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Gangsters & Grifters: Classic Crime Photos from the Chicago Tribune
Created from the Chicago Tribune's vast archives, Gangsters and Grifters is a collection of photographs featuring infamous criminals, small-time bandits, hoodlums, and more at shocking crime scenes. These vintage glass-plate and acetate negatives were taken from the early 1900s through the 1950s, and they have been largely unseen for generations. That is because most have ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published November 18th 2014 by Agate Midway
(first published October 14th 2014)
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This is a book of archival photos with captions and some newspaper stories. They are astonishing photos, some gruesome and others beautiful, and many tell the story all by themselves. It was also a startling reminder of the violence that was everyday Chicago in the early part of the last century.