Confiscated machine guns and rifles

Confiscated machine guns and rifles
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Title: Confiscated machine guns and rifles

Caption: "Mayor LaGuardia promised to treat gangsters and racketeers just as energetically as he helped toss the implements of their trade into the briny deep. [Photo] shows police with confiscated machine guns and rifles."

Date: 1935
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Cropped and retouched.
Date inscribed on verso: June 9/35.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Crime
Subject: Machine guns
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.
ID: CRIM 0022