Friday, August 21, 2015

The Life of Al Capone through Vintage Photos

Alphonse Gabriel Capone, also known as Al Capone, (January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947) was an American gangster who attained fame during the Prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit.

Here are some of amazing vintage photos that may describe a part of his life.

Al Capone and his wife Mae

Al Capone with his mom Teresa

Al Capone with his family

Al Capone in a bathing suit at his Palm Island, Florida, 1929

Al Capone is the man on the lower, May 1929

 J. Fritz Gordon, Al Capone, and Julio Morales in Havana, Cuba, 1930

Al Capone fishing in Florida, 1930

Al Capone and his son Albert Capone with a baseball signing by Chicago Cubs player Gabby Hartnett, 1931

Al Capone on trial for income tax evasion and violating the Volstead Act, 1931

Al Capone leaving the federal court, October 1931

Al Capone looking straight into the camera when charging out of Federal Court in Chicago with his attorney by his side, Michael Ahern on Oct. 11, 1931

Capone plays cards during his transport to prison to serve a sentence for tax evasion

Al Capone, right, leaving Harrisburg, Pa. with a federal officer for Lewisburg, Pa., where he was released after spending seven years in prison in Atlanta and San Francisco’s Alcatraz, Nov. 16, 1939

Al Capone with his family in Florida after he got out of prison

Al Capone with a gang at a bar, 1945

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