nephew of Late Boss March/29/1966 Photo and obituary for James Michael Pendergast, or James Pendergast (ca. 1896-1966), "the last to carry the family name in the political arena" dying at the age of 70 on March 28, 1966 at his home at...

214. Jo Ellen Weigel Murder Jo Ellen Weigel Murder 1970-1973 A collection of 22 pages of photocopied newspaper articles from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times detailing the murder of Jo Ellen Weigel and the subsequent investigation of that crime. Weigel's...

215. Joe. Amrine: From Death Row to Life (On The Outside) Joe. Amrine: From Death Row to Life (On The Outside) September 5, 2004 In-depth look at Amrine's first year on the "outside" after facing execution four times for a crime he didn't commit. Explores difficulties of adjusting to life after years in prison.

216. Joe McNamara Talks about Strikes, fires, the Mafia, and Kojak Joe McNamara Talks about Strikes, fires, the Mafia, and Kojak November//1975 Photos, interview, and biographical article about Joseph McNamara, chief of the Kansas City Police Department (from 1973-1976), discussing the labor strike of police officers firefighters, presence organized...

217. John E. Robinson Crime-Murder Notebooks John E. Robinson Crime-Murder Notebooks June 6, 2000- These three ring notebooks contain newspaper and magazine articles concerning local serial killer John Robinson. They are arranged in chronological order and begin on June 6, 2000 and are added to as articles...

218. John Lazia John Lazia Information on John Lazia (1896-1934), called a "North Side political chieftain and power in the underworld" connected to the Union Station Massacre and "boss Tom Pendergast's lieutenant in the Kansas...

219. John Whipple John Whipple November/16/1967 Biographical article about John Whipple, a patrolman shot in 1967.

220. Journalism: Black Journalism Mugged in Missouri Say Police Reluctant to Help Out Journalism: Black Journalism Mugged in Missouri Say Police Reluctant to Help Out August/19/1991 Article about the mugging of four black journalists in the Westport district of Kansas City, attending "the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) convention" and only "grudgingly offered help"...