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Independence Jail (21)
1859 Jail Museum (9)
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February//1962 (2)
March//1960 (2)
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Philip C Brooks (2)
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Fred L Lee (1)
Helen Ross (1)
Irwin Fender (1)
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1. Because of Grants, Volunteers: Jail & Museum Get New Exterior Because of Grants, Volunteers: Jail & Museum Get New Exterior Fall//1995 Illlustrated article about the renovation of the exterior of the 1859 Jail, Marshal's Home and Museum in Independence.

2. Dr. Brooks Reports on Museum Operations Dr. Brooks Reports on Museum Operations March//1960 Short article about the Jackson County "Jail and Museum" in Independence and their successful operations under the direction of the Jackson County Historical Society, with 4,770 visitors "from June 28,...

3. Fender Reports on Museum Work Fender Reports on Museum Work February//1962 News of the progress of the restoration work on the Jackson County Jail museum, including the Marshal's quarters and insurance coverage.

4. Independence Jail Restoration Nearing Completion Independence Jail Restoration Nearing Completion August//1959 Photos, illustration, and article about the restoration "of the 100-year-old Jackson County jail in Independence, Mo."

5. Jackson County Historical Museum Jackson County Historical Museum January//1960 Photo and article about "the acquisition of the historic old Jackson County Jail in Independence and its restoration as a museum and society headquarters."

6. Jackson County Jail Jackson County Jail Interior view of cells in Jackson County Jail; located in Independence, Missouri.

7. Jackson County Jail Jackson County Jail Full frontal view of Jackson County Jail; located in Independence, Missouri.

8. Jackson County Jail Jackson County Jail Interior view of parlor area in Jackson County Jail; located in Independence, Missouri.

9. Jackson County Jail Jackson County Jail 1955 Full frontal view of Jackson County Jail; located in Independence, Missouri.

10. Jackson County Jail Jackson County Jail Photos, illustrations, map, and information on the Jackson County Jail, Marshal's Home and Museum in Independence, Missouri, built in 1859 and restored on its centennial by the Jackson County Historical...

11. Jackson County's Famous Jail Jackson County's Famous Jail Manuscript (number 16) about the history of Jackson County's jail, including the restoration as a museum of the jail at 217 North Main Street in Independence. Description of the first jail structure built...

12. Jackson County's Jail and Its Jailers: Early Sheriffs Enforced the Law To 1859 Jackson County's Jail and Its Jailers: Early Sheriffs Enforced the Law To 1859 Spring 2004 First of two installments giving the history of the Jackson County Jail in Independence, Missouri. The 100-year-old jail is located at 217 North Main Street. The Jackson County Historical Society has owned...

13. Jail Museum Needs More Visitors Jail Museum Needs More Visitors March//1963 Article about the smooth operations of the "Jail Museum" in Independence by the Jackson County Historical Society, discussing plans to help increase the visitors and revenue needed to keep the museum open....

14. JCHS Notebook: Jackson County Historical Society and How It Grew JCHS Notebook: Jackson County Historical Society and How It Grew Winter//1986 History of the Jackson County Historical Society, established in 1940 with six members and lapsing "into nearly a decade of inactivity" until "the threatened destruction of the 1849 county jail on the...

15. Marshall's Home Is Complete Marshall's Home Is Complete July 1964 Photo and caption about Judge Henry Bundschu and his donations to the Jackson County Historical Society, allowing the completion of the restoration of the Jackson County Jail Museum.

16. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Directory Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Directory 1902 Photo and bio of Edward Winstanley, "superintendent of the Court-house" in Independence, Missouri. Born in England in 1849 and emigrating to Jackson County, Missouri in 1874 as a merchant before being...

17. Old Jail Museum Restoration Featured in Museum News Old Jail Museum Restoration Featured in Museum News February//1962 One paragraph about an article published in "Museum News" magazine regarding the restoration of the Jackson County Jail museum.

18. Ross Twins, Born in Marshal's House Recall Independence Square of Mid-90's Ross Twins, Born in Marshal's House Recall Independence Square of Mid-90's Summer//1969 Reminiscences about the Ross twins, born and raised in the marshal's house section of the 1859 Jackson County Jail on Independence Square.

19. Social Activities Social Activities March//1960 Column about the formal "dedication ceremony of the Jackson County Historical Society's Headquarters and Museum" including the "Historic Old Jail."

20. Trees Are Given to Historical Society Trees Are Given to Historical Society September//1960 Notice about the donation of five sweet gum trees planted in front of the "Old Jail and Museum" of the Jackson County Historical Society.