57th Street and Brookside Boulevard

Description: 

Clipping entitled "The Meeting Place" from the Kansas City Post on May 7, 1935 with caption stating, "It was at this station, on the Country Club street car line at Fifty-seventh street and Brookside boulevard, that James M. Kemper, president of the Commerce Trust company, was told to deliver $250,000 in two suitcases to an extortionist. Mr. Kemper was informed that unless he delivered the money he would be kidnaped, held for $500,000 ransome and members of his family would be harmed. A youth who gave his name as Peter Warren was arrested when he met Mr. Kemper at the station, and now is in jail in default of $25,000 bond on a charge of attempted extortion."

Publisher: 
Kansas City Journal-Post
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Date: 
May 7th 1935
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Modern Location: 
5700 Brookside Boulevard
Kansas City, MO
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Point of view: 
39.024, -94.586
Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Jackson County Historical Society. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Jackson County Historical Society.
Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
William T. Kemper Sr. Scrapbooks: S7.14, Page 22
Digital Object Identifier: 
JCHS-KS-S7.14-P022-0001
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