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Michael Laverly    This mug shot comes from a police identification book believed to be  from the 1930s. It was originally found in a junk shop by a member of  the public and subsequently donated to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums.  No information is available to confirm which police force compiled it  but evidence suggests it's from the Newcastle upon Tyne area.

Michael Laverly This mug shot comes from a police identification book believed to be from the 1930s. It was originally found in a junk shop by a member of the public and subsequently donated to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. No information is available to confirm which police force compiled it but evidence suggests it's from the Newcastle upon Tyne area.

James Boyd potter    This mug shot comes from a police identification book believed to be  from the 1930s. It was originally found in a junk shop by a member of  the public and subsequently donated to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums.  No information is available to confirm which police force compiled it  but evidence suggests it's from the Newcastle upon Tyne area.

James Boyd potter This mug shot comes from a police identification book believed to be from the 1930s. It was originally found in a junk shop by a member of the public and subsequently donated to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. No information is available to confirm which police force compiled it but evidence suggests it's from the Newcastle upon Tyne area.

Alice Adeline Cooke,  December 1922. Convicted of bigamy and theft. By the age of 24 Alice Cooke had amassed an impressive number of aliases and at least two husbands. Described by police as 'rather good looking', Cooke was a habitual thief and a convicted bigamist. Aged 24

Alice Adeline Cooke, December 1922. Convicted of bigamy and theft. By the age of 24 Alice Cooke had amassed an impressive number of aliases and at least two husbands. Described by police as 'rather good looking', Cooke was a habitual thief and a convicted bigamist. Aged 24

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. (1914-1988) was a lawyer and served in the House of Representatives. He was married five times.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. (1914-1988) was a lawyer and served in the House of Representatives. He was married five times.

The real couple from the "American Gothic"     In 1930, Iowa artist Grant Wood painted American Gothic. The models he used for the painting were his sister Nan Wood Graham and his dentist, Byron McKeeby. Here they are next to the painting.

The real couple from the "American Gothic" In 1930, Iowa artist Grant Wood painted American Gothic. The models he used for the painting were his sister Nan Wood Graham and his dentist, Byron McKeeby. Here they are next to the painting.

Seattle's Waiting for Lefty

Seattle's Waiting for Lefty

Clyde Barrow, one half of the notorious gangster duo Bonnie and Clyde, is shown as a teenager in a Dec. 3, 1926, mug shot from the Dallas Police Department files. He was charged with auto theft, but according to later records the indictment was dismissed.

Clyde Barrow, one half of the notorious gangster duo Bonnie and Clyde, is shown as a teenager in a Dec. 3, 1926, mug shot from the Dallas Police Department files. He was charged with auto theft, but according to later records the indictment was dismissed.

John Wayne, in "Three Girls Lost" (1931)

Three Girls Lost, John Wayne, 1931 Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

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