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
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
Frank Costello gained control of the Luciano family
Carlo Gambino began his mob career at age 19
Ciro Terranova – young
Ciro Terranova older
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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