Black and white photograph of the intersection of Washington Avenue and Plymouth Avenue North in North Minneapolis, January 31, 1955.

Intersection of Washington Avenue and Plymouth Avenue North in North Minneapolis

The intersection of Washington Avenue and Plymouth Avenue North in North Minneapolis, January 31, 1955.

Sorel, Lower Canada

Town of Sorel, Lower Canada. Drawing by John Lambert. Image is from the New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Color image of a St. Paul Police revolver used in shootout with John Dillinger.

St. Paul Police revolver used in shootout with John Dillinger

1905 model Smith and Wesson hand-ejector military and police revolver used by St. Paul Police Detective Henry Cummings to injure John Dillinger in a shootout at the Lincoln Court Apartments in St. Paul, 1934.

Black and white photograph of Thomas A. Dahill, St. Paul Chief of Police, 1935. Photograph from the St. Paul Daily News.

Thomas A. Dahill, St. Paul Chief of Police

Thomas A. Dahill, St. Paul Chief of Police, 1935. Photograph from the St. Paul Daily News.

Black and white photograph of Nina Clifford’s brothel at 147 S. Washington Street, St. Paul, 1937.

Nina Clifford’s Brothel

Nina Clifford’s brothel at 147 S. Washington Street, St. Paul, 1937.

Black and white photograph of St. Paul underworld boss and bootlegger Leon Gleckman, c.1935.

Leon Gleckman

St. Paul underworld boss and bootlegger Leon Gleckman, c.1935.

Black and white photograph of St. Paul gangster Jack Peifer, c.1936.

Jack Peifer

St. Paul gangster Jack Peifer, c.1936.

Black and white scan of a St. Paul Police record for Harry Sawyer, 1935.

St. Paul Police Record for Harry Sawyer

St. Paul Police record for Harry Sawyer, 1935. Sawyer was the last St. Paul gangland organizer of the “layover agreement.”

Black and white photograph of corrupt policeman and St. Paul Chief of Police Tom Brown, c.1934.

Tom Brown

Corrupt policeman and St. Paul Chief of Police Tom Brown, c.1934.

Black and white photograph of Alvin Karpis captured by federal agents and brought to St. Paul in connection with the Hamm and Bremer kidnappings, 1936.

Alvin Karpis in the custody of federal agents in St. Paul

Alvin Karpis captured by federal agents and brought to St. Paul in connection with the Hamm and Bremer kidnappings, 1936.

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