Walter E. Wilson Scrapbooks, 1942-1969 (CA6473)

0.9 cubic feet

Two scrapbooks compiled by a resident of St. Joseph, Missouri, documenting his career in the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Volume 2 includes a 1930 photograph of the crowd and burning school building at the lynching of Raymond Gunn in Maryville which Wilson witnessed. The event inspired him to go into law enforcement.