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21. Harold R. Swenson Harold R. Swenson October 15, 1965 Portrait of Harold R. Swenson, "recently appointed warden of teh Missouri State Penitentiary". Swensen spoke at the South Central Business Association on October 26, 1965.

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

23. Honor to James C. Ritchie Honor to James C. Ritchie May/24/1970 Photo and obituary for James Ritchie, "a principal in the architectural firm of Monroe-Lefebvre-Ritchie" and second-place winner of an award from the Constructions Specifications Institute. Arriving in...

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

25. 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...

26. 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."

27. Intuition a Key to Withdrawal by Owsley Intuition a Key to Withdrawal by Owsley May/12/1968 Photo and biographical article about Arvid Owsley, announcing his upcoming retirement as Jackson County sheriff after political problems featuring the conditions and operations of the Jackson County Jail...

28. 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...

29. Juvenile Crime: Are the Courts Too Soft? Juvenile Crime: Are the Courts Too Soft? February 1979 Examination of conflicting philosophies at work in juvenile crime: help versus punishment.

30. Juvenile Detention Center Juvenile Detention Center 1972 Intense care facilities of an unspecified juvenile detention center. Urban Architects received an award for the design of this building.

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

32. Kansas City, Godfather Kansas City, Godfather February/24/1912 Article about Kansas City's Board of Public Welfare, started in 1909 as "a Board of Pardons and Paroles" and becoming a model representative of the "Godfather System" of city government departments "to...

33. Kansas State Penitentiary Prisoner Kansas State Penitentiary Prisoner circa 1930s Three men standing in front of a Kansas State Penitentiary sign. The man in the center is likely a prisoner.

34. KCResources, page 9 KCResources, page 9

35. Last Missouri State Penitentiary Escapee Found Dead in Washington Last Missouri State Penitentiary Escapee Found Dead in Washington February 9, 2014 Dennis (Slick) Lilly was the last inmate to successfully escape from Missouri State Penitentiary in 1982. Prison officials and investigators believe Lilly was able to escape by wearing a guard's uniform...

36. Making the Big House Bigger Making the Big House Bigger November/12-18/1998 Discusses the current status and future of the state prison system in Missouri.

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

38. 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...

39. Missouri Prisons Competing with Russia Missouri Prisons Competing with Russia January/3/1914 Article with illustration about "the Missouri state penitentiary at Jefferson City--the largest in the country, having 2,350 inmates, comparing it with prisons in Russia because of its punishments amounting...

40. 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.