Scene of the Bremer kidnapping, Lexington and Goodrich, St. Paul.

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Scene of the Bremer kidnapping, Lexington and Goodrich, St. Paul.

By: Anonymous (not verified) | Item of the Day | January 17, 2023

On this day, January 17, 1934, the Barker-Carpis gang kidnepped St. Paul banker Edward Bremer. He would be held for weeks before being released for ransom. The subsequent manhunt would bring down the gang. This phote from the collection shows the scene of the kidnapping at the intersection of Goodrich and Lexington Ave. in St. Paul.

Learn more about the Barker-Karpis gang and the kidnapping in this MNopedia article: https://www.mnopedia.org/group/barker-karpis-gang

ID: HV8.13 p3 (Locator Number)
Link: http://collections.mnhs.org/cms/display.php?irn=10742327