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

from the Guardian

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/

from NPR.org

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

from TheMetaPicture.com

Police Mugshots Used To Be Really Badass

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

from Mail Online

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

mugshot of murder suspect 1920s

from TheMetaPicture.com

Police Mugshots Used To Be Really Badass

Queste foto segnaletiche di criminali degli anni '20 fanno sembrare il cast di Boardwalk Empire un branco di pivellini. Veri gangster dall'abito elegante e sguardo di ghiaccio. [via the meta picture]