23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

New York, like any other metropolis, is at the confluence of crime, and the gangs of new York and the disassembly of the mafia is still legendary. We present a selection of photographs from the new York of the past, so bright that, looking, for example, a mass murderer, calmly telling about their crimes, involuntarily want to take a step back, away from the monitor.

Caution! The material presented in the series may seem unpleasant or intimidating.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

William Patrick Farrell, 25, yells and lunges at the photographer in a police van on March 3, 1955. Farrell was arrested for the murder of a student, Anne Jarrow a month earlier.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

Edward Metelski and Paul Sienkewitz, arrested on charges of killing a policeman. It was shot after they escaped from prison and was caught by the police, 18 Dec 1935.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

The police Commissioner of new York William O'brien breaks illegal machines for playing pinball, Brooklyn, March 30, 1945.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

16-year-old Robert NASDAQ and 20-year-old Ralph Amacello arrested on charges of robbery, 1 August 1943.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

Frank Lott in the 32nd police station, beaten by police for the murder of an officer, 4 September 1961.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

The photographer of the newspaper the New York Daily News Phil Gritter pursue criminals, 19 January 1955.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

Police get rid of the party drug, 24 April 1963.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

Mass murderer Harry powers, also known as the Butcher of Clarksburg, tells the detective the details of his assassinations, September 1, 1931.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

Nela Bogacki, the leader of the society call girls, handcuffed to his accomplice. Both arrested by the FBI on 19 October 1956.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

Arrested for first-degree murder a man in handcuffs. He shot his wife (on the bed) from a hunting rifle, 20 April 1943.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

Police officers are holding what they think is a human bone. The remains were discovered in the basement of homes, 15 Dec 1934.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

Two policemen arrested a robbery suspect who tried to escape down the fire escape, December 19, 1964.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

The suspect in the shooting leaves the hospital with police, 14 November 1949.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

The assassin and his two accomplices are photographed for mugshot, 1938.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

Police officers inspect the stock of pipe bombs, hand grenades, bulletproof vests, 1930.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

The site of the murder of Janice Wylie and Emily Hoffert, 1963.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

Police check a robbery suspect after he resisted arrest, 1953.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

The accused in the murder of a teacher awaiting the judge's decision, 1942.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

Witness, hiding the face, is testifying against the mafia, 1969.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

New York students are photographed with the stolen mascot of Fordham University, 1933.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

Customs officers searched the four crew members arrested on suspicion of opium smuggling price of half a million dollars, 1928.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

15-year-old Carmen Martinez resisted police during his arrest on charges of aiding and abetting the murder, 1959.

23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last century

Police officers inspect the crime scene where al Capone shot and killed a man in 1925.

Keywords: The twentieth century | Crime | New York crime | Criminals

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