Vintage Historical Photos of the Wild West

The American frontier, also known as the Old West or the Wild West, includes the geography, history, folklore, and culture in the forward wave of American expansion in mainland North America that began with European colonial settlements in the early 17th century and ended with the admission of the last few western territories as statesContinue reading “Vintage Historical Photos of the Wild West”

33 Vintage Photographs of Celebrities Arrested for Smoking Marijuana

Marijuana is the evil weed that will drive you to madness. Here are some of old pictures of famous faces who have been arrested for cannabis possession.

20 Shocking Photos Show How French Women Were Punished by Having Their Heads Shaved Publicly for Collaborating With Nazis

At the end of World War II, many French people accused of collaboration with Germany endured a particularly humiliating act of revenge: their heads were shaved in public. There are thousands upon thousands of joyful pictures of the liberation of France in 1944. But among the cheering images there are also shocking ones. These showContinue reading “20 Shocking Photos Show How French Women Were Punished by Having Their Heads Shaved Publicly for Collaborating With Nazis”

Richard “The Iceman” Kuklinski: The Chilliest Killer in Criminal History

Born 1935 in Jersey City, New Jersey, Richard Leonard Kuklinski was an American contract killer and serial killer who was convicted of murdering 200 or more people. He was associated with members of the American Mafia, namely the DeCavalcante crime family of Newark, New Jersey, and the Five Families of New York City. Kuklinski wasContinue reading “Richard “The Iceman” Kuklinski: The Chilliest Killer in Criminal History”

Rare Photographs of Bonnie and Clyde Show Them at the End of Their Lives

They pilfered banks and mom-and-pop stores, killed police officers — and captivated the nation. But Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker, reared in the West Dallas slums, may have been their biggest fans. Sure, Depression-era America was enamored with the love-struck outlaws, but Hollywood hype, intense media interest and time have ways of distorting reality. TheirContinue reading “Rare Photographs of Bonnie and Clyde Show Them at the End of Their Lives”

1938 Police Shootout in Los Angeles

The bodies of a deputy city marshal and his helper — shot and killed by George Farley as they tried to serve an eviction notice on him — lie in front of a barricaded home. They were Deputy Marshal T. Dwight Crittenden and Leon W. Romer, both 60. Farley, 55, was wounded five times andContinue reading “1938 Police Shootout in Los Angeles”

33 Photos Of Lepke’s Murder Inc., The Mob’s Most Brutal Hit Squad

In the New York City of the 1930s, murder was big business. And the best killers in the industry were Murder Inc., a ring of murderers-for-hire working as mob enforcers who, in less than 10 years, killed an estimated 1,000 people. Murder Inc. was formed by notorious Jewish-American gangsters Meyer Lansky and Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel,Continue reading “33 Photos Of Lepke’s Murder Inc., The Mob’s Most Brutal Hit Squad”

Gangster John Dillinger During the 1930s

When notorious outlaw John Dillinger was gunned down on Lincoln Avenue on a steamy July night in 1934, his death ended a months-long manhunt that captivated the press and the public. John Herbert Dillinger (June 22, 1903 – July 22, 1934) was an American gangster of the Great Depression. He led a group known asContinue reading “Gangster John Dillinger During the 1930s”