Forensic Fashion
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>Costume Studies
>>1929 Ital.-Amer. mafioso
Subjectmafioso gangster/mobster
Culture: Italian-American
Setting: Prohibition, Chicago/urban America 1920-1933
Object: costume

* National Museum of Crime and Punishment > A Notorious History of American Crime
January 17, 1899 - January 25, 1947
"He was the classic mob boss: unrelenting and ingenious in his work, ruthless towards his rivals and foes, big-hearted and gregarious in his public persona.  Capone ruled Chicago crime and flexed his criminal muscle in cities across the country for more than a decade."

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