Letter from Eugene C. Trefz regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L.
National Archives at College Park, Maryland
Preliminary social abstract for Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L, recording his family history and employment and economic background. Higgins, the former director of the Kansas City Police Department, was sentenced to two years in the United States Penitentiary at Leavenworth on charges of income tax evasion.
Letter from Special Agent Rudolph H. Hartmann regarding his investigation into Tom Pendergast, Inmate #55295.
Notice of release for Tom Pendergast, Inmate #55295, registering the details of his release from the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth on May 30, 1940. The report writes that Pendergast was taken into custody by Lewis J. Grout, United States Probation Officer, and asks that attention be given to Pendergast's medical report.
Letter from Alexander W. Graham, Kansas City, Missouri, postmaster, regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L.
Letter from James V. Bennett, Director of the Bureau of Prisons, to U.S. Marshal A. D. Fairbanks regarding Tom Pendergast, Inmate #55295. In it, Bennett writes that he does not believe they should depart from regulations to allow "special visits" from a Mr.
Letter from P. M. Gould, secretary/treasurer of Rural Jackson County Press Association, regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L. Gould writes that Higgins was a member of the association, and that upon his release will be a "valuable member ...
Letter from Eddie Meisburger, state editor of the Kansas City Journal, regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L.
Parole progress report for Otto P.
Letter from Special Agent in Charge Charles O'B. Berry to W. H. Woolf, acting chief of the Intelligence Unit of the Bureau of Internal Revenue, regarding Tom Pendergast, Inmate #55295. Berry addresses the concerns of Governor Lloyd C. Stark that Pendergast was engaged in his political machine while serving his sentence in the U.S.
Record of interviews and visits for Tom Pendergast, Inmate #55295, including dates of visits by his family members and attorneys between June 5, 1939, and April 9, 1940.
Letter from Nathan Young, president of the Star Boat and Motor Company, regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L.