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Photograph looking south along the west side of Grand Avenue between 9th and 10th Street. The Lathrop Building (left) and Bryant & Douglas Stationery Co. (right) is pictured.

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Photograph looking west from the northwest corner of 69th Street and Prospect Avenue, showing a sidewalk in disrepair. The caption states, "2. Camera 20 feet East of rear door in South side of Grocery store on Northwest corner of 69th & Prospect, looking West, showing condition of sidewalk. Claim #8157 Claimant Elsie Kirkpatrick."

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Photograph looking south from the northwest corner of 9th Street and Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard). The Spalding Athletic Goods store and Federal Reserve Bank building is pictured.

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Photograph of a large crowd surrounding a car at Armour Boulevard and Forest Avenue. 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 "Hog" Scola were killed in the exhange by Sheriff Tom Bash. Scola's body is slumped over the steering wheel.

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Photograph looking north along Broadway Boulevard from 13th Street. The Hotel Commonwealth is pictured to the left.

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Photograph looking south along the west side of Main Street from 27th Street. The caption states, "2. Camera 30 feet north of guy rod, looking south, showing guy rod to trolley pole at 27th & Main Streets. Claim #8859 Claimant Edward W. Wiggin."

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Photograph looking south along the west side of Oak Street between 11th Street and 12th Street.

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Photograph looking northwest from the southeast corner of Armour Boulevard and Forest Avenue. The scene is part of 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 to gangsters during the exchange.

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Photograph looking west along the south side of 9th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street. The Yeager Hotel, Hotel Savoy, and Hotel Moore are pictured.

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Photograph looking north on Troost Avenue from just south of 12th Street. Eisberg's Drugs is pictured to the right.

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Photograph looking east along 12th Street from just west of Troost Avenue. Aurora Hotel (right) and Eisberg's Drugstore (left) is pictured.

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Photograph with a rear view of an unmarked police car damaged by bullet holes. The scene is part of investigation that took place after an attempted robbery at the Mercantile Trust Company on February 8, 1932. KCPD detective Oliver Carpenter was shot and killed while interrupting the robbery; Detective Edward Young was also injured in the exchange.

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