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Title
Bugsy Siegel
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1940
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph also used for articles dated October 7, 1940, June 21, 1946, July 25, 1945, September 14, 1949, and March 22, 1951.
Photograph caption dated August 17, 1940 reads, "Wearing flashy, expensive clothes and his hair sleeked down, Benny 'Bugs' Siegel, called by New York officials one of the 'six most dangerous gangsters in the United States,' is shown in jail in Los Angeles. he was arrested in his super-swank Holmby Hills mansion on a charge of helping rub out Harry Schachter, former Lepke mobster, in Hollywood last November 22."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;17 x 12 cm. on board 23 x 17 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00010149
Herald Examiner Collection
SCHE_b004_f1_i4
CARL0004957374
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/8093
Subject
Siegel, Bugsy,--1906-1947
Organized crime--United States
Criminals--United States
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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