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Fourteen Sicilian mobsters arrested at the first known national meeting of the Mafia held in Cleveland in 1928, and hosted by Cleveland mob boss Joe Porrello. Notable are Joseph Profaci (seated in wheelchair), head of what would become New York City’s Colombo crime family. Flanking Profaci are Capone representatives Joseph Giunta on the left and Pasquale Lolordo.
Books and Art
Fanny Brice reading. New York circa 1922. 5x7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection. Brice (1891–1951) was a popular and influential American illustrated song model, comedian, singer, theater and film actress. Known as the creator and star of the top-rated radio comedy series, The Baby Snooks Show. Headlined the Ziegfeld Follies from 1910 to 1911 and 1921 into the 1930s. In the 1921 Follies, she was featured singing “My Man” which became both a big hit and her signature song.