Here’s a then & now picture of the famous spot were the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre occurred on February 14,1929. This event led to the creation of the Bureau of Identification. With the help of fingerprints, the CPD was able to identify six of the victims as members of the O’Banion gang. Photos were taken from “Chicago Then and Now” by Author Elizabeth McNulty (pages 108-109)

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BioMetric Impressions fingerprinting Chicago then now


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