Murder Scene, Crowd Surrounding a Car

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Description

Photograph of a crowd gathered around a Buick automobile on Armour Boulevard. The car belonged to mobster Gus "Steinie" Fasone and was the intended getaway vehicle following the murder of bootlegger Ferris Anthon by Charles Gargotta and accomplices. Fasone and fellow gangster Sam Scola were killed in the exhange by Sheriff Tom Bash. The picture was taken after the bodies were removed.

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Date Created
1933-08-12
Modern Location
1116 E Armour Boulevard
Kansas City, MO
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Collection Title, Call or Box Number
Zeldin Collection of Journal-Post Glass Negatives, P29, Box 18, Folder 12, #4
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Digital Object Identifier
10015607