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Funeral procession of Tom Lee, boss of the On Leong Tong, through Chinatown.

Funeral procession of Tom Lee, boss of the On Leong Tong, through Chinatown.

290 best Victorian Vice & Master Criminals of the Gilded Age ...

Haunting Mugshots From The Early Charles Johnson was arrested for larceny at North Shields Police Station on October

Fredericka "Marm” Mandelbaum was a NYC Gilded Age German-Jewish immigrant, who taught young destitute immigrant children how to become street criminals. Instructing them in thievery, pick-pocketing and the like. ~  J. North Conway in his book, "The True Story Of "Marm" Mandelbaum And Her Gangs Of New York". Describes the life of Mandelbaum, her criminal life, and the children she exploited, during NYC's Gilded Age.

#New York – “Queen of Fencing” Marm Mandelbaum

Friederike "Marm" Mandelbaum, the Queen of Thieves and criminal underlord that rules that streets of Gilded Age New York City while running one of the most profitable fencing operations in history.

The Original Mickey Finn

The Original Mickey Finn

The vice of drinking cartoon

The vice of drinking cartoon

Ellen Clegg. A protege of Marm mendelbaum and contemporary of Sophie Lyons

A protege of Marm mendelbaum and contemporary of Sophie Lyons

Edward Lyons. Burglar, Sneak, and Pickpocket.

Burglar, Sneak, and Pickpocket.

"San Franciscans believed that redheads, especially Jewish redheads, were sizzling hot. A madam named Iodoform Kate made a fortune during the 1890's by offering at least one red-haired Jewess in every crib."

"San Franciscans believed that redheads, especially Jewish redheads, were sizzling hot. A madam named Iodoform Kate made a fortune during the by offering at least one red-haired Jewess in every crib.

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