Images in Illicit Entrepreneurship

Criminals escaping to Canada

Criminals escaping to Canada

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Fey Draw Poker machines on the counter of a San Francisco saloon

Fey Draw Poker machines on the counter of a San Francisco saloon

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H.C. Case of the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment displaying some of the poisonous liquors obtained from the Chicago Health Department

H.C. Case of the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment displaying some of the poisonous liquors obtained from the Chicago Health Department

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Liberty Bell Slot Machine

Liberty Bell Slot Machine

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Fredericka Mandelbaum's house and store

Mandelbaum Fredericka's house and store

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Fredericka Mandelbaum as a Canadian refugee

Mandelbaum, Fredericka as a Canadian refugee

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Fredericka Mandelbaum with swindlers, embezzlers, thieves, and other criminals

Mandelbaum, Fredericka with swindlers, embezzlers, thieves, and other criminals

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Fredericka Mandelbaum's dinner party

Mandelbaum, Fredericka's dinner party

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Fredericka Mandelbaum, receiver of stolen goods

Mandelbaum, Fredericka, receiver of stolen goods

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New York City Deputy Police Commissioner John A. Leach, right, watching agents pour liquor into sewer following a raid during the height of prohibition

New York City Deputy Police Commissioner John A. Leach, right, watching agents pour liquor into sewer following a raid during the height of prohibition

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Prohibition agents examining barrels on board a “rum runner” boat after it had been chased and captured by the Coast Guard cutter USS Seneca, 1924

Prohibition agents examining barrels on board a “rum runner” boat after it had been chased and captured by the Coast Guard cutter USS Seneca, 1924

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Prohibition officers raiding the lunch room of 922 Pa. Ave., Washington, DC

Prohibition officers raiding the lunch room of 922 Pa. Ave., Washington, DC

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A San Diego customs officer displaying an airplane and automobile captured in the process of smuggling alcohol across the Mexican border

San Diego customs officer displaying an airplane and automobile captured in the process of smuggling alcohol across the Mexican border

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Slot machine raid at the Fey factory

Slot machine raid at the Fey factory

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Spreckels as puppeteer of the Hawaiian Commissioner and Commission

Spreckels as puppeteer of the Hawaiian Commissioner and Commission

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Photograph of Walter P. Spreckels published shortly after he was accused in 1931 of participating in a scheme to violate Prohibition laws

Spreckels,Walter P. photograph published shortly after he was accused in 1931 of participating in a scheme to violate Prohibition laws

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Street Crime in New York

Street Crime in New York

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The Counterfeiters Den

The Counterfeiters Den

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Tombs Jail, New York City, ca. 1896

Tombs Jail, New York City, ca. 1896

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Washington, DC policemen and an IRS agent displaying a still discovered in a backyard.

Washington, DC policemen and an IRS agent displaying a still discovered in a backyard.

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