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1. Missouri Prisons Missouri Prisons File contains information about Missouri prisons and prisoners and their various activities, including manufacturing.

2. KCResources, page 9 KCResources, page 9

3. Susan Stanton Susan Stanton Photos and information on Susan Stanton (born about 1948), "Director of Corrections" at the Jackson County Jail (in the late 1970s and early 1980s) and ballerina at the Westport Ballet Company.

4. 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...

5. Missouri Prisons Missouri Prisons File contains information on several Missouri prisons such as the Tipton Correctional Center for Women in Tipton, Missouri, a minimum-security prison without bars or uniforms; the one at Moberly, and state...

6. The Workhouse The Workhouse Postcard of the Workhouse Prison

7. The Workhouse The Workhouse Postcard of the Workhouse Prison

8. Juvenile Detention Center Juvenile Detention Center Information about the Juvenile Detention Center, possibly also called the "Faubion School."

9. Narrative of John Doy, of Lawrence, Kansas: "A Plain, Unvarnished Tale" Narrative of John Doy, of Lawrence, Kansas: "A Plain, Unvarnished Tale" //1860 Chapters of the book about experiences at the the Platte City jail during the border warfare period in 1859, including descriptions of cruelty against slaves and abolitionists.

10. Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid 1830-1940, bulk 1889-1940 The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...

11. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1896 Photo of the "county jail and court room," a building about four stories high.

12. Blue Book of City Hall: Kansas City, Mo., 1924 Blue Book of City Hall: Kansas City, Mo., 1924 1924 Photos of the Municipal Farm and the "Women's Reformatory."

13. Hash! Stories of Old Westport Hash! Stories of Old Westport 1933 Description of the Westport jail or "calaboose," including its size, locks, etc.

14. 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.

15. Analysis of Needs at Municipal Farm and Women's Reformatory Analysis of Needs at Municipal Farm and Women's Reformatory 1950 Study of the functions and operations of the municipal prison farm for women.

16. Campaigns of the Civil War: Centennial Edition Campaigns of the Civil War: Centennial Edition 1961 Colored map of the southeastern United States shows campaigns, battles, prisons, and other important sites associated with the Civil War. Insets show Battle of Gettysburg and Virginia Campaigns, and portraits...

17. Missouri State Penitentiary Missouri State Penitentiary 1964 Unidentified men eating at luncheon in connection with a South Central Business Association visit to the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri.

18. Missouri State Penitentiary Missouri State Penitentiary 1964 Unidentified men at luncheon held in conjunction with South Central Business Association visit to the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri.

19. Missouri State Penitentiary Missouri State Penitentiary 1964 Unidentified men and women at luncheon held in conjunction with South Central Business Association visit to the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri.

20. Missouri State Penitentiary Missouri State Penitentiary 1964 Unidentified men and women at luncheon held in conjunction with South Central Business Association visit to the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri.