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Shigemasa Kitao - Ichimura uzaemon no kidōmaru

Shigemasa Kitao - Ichimura uzaemon no kidōmaru

Print shows Ichimura Uzaemon as the bandit Kidōmaru riding a hobby horse. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Hosoban Nishikie. ... More

By his majestys royal letters patent - the new invented method of punishing state criminals, British Cartoon Print

By his majestys royal letters patent - the new invented method of puni...

Print shows Britannia drawn and quartered at a crossroad by ropes attached to three horses, one labeled "Tyranny" racing down the road "to America", another labeled "Venality" racing down the road "to Spain", a... More

Wercke der Finsternis / D Chodowiecki del & sc 1781.

Wercke der Finsternis / D Chodowiecki del & sc 1781.

Print shows publisher Johann Thomas von Trattner as a highway man with two cohorts holding up publisher Friedrich Nicolai; von Trattner has a hold on Nicolai's collar, as his helpers, standing at the opening of... More

Gokuin sen'emon to okuri no onna

Gokuin sen'emon to okuri no onna

Print shows two actors in a kabuki play, one as a woman with a paper lantern standing next to Gokuin Sen'emon, one of the five chivalrous men.

Godanme, Katsushika Hokusai, Forty Seven Rōnin

Godanme, Katsushika Hokusai, Forty Seven Rōnin

Print shows Yoichibei, an old man, returning home after selling his daughter, Okaru, to a brothel to raise money so that his son-in-law, Kampei, can redeem himself. Yochibei is being robbed and murdered by Sada... More

Godanme, Utagawa Kuniyasu, Forty Seven Rōnin

Godanme, Utagawa Kuniyasu, Forty Seven Rōnin

Print shows a man (possibly the outlaw Sadakurô) holding an umbrella, glaring at a man (probably Yoichibei) holding a lantern, cowering in the rain; Sadakurô will rob and kill Yoichibei. Title and other descrip... More

Thomas Bewick - [Countryside scenes with figures]

Thomas Bewick - [Countryside scenes with figures]

Single sheet with nineteen separate drawings featuring outdoor scenes with figures of devils, criminals, animals and people caught misbehaving. Inscribed in pencil below image: wm paper 1824. Nineteen tailpiece... More

Es war aber mit jenen Kaufleuten ein frommer Pilger, welcher Clemens hiess

Es war aber mit jenen Kaufleuten ein frommer Pilger, welcher Clemens h...

Illustration for a story showing one of King Octavian's infant sons lying on the ground; Clement, a pilgrim, traveling with a group of merchants, sees the baby and purchases it from a band of outlaws. Title fro... More

"The bold brigand" from our rocky tow'r on high on stone by A. Newsam ; P.S. Duval lith. Phila

"The bold brigand" from our rocky tow'r on high on stone by A. Newsam ...

Print shows a "brigand" standing on rocks in the mountains, firing his gun, possibly to confuse his pursuers as to his whereabouts by the echo. Title from item. Caption continues: Sung in the opera fra Dìavolo,... More

This accurate representation of Edward Oxford shooting at the Queen, on being held before a strong light, magically discovers the means which saved old England's hope from the assassin's aim!! God saved the Queen! W. Clerk, lith., 202 High, Holborn, British Cartoon Print

This accurate representation of Edward Oxford shooting at the Queen, o...

Print shows Edward Oxford shooting at Queen Victoria as she rode in a carriage with Prince Albert on Constitution Hill on June 10, 1840. Title from item. In: Unpublished P&P checklist, "British Political and So... More

The bandits bride vide Herald May 5th 1847

The bandits bride vide Herald May 5th 1847

Lith. & pub. by H.R. Robinson 142 Nassau St. N. York. Title appears as it is written on the item. Forms part of: American cartoon print filing series (Library of Congress)

[Grand Review of the Armies, Washington, D.C.; Jefferson Davis' cell at Fort Monroe; portrait of David E. Herold, accomplice of John Wilkes Booth]

[Grand Review of the Armies, Washington, D.C.; Jefferson Davis' cell a...

Full page includes four illustrations and an article describing Herold's role in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 9, no. 441 (1865 June 10), p. 365. Title devised by Library ... More

Booth and his associates. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Booth and his associates. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Montages shows portraits of John Wilkes Booth and his co-conspirators in the assassination of Lincoln: George Azterodt, David Herold, Edmund Spangler, Samuel Arnold, Michael O'Laughlen, and Lewis Powell alias P... More

Morte del fratello di Beatrice

Morte del fratello di Beatrice

Print shows the execution of Beatrice's accomplice in the murder of her father; the method of execution is to crush his skull with a large club. Title from contents on title page. Printed in upper right corner:... More

La tortura - Print, Library of Congress collection

La tortura - Print, Library of Congress collection

Print shows Beatrice Cenci's being tortured in prison in the presence of her mother, religious authorities and police. Title from contents on title page. Printed in upper right corner: 6. (DLC/PP-43735)

Trasporto al partibolo - Print, Library of Congress collection

Trasporto al partibolo - Print, Library of Congress collection

Print shows Beatrice Cenci and her mother being transported in a horse-drawn cart to the place of execution. An artist sketches Beatrice from a window in the upper right corner. Title from contents on title pag... More

Sentenza di morte

Sentenza di morte

Print shows Beatrice Cenci and her mother in prison being informed that they have been sentenced to death.

Travestimento e fuga di un complice

Travestimento e fuga di un complice

Print shows Beatrice Cenci's accomplice in the murder of her father, standing among a group of men with pack horses as he attempts to flee prosecution. Title from contents on title page. Printed in upper right ... More

"Stop Thief!" / Th: Nast.

"Stop Thief!" / Th: Nast.

Illustration shows William "Boss" Tweed and members of his ring, Peter B. Sweeny, Richard B. Connolly (stumbling over the curb), A. Oakey Hall, Tom Fields, James H. Ingersoll, and James Fisk, Jr. joining a crow... More

["Stop thief!"]

["Stop thief!"]

Illustration shows William "Boss" Tweed and members of his ring, Peter B. Sweeny, Richard B. Connolly (stumbling over the curb), A. Oakey Hall, Tom Fields, James H. Ingersoll, and James Fisk, Jr. joining a crow... More

Our robber barons / Gillam.

Our robber barons / Gillam.

Print shows several rogues, Jay Gould labeled "R. Road Monopolist", William H. Vanderbilt labeled "Corporations", Cyrus W. Field labeled "Telegraph Monopoly", Russell Sage(?) labeled "Stock Jobbing", and George... More

Charles J. Guiteau, Cabinet photograph

Charles J. Guiteau, Cabinet photograph

Photograph shows portrait of Guiteau, assassin of President Garfield, taken in jail in Washington, D.C. 2174 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On recto: "No. 7."

Congressional cracksmen / J. Keppler.

Congressional cracksmen / J. Keppler.

Print shows "Policeman Puck" and Uncle Sam investigating a robbery at the U.S. Treasury, a safe has been broken into and a barrel labeled "150,000,000 $ Surplus" is empty; there is a hole in the floor which lea... More

Charles J. Guiteau, Cabinet photograph

Charles J. Guiteau, Cabinet photograph

Photograph shows portrait of Guiteau, assassin of President Garfield, taken in jail in Washington, D.C. 2169 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On recto: "No. 2."

Duty, dedicated to the London police

Duty, dedicated to the London police

Six vignettes satirizing the London policeman's overzealous sense of duty. The police arrest a card player, a man walking his dog, a child playing with a top and an intoxicated man, but ignore criminals, murde... More

[Dead man lying on ground next to rifle--U.S. Army expeditions in Central Arizona]
An old saying twisted / F. Opper.

An old saying twisted / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Peter B. Olney, N.Y. District Attorney, passing a paper that states "Charges Against the Central Office Detectives - Peter B. Olney, Dist. Att'y" over the head of Fredericka Mandelbaum to Tho... More

Helping the rascals in - a burglarious scheme that may be suddenly spoiled / J. Keppler.

Helping the rascals in - a burglarious scheme that may be suddenly spo...

Illustration shows James G. Blaine wearing a top hat with three plumes, a sack labeled "For the Plunder" hanging from his neck, and a paper tied at his waist that states "20 Years on the Make", attempting to br... More

"Blaine will be vindicated in November" --N.Y. Tribune / Gillam.

"Blaine will be vindicated in November" --N.Y. Tribune / Gillam.

Illustration shows James G. Blaine, dressed like a Roman statesman, standing on a pedestal that states "What are you going to do about it", a phrase attributed to Boss Tweed. The ghost of Tweed stands behind Bl... More

Scientists assert that all diseases can be prevented by inoculation / J. Keppler.

Scientists assert that all diseases can be prevented by inoculation / ...

Illustration shows Puck standing on a stack of bound PUCK volumes between a row of people on the left identified as a "Bank President, Cashier, Teller, Clerk, [and] Janitor" as well as a scrub-woman and an offi... More

There's a new policeman on the beat / Gillam.

There's a new policeman on the beat / Gillam.

Illustration shows two crooks labeled "Robeson" and "Roach" walking down a sidewalk, whistling; they are being trailed by William C. Whitney, Secretary of the Navy, as a policeman. Title from item. Caption: "Ch... More

"Next!" / Gillam.

"Next!" / Gillam.

Illustration shows a view inside a "Prison Barber-Shop" with two men labeled "Budensiek" and "J.D. Fish", wearing prison stripes and "Close Crop" haircuts by the prison barber, who is holding a shaving mug labe... More

[Henry Chadwick, half-length portrait, facing slightly left]

[Henry Chadwick, half-length portrait, facing slightly left]

Portrait used for police identification purposes, Manchester, England. George Grantham Bain Collection.

[Eddie Guerin, head-and-shoulders portrait]

[Eddie Guerin, head-and-shoulders portrait]

Written in red ink on photograph: 1049. Stamped on back: Pinkerton's National Detective Agency, Inc. Title from item. Transfer; Manuscript Division (Records of Pinkerton's National Detective Agency); 2001; (DLC... More

The sheriff, two deputies, and Miller

The sheriff, two deputies, and Miller

(DLC/PP-1933:0205). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "'Zeki'l" by Matt Crim, Century, 42:728 (Sept. 1891).

[Oliver Curtis Perry, bank robber, head-and-shoulders portrait]
Two sides to the financial situation

Two sides to the financial situation

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

A senatorial desperado / Dalrymple.

A senatorial desperado / Dalrymple.

Print shows a silver miner labeled "Stewart" strangling Uncle Sam who is holding a walking stick labeled "Public Opinion", near the entrance to the "Stewart, Jones & Co. Silver Miners (Unlimited)"; he threatens... More

Uncle Sam's dismal swamp / Dalrymple.

Uncle Sam's dismal swamp / Dalrymple.

Print shows Uncle Sam sitting on a log in a swamp labeled "Spoils System" from which snakes labeled "Quayism", "Bardsleyism", and "Tannerism", and noxious fumes rise in the form of shades labeled "Raumism - Pen... More

Two sides to the financial situation
[Robert LeRoy Parker, alias Butch Cassidy, head-and-shoulders portrait]
Thanksgiving / C.J. Taylor.

Thanksgiving / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows a vignette cartoon with young women watching a football game at center, and surrounding vignettes depicting William McKinley as Napoleon I, "New Jersey" cleaning up gambling and horse racing, an uni... More

The latest version / F. Opper.

The latest version / F. Opper.

Print shows Richard Croker, a Tammany Hall boss, as Hamlet, exiting a castle labeled "Tammany Hall", carrying a moneybag labeled "Pickings" and papers labeled "Deed $90,000 House, Ranch - Racing Stable, [and] I... More

Women not classed with idiots and criminals. By Alice Hill Chittenden ... Issued by the New York State association opposed to woman suffrage 29 West 39th Street. New York City. [1894].

Women not classed with idiots and criminals. By Alice Hill Chittenden ...

Anti-suffragists. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 130, Folder 13b.

Dave Atkins

Dave Atkins

Photograph shows portrait of train robber and member of the Wild Bunch Dave Atkins on the back of a Pinkerton's National Detective Agency card. Title from item. Forms part of: Visual material from the records o... More

The free silver highwayman at it again / Keppler.

The free silver highwayman at it again / Keppler.

Print shows a highwayman identified as a "Silverite", holding two handguns labeled "Free Coinage" and "McKinleyism", and with papers extending from a pocket labeled "Paternalism" and "Wild Cat Schemes"; he is h... More

Too much silver lining, or the Democratic black crook

Too much silver lining, or the Democratic black crook

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Too much silver lining, or the Democratic black crook
[Isma Martin, half-length portrait of criminal for police identification purposes, seated, facing front]
"Judge" "Judge" afterward stole Cleveland's stow[?] of whiskey on the Yukon and cleared $10,000.

"Judge" "Judge" afterward stole Cleveland's stow[?] of whiskey on the ...

Photograph shows man standing in snow in front of buildings at Klondike Gold Rush town of Dyea, Alaska. In album: Alaska, 1897-1901, [leaf 9]. Title from item. Forms part of: Riggs Family papers (Library of Con... More

Triumph for the walking-delegate / J.S. Pughe.

Triumph for the walking-delegate / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows a well-dressed union representative labeled "Walking Delegate" standing outside a prisoner's prison cell, holding a paper that states "Law to Prohibit Convict Labor in State Prisons"; a dejected pri... More

All a question of the scale we do it on / F. Opper.

All a question of the scale we do it on / F. Opper.

Print shows a vignette cartoon depicting how the economies of scale of an operation or event determines public opinion, for instance, "no. 9" shows a handful of criminals robbing a citizen on the street, they a... More

He lived too soon / Keppler.

He lived too soon / Keppler.

Print shows Richard Croker, half-length portrait, facing front, with right hand resting on papers labeled "Certificate of Stock, Consolidate[d] Ice Co., Auto Truck Company, Fireproofin[g], [and] Telephone Co.";... More

Tenderloin at night / motion picture

Tenderloin at night / motion picture

A man walks into a bar in the Tenderloin, where he is greeted enthusiastically by the patrons. The bartender brings a round of drinks for everyone. While one of the women distracts the newcomer, one of the men ... More

The Robbers

The Robbers

Title from jacket. Photograph of a painting. "McC 1387" and "duplicate" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 048237. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Tom O'Day, alias Joe Chancellor, member of the Hole in the Wall gang, head-and-shoulders portrait]
[John McManus, three-quarter length portrait, wearing top hat]

[John McManus, three-quarter length portrait, wearing top hat]

Written on back: John McManus alias "Kid" McManus, alias Martin, alias James Murray. Title from item. Transfer; Manuscript Division (Records of Pinkerton's National Detective Agency); 2001; (DLC/PP-2001:141). F... More

Portrait of Jack Martin "a crook" by Simmons & Trindle

Portrait of Jack Martin "a crook" by Simmons & Trindle

summary: Note: At one time the sheriff in Kearney was photographing criminals and displaying their pictures. This may be one of those photographs. original size: 6x8

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the descendants of former African slaves now in residence in the United States of America] Crime among American Negroes.

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the desc...

Bar graph shows number of African American prisoners in jails and the types of crimes they committed. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for the Ne... More

[Will Roberts, alias Dixon, cowboy train robber, seated on a horse, pointing a gun]

[Will Roberts, alias Dixon, cowboy train robber, seated on a horse, po...

Photograph mounted on card from Pinkerton's National Detective Agency giving physical description and other information about Roberts. Title devised by Library staff. Transfer; Manuscript Division (Records of P... More

[John "Kid" McManus, half-length portrait, no. 154B]

[John "Kid" McManus, half-length portrait, no. 154B]

On photograph and written on back: 154B. Title devised by Library staff. Transfer; Manuscript Division (Records of Pinkerton's National Detective Agency); 2001; (DLC/PP-2001:141). Forms part of: Visual material... More

La Revue Comique par Jehan Testevuide, no. 5-8

La Revue Comique par Jehan Testevuide, no. 5-8

Four satirical vignettes about life in France. In the first, a robber stands on the moonlit roof of a house holding a clock he has stolen. He hopes to land without being caught by the police. A husband and wif... More

[The Robbers]
Theodore Albert Gillespie and Mary Gerguson, alias Grant, Gleason

Theodore Albert Gillespie and Mary Gerguson, alias Grant, Gleason

Stamped on back: Pinkerton's National Detective Agency, Inc. Mary Gerguson identified in other mug shots as Annie Gleason or Annie Grant. Title from item. Transfer; Manuscript Division (Records of Pinkerton's N... More

Portrait of Jack Martin "a crook" by Simmons & Trindle
Chinese criminals in the viceroy's yamen, now used as a jail, Tien-Tsin, China

Chinese criminals in the viceroy's yamen, now used as a jail, Tien-Tsi...

A38369 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by B.L. Tingley. No. 12023.

[E. Frank Wright, mug shot with no. 4243 on chest ]

[E. Frank Wright, mug shot with no. 4243 on chest ]

Photograph mounted on identification card giving physical description and other information about Roberts. Title devised by Library staff. Transfer; Manuscript Division (Records of Pinkerton's National Detectiv... More

[Laura Bullion, member of the Wild Bunch gang, head-and-shoulders portrait]

[Laura Bullion, member of the Wild Bunch gang, head-and-shoulders port...

Photograph mounted on Pinkerton's National Detective Agency identification card. Title devised by Library staff. Transfer; Manuscript Division (Records of Pinkerton's National Detective Agency); 2001; (DLC/PP-2... More

[Harry Longabaugh, alias Sundance Kid, three-quarter length portrait]

[Harry Longabaugh, alias Sundance Kid, three-quarter length portrait]

Photograph by De Young Photograph Studio, N.Y.C. Title devised by Library staff. Transfer; Manuscript Division (Records of Pinkerton's National Detective Agency); 2001; (DLC/PP-2001:141). Forms part of: Visual ... More

Heads of beheaded criminals tied by queues to stakes, on Street near West Gate - Tientsin, China

Heads of beheaded criminals tied by queues to stakes, on Street near W...

Boxer Rebellion. H7968 U.S. Copyright Office. Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Executions...; Atrocities 1901; Box... More

Allies stern government at Tientsin - Chinese criminals immediately after being shot - soldiers posting execution proclamation - China
[Etta Place, three-quarter length portrait]

[Etta Place, three-quarter length portrait]

Title devised by Library staff. Transfer; Manuscript Division (Records of Pinkerton's National Detective Agency); 2001; (DLC/PP-2001:141). Forms part of: Visual material from the records of Pinkerton's National... More

Allies stern government at Tientsin - gruesome warning to law-breakers - Criminals three days after being shot [2 dead Chinese tied to stakes], China

Allies stern government at Tientsin - gruesome warning to law-breakers...

H2167 U.S. Copyright Office. Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Executions...; Atrocities 1901; Boxer Rebellion, 190... More

Jail the only remedy / Gallaway.

Jail the only remedy / Gallaway.

Illustration shows an automobile driver who broke the traffic laws and has been placed in jail with other criminals. Title from item. Caption: Fines are a farce when dealing with the auto law breaker. Illus. in... More

[Jesse Linsley, a member of the Wild Bunch gang, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing a hat]

[Jesse Linsley, a member of the Wild Bunch gang, head-and-shoulders po...

Photograph mounted on card from the Pinkerton National Detective Agency giving information about Linsley. Title devised by Library staff. Transfer; Manuscript Division (Records of Pinkerton's National Detective... More

[Dave Merrill, mug shot, in prison garb]

[Dave Merrill, mug shot, in prison garb]

Photograph mounted on card from Pinkerton's National Detective Agency with name Dave Merrill written at top. Similar image has been identified as Harry Tracy. Title devised by Library staff. Transfer; Manuscrip... More

Rat Ricketts confesses

Rat Ricketts confesses

(DLC/PP-1932:0039). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Web" by Frederick Trevor Hill, Collier's weekly, Nov. 28, 1903, p. 20.

By the grace of "Justice" / J.S. Pughe.

By the grace of "Justice" / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows Samuel Parks, recently released from prison on extortion charges, still wearing his prison stripes, cracking a whip over the heads of two diminutive figures, one labeled "Capital" and the oth... More

A new fad of the Kearney Sheriff and Chief of Police Trindle:  photographing the "bad man"

A new fad of the Kearney Sheriff and Chief of Police Trindle: photogr...

summary: Photographer's note: "Walter Samons and Chief Trindle photographing the bad man. Salmons is now serving time in Leavenworth Prison on charge of robbing the Kearney Post Office of $5,000." original size: 6x8

[Two policemen leading woman off followed by crowd]

[Two policemen leading woman off followed by crowd]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1933:0079). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as headpiece in: "A Study in Values" by Emma Kaufman, Collier's weekly (Aug. 12, ... More

Let prison life be pleasant / J.S. Pughe.

Let prison life be pleasant / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a vignette cartoon of life in prison for "Respectable" prisoners who play golf, wear fitted prison uniforms, go yachting, have their valets perform their hard labor, attend lavish dinners com... More

A new fad of the Kearney Sheriff and Chief of Police Trindle:  photographing the "bad man"

A new fad of the Kearney Sheriff and Chief of Police Trindle: photogr...

summary: Photographer's note: "Walter Samons and Chief Trindle photographing the bad man. Salmons is now serving time in Leavenworth Prison on charge of robbing the Kearney Post Office of $5,000." original size: 6x8

The official scapegoat / Keppler.

The official scapegoat / Keppler.

Illustration shows an unidentified man sitting in a chair in a cell at Sing Sing Prison, he has changed out of his prison uniform, into a business suit, and is doling out money by the scoop-ful in return for "B... More

The big ones go to Jersey -- why can't the little ones? / Keppler.

The big ones go to Jersey -- why can't the little ones? / Keppler.

Illustration shows two well-dressed men labeled "High Finance" and "Big Business" startled by the throng of petty criminals, some labeled "Card Sharp, Safe Cracker, Second Story Man, [and] Flat Robber", who pus... More

The Sing Sing sanatorium / J.S. Pughe.

The Sing Sing sanatorium / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows prisoners engaged in various recreations while incarcerated at Sing Sing for white collar crime. Title from item. Caption: For the benefit of our grafting financiers whose health breaks down ... More

[Catherine O'Neill, mug shot, facing front and to her left]

[Catherine O'Neill, mug shot, facing front and to her left]

Photograph mounted on identification card from Detective Bureau, Police Department, City of New York, giving physical description and other information about O'Neill. Title devised by Library staff. Transfer; M... More

Chinamen arrested after Mock Duck & Tom Lee factions' shooting in Chinatown

Chinamen arrested after Mock Duck & Tom Lee factions' shooting in Chin...

Photograph shows Chinese-American men arrested for being involved in a war between On Leong Tong and Hip Sing Tong organizations for control of Chinatown standing outside police station with police officers. Ti... More

"Fill that cell!" / Art Young.

"Fill that cell!" / Art Young.

Illustration shows a throng of petty criminals in a prison pointing to a small cell labeled "For the Incorporated Law Breaker", insisting that white-collar crime goes unpunished.

The pink hand / L.M. Glackens.

The pink hand / L.M. Glackens.

Illustration shows a dastardly figure peering from behind a bush in the background, as a matronly woman pushes a young woman, looking starry-eyed and carrying a suitcase bursting with cash and stocks, out the f... More

La libertad caucional del famoso diestro Rodolfo Ganoa / Posada.

La libertad caucional del famoso diestro Rodolfo Ganoa / Posada.

Print shows Rodolfo Ganoa, bullfighter, bust portrait, facing slightly right, above sword, cape, and cap, with head of bull at bottom. Letterpress text discusses Ganoa's release from prison on bail of 5000 peso... More

A double hold-up / Kep.

A double hold-up / Kep.

Illustration shows a man labeled "Producer" laden with farm produce stopped on one side and a man labeled "Consumer" stopped on the other, in between them is a masked man labeled "Food Speculator" who is pointi... More

The fool pied piper / Ehrhart.

The fool pied piper / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam as the "Pied Piper" playing a pipe labeled "Lax Immigration Laws" and leading a horde of rats labeled "Jail Bird, Murderer, Thief, Criminal, Crook, Kidnapper, Incendiary, Assassin, ... More

The in and the out of our penal system / Arthur Young.

The in and the out of our penal system / Arthur Young.

Illustration shows criminals on the left entering a prison labeled "Penitentiary" with a statue of "Justice" and on the right leaving the prison after serving their sentences and given papers labeled "Freedom" ... More

The counterfeiters of coin and the counterfeiters of securities / Arthur Young.

The counterfeiters of coin and the counterfeiters of securities / Arth...

Illustration shows, on the left, a scene of counterfeiting money labeled "Low-down and Illegal", and on the right, a scene on "Wall Street" showing capitalists with papers labeled "Watered Stock" and "Dividends... More

The intruder a powerful comedy drama of the East & West : the love and romance of an outlaw : by Robert J. Sherman.

The intruder a powerful comedy drama of the East & West : the love and...

"Not a moving picture." Created by "Quigley Litho. Co., K.C." No. 3516. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

[Joseph Chancellor, mug shot]

[Joseph Chancellor, mug shot]

Print shows mug shot of Joseph Chancellor, an African American man, on Pinkerton's National Dective Agency identification card. Title devised by Library staff. Transfer; Manuscript Division (Records of Pinkerto... More

The hold-up / Albert Levering.

The hold-up / Albert Levering.

Illustration shows a group of highwaymen labeled "Trust, Express Company, [and] Protected Monopoly" robbing a stagecoach labeled "The Consumers' Coach"; the driver, labeled "Congress", is throwing them a pouch ... More

"Hands up!" / Will Crawford.

"Hands up!" / Will Crawford.

Illustration shows Santa Claus pointing a handgun at the viewer. Title from item. Caption: As Santa Claus looks to some of us. Illus. in: Puck, v. 72, no. 1867 (1912 December 11), cover. Copyright 1912 by Keppl... More

Hey! John! Give us a tow?

Hey! John! Give us a tow?

"Gyp the Blood" and "Lefty Louis", rowing a small boat, call to Standard Oil executive John D. Archbold, standing against the rail of a ship called "The Oil Line," holding Hearst's Magazine. An iceberg with an... More

Two train robbers killed near Sanderson Tex., Mar. 13, 1912

Two train robbers killed near Sanderson Tex., Mar. 13, 1912

Photograph shows the bodies of Ole Hobek and Ben Kilpatrick being held up by others. Numbers 1 & 2 above the men's heads indicate they are the train robbers. Title from item. Transfer; Manuscript Division (Reco... More

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