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Last rights: The collection includes pictures of deceased bodies in suspected homicides laying in coffins

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Rogues' gallery: 1930s mugshots from a police identification book

1930s Police mugshots: A mug shot from a police identification book

In 14 February 1929, St Valentine’s Day, four men disguised as police walked into a garage on North Clark Street, Chicago, lined up the seven people inside against the wall and shot them dead. At the height of the 1920s - the era of Prohibition, which was dominated by gangsters - the murder of seven men stunned the nation. It was later revealed that Chicago mobster Al Capone ordered the ‘hit’ http://www.pinterest.com/pin/74942781273811983/

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Taking A Tour Of Kansas City's Old Mob Scene

Charles Gargotta - Also known as "Mad Dog", (1900–1950) was a Kansas City, Missouri gangster who became a top enforcer for the Kansas City crime family.

from the Guardian

From monobosoms to shoulder pads: The best of Women Fashion Power – in pictures

Marlene Dietrich in 1932

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Police Mugshots Used To Be Really Badass

Portraits de police: les suspects prennent la pose (1910-1930)

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The REAL New York underworld: Chilling black and white pictures reveal the Big Apple's grisly history of crime

mugshot of murder suspect 1920s

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Police Mugshots Used To Be Really Badass

These mugshots depict wonderfully dapper Australian criminals from the 1920s. The photos were originally taken by photographers at the New South Wales Police Department. The photos are now archived at the Sydney Justice & Police Museum.

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Police Mugshots Used To Be Really Badass

The photograph of William Stanley Moore was taken May 1st, 1925. The caption describes him as: 'an opium dealer operating with large quantities of faked opium and cocaine. Also a wharf labourer and associates with water front thieves and drug traders'.

from Mail Online

Haunting photos of the lost tribes of America by Edward Curtis

Curtis is known for expertly documenting the last of America's tribes from 1906 to 1930 in a epic collection called The North American Indian

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Yoko Ono tweets controversial image of John Lennon's bloody glasses as she protests against gun violence on 44th anniversary of her wedding to the Beatle

Iconic image: Yoko Ono has tweeted this image of John Lennons bloodstained glasses together with a message about how many people have been killed by guns in the U.S. since his death

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Time of change: Remarkable black-and-white pictures from 1960s bring to life historical events and intimate moments from the civil rights era

Jim Crow Must Go

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The name's Bond, Jane Bond: Riddle of the WW2 spy arrested in Spain... dressed as a woman

Lieutenant Colonel Dudley Clarke photographed by Spanish police dressed as a man and as a woman

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Drinking milkshakes, an evening at the drive-in and dancing the night away: Candid pictures capture the birth of the 'teenage' generation having a gas in 1940s America

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Guilty of theft and larceny: The Edwardian women forced to pose in police mugshots with chalkboards proclaiming their crimes

Respectable: Susannah Adamson is surprisingly well-dressed for an alleged thief in her mugshot

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Man, 24, dies of suspected overdose at drug-fueled 'Festival of the Juggalos'

A festival goer at the ‘Gathering of the Juggalos’ died Friday afternoon of a suspected heroin overdose at Cave-in-Rock, Illinois., about 135 miles north of Nashville, Tennessee.