Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Missouri vs. John Gadwood: Exhibit 12


Photograph of a cafe/delicatessen at 5824 Swope Parkway, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood. Gadwood and his associates murdered Lee Flacy at this location. This vantage point faces west towards the rear of the cafe. Cardinal directions and indications of bullet holes are annotated on the photograph.

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5824 Swope Parkway
Kansas City, MO
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39.02008, -94.54198
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Use of this image requires that credit be given to The Missouri State Archives.
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