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getaway_car [2015/12/29 17:18]
hdelaney
getaway_car [2018/07/17 15:36]
kbilz [More Information]
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 ======The First Getaway Car====== ======The First Getaway Car======
 +By: Hillary Delaney
  
 The year 1911 marked the earliest ever use of a motor vehicle in the commission of a crime, according to author Richard Parry in his book //The Bonnot Gang//​. ​  Brian Burrough, the author of //Public Enemies: America'​s Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI//, gives the year 1915, for the first automobile used in an American bank robbery .  There are many more examples, dating from 1909 forward, with similar claims. ​ However, it’s possible that the first documented use of what we call a “getaway car” in a bank robbery may have occurred in our own [[Florence]]. ​ The year 1911 marked the earliest ever use of a motor vehicle in the commission of a crime, according to author Richard Parry in his book //The Bonnot Gang//​. ​  Brian Burrough, the author of //Public Enemies: America'​s Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI//, gives the year 1915, for the first automobile used in an American bank robbery .  There are many more examples, dating from 1909 forward, with similar claims. ​ However, it’s possible that the first documented use of what we call a “getaway car” in a bank robbery may have occurred in our own [[Florence]]. ​
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 =====More Information===== =====More Information=====
  
-  * [[http://catalog.bcpl.org/POLARIS/view.aspx?subject="​Fusion Digital Collection",​ "​electronic photographs",​ "florence deposit bank"|Browse photographs]] of Florence Deposit Bank+  * [[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​history/​search/​results?qu=florence+deposit+bank&​qf=BCPL_TYPE%09Record+Type%09Photograph%09Photograph&​te=ASSET|Browse photographs]] of Florence Deposit Bank
 =====Related Topics===== =====Related Topics=====
   * [[Articles of Interest]]   * [[Articles of Interest]]
getaway_car.txt · Last modified: 2018/09/10 14:22 by kbilz