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Not-so-close shave for Thomas Orange: 'His crime, Shop and warehouse breaker' Style Gangster, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Antique Photos, Vintage Stuff, Mafia, Vintage Magazine, Pulp, Peaky Blinders

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

These mugshots come 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 and Museums

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The husband who murdered his wife to cover up the fact that he was a SHE and other haunting police mugshots from 1920s Australia

The collection of black and white pictures are from a series of around 2,500 'special photographs' taken by the New South Wales Police Department photographers.

Gertrude 'Billie' Murphy, is brought in for questioning in the murder case of Michael Stopec, who was shot and killed in an apartment hotel, circa July Chicago Tribune historical photo 1920s Aesthetic, 1920s Flapper Girl, American Crime, American History, Chicago Photos, Chicago Tribune, 22 Years Old, Mug Shots, Photo Archive

Dangerous dames and good-time gals

A fascinating look into the world of women and crime, including murderers, bandits, crooks and mob wives, from the Tribune's 4x5 glass-plate and acetate negative archive during the early 1900s.

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Gun Molls

Blank Note card, 4 x 4.5. Nothing like pistol packin mamas to rivet the attention of the American public! As gangsters blazed their way across the headlines in the 1920s they brought along their partners, the infamous gun molls. So aflame was the interest in these gangster girls that they inspired

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The Prohibition Story In Photos: 1920-1933 - Flashbak

In 1920, the 18th Amendment was passed making the manufacture and sale of alcohol illegal. But many people in this time of 'Prohibition' continued to drink and gangsters made enormous amounts of money from supplying illegal liquor

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Mob moll, 1931 - Photos - Mob molls of New York City

Apparently, she isn't sorry! Mob moll Margaret Kane smiles as she leaves Ridgewood Court for jail in 1932. The New York Daily News' photo archive is on Twitter! Follow us at @NYDailyNewsPix

Several members of Detroit's notorious Jewish organized crime organization, the Purple Gang, were arrested for arms violations protecting Detroit drug dealers, on this day in Detroit History, Detroit Art, Detroit Sports, Flint Michigan, Detroit Michigan, Ann Arbor Art Fair, Rock And Roll, The Mitten State, Sports Photos

Timeless Images

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Night-club singer, Texas Guinan, 1929

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Down and Out on a Dyckman Street Barge

True story of Isobel and Margaret Stone, the daughters of a former State Governor, who were discovered living in a Dyckman Street houseboat colony.

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Photos of Mary Louise Cecilia 'Texas' Guinan

During the years of Prohibition in the U.S., specifically 1920 to 1933, Texas Guinan...

Being married to a hitman will almost always get you into trouble, and no one knew that better than Lottie Coll, wife of Irish mobster Vincent 'Mad Dog' Coll. Here, Coll holds her scarf to her face as she is arraigned in court in Real Gangster, City Gallery, Mystery Of History, Vintage Photographs, Mafia, New York City, The Incredibles, Guys, Couple Photos

Mob moll, 1931 - Photos - Mob molls of New York City

Take a fascinating look at the female companions of the Mafia, who not only put their lives on the line being associated with some of the most dangerous men in the world, but who also acted as their accomplices in some of the most deadliest crimes.

Front page of the Saturday, December 1932 Daily News, with headline about notorious gangster Legs Diamond reading, "Kiki Vanishes; Last To see Diamond." Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images Crime Of The Century, New York Daily News, The Way I Feel, Richard Iii, Gangsters, True Crime, Mafia, American History, New York City

Front page of the Saturday, December 19, 1932 Daily News, with...

Front page of the Saturday, December 19, 1932 Daily News, with headline about notorious gangster Legs Diamond reading, "Kiki Vanishes; Last To see Diamond."