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New York City's Halls of Justice, better known as “the Tombs,” was the physical representation of nineteenth-century criminal justice. Considered by many to be the most famous prison on the continent, the Tombs contained the entire corpus of criminal law: judges, juries, magistrates,...
Historians have emphasized the animosity that urban working-class people felt toward Prohibition. In fact, many poor women called for Prohibition enforcement to abolish what they perceived as a chief cause of poverty and violence in their homes: the illicit saloons where their husbands spent...
This article considers urban crime and the origins of the term racketeering in the United States during the 1920s. The etymology of this muddled concept can help historians separate facts from the ideologically charged rhetoric of that period. The noun racketeering emerged in Chicago amidst...
In New York State, the years between 1917 and 1933 saw the dissolution of the remnants of the first great American prison system and the formation of a distinctive new penal order. In the long 1920s, mass cultural, associative, and psycho-medical penal practices finally eclipsed the industrial...
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