Courtroom Scene at Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial

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Photograph of spectators in the courtroom at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. James A. Reed, J. Francis O'Sullivan, defense counsels, and Mrs. Bennett (with hat) "are seated at the counsel table." Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. She was acquitted. Photo appeared in the "Kansas City Journal-Post," Thursday, March 3, 1931.

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March 2nd 1931
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536 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO
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Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
Zeldin Collection of Journal-Post Glass Negatives, P29, Box 18, Folder 36, #4
Digital Object Identifier: 
10015710
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