March 8, 1935 Los Angeles, California The succinct caption to this photo simply reads “Voodoo room”
March 1, 1929 Los Angeles, California An unidentified man with a slit throat is examined by a detective
February 27, 1965 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The caption accompanying the photo reads: “Robert R. Grant, Jr., is shown with part of the human skull collection of the late Dr. Samuel T. Morton, housed at the Academy of Natural History in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that is trying to figure out what to do with the materials.” Source: http://norman.hrc.utexas.edu/nyjadc/ItemDetails.cfm?id=227#navtop
February 21, 1931 New York, New York The body of “minor minion” John “Aces” Mazza lies on the sidewalk after being shot Mazza reportedly fired back at his assailant before he died, and the resulting errant bullets between the two shooters wounded 2 bystanders.
February 17, 1955 Los Angeles, California This vintage crime scene shows an unidentified victim on the ground. The photo is captioned only with “Bridge over L.A. River”