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1. Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd Included in the file is a section from an unnamed magazine or book relating the story of Pretty Boy Floyd's supposed role in the Kansas City Massacre at the Union Station in 1933, also called the Union...

2. Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid The majority of photographs in this collection came from the Brookings Montgomery photograph collection purchased by the library in the 1960s. Images are of outlaws, cowboys, Indians, lawmen, judges, western...

3. Union Station Massacre Union Station Massacre Information about the Union Station Massacre.

4. John Lazia John Lazia Information on John Lazia (1896-1934), called a "North Side political chieftain and power in the underworld" connected to the Union Station Massacre and "boss Tom Pendergast's lieutenant in the Kansas...

5. Union Station Massacre Union Station Massacre File containing information on the Union Station Massacre.

6. Union Station Massacre Union Station Massacre //1975 Book about the Union Station Massacre and events leading up to it, highlighting the changing attitudes toward criminals since the city's beginnings.

7. SC122 Kansas City Police Historical Society Collection Finding Aid SC122 Kansas City Police Historical Society Collection Finding Aid 1881-2012 The Kansas City Police Historical Society Collection consists of scrapbooks, reports, correspondence, ephemera, and photographs relating to the Kansas City Police Department.

8. Union Station Massacre Scene Union Station Massacre Scene 1933 View of the front of Union Station in Kansas City where the Union Station Massacre has just happened. Identification on back reads: At right is the automobile of Raymond J. Caffrey, federal officer who...

9. Ten Thousand Public Enemies Ten Thousand Public Enemies 1935 Photos and descriptions of crime in early 20th century Kansas City, highlighting some of its more sensational outlaws such as Frank Nash and Johnny Lazia, et al. Many details of infamous criminals operating...

10. False Faces on Quality Street: An Intimate Close-Up View of Political Intrigue, Scandal and Romance False Faces on Quality Street: An Intimate Close-Up View of Political Intrigue, Scandal and Romance in the American City, with Its Daily Drama of Struggles and Pathos; Triumphs and Thrills 1937 Book set in a fictional version of late 1910s to mid-1930s Kansas City (called Larcen City here) and satirizing "the social life and political conditions" revolving around the Pendergast machine. Written...

11. Tom's Town: Kansas City and the Pendergast Legend Tom's Town: Kansas City and the Pendergast Legend 1947 Description of the Union Station Massacre on "the morning of June 17, 1933, when five persons were slain."

12. Missouri Waltz: The Inside Story of the Pendergast Machine by the Man Who Smashed It Missouri Waltz: The Inside Story of the Pendergast Machine by the Man Who Smashed It 1948 Chapter of the book about the Union Station Massacre in 1933 and the events leading up to and following it, including descriptions of John Lazia, "Pretty Boy" Floyd, or Pretty Boy Floyd, and police officers...

13. 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...

14. The Kansas City Union Station Massacre The Kansas City Union Station Massacre 1987 A 60-page paper presented by Gloria Maxwell at the NOLA (National Association for Outlaw and Lawman History) Conference held July 23-25, 1987, about the Union Station Massacre in the 1930s. Includes illustrations....

15. Winston Floyd and Witcliff Floyd Winston Floyd and Witcliff Floyd 1987 Exterior full body view of two men identified as Winston Floyd on the left and Witcliff Floyd on the right, associated with the Union Station Massacre.

16. Floyd Grave Marker Floyd Grave Marker 1987 Full view of tombstone which reads: Floyd, son, Charley Arthur, Feb. 3, 1904 - Oct. 22, 1934. Believed to be Pretty Boy Floyd. Associated with the Union Station Massacre.

17. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Anna Nearing, "the matron of Union Station" from its opening in 1914 until her retirement in 1937. Born in Toledo and coming to Kansas City in 1890 with her family, witnessing the Union...

18. Union Station Massacre Union Station Massacre 2002 A short, detailed account of the Union Station Massacre on June 17, 1933, with photos from the private library of Hugh Chase, police department historian.

19. Biography of John Lazia (1896-1934), Crime Figure Biography of John Lazia (1896-1934), Crime Figure 2007

20. Kansas City Crime Central Kansas City Crime Central 2010 This 232-page book details crimes and criminals in Kansas City area from Union Station Massacre and Bonnie and Clyde to the more recent Ali Kemp and Erica Gree (Precious Doe).