23 brutal pictures of the underworld of new York of the last centuryPictolic
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.
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.
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.
The police Commissioner of new York William O'brien breaks illegal machines for playing pinball, Brooklyn, March 30, 1945.
16-year-old Robert NASDAQ and 20-year-old Ralph Amacello arrested on charges of robbery, 1 August 1943.
Frank Lott in the 32nd police station, beaten by police for the murder of an officer, 4 September 1961.
The photographer of the newspaper the New York Daily News Phil Gritter pursue criminals, 19 January 1955.
Police get rid of the party drug, 24 April 1963.
Mass murderer Harry powers, also known as the Butcher of Clarksburg, tells the detective the details of his assassinations, September 1, 1931.
Nela Bogacki, the leader of the society call girls, handcuffed to his accomplice. Both arrested by the FBI on 19 October 1956.
Arrested for first-degree murder a man in handcuffs. He shot his wife (on the bed) from a hunting rifle, 20 April 1943.
Police officers are holding what they think is a human bone. The remains were discovered in the basement of homes, 15 Dec 1934.
Two policemen arrested a robbery suspect who tried to escape down the fire escape, December 19, 1964.
The suspect in the shooting leaves the hospital with police, 14 November 1949.
The assassin and his two accomplices are photographed for mugshot, 1938.
Police officers inspect the stock of pipe bombs, hand grenades, bulletproof vests, 1930.
The site of the murder of Janice Wylie and Emily Hoffert, 1963.
Police check a robbery suspect after he resisted arrest, 1953.
The accused in the murder of a teacher awaiting the judge's decision, 1942.
Witness, hiding the face, is testifying against the mafia, 1969.
New York students are photographed with the stolen mascot of Fordham University, 1933.
Customs officers searched the four crew members arrested on suspicion of opium smuggling price of half a million dollars, 1928.
15-year-old Carmen Martinez resisted police during his arrest on charges of aiding and abetting the murder, 1959.
Police officers inspect the crime scene where al Capone shot and killed a man in 1925.