Mercantile Trust Company Robbery

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Description

Photograph of a police officer and other people inside Mercantile Trust Company at 14th Street and Grand Avenue. The scene is part of investigation that took place after an attempted robbery on February 8, 1932. KCPD detective Oliver Carpenter was shot and killed while interrupting the robbery. The suspects escaped out the middle window shown in the photo.

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Date Created
1932-02-08
Modern Location
1401 Grand Avenue
Kansas City, MO
Neighborhood
Collection Title, Call or Box Number
Zeldin Collection of Journal-Post Glass Negatives, P29, Box 19, Folder 36, #9
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Digital Object Identifier
10016280