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      Sale 2325 | Lot 60
      Price Realized: $10,000With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2325 Lot 60

        (CRIME)
        A spectacular mugshot album with nearly 1500 entries, including several depicting members of the International Workers of the World ("Wobblies"), in addition to a cross-section of crimes from across the country, including California, Oregon, Iowa, Arkansas, and New York (and Canada), likely assembled for surveillance and perp identification. Also includes a variety of mugshot formats, including the standard front and side view, as well as the accused standing with a mirror, triple shots, and slender full-length images. Silver and copy prints, often approximately 3x4 inches (7.6x10.2 cm.), and smaller, mounted recto/verso and 3 per page, each entry in a numbered field with a printed form labeled "Criminal Record," and each with a combination of notations, in ink, including the subject's name, their place of origin, their current location, crime, age, identifying characteristics, and a date. Large folio, red leather, worn, backstrip perished. 1905-1920

        Estimate $10,000 - 15,000

        From the Collection of Mark Michaelson.

        The conforntation in Everett between federal military authorities and workers was a key event in the birth of the American Labor Movement.


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $10,000

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