Title: Mercantile Trust Company Robbery

Description: Rear view of an unmarked police car damaged by bullet holes. The scene is part of investigation that took place after an attempted robbery at the Mercantile Trust Company on February 8, 1932. KCPD detective Oliver Carpenter was shot and killed while interrupting the robbery; Detective Edward Young was also injured in the exchange.

Date: February 8, 1932

Photographer: Unknown

Notes: The photo apeared on page 15 of the February 8, 1932 issue of the 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 35, #1 (print)

Subject: Automobiles; Bullet holes; Crimes;

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

Barcode: 10016274

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

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