The lynching of Charles Bannon

January 29, 1931 Schafer, North Dakota Charles Bannon (22) is hanged by a lynch mob Bannon had been accused of killing an entire family whose farm he had worked on as a hired hand. The Haven family consisted of Albert (50), Lulia (39), Daniel (18), Leland (14), Charles (2), and Mary (2 months). Though he…

Mug shot: Mag Murphy

Goldie Williams, alias Mag Murphy Arrested January 29, 1898 Omaha, Nebraska Murphy was arrested for vagrancy, her height was listed as 5 feet tall, her weight 110 lbs. She reported her home to be Chicago, IL and her occupation as prostitute. On a personal note, this is possibly my favorite mugshot ever.