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Kirtland Community College Library HV 6439 .U5 K38 2008 30775305517493 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780738552385
  • ISBN: 0738552380
  • Physical Description: print
    127 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Charleston, SC : Arcadia Pub., ©2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 126) and index.
Summary, etc.: Chronicles "the Purples from their days as a juvenile street gang through their rise to power and eventual self-destruction. Using rare police department mug shots and group photographs, the book transports readers through the dark side of Prohibition-era Detroit history. Detroit had a gold rush atmosphere and a thriving black market during the 1920's that attracted gangsters and unsavory characters from all over the country"--P. [4] of cover.
Subject: Purple Gang Pictorial works
Purple Gang History
Gangs Michigan Detroit History 20th century
Organized crime Michigan Detroit History 20th century
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