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Scene of Triple Killing
Scene of Triple Killing
TitleScene of Triple Killing
DescriptionLooking west toward Troost Ave. from the southeast corner of Armour and Forest streets. The scene is part of investigation that took place following the August 12, 1933 murder of bootlegger Ferris Anthon by mobster Charles "Mad Dog" Gargotta and others. Sheriff Tom Bash killed to gangsters during the exchange.
DateAugust 12, 1933
PhotographerUnknown
NotesThe photo appears in the August 12, 1933 Kansas City Journal-Post
Item TypeGlass negative, b/w, 4 x 5 in.
CollectionZeldin Collection of Journal-Post Glass Negatives (P29)
LocationP29, Box 19, Folder 22, #1 (print)
SubjectCrimes
Streets
Organized crime
Local SubjectArmour Boulevard
Digital FormatPrint made from negative; scanned as 600 dpi JPEG and imported as JPEG2000 in CONTENTdm software.
Barcode10016219
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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