Title: Murder Scene, Crowd Surrounding an Automobile
Description: Large 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.
Date: August 12, 1933
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, #4 (print)
Subject: Crimes; Organized crime; Homicides; Crowds
Local Subject: Scola, Sam
Digital Format: Print made from negative; scanned as 600 dpi JPEG and imported as JPEG2000 in CONTENTdm software.
Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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