Scene of Triple Killing

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Description

Photograph looking west toward Troost Avenue from the southeast corner of Armour Boulevard and Forest Avenue. The scene was part of an 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 two gangsters during the exchange.

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Date Created
1933-08-12
Modern Location
1105 East Armour Boulevard
Kansas City, MO
Collection Title, Call or Box Number
Zeldin Collection of Journal-Post Glass Negatives, P29, Box 19, Folder 22, #1
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Digital Object Identifier
10016219