Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Missouri vs. John Gadwood: Exhibit 13


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 southwest in the median of Swope Parkway and shows the delicatessen to the right underneath the Miller High Life advertisement. The intersection of Swope Parkway and 58th Street Terrace is pictured in center and the Saint Louis Roman Catholic School is pictured in the left background. Street names and cardinal directions are annotated on the photograph.

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5824 Swope Parkway
Kansas City, MO
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39.02016, -94.54164
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Use of this image requires that credit be given to The Missouri State Archives.
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