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by THunt
Tue, Nov 12, 2019, 7:07 am
Forum: 1963-1970: Post-Valachi
Topic: Joseph Valachi's memoirs
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Views: 1346

Joseph Valachi's memoirs

We have been working for some time to provide access to the actual "Valachi papers" - the Joseph Valachi manuscript entitled The Real Thing . The document - totalling in excess of 1,000 pages - has been available for in-person review at the JFK Presidential Library in Boston. To our knowledge, this ...
by THunt
Sun, Jul 21, 2019, 6:57 am
Forum: Books and Periodicals
Topic: Informer August 2019 special issue: Maranzano
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Views: 1354

Informer August 2019 special issue: Maranzano

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-lKrFxP1PZjk/XQ4DGmxpjEI/AAAAAAAALQw/8qhom031O8cCuuTlXMkb6uKwHzC8yxWVwCPcBGAYYCw/s1600/frontcover-md.png The August 2019 issue of Informer will deal exclusively with Prohibition Era Mafia leader Salvatore Maranzano - life, career, assassination and post-assassination after...
by THunt
Sun, Jul 21, 2019, 6:50 am
Forum: 1930-1931: Castellammarese War
Topic: Salvatore Maranzano
Replies: 2
Views: 1444

Re: Salvatore Maranzano

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-lKrFxP1PZjk/XQ4DGmxpjEI/AAAAAAAALQw/8qhom031O8cCuuTlXMkb6uKwHzC8yxWVwCPcBGAYYCw/s1600/frontcover-md.png Informer's August 2019 special issue on Salvatore Maranzano is now available for pre-order in Amazon Kindle e-book format. (The standard print magazine and electronic P...
by THunt
Sun, Jul 14, 2019, 11:41 am
Forum: 1930-1931: Castellammarese War
Topic: Salvatore Maranzano
Replies: 2
Views: 1444

Re: Salvatore Maranzano

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-lKrFxP1PZjk/XQ4DGmxpjEI/AAAAAAAALQs/X1NfpeApcEopg_sUOK_Jhq13PaeV29PLgCLcBGAs/s1600/frontcover-md.png The August 2019 issue of Informer will deal exclusively with Prohibition Era Mafia leader Salvatore Maranzano - life, career, assassination and post-assassination aftermat...
by THunt
Mon, Jun 24, 2019, 12:20 pm
Forum: 1933-1950: Post-Prohibition
Topic: Genovese gets party after U.S. return, court victory
Replies: 0
Views: 2034

Genovese gets party after U.S. return, court victory

On this date (June 24) in 1946: https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-IcDcCzIoNg8/XRDqnsGBa-I/AAAAAAAALQ8/IbkVN8wNJM4bf9zJhArUMdCdw1leyV2ggCLcBGAs/s1600/genovese-vito.png Leaders of Mafia crime families based in the eastern U.S. assembled at Midtown Manhattan's Hotel Diplomat, 108-116 West 43rd Street, on June...
by THunt
Sat, Jun 22, 2019, 6:22 am
Forum: 1920-1933: Prohibition Era
Topic: Bronx funeral for Iamascia
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Views: 2081

Bronx funeral for Iamascia

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-52xEdLdxJbw/Wy0cgfA4MSI/AAAAAAAAKSA/lpaBGkD2BegTrDF3YXCUKeKrxrmBfIglgCLcBGAs/s1600/funeral.png On this date (June 22) in 1931, an estimated 20,000 people turned out for the funeral of Bronx gangster Daniel Iamascia. The Tammany-linked Iamascia served as aide to beer baron...
by THunt
Tue, Jun 18, 2019, 5:08 am
Forum: 1933-1950: Post-Prohibition
Topic: Luciano sentenced
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Views: 1342

Luciano sentenced

On this date (June 18) in 1936: https://mafiahistory.us/a004/luckypris.gif Salvatore "Charlie Luciano" Lucania was sentenced to serve between 30 and 50 years in prison following a 62-count compulsory prostitution conviction. A defense motion to delay the start of his prison term for 30 days was deni...
by THunt
Mon, May 20, 2019, 8:09 am
Forum: 1930-1931: Castellammarese War
Topic: Salvatore Maranzano
Replies: 2
Views: 1444

Salvatore Maranzano

Informer is planning a special issue focused on Salvatore Maranzano.
It is to be released Aug. 12, 2019.
https://informer-journal.blogspot.com/2 ... nzano.html
by THunt
Sun, May 19, 2019, 6:21 am
Forum: 1933-1950: Post-Prohibition
Topic: Bomb kills Magaddino sister
Replies: 0
Views: 1340

Bomb kills Magaddino sister

On this date (May 19) in 1936: http://buffalomob.com/0519.gif Arcangela Longo, sister of Buffalo Mafia boss Stefano Magaddino, was killed by a bomb thrown into her Niagara Falls home. Arcangela was the wife of Nicholas Longo, who was out of town on that day. The Longos had three daughters and lived ...
by THunt
Mon, Apr 8, 2019, 7:08 am
Forum: 1860-1900: Early Years
Topic: 1891 Lynchings in New Orleans
Replies: 0
Views: 2094

1891 Lynchings in New Orleans

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell will offer an "Official Proclamation of Apology" for the 1891 lynching of eleven Italian-American men, according to published reports. The apology is scheduled to be presented at an 11 a.m. ceremony Friday, April 12, 2019, at the city's American Italian Cultural Cen...