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[Detective Lt. Joseph Petrosiino( left) , Inspector Carey and Inspector McCafferty escorting Mafia hitman Petto the Ox (Tomasso Petto, second from left)]

[Detective Lt. Joseph Petrosiino( left) , Inspector Carey and Inspecto...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

United States Secret Service gets new chief. Washington, D.C., Dec. 31. William H. Moran, retiring Chief of the United States Secret Service, congratulates his successor Frank J. Wilson, whose appointment was announced today at the Treasury. Morgenthau is in the center. Moran has spent 54 years in the Service and the last 19 as its Chief. Wilson, who has had a distinguished career in the government, has been Acting Assistant Chief of the Secrect Service since Sept. 8. Prior to that he was the "Ace" of the Intelligence Unit of the Internal Revenue, his greatest achievments being recorded in connection with the conviction of Al Capone for income tax evasions, and in connection with the kidnapping of the Lingbergh baby

United States Secret Service gets new chief. Washington, D.C., Dec. 31...

Title from unverified data on the negative or negative sleeve. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec Temp. no... more

[Louis Capone, half-length portrait, seated, not shown is Emanuel "Mendy" Weiss seated on the right] / World Telegram photo by Al Aumuller.

[Louis Capone, half-length portrait, seated, not shown is Emanuel "Men...

Title devised by Library staff. NYWT&S staff photograph. Date stamped on verso: Dec 3 1941. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

[Louis Capone, left, and Emanuel "Mendy" Weiss holding a copy of the New York Times, three-quarter length portrait, seated] / World Telegram photo by Al Aumuller.

[Louis Capone, left, and Emanuel "Mendy" Weiss holding a copy of the N...

Title devised by Library staff. NYWT&S staff photograph. Date stamped on verso: Dec 3 1941. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

[Louis Capone, facing camera, and Emanuel "Mendy" Weiss listening to a lawyer, during their trial] / World Telegram photo by Al Ravenna.

[Louis Capone, facing camera, and Emanuel "Mendy" Weiss listening to a...

Title devised by Library staff. NYWT&S staff photograph. Date stamped on verso: Sep 15 1941. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

[Louis "Lepke" Buchalter, facing front, seated with Emanuel "Mendy" Weiss and Phillip "Little Farvel" Cohen who shield their faces, and Louis Capone, in a Kings County Courtroom during jury selection] / World Telegram photo by Al Aumuller.

[Louis "Lepke" Buchalter, facing front, seated with Emanuel "Mendy" We...

Title devised by Library staff from news agency caption on item. NYWT&S staff photograph. Date stamped on verso: Aug 4 1941. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (L... more

[Frank Costello, half-length portrait, seated, behind microphone, testifying before the Kefauver Committee investigating organized crime] / World Telegram & Sun photo by Al Aumuller.

[Frank Costello, half-length portrait, seated, behind microphone, test...

NYWT&S staff photo. New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

Living room at "the Hideout," the Northwoods retreat of Chicago gangster Al Capone during Prohibition, Couderay, Wisconsin

Living room at "the Hideout," the Northwoods retreat of Chicago gangst...

Al Capone's men would unload smuggled liquor from Canada that seaplanes would deliver to the Hideout's private lake. Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; som... more

The Eastern State Penitentiary is a former American prison located on 2027 Farimount Avenue between Corinthian Avenue and North 22nd Street in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Eastern State Penitentiary is a former American prison located on ...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. The penitentiary was operational from 1829 until 1971. ... more

Courtyard at the Hotel Mercure Sevilla located in Old Havana, Cuba

Courtyard at the Hotel Mercure Sevilla located in Old Havana, Cuba

One of Havana's oldest hotels built in the 1908 and had ties to the Italian-American mafia. Al Capone stayed at the Sevilla. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: Th... more

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