Small numbers of women joined the police ranks in the 1920s. Shown here is Chicago policewoman Anna Sheridan, with pistol, in 1928. http://chicagohistorymuseum.tumblr.com/post/12284760354/small-numbers-of-women-joined-the-police-ranks-in DN-0084697. #chicago #history #crime #policewomen
Notorious mobsters and gangsters from Chicago's Prohibition Era
High school student Taylor Washington being arrested in Atlanta, Georgia, 1963. The photograph became the cover of SNCC's photo book, The Movement, and was reproduced in the former Soviet Union in Pravda, captioned "Police Brutality USA."
Frank "The Enforcer" Nitti Organized Crime Figure. The number 2 man for famed gangster Al Capone, he was born about 1883 in Italy. He started as a barber, but became involved in the Chicago gang started by Capone when he was asked to fence some stolen jewelry.