GANGSTERS & ORGANIZED CRIME IN JEWISH CHICAGO
In the early twentieth-century, the harsh environment of the Maxwell Street Ghetto produced a proliferation of Jewish gangsters involved in everything from labor racketeering to white slavery. Their activity ignited tensions between city officials and Jewish leaders, indelibly marked the gentile population's perception of Chicago's Jews and shaped the city's West Side for years to come. Photos.
Publisher: History Press
Publishing status: Current
Item #: 3772373