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Elmer Fanter, the “Boy Murderer,” standing behind jail cell bars, March 2, 1915. DN-0064142. #chicago #history #crime

Elmer Fanter, the “Boy Murderer,” standing behind jail cell bars, March 2, 1915. DN-0064142. #chicago #history #crime

Baby Cage, 1937
The Baby Cage was designed to let your kids get some sun lights even if a patio is not available in your apartment.

Baby Cage, 1937 The Baby Cage was designed to let your kids get some sun lights even if a patio is not available in your apartment.

(January 19-23) Attempting to locate criminality in the brain: Photo of the dissected head of a convicted Argentinian criminal, c.1890

(January 19-23) Attempting to locate criminality in the brain: Photo of the dissected head of a convicted Argentinian criminal, c.1890

Chicago police arresting a mother, Mrs. Lucille Grider, accused of slaying her 7 year old daughter. (1946)

Chicago police arresting a mother, Mrs. Lucille Grider, accused of slaying her 7 year old daughter. (1946)

Crianças iraquianas que brincam de guerra. Foto: Patricia Gomes - O inferno existe - O preço da vida em um país em guerra

O inferno existe

Crianças iraquianas que brincam de guerra. Foto: Patricia Gomes - O inferno existe - O preço da vida em um país em guerra

"Nathan Leopold in Stateville Penitentiary, Joliet, Illinois, January 1931." He was half of the duo more commonly known as "Leopold and Loeb". He, along with Richard Loeb, was a University of Chicago law student who murdered 14-year-old Bobby Franks in 1924. They murdered Franks because they wanted to commit a perfect crime.

"Nathan Leopold in Stateville Penitentiary, Joliet, Illinois, January 1931." He was half of the duo more commonly known as "Leopold and Loeb". He, along with Richard Loeb, was a University of Chicago law student who murdered 14-year-old Bobby Franks in 1924. They murdered Franks because they wanted to commit a perfect crime.

Murder cases in the 1920s. Nathan Leopold, age nineteen, and his friend Richard Loeb, age eighteen

Murder cases in the 1920s. Nathan Leopold, age nineteen, and his friend Richard Loeb, age eighteen

It’s been almost 400 years since the good ship Mayflower landed in 1620 with the progenitors of a new nation. Estimates on how many little pilgrims they’ve left behind today range from 20+ to 35+ million. Here is a sampling of Mayflower offspring who made good (and a few who might have strayed a bit from their Puritan roots). Looking for… Read more

It’s been almost 400 years since the good ship Mayflower landed in 1620 with the progenitors of a new nation. Estimates on how many little pilgrims they’ve left behind today range from 20+ to 35+ million. Here is a sampling of Mayflower offspring who made good (and a few who might have strayed a bit from their Puritan roots). Looking for… Read more

Old Wheeler County Strap-Iron Jail in Mobeetie, Texas.  One would think a night spent in this jail cell would make one re-think one's burgeoning life of crime.

Old Wheeler County Strap-Iron Jail in Mobeetie, Texas. One would think a night spent in this jail cell would make one re-think one's burgeoning life of crime.

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