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1. A Safe Haven for Former Prostitutes A Safe Haven for Former Prostitutes January 9, 2011 Veronica's Voice, an organization founded by Kristy Childs, received an anonymous donation to establish a new home (location undisclosed) called Magdalene Manor as a safe haven for women and girls trying...

2. A String of Sixty Murders: A Serial Killer--or Copycats--Haunts Kansas City A String of Sixty Murders: A Serial Killer--or Copycats--Haunts Kansas City December/4/1989 Photo and article about the "sixty women--three quarters of them black, drug-using prostitutes"--found murdered in Kansas City since 1977, leading to an investigation into a possible serial killer.

3. Annie Chambers' High-Toned Brothel Annie Chambers' High-Toned Brothel Fall//1997 Article about the brothels or bordellos in Kansas City and similar frontier towns in the middle to late 19th century, describing them in general as well as Kansas City brothels and the practice of prostitution...

4. City Union Mission City Union Mission

5. City Union Mission City Union Mission 1968 One page history of the City Union Mission, founded in 1924 by Reverend David B. Bulkey at 545 Main Street, the first of several locations Downtown in Kansas City. Description of the organization's "work...

6. Crime Prevention in Westport Crime Prevention in Westport August//1981 Two-part article with the first part about crime prevention methods in Westport through neighborhood committees, one led by "Bob Berdella, organizer of the block captain system," with the second part of...

7. Fanfaronade Fanfaronade May/3/1935 Article about the bars, saloons, and similar "joints" on 12th Street in Kansas City, describing the types of people and businesses prevalent there in the Great Depression, including "underworld tycoon...

8. Gone but Not Forgotten: Annie, Chambers, Kansas City Madam, Dead at Age Ninety-two Gone but Not Forgotten: Annie, Chambers, Kansas City Madam, Dead at Age Ninety-two Fall//1997 Article composed of newspaper article reprints about the life and death of Annie Chambers (1842-1935), the Kansas City madam, with the given name of Mrs. Leannah Kearns, and her "1872 'mansion' of twenty-five...

9. Independence Days Independence Days January-February/30-5/2003 Article describes the work of Samantha Steeves and Kristy Childs to rehabilitate prostitutes in Kansas City through an organization called Veronica's Voice.

10. It Takes One To Know One: Prostitute Recovery Program To Open Historic Northeast Office, Ministry It Takes One To Know One: Prostitute Recovery Program To Open Historic Northeast Office, Ministry March/20/2002 Business owners and residents of the Northeast area cruised the Independence Avenue corridor looking for prostitution activities. This year they will partner with the Veronica's Voice program which seeks...

11. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Annie Chambers (1843-1935), a prostitution resort owner and manager in Kansas City. She was born in Kentucky as Leanna Loveall, marrying William Chambers, becoming his widow and moving...

12. Move Over, Girls, the Machine's Moving In Move Over, Girls, the Machine's Moving In March/1/1935 Essay about the forced relocation of prostitutes from their usual place between 12th, Cherry, Locust, and 13th Streets to "only two blocks over toward Troost" by the Pendergast machine, mainly due to their...

13. New Pussys New Pussys May 24, 1935 Article about the "Pusateris" operating gambling machines, prostitutes, bootleg liquors, and "juicy steak dinners" "about a block east of police headquarters" during the Prohibition era, moving in 1935...

14. Past Prostitution and Proud of It Past Prostitution and Proud of It August 27, 2003 Color photos and article about the rehabilitation of former prostitutes in the Northeast area of Kansas City. Description of the local "Veronica's Voice" project in cooperation with other agencies in breaking...

15. Preventing Prostitution In Neighborhoods Preventing Prostitution In Neighborhoods July 31, 2002 Community organizers, police officers and concerned citizens recently met in the Don Bosco Senior High Gymnasium to discuss the issue of prostitution on Independence Avenue. Community organizer, Bobbi...

16. Prostitution Crackdown Prostitution Crackdown August/21/2002 Update on the continuing problem of prostitution along Independence Avenue in the Northeast area. Report of a recent police sting operation. "Operation Streetsweep: Taking Back Our Streets" has both short-term...

17. Prostitution in Kansas City Prostitution in Kansas City Circa 1905 Booklet contains the calling cards and some photographs of women believed to be madames or prostitutes working in Kansas City around the turn of the twentieth century. Item has been photocopied and a typed...

18. School Broad School Broad August/8-14/2002 Article detailing several efforts to fight prostitution on Independence Avenue in the Northeast area of Kansas City. Former school board member Michelle Hensley proposes to form a "red light district"...

19. Sisters of Saint Joseph in Kansas City Sisters of Saint Joseph in Kansas City 2004 Chapter in the book about the Sisters of St. Joseph in Missouri between 1836 - 1920. Included in this account is a section concerning Kansas City and the sisters involvement here. Father Bernard Donnelly...

20. The Host City: A Touch of Class in the Heartland The Host City: A Touch of Class in the Heartland August/30/1976 Photos and article about the 1976 Republican National Convention in Kansas City and the many events and personalities involved. Description of prominent national and local politicians, journalists and...