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5 things to know about the Warrens, paranormal investigators featured in 'The Conjuring'
Ed & Lorraine Warren were world renowned paranormal investigators. Some of their famous cases include the Amityville Horror, the Perron family's farm house haunting (The Conjuring), and the Annabelle doll. They founded the Occult Museum in Monroe, USA with their collection of haunted objects that they compiled over the years.
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1920s prohibition posters: In 1920, Prohibition goes into effect with the passage of the 18th Amendment. Organized crime started to gain momentum as Mobsters such as Al Capone and Dutch Schultz began importing illegal alcohol and selling it to a public more than willing to break the law. An age of outlaw glamour and speakeasies continued for almost a decade.
JtheJerk — silentcuriosity: A 1930s-gangster in classic...
A 1930s-gangster in classic form. By the spring of 1934, famous criminals ran rampant throughout the US. John Dillinger, Bonnie and Clyde, Pretty Boy Floyd, Baby Face Nelson and the Barker-Karpis gang seemingly robbed and killed at will. They were too clever to be outwitted, too cool under pressure to lose in shootouts against any pursuers - or so the public was led to believe.
Lester “Baby Face” Nelson (1908-1934) - Find A...
Lester "Baby Face" Nelson Original name: Lester Joseph Gillis Birth: Dec. 6, 1908, Chicago Death: Nov. 27, 1934, Barrington Gangster. Also known as George Nelson. As a youngster, he was in and out of reform school. As an adult, he went to adult prison for bank robbery and escaped, joining John Dillinger's mob. With them he pulled a series of bank robberies - often shooting down bank guards and bystanders for the pleasure of it. He died in a shootout with 2 Federal men.
Famous Firearms ~ Guns
Dillinger's Colt M1911 machine gun pistol. The Colt 1911 had seen many modifications over the past 100+ years, but one of the most interesting was by a quiet Texas gunsmith by the name of Hyman Lebman. His customers included the infamous gangsters John Dillinger and Baby Face Nelson, though this was unknown to him at the time, while his ingenious revisions to the classic handgun were equally dynamic.