THE BOOTLEGGER

Kelly Wagle of Colchester, Illinois (1886 - 1929)

where i’m at

Happy birthday to Thomas Henry “Kelly” Wagle, the bootlegger, born 128 years ago. 

3,687 piece puzzle in Final Cut Pro X.

3,687 piece puzzle in Final Cut Pro X.

Newspaper clippings sprinkled on top of narration and quotes. Next layer: photos. 
From the Colchester IndependentDecember 1913

“The most baffling murder mystery in the history of the Middle West.”

—   Omaha Evening Bee, Dec 1919
Back to the script. Draft thirteen. UH OH. #TheBootlegger
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Ryan & Kate Walker in Macomb, Illinois - April 2013. Photo by Chase Thompson.
Photo by Justin Brown