Prohibition and Vice

Image Gallery

Composite portraits of mobster Sam (Hog) Scola (left) and bootlegger Ferris (Kansas City Tony) Anthon.

Photograph of "Hell’s Half Acre", an area in the late 1800's and early 1900's consisting of the north side of the West Bottoms

1895

Political attack advertisement that documents Kansas City Star owner August F.

3 /26 /1922

Mugshot of Anthony R. Gizzo, Inmate #20547. Gizzo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth on drug charges.

1 /24 /1924

Mugshot and prison record of Anthony R.

1 /24 /1924

Mugshot of William E. Clifford, Inmate #20546. Clifford was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth on drug charges.

1 /24 /1924

Clipping from the Kansas City Post on February 26, 1925 showing three Kansas City policemen involved in a heist.

2 /26 /1925

Exhibit used in evidence for Case No. 30588: State of Missouri, Respondent, vs. Maurice W. Nagle, Appellant.

6 /20 /1928

Mugshots of Flore Picralli, Inmate #30645. Picralli was sentenced to time in the U.S.

9 /8 /1928

Mugshot of Tony Laptino, Inmate #30647. Laptino was sentenced to time in the U.S.

9 /8 /1928

Mugshots of Paul Carollo, Inmate #30644. Carollo was sentenced to time in the U.S.

9 /8 /1928

Mugshots of Angelo Toyer, Inmate #30646. Toyer was sentenced to time in the U.S.

9 /8 /1928

Mugshot of Manny Akers, Inmate #30817. Akers was sentenced to time in the U.S.

10 /11 /1928

Mugshot of Kansas City Mafia boss Frank "Chee-Chee" DeMayo, Inmate #31989, taken at U.S. Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kansas.

3 /15 /1929

Mugshot of Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Inmate #31989. DeMayo was sentenced to time in the U.S.

3 /15 /1929

Mugshot of Tony Casciola, Inmate #34626. Casciola was sentenced to time in the U.S.

12 /14 /1929

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