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An autochrome photograph of the Scottish Rite Temple, as seen from the south of the building.

Date: 
October 3rd 1933

Photograph looking southwest from the east side of Troost just south of 31st Street. Some of the businesses shown include Western Auto, Woolworth's Dime Store, Crown Drugstore, etc.

Date: 
1935

Photograph looking west toward Troost Avenue from the southeast corner of Armour Boulevard and Forest Avenue. The scene was part of an investigation that took place following the August 12, 1933 murder of bootlegger Ferris Anthon by mobster Charles (Mad Dog) Gargotta and others. Sheriff Tom Bash killed two gangsters during the exchange.

Date: 
August 12th 1933

Photograph of the Berbigilia Building, once located at the southeast corner of 31st Street and Forest Avenue. Signage for P. Berbigilia & Son is shown on the first floor facing 31st Street. This vantage point faces south-southeast on Forest Avenue just north of 31st Street.

Date: 
1930

Photograph of the Commodore Apartments, once located at the southwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and Tracy Avenue.

Date: 
February 3rd 1930

Photograph of the Elsmere Apartments, once located at the southeast corner of Troost Avenue and Linwood Boulevard

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