Title: Scene of Triple Killing

Description: Looking 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.

Date: August 12, 1933

Photographer: Unknown

Notes: The photo appears in the August 12, 1933 Kansas City Journal-Post

Item Type: Glass negative, b/w, 4 x 5 in.

Collection: Zeldin Collection of Journal-Post Glass Negatives (P29)

Location: P29, Box 19, Folder 22, #1 (print)

Subject: Crimes; Streets; Organized crime

Local Subject: Armour Boulevard

Digital Format: Print made from negative; scanned as 600 dpi JPEG and imported as JPEG2000 in CONTENTdm software.

Barcode: 10016219

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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