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Mercantile Trust Company Robbery
Mercantile Trust Company Robbery
TitleMercantile Trust Company Robbery
DescriptionView of a police officer and other people inside Mercantile Trust Company (14th & Grand). The scene is part of investigation that took place after an attempted robbery on February 8, 1932. KCPD detective Oliver Carpenter was shot and killed while interrupting the robbery. The suspects escaped out the middle window shown in the photo.
DateFebruary 8, 1932
PhotographerUnknown
Item TypeGlass negative, b/w, 4 x 5 in.
CollectionZeldin Collection of Journal-Post Glass Negatives (P29)
LocationP29, Box 19, Folder 36, #9 (print)
SubjectBanks
Robberies
Detectives
Digital FormatPrint made from negative; scanned as 600 dpi JPEG and imported as JPEG2000 in CONTENTdm software.
Barcode10016280
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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