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.

Black and white scan of a reward poster for Alvin Karpis and Fred Barker, c.1936.

Reward poster for Alvin Karpis and Fred Barker

Reward poster for Alvin Karpis and Fred Barker, c.1936.

Black and white photograph of a man selling a newspaper with headline related to Bremer kidnapping, 1935.

Man selling newspaper with headline related to Bremer kidnapping

Man selling newspaper with headline related to Bremer kidnapping, 1935.

Black and white photograph of Evelyn "Billie" Frechette. John Dillinger's girlfriend, 1934. Photographed by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

Evelyn "Billie" Frechette

Evelyn "Billie" Frechette. John Dillinger's girlfriend, 1934. Photographed by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

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