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61. Prison Collapse During the Civil War Prison Collapse During the Civil War August/15/1863 Brief description about the collapse of the "large three-story building in the Metropolitan Block, McGee's Addition, owned by G. C. Bingham," killing four of the nine women prisoners inside the building...

62. Public Welfare Work in Kansas City Public Welfare Work in Kansas City October//1912 Description of the wage-earning alternative to prisons for convicts at such employment programs as the Municipal Farm, beneficial to the city in increased productivity and to convicts, especially of families...

63. Remaking a Truant Into a Con Remaking a Truant Into a Con March/23-29/2000 Discusses the history of the Missouri Training School for Boys, a juvenile correctional institution located in Boonville, Missouri.

64. 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.

65. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...

66. Specter of Execution Prompts Grim Request to Retiree Specter of Execution Prompts Grim Request to Retiree March/4/1985 Article about executions carried out in the state of Missouri.

67. Stine and McClure Undertaking Company Building Profile Stine and McClure Undertaking Company Building Profile 2003

68. 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.

69. The Strange Tale of the Status Offenders? And What Happens to Them The Strange Tale of the Status Offenders? And What Happens to Them December//1975 Description of the Juvenile Detention Center at 625 East 26th Street, with several photos.

70. The Workhouse The Workhouse Postcard of the Workhouse Prison

71. The Workhouse The Workhouse Postcard of the Workhouse Prison

72. Thomas E. Whitecotton Thomas E. Whitecotton ca. 1946 Portrait of Col. Thomas E. Whitecotton, who spoke to the South Central Business Association on January 15, 1946. Whitecotton was Director of Missouri Penal Institutions, and had formerly been a warden...

73. Welfare for Everybody Welfare for Everybody February//1948 Article about "the Kansas City welfare department--the oldest in age and one of the youngest in spirit in the United States--" and its general services for citizens. Discussion of neighborhood meetings,...

74. What's the Story behind the Ornate Building at 2001 Vine Street? What's the Story behind the Ornate Building at 2001 Vine Street? July 31, 1988 Vine Street Workhouse information: "The building is known as the Vine Street Workhouse. It was designed by Wallace Love and built with the help of prisoners between 1895 and 1897. Prisoners also helped...

75. 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.

76. Why Some Men Can't Stay Away from the Municipal Farm [and] A Prisoner Speaks Up Why Some Men Can't Stay Away from the Municipal Farm [and] A Prisoner Speaks Up October//1969 Photos and articles about "the Municipal Correctional Institution (commonly known as the Municipal Farm)" in eastern Kansas City and its prisoners, prison guards (including "Superintendent Cyriel Provyn"),...

77. Work Is the Only Cure for Criminals Work Is the Only Cure for Criminals 2009 Police Judge Harry G. Kyle states his belief in the efficacy of hard work for controlling ciminal behavior. Second part of article tells about how well fed and housed the inmates of the Vine Street Workhouse...