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FBI report for Gus Gargotta, including Prohibition violations, bank robbery, murder, and other charges in Kansas City, Omaha, and Wichita. The document also includes biographical information and a physical description.

Kansas City Police Department record for "Johnny Mag" Mangiaracina, including charges of theft and larceny, numerous liquor violations, gambling, income tax evasion, and involvement in the murder of crime boss John Lazia. The record also includes prison sentences and fines for many of the listed crimes.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch article discussing Estes Kefauver's Senate committee devoted to investigating interstate organized crime activity, including Kansas City's Charles Binaggio.

Altered photograph of Nick Penna, chauffeur and bodyguard to Kansas City crime boss Charles Binaggio.

Memorandum regarding Tony Gizzo, who ran various bookmaking operations throughout Kansas City, as well as being involved in the liquor distribution business. Through these businesses he worked with Kansas City mob boss Charles Binaggio, Charles Carollo, Charles Gargotta, and others.

Letter from George H. White to U.S. Attorney Sam Wear regarding an investigation into Carl Carramusa. Carramusa is accused of being a representative of the Kansas City Narcotic Syndicate, a subsidiary of the Kansas City Mafia.

FBI record for Kansas City organized crime figure Frank DeLuca, including violations with the Immigration and Nationalization Service.

Memorandum regarding "Johnny Mag" Mangiaracina, noting that he has a history of 48 arrests by the Kansas City Police Department, and a felony conviction for fur robbery. Mangiaracina is described as "a third-rate hoodlum" who is affiliated with Kansas City boss Charles Binaggio.

Kansas City Police Department full length photographs of organized crime figure Joseph DeLuca.

Diagram presented as an exhibit before the U.S. Senate Special Committee to Investigate Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce, popularly known as the Kefauver Committee.

Memorandum regarding Joe DiGiovanni's criminal history, listing charges beginning with a 1920 Prohibition violation to which he plead guilty, and spanning through 1930. DiGiovanni was charged with numerous Prohibition and other liquor violations.

Letter from "Nat K." to Senator Estes Kefauver regarding the senator's investigation into Kansas City organized crime.

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