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Taggart, Ed “Bootlegger: Max Hassel Billionaire Newsboy” 2003. (GoogleBook)
Reynolds, Patrick Pennsylvania Profiles Volume 10 “The Hidden Beer Hose” 1986.
Lancaster New Era, April 13, 1933 “Clues looked for Here in Hassle Death”
The Daily Record, April 13, 1933 “Two Syndicate Heads Found Murdered In Hotel at Elizabeth.”
Reading Times, April 15, 1933 “Thousands Crowd Streets and Roads at Hassel Funeral”
Intellegencer Journal March 18,1932 “Workman Finds Pipe Line In City Sewers”
Lancaster New Era March 18, 1933 “Hassel Gang is Linked to Pipes in Sewers Near Local Brewery”
Intellegencer Journal March 30, 1933 “City to Utilize Seized Beer Line to Flush Sewers.”
Grobman, Laurie and Didow, Jessica Images of America: Jewish Reading and Berks County, 2011. (GoogleBook)