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Gangster line-up
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph used for a Herald-Examiner story dated February 2, 1942.
Photograph caption (seen in image) from the original newspaper article reads, "Sinister and defiant, these nine men lined up before police following a raid in 1933 on a suite at the Hotel Franconia, where these nine men were surprised during a 'conference' dominated by Lepke the Leopard and his colleague, Gurrah Jake. Lepke, a blatch patch over his left eye, watched the raiders in silence, but Gurrah Jake snarled: 'You can't do nuttin' to us.' This was about two months before Gurrah and Lepke formed their racket syndicate." Bugsy Siegel is second from the left.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
SCHE_b004_f2_i24; HE-000-046 4x5
Siegel, Bugsy,--1906-1947
Buchalter, Louis,--1897-1944
Organized crime--United States
Criminal investigations
Criminals--United States
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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