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1. Organized Crime Organized Crime Skimming trials concerning the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas: Skimming dates from June 7, 1978, to February 14, 1979. $280,000 stolen leading to 17-count indictment return on November 5, 1981. Nick Civella's...

2. Organized Crime Organized Crime

3. Charles Gargotta Charles Gargotta Newspaper clippings from the Kansas City Star and Times on Charles Gargotta, the organized crime leader in Kansas City shot to death in 1950, with photos.

4. Gangsters Gangsters

5. Tom Pendergast Tom Pendergast Newspaper clippings with photos, illustrations, and information about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945) and his political machine in Kansas City in the 1920s-1930s, associating with organized crime and election...

6. 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...

7. Charles Binaggio Charles Binaggio Newspaper clippings on microfilm about Kansas City organized crime leader Charles Binaggio, including his high-profile murder in 1950.

8. Wolf Rimann Wolf Rimann Photos and newspaper clippings about Wolf Rimann (ca. 1906-1949), manager and golf pro at various local country clubs, killed by gunmen in gangland style at 14th and Chestnut Avenues. Native of Waterloo,...

9. Local Crime Information Local Crime Information //1950+ Clippings from the Kansas City Star about crime, beginning with 1950.

10. Right Here in River City Right Here in River City //1976 Zestful account of the jazz era with its crime and race relations in Kansas City.

11. History of the Kansas City Police Department through Pictures and Documents History of the Kansas City Police Department through Pictures and Documents //1979? History of the department starting in 1874 with several photos.

12. Crime's Grip on Politics: Reported from Kansas City Crime's Grip on Politics: Reported from Kansas City 16-17//1950 Crime and gambling--and their ties with politics in President Truman's home county--are starting to come into the open. [G]ambling a 34.5-million-dollar deal in Kansas City.

13. Sam Scola and Ferris Anthon Sam Scola and Ferris Anthon 1930s Composite portraits of mobster Sam "Hog" Scola (left) and bootlegger Ferris "Kansas City Tony" Anthon. The latter was murdered by Charles "Mad Dog" Gargotta, Scola and others on August 12, 1933. Scola...

14. Human Wolves Human Wolves 1941 Book by Lear B. Reed, former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) special agent and Kansas City Police Chief (July 11, 1939 - September 30, 1941). Reed tells the story of his work with the FBI, his decision...

15. Chronicle of an American Crusader: Alumni Lectures Delivered at the Hebrew Union College Chronicle of an American Crusader: Alumni Lectures Delivered at the Hebrew Union College 1944 Description of a "Walkathon" Depression-era dance craze (pages 117-118) and other activities dealing with organized crime figure "John Lazia [1896-1934], gangster and thug" in Kansas City from 1928 until...

16. 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."

17. Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years 1947 Chapter of the book about the Rabbits and Goats factions of the Jackson County Democratic Party and the role of their leaders such as Jim Pendergast, Tom Pendergast, and James Reed (all Goats) in the Missouri...

18. Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years 1947 Chapter of the book about the corruption found in Missouri state government records by the author with the help of Kansas City lawyers Frank Walsh and Phil Toll, including an incident leading to the exposing...

19. 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...

20. Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City 1948 Chapter of the book about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), prominent political boss of Kansas City, succeeding his older brother James's political organization. Born in Saint Joseph, Missouri, and coming to...