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Diving Into Prison History At Leavenworth

Feb 10, 2014

Have you ever wanted to take a peek at the case files of mobsters, bootleggers or even murderers?

Archivist Jake Ersland has researched the records of Leavenworth Penitentiary.
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On Monday's Up to Date, we look into the historical underbelly of Leavenworth Penitentiary as we delve into its records with a local archivist.


  • Jake Ersland,¬†archivist with the National Archives in Kansas City

HEAR MORE: Jake Ersland speaks at 2 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Central branch of the Kansas City Public Library, 14 W. 10th St. in Kansas city, Mo.