Toni Lee Shelly is arrested at North Ave Beach for wearing a topless maillot, 1964, Chicago
Suspected prostitutes hiding their faces at a city hall court house, 1936, Chicago
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A police matron searching the purse of a recently arrested female prisoner, 26th and California, 1904, Chicago.
Mugshot of John Piggot, arrested for larceny, 1903, Chicago.
Mugshot of Mona Marshall, arrested for prostitution, c.1907, Chicago.
Measuring bathing suits for appropriate lengths at Oak Street Beach, c.1921, Chicago. As we’ve seen before, should the attire be deemed “lewd”, it was off to the slammer…
Women being arrested and carted into the paddy wagon for wearing lewd bathing attire at Oak Street Beach, c.1922, Chicago.
The teenaged Shiblowski brothers who, in 1911, where found guilty and hanged for the murder of a delivery man in Chicago. Two other teenagers were hanged and two minors sent to prison in association for the same crime.
Arrest photo of two well dressed gents, c.1908, Chicago. They’re standing in snow, about to be placed in the horse drawn paddy wagon.
It’s our friend, Julius Duc (see previous post), arrested again for dressing as a woman, c. 1906, Chicago. The look on the guy’s face, to the left, is priceless…
Another arrest photo, c.1921, of a woman being removed from Clarendon Beach for wearing “lewd” bathing attire.
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