Chicago May, Queen of Crooks, Her Story, 1928, Chicago.

The autobiography of the infamous Chicago gangsteress, May Churchill Sharpe (1871-1929), expert at the badger game. Pictured here at age 58.

The heydey of her crime reign in Chicago was during the time of the Columbian Exposition, 1893-1894.

Read more about the Queen of Crooks here: http://historicalheroines.wikispaces.com/BIOGRAPHY

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