Dead Man's Blues

Here's a collection of images I used as research and inspiration for my novel 'Dead Man's Blues'. Set in Chicago in 1928 it takes in the city's mob history and…
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These Stunning Color Photos From 1950s Cuba Show a Society on the Verge of Transformation Vintage Cuba, Mode Vintage, Black And White Film, Black White Photos, 1950s Photography, Havana House, Our Man In Havana, Havana Nights Party, Cuba Photos
These Stunning Color Photos From 1950s Cuba Show a Society on the Verge of Transformation
These Stunning Color Photos From 1950s Cuba Show a Society on the Verge of Transformation
On September 22, 1927, with more than a 100,000 people on hand at Soldier Field in Chicago, Gene Tunney retained his heavyweight title by beating Jack Dempsey. Gennady Golovkin, School Boxes, Soldier Field, Combat Sports, September 22, One Summer, Jazz Age, Spoofs, Dead Man
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On September 22, 1927, with more than a 100,000 people on hand at Soldier Field in Chicago, Gene Tunney retained his heavyweight title by beating Jack Dempsey.
On September 22, 1927, a rapt crowd at Chicago’s Soldier Field watches as pugilist Gene Tunney (white shorts) draws back his left arm to throw a punch at Jack Dempsey. The boxing match would become known as “The Long Count Fight.” Photograph by the... Shorts Drawing, Pugilist, Field Watches, Hometown Pride, Win Or Lose
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On September 22, 1927, a rapt crowd at Chicago’s Soldier Field watches as pugilist Gene Tunney (white shorts) draws back his left arm to throw a punch at Jack Dempsey. The boxing match would become known as “The Long Count Fight.” Photograph by the...
Fans gather for what is now called “The Long Count Fight”  between Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney at Soldier Field, 1927, Chicago.... Chicago L, Chicago Photos, Michigan Avenue, Lake Michigan, Lexington Hotel, Chicago Water Tower, Lake Shore Drive, Calumet
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Fans gather for what is now called “The Long Count Fight” between Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney at Soldier Field, 1927, Chicago....
September 22, 1927:  In 1927, Gene Tunney successfully defended his heavyweight boxing title against Jack Dempsey in the famous “long-count” fight in Chicago. (AP Photo) Ufc, Ricky Hatton, Larry Holmes, Pacquiao Vs, Roberto Durán, Heavyweight Boxing, Boxing History, Joe Louis, Mma Fighting
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September 22, 1927: In 1927, Gene Tunney successfully defended his heavyweight boxing title against Jack Dempsey in the famous “long-count” fight in Chicago. (AP Photo)
On April 28 and 29, 1924, thousands of curious onlookers mobbed the family home at 1505 W. Augusta Street for the wake and funeral for Wanda Stopa, 24. The crowds gathered in hopes of getting a glimpse of the once promising, young Polish girl who took her own life in a tragic ending to a multifaceted love affair. Good Girl Gone Bad, Chicago Tribune, Love Affair, Cool Girl, Augusta, Past, Dolores Park
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On April 28 and 29, 1924, thousands of curious onlookers mobbed the family home at 1505 W. Augusta Street for the wake and funeral for Wanda Stopa, 24. The crowds gathered in hopes of getting a glimpse of the once promising, young Polish girl who took her own life in a tragic ending to a multifaceted love affair.
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The Mecca flats. 1951.
The taxi cab, driven by Ernest T. Wood, that took Wanda Stopa to Palos Park on April 24, 1924. Former Asst. State's Attorney Wanda Stopa went to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Y. Kenley Smith. Stopa had allegedly been having an affair with Kenley and went to shoot the couple. She shot and killed the groundskeeper instead, Henry Manning. Taxi Cab, Yesterday And Today, Harlem, Washington Dc, Amazing Photography, American History, Vintage Photos
Good girl gone bad
The taxi cab, driven by Ernest T. Wood, that took Wanda Stopa to Palos Park on April 24, 1924. Former Asst. State's Attorney Wanda Stopa went to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Y. Kenley Smith. Stopa had allegedly been having an affair with Kenley and went to shoot the couple. She shot and killed the groundskeeper instead, Henry Manning.
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Mecca Flat Blues - Exhibition at Chicago Cultural Center
The Mecca Flats
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Thousands gathered to catch a glimpse of the body of Wanda Stopa at her wake on April 28, 1924. The 24-year-old former assistant U.S. attorney turned to a life a The Lazarus Effect, Need For Speed Movie, The Hitcher, Gone In 60 Seconds, Taking Lives, Joy Ride, Dead Space
Good girl gone bad
Thousands gathered to catch a glimpse of the body of Wanda Stopa at her wake on April 28, 1924. The 24-year-old former assistant U.S. attorney turned to a life a
Chicago ''L''. 18th Street station on October 12, 1943. From http://www.chicago-l.org/stations/18th-wabash.html Chicago Canvas, Railroad Tracks, Illinois, Nostalgia, Scene
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Chicago ''L''. 18th Street station on October 12, 1943. From http://www.chicago-l.org/stations/18th-wabash.html
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Al Capone's Bathroom Tile From The Lexington Hotel
Al Capone at The Lexington Hotel