Kansas City Massacre at Union Station

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Description

Wide shot of Kansas City Massacre aftermath. This event, also known as the Union Station Massacre, saw the deaths of Frank Nash, an Oklahoma train and bank robber; William J. Grooms, a Kansas City police officer; Frank E. Hermanson, another Kansas City police officer; Raymond J. Caffrey, an FBI specialist; and Otto Reed, the chief of police for McAlester, Oklahoma. Outlaws Vernon Miller, Charles (Pretty Boy) Floyd, and Adam Richetti were attempting to free Frank Nash from law enforcement custody. This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Liberty Memorial from just outside the main entrance of Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri.

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Date Created
1933-06-17
Modern Location
30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO
Neighborhood
Collection Title, Call or Box Number
KCMA-PC1-284-0004
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Digital Object Identifier
KCMA-PC1-284-0004