Mugshot March: The Mob!

The Mob. The Mafia. Nostra Cosa. I’ll admit that everything I know about the mob is straight from Goodfellas. But whatever else you say about them, you’ve got to admit these guys knew how to take a good mugshot. I think men should be required to dress like this.

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Umberto “Albert” Anastasia

 

Mickey Cohen demonstrating an early Blue Steel

 

Black Handers of the early 1910s

 

Al Capone

 

 

Charles “Lucky” Luciano

 

Members of the Cleveland mob

 

Vito Genovese young

 

Vito Genovese was once Luciano’s underboss. Eventually he became the mob boss of the Genovese family

 

Meyer Lansky

 

Frank Costello gained control of the Luciano family

 

Carlo Gambino began his mob career at age 19

 

Ciro Terranova – young

 

Ciro Terranova older

 

Vincent Gigante

 

John Gotti was a master mugshot subject. He’s a little outside of Old Spirituals’ timeframe but it wouldn’t be right to have a mafia mugshot post without including him.

 

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