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

2. 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....

3. 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.

4. Mandate in Massacre Mandate in Massacre February/27/1936 Announcement of the call for surrender of three of the four conspirators at large involved in the Union Station Massacre.

5. Union Station Massacre Union Station Massacre Fall 1989 Article about the importance of the Union Station Massacre in 1933, involving such criminals as Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd, or Pretty Boy Floyd, and in the growth of the Federal Bureau of Investigations...

6. Be Proud, Citizens! Be Proud, Citizens! January/11/1935 Article about the ironic description of Kansas City by Judge Brown Harris "as 'probably the most law-abiding city in the United States.'" Irony due to the judge's association with the Pendergast machine...

7. Killing Pretty Boy Killing Pretty Boy May/20/1990 Article about the possibly intentional framing of Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd, in 1934 as "the key trigger man" behind the 1933 Union Station Massacre in Kansas City, with premature reports at the Kansas...

8. Train Towns Train Towns March 1, 2006 Article describes a number of United States cities and towns heavily influenced by trains, and which today celebrate their railroad history. Among these locations is listed Kansas City, Missouri, noted...

9. Massacre Turned FBI into a Powerhouse Massacre Turned FBI into a Powerhouse June 16, 2008 Article describing how the Union Station Massacre changed the Federal Bureau of Investigation into the powerhouse that it is today. J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI during the massacre, described the killings...

10. All Due Respect All Due Respect June 12-18, 2008 Article discusses the debut of "Shots Back in Time: The Union Station Massacre," a film by Terence O'Mally commissioned by Union Station officials. The 40-minute film tells the story of the Union Station...

11. Union Station Throws Brilliant Bash Union Station Throws Brilliant Bash September 6, 2014 Article documents a celebration to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the construction of Union Station that occurred on Friday, September 5, 2014. The author states that the event began with a Kansas...

12. The Kansas City Massacre and the Mystery of the Missing Public Enemy The Kansas City Massacre and the Mystery of the Missing Public Enemy Fall 2002 Article presents the story of Maurice Denning, who some implicated in the Union Station Massacre. He was on the FBI's most wanted list in the 1930s and his disappearance was never totally resolved.

13. The Crime-Ridden Summer of 1933 The Crime-Ridden Summer of 1933 September 8, 1963 Article reviews the events of the 1933 summer when Mary McElroy was kidnapped, eleven prisoners escaped from the Kansas penitentiary in Lansing, The Union Station Massacre took place, Bonnie and Clyde...

14. CSI Missouri CSI Missouri Fall 2014 Article spotlights infamous crimes and outlaws in Missouri in the 1930s, including the Young Brothers Massacre (Springfield, MO), the Bonnie (Parker) and Clyde (Darrow) crime spree, the Kansas City Massacre,...

15. The Oklahoma Robin Hood The Oklahoma Robin Hood January//1970 Biographical article about Charles Arthur ("Pretty Boy") Floyd (1904-1934)," or Pretty Boy Floyd, "in many ways the most interesting of the Depression era outlaws in the Southwest. Photo and description...

16. 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.

17. 10,000 Public Enemies 10,000 Public Enemies May/24/1935 Book review of "Ten Thousand Public Enemies" by Courtney Ryley Cooper about crime and prominent criminals (such as John Lazia, et al.) in Kansas City tracked by "the United States government, Division...

18. 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...

19. 70th Anniversary of the Union Station Massacre 70th Anniversary of the Union Station Massacre June, 2003 Brief article recounting the Union Station Massacre on its 70th anniversary. Bureau of Investigation escorts of escaped murderer and bank robber Frank Nash were ambushed in front of Union Station in Kansas...

20. Massacre Resonates 75 Years Later Massacre Resonates 75 Years Later June 16, 2008 Brief article recounting the Union Station massacre on June 17, 2008, its 75th anniversary. Bureau of Investigation escorts of escaped murderer and bank robber Frank Nash were ambushed in front of Union...