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Murder Scene, Crowd Surrounding an Automobile
Murder Scene, Crowd Surrounding an Automobile
TitleMurder Scene, Crowd Surrounding an Automobile
DescriptionLarge crowd surrounding a car at Armour Blvd and Forest. The car belonged to mobster Gus 'Steinie" Fasone and was the intended getaway vehicle following the murder of bootlegger Ferris Anthon by Charles Gargotta and accomplices. Fasone and fellow gangster Sam "Hog" Scola were killed in the exhange by Sheriff Tom Bash. Scola's body is slumped over the steering wheel.
DateAugust 12, 1933
PhotographerUnknown
Item TypeGlass negative, b/w, 4 x 5 in.
CollectionZeldin Collection of Journal-Post Glass Negatives (P29)
LocationP29, Box 19, Folder 22, #4 (print)
SubjectCrimes
Organized crime
Homicides
Crowds
Local SubjectScola, Sam
Digital FormatPrint made from negative; scanned as 600 dpi JPEG and imported as JPEG2000 in CONTENTdm software.
Barcode10016221
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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