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Frank Hague was a political governor and rival/contemporary of Nucky Johnson. He was a teetotaler, a lifelong hypochondriac who never smoked and frowned upon sexual vice. But he opposed Prohibition and was happy to let bootleggers pay to operate within his Hudson County jurisdiction,

Jersey City Mayor Frank Hague in photo taken in Image: Library of Congress

Al Capone and his attorney in 1929. Photograph by Jun Fujita.

Al Capone and his attorney in Photograph by Jun Fujita. Want a copy of this photo? > Visit our Rights and Reproductions Department and give them this number: Connect with the Museum

Sammy "The Bull "Gravano

Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano (born March is a former underboss of the Gambino crime family. He is known as the man who helped bring down John Gotti, the family's boss, by agreeing to become a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) government witness.

By the 1920s, Frank Costello had become close with mobsters "Lucky" Luciano and Meyer Lansky and operated in bootlegging and gambling circles.

By the Frank Costello had become close with mobsters "Lucky" Luciano and Meyer Lansky and operated in bootlegging and gambling circles.

Although this poster is from the early 30's, Al Capone was notorious throughout the roaring twenties. (Hana NRMS)

Al capone chicago gangster reward depression era poster

Giuseppe 'Joey A' Adonis former Boss of Genovese Family c.1937

Giuseppe Antonio "Joe Adonis" Doto aka Joey A, Joe Adone, Joe Arosa or Joe DiMeo of the Cosa Nostra crime family

Vito 'Don Vito' Cascioferro former Sicilian Boss of Bosses

CRIME BOSS: Don Vito Cascioferro, Mafioso often depicted as the “boss of bosses”. United States Treasury Department mug shot, 1902

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the luciano genovese crime family/ Luciano/Genovese Family: 1931 - Charles "Lucky" Luciano organizes a new family named after him and appoints himself as boss.

Griselda Blanco, 70, was known as La Madrina, the godmother—and for all the bad reasons. Blanco, who was gunned down in her hometown of Medellin, Colombia, will go down as one of the architects of the illegal drug industry.

'Cocaine Queen' Griselda Blanco Murdered

Who Is Griselda Blanco Jennifer Lopez Character In New HBO Movie 7 Things To Know About The Cocaine Godmother - International Business Times

Charlie "Lucky" Luciano (pronounced "loo-tch-a-noh") (born Salvatore Lucania; November 24, 1897 – January 26, 1962) was an Italian mobster born in Sicily. Luciano is considered the father of modern organized crime in the United States for splitting New York City into five different Mafia crime families and the establishment of the first commission. He was the first official boss of the modern Genovese crime family.

Charlie "Lucky" Luciano (pronounced "loo-tch-a-noh") (born Salvatore Lucania…

Benjamino Ruggiero, also known as "Lefty", "Lefty Guns", and "Lefty Two Guns" (April 19, 1926 – November 24, 1994), was a soldier in the Bonanno crime family. He is well known for his friendship and mentorship of FBI undercover agent Joseph "Donnie Brasco" Pistone. Ruggiero was an old school Cosa Nostra mobster who knew how Mafia politics worked. Ruggiero allegedly murdered around 26 people and refused to break omertà when arrested.

Benjamino Ruggiero, also known as "Lefty", "Lefty Guns", and "Lefty Two Guns" (April 1926 – November was a soldier in the Bonanno crime family. He is well known for his friendship and mentorship of FBI undercover agent Joseph "Donnie Brasco" Pistone.

These photographs, which feature in a new book on the brothers, were drawn from the private collections of friends of the Krays. The book: The Krays From the Cradle to the Grave has been released in what would have been the twins' 80th year. www.thekrayscradletothegrave.com

The Kray twins: unseen pictures of Ronnie and Reggie

These photographs, which feature in a new book on the brothers, were drawn from the private collections of friends of the Krays. The book: The Krays From the Cradle to the Grave has been released in what would have been the twins' 80th year. www.thekrayscradletothegrave.com

Italian Mafia Pictures | Lucky Luciano Photo Gangster Italian Mobster Organized Mafia Crime

Lucky Luciano- The father of modern organized crime. He split the New york mafia into 5 families. He eventually became so powerful that the office of naval intelligence commuted his prison sentence in exchange for Sicilian Mafia contacts

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