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The Bottoms

Vivian Chase resided here in the 1920s

West Bottoms KCMO notorious neighborhood Vivian Chase was not born here

Startling Detective Magazine with Vivian Chase Article

Vivian Chase collage the largest picture is of Pearl Loge who was mistaken for Vivian Chase after the August Luer kidnapping in St. Louis, MO

Luther Jordan and North KCMO bank Jordan was arrested with Vivian Chase and charged with the robbery

Vivian Chase began her life as Minnie Weeks the daughter of a mule teamster

John Langdon partnered with Vivian Chase on various hold-ups during 1935 in KCMO this is his Leavenworth Mug

Clarence "Barny" Sparger Did he shoot Vivian Chase in 1935. Member of the last bank robbery gang Vivian Chase belonged to before her death

Page from Startling Detective showing the Clay County Missouri jail where Vivian escaped by sawing through the bars and using bed sheets (no joke)

Earl McDowell union organizer, murderer, and murdered in 1933 perhaps a paramour of Vivian Chase just before being put on the spot

G.C. Robertson one of the inside men for the Cherryvale, KS bank robbery in 1926 this is his Leavenworth mug shot

Charlie Mays, Vivian's paramour shot to death in Picher, OK 1926 photo is his mug shot into KS pen

Vivian's mug shot for the N KCMO bank robbery

ID Card for Wichita, KS mug shot

Vivian Chase's mug shot Wichita, KS