University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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  • Scene after Tony Lombardo's assassination
    Image | 1928 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Tony Lombardo, King of the Mafia, and a lieutenant for Alphonse Capone. (Left) Madison and Dearborn Streets where Lombardo was assassinated one summer afternoon."
  • Jim Colosimo and Dale Winter
    Image | 1920 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "A rare photograph of "Big" Jim Colosimo and his wife, Dale Winter, taken shortly after their marriage. Note the laced shoes. Colosimo, over-lord of the Chicago underworld for twenty years, engaged Capone as his body guard when Alphonse was only a youngster." From text: "On March 29, 1920, Colosimo divorced his wife, Victoria, and on April 16 he was married to Dale ...
  • Dominck Aiello's assassination site
    Image | 1930 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Dominck Aiello, minor member of the North Side gang. (Lower photograph) The last public appearance of Dominck Aiello."
  • Al Capone
    Image | 1930 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "His Favorite Pose" Here is an excellent likeness of Alphonse Capone, the Big Boy of Chicago Gangland, and the greatest gangster that ever lived. When King Al poses for a photograph which isn't often, he always turns his right cheek to the camera. The left one is disfigured by an ugly scar. Legend has it that Capone was struck by a machine gun bullet when he was a s...
  • Scene after William McPadden's assassination
    Image | 1928 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Not passed out, but passed n. William "Gunner" McPadden, an ally of Danny Stanton, was killed in the famous Granada Café on the eve of the New Year, 1929, by George Maloney, killer de luxe for Michael "Bubs" Quinlan, bourbon baron." The Granada Cafe was located at 68th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue.
  • Alphonse Capone and John Stege
    Image | 1930 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Alphonse Capone, released from a Philadelphia jail, set Chicago on its ears, when he appeared unheralded in the office of John Stege, Commissioner of Detectives, and blandly inquired if he was wanted for anything. Capone with his attorney was then escorted to the Federal building where the same question was put to the United States District Attorney. On the same ni...