Feb 26, 2009 - Sale 2171

Sale 2171 - Lot 187

Estimate: $ 150 - $ 250
(CRIME.) PHILADELPHIA. Police photograph of a black gang. 8x10 glossy photograph with the names of the criminals typed on the reverse; some creases and wrinkles. Philadelphia, 1937

Additional Details

An official Philadelphia Police department photograph of a black gang, their names on the reverse: Reif Lee Sanders, Joseph Brown, Walter Fountain, Pinky Knighton and Amos Kemp. According to the National Archives website, Pinky Knighton joined the U.S. Army in 1943.