Eliot Ness, born in Chicago on April 19, 1903, was an American Prohibition agent, famous for his efforts to enforce Prohibition in Chicago. He was the leader of a legendary team of law enforcement agents nicknamed The Untouchables. Ness brought down the notorious gangster Al Capone by targeting the illegal breweries and supply routes used by him.
Thank you to the women suffragists who fought so hard for our rights. They suffered bodily harm, jail-time, complete alienation from society.....and some even lost their families in the process. Thank you, and we promise to keep fighting!!
Anthony Carfano (1898 – September 25, 1959), also known as "Little Augie Pisano", was a New York gangster who became a Caporegime, or group leader, in the Luciano crime family under mob bosses Charles "Lucky" Luciano and Frank Costello. In the late 1930s, Costello and Joe Adonis sent Carfano to South Florida to expand family operations in that region. Based in Miami, Carfano successfully organized both illegal gambling operations and legitimate spas and hotels, including Miami's Wofford…
St. Paul -- Arthur Barker, the gangster whose brother and mother, Fred and Kate Barker, were slain in a machine gun battle with Federal agents in Florida while he was in Federal custody in Chicago, is pictured with chief jailer William Gates of Ramsey County, Minn., jail at St. Paul. He was taken here from Chicago, where he will face trial for the alleged kidnapping of Edward J. Bremer. (1935)