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MY AL CAPONE MUSEUM | F.A.Q.'S | Al Capone's Personal Telephone | Al Capone's Personal Straw Boater | Al Capone Framed Signature | Al Capone's light fixtures | Al Capone's Silver Tray | SVD Massacre bullet fragments | Interesting items retrieved from Al Capone's Lexington office suite and hallway | Alton Hotel Relics | 7244 Prairie Avenue | 93 Palm Avenue | 93 Palm Avenue Part 2 | 93 Palm Avenue Part 3 | 93 Palm Avenue Part 4 | New 93 Palm Avenue home | New Palm Avenue home Part 2 | Artifacts from 93 Palm Avenue | The Capone era Cicero, Illinois | The Four Deuces (2222 South Wabash) | Al Capone's Bathroom Tile From The Lexington Hotel | Inside The Lexington Hotel | Geraldo's Capone Vault Grand Opening | Lexington's Destruction | X Marks the Spot magazine | Capone Magazines and Booklets | Capone Videos | Capone Books | Knick Knacks | Capone's Chicago | Chicago photos | Capone Documents | Capone Photographs | Capone Photographs 2 | Capone Photographs 3 | My History channel Shoot | Gravesites | Gravesites 2 | Capone at the Ballpark | Al Capone's Funeral | The St. Valentine's Day Massacre | The Massacre Pt.2 | Massacre Victim's Stats. | Massacre News blurbs | Some Theories on the Valentine Massacre | Discounted Valentine Massacre theories | Valentine Killers? | The St. Valentine's Day Massacre Wall bricks | The St. Valentine Massacre guns today | The Infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre forensic evidence | The Adonis Social Club Incident | When, Where and How did they die? | Mugshots | Gangster facts and side stories | The Obituaries | Gangster talk | Gangster Molls | William Hale Thompson | Gangland Armourers | The Chicago Typewriter | Gangster Hitspots | Mae Capone | Louise Rolfe | Alberto Anselmi and Giovanni Scalise | Frank Parker | William Niemoth | Jack Guzik | Samuel "Golf bag"Hunt | Jake Lingle | Frankie Yale | Samoots Ammatuna | Jack Zuta | Leo Vincent Brothers | Edward David Vogel | Johnny Torrio | Joe E. Lewis | Rocco DeGrazia | Machine Gun Jack McGurn | Willie Heeney | James "Fur" Sammons | Jack "Three fingered" White | George "Red" Barker | Anthony "Tough Tony" Capezio | Frank Nitti | Dean Charles O'Banion | Samuel Morton | George Clarence Moran | Hymie Weiss | Vincent "The Schemer" Drucci | Fred "Killer" Burke | Fred Goetz | Joe Aiello | Edward "Spike" O'Donnell | The Genna brothers | Angelo La Mantia | Frank Rio | Ragtime Joe Howard | Hinky Dink and Bathouse John | Sol Van Praag | Theodore "The Greek" Anton | Joseph P. Bergl | Daniel "Danny" Stanton | Edward Tancl | Al Capone's tax trial and downfall | Al in Jail | Mario Gomes | Bill Helmer | Rose Keefe | Daniel Waugh | John J. Binder | Allan R.May | Rick Mattix | Robert Gallo as Al Capone | Mr. Joe Walters | Gangster articles | Newspapers of the day | Newspapers part Two | Newspapers Part Three | Newspapers Part Four | The Green Mill | Colosimo's | Alcatraz | Alcatraz Part 2 | Al Capone goes to Baltimore | Gangster sites today | Gangster Sites part 2 | Dead Gangsters | Origins of the Scars | Collecting Al Capone? | The truth about Al Capone's signature | Al Capone and other Gangster related books | In Memoriam | Links | Contact Me
His knowledge in the gangster/ outlaw field is unsurpassed, and I'm always pleased when he communicates with me. Many thanks Bill!
Bill has authored and co-authored many interesting books on gangsters and bankrobbing desperadoes of the 20's and 30's. Bill has lots of stuff for sale on his site.
Visit his excellent site at www.gangstersandoutlaws.com
Todd Kendall's excellent Chicago Crime Scenes Project
J.P. Rich's Excellent blogspot on Chicago Gangland.
Chicago History is much more than just Capone and it's gangsters. Please visit Chicago historian Sharon Williams' excellent Chicago history site by clicking photo below
Chicago historian Sharon Williams' excellent site at
My talented good friend Harry Lawrence has just set up shop in a new gangster themed tattoo parlor. Located in Ohio you can visit his new site for this tattoo place at
check it out!!!
Apart from being a former rock star, (Former member of Blackfoot, He's played with many, Lynrd Skynrd, Lenny Kravitz, Ted Nugent etc....). Harry is also an accomplished talented tattoo artist. In fact, he is also a talented artist on any medium. In 2004, Harry was the first with the cahounas to do a gangster convention. The three day affair regrouped some of the finest gangster and true crime historians. Harry also got some of the Soprano's tv personalities to show up for the gig. Harry's a good man and a great friend.
My friend Mob historian John Binder's website and photo collection at
Michael Esslinger's excellent site on Alcatraz that accompanies his outstanding book.
Mark Knudson's great modelgun site with videos of him shooting various gun models from his collection.Check out theThompson (Chicago Typwriter).
Author Rose Keefe's website entirely on Northside Chicago Kingpin Dean O'Banion.
Author Rose Keefe's website on George "Bugs"Moran.
Eastern State Penitentiary Al Capone's home for a year back in 1929-30.
Check it out! Great site.
Patrick Downey's website dedicated to his excellent book on New York's intriguing gangsters.
I want to take the time to give my many, many thanks to the people who deserve it immensely.
To my dear mom, whom I miss dearly, thank-you for watching over wherever you are.
To Jeff Maycroft, his encouragement and his never say no attitude and the fact that he really takes time to help a fellow collector.
Dillinger and Gangster era expert Mr. William Helmer for his tireless research in his great books and documentary interviews/ fantastic info and photos supplied,He's one of the best!! If it wasn't for Bill, I don't think I would have continued any of this. Thanks to his appearances on documentaries that kept me interested.
Rose Keefe, who's research on the Northsiders, especially O'Banion and Moran that is out of this world.
Patrick Downey gangster author/ comedian and all around good guy who takes time to make one feel welcome.
Tom Prior, who runs Gangland USA from the U.K. His kindness is unsurpassed. He helped me when it counted most on getting a copy of a rare magazine.
Crime Historian Mr. Rick Mattix for his help and info on the Valentine Massacre.His friendship is the one that many look for. Sincere and honest. Rick and I should have definitely been at Woodstock, but i don't think we would have survived.
Kevin Clutter, freelance historian. Besides Al Capone and the 20's and 30's gangster era, he is also very knowledgeable in the American west, utopian societes, world's fairs, American cultural and social history from 1820-1950. He has an M.A. in American history and collects postcards and other material related to all of these subjects. Does freelance and consulting work for institutions,media outlets and is a member of the Hammond Historic Preservation Commission.
He can be contacted via CLUTTERMK@aol.com
Thanks to my very good friend Mr. Harry Lawrence, a great human being with a kind heart. So talented in everything he does. A rock star who's played with the best in the business, accomplished tattoo artist,t-shirt and memorabilia designer/business man/ covention organiser. Harry has done it all.
Sandy Jones, even though Capone is not his thing at all, he will take the time to listen and interchange ideas and points of view, very nice guy, thanks Sandy!
To my bud Mr. Joe Walters for his fun interchanging of views and info towards this , our Al Capone collections.We had a fun time walking around inside Capone's home at 7244 South Prairie.
My friend Doug Snyder and his exchange of gangster ideas and info/photos. Many thanks!
Ellen Poulsen who's research on gangsters and their molls is bar none.
Mr. John Binder, Chicago gangster expert whom without, alot of this history would disappear.
Special thanks to Mr. Tim Brazil, Alcatraz Guide who has helped me tremendously with figuring out exactly where Al's cell was with photos and info.To all the Alcatraz Park Rangers and guides who keep the island immaculately historically preserved for all to visit.
Jolene Babyak and John Martini for their immense work figuring out the maze work of deciphering the cell numbering system that was changed many times.
A very big and heartfelt thanks to author Mr. Michael Esslinger for his gracious help making this site exciting. Michael's Alcatraz book is an amazing feat that must be seen by everyone.
Newspaper expert Mr. Bill Smith for his help and advice on certain newspapers.His copies on Colosimo's murder were very insightful.
To Park ranger John Cantwell who took the time to show us around Alcatraz in places that most do not ever see.
Mr. Randall Ellsworth who helped me get the private viewing of the St.Valentine's day massacre guns.
Berrien County Sheriff's dept ;
Sheriff of Berrien County Sheriff Paul Bailey who gave the okay.
Bill Marks for being kind in contacting me and giving directions.
Lt. Michael W. Kline who treated us as Rick Mattix stated "Like Royalty"
Berrien County genealogist and historian Chriss Lyon.
To the meticulous Mr. Richard Mendoza for his mafia expertise and info he's preparing for a book.
To Mr. Raul Jirik for the enthusiasm and the personal photo of his grandad with Frank Nitti in the morgue.
Thanks to Mr. Bill Emblom for the gravesite photos and info.
Lori Hyde for her encouragement towards me at the task of a webpage and for spreading the word.
Thanks to my dear friend Diane Tremblay for her professional savoir faire in her interactive Al Capone website.
Special thanks to the relatives of these famous people who want to remain anonymous.You know who you are and your help makes this site what it is.
Special thanks goes out to Mr. Brant Atkinson from Austrailia who's helped me out enormously in obtaining old Chicago Tribunes on Capone.
Mr. Larry Raeder who supplies pages of interesting info and photos.
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First Posted March 2003