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    Elliot Ness - FBI agent who fought to bring down gangsters and the Mob

    Elliot Ness


    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.

    Real Gangsters and Mob Guys..

    Susan B Anthony: Arrested for voting" uu

    Sammy "The Bull" Gravano (born March 12, 1945) is a former underboss of the Gambino crime family. He is known as the man who helped bring down John Gotti, the family's boss, by agreeing to become a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) government witness.

    The 1930's was also a Famous Era for the gangsters, mobs and mafia. The 30's produced Dillinger, Capone, and Bonnie and Clyde among many others.

    Chicago gangsters

    3,000 men who helped build the Chase Manhattan Bank stand in the window spaces of the building, 1964//

    William Jennings Gardner (23 January 1884 – 15 June 1965) was one of Eliot Ness's "Untouchables," a group of 13 hand-picked United States federal law-enforcement agents who, from 1929 to 1931, sought to put an end to Al Capone's illegal empire. Ness chose Gardner for his team because he was an expert at undercover work. At 50 he was the oldest Untouchable. He was part Chippewa, former soldier and athlete.

    The world hasn't really changed, people are just less willing to hide who and what they are for the sake of other people's comfort.

    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!!

    Police Mugshots in the 1920s

    Gangster Al Capone...

    A poster that has been requested so many times. It shows a lot of the American mobsters that, like it or not, are part of our historical culture.

    Gangster Al Capone, 1925.

    Eastern State Penitentiary - Al Capone's Cell - Legendary gangster Al Capone's "Park Avenue" cell at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, where he did an eight-month stretch for carrying a concealed weapon. This happened shortly after the famous St. Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago, and Capone claimed the ghost of victim Jimmy Clark haunted him in this cell.

    Mail Carrier in the 1800's

    Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888

    Machine Gun Kelly