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11:45 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Diving Into Prison History At Leavenworth

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.
Archivist Jake Ersland has researched the records of Leavenworth Penitentiary.
Credit Americasroof / Wikimedia Commons

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.

Guest:

  • 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.

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