Tag Archives: Mafia

Death in Photography: What Is It to Live?

Pablo Bartholomew, Dead Baby, Bhopal, 1984 (13.1986) Letizia Battaglia, Dead man lying on a garage ramp, 1977 (2007.24.11) Unidentified Photographer, [Body of Che Guevara], October 10, 1967 (2009.17.1) Weegee, ["Ruth Snyder Murder" wax display, Eden Musée, Coney Island, New York], … Continue reading

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The Annual Feast of San Gennaro

Alfred Gescheidt, Little Italy, Manhattan, (Feast of San Gennaro), 1952 Dan Weiner, San Gennaro Festival, 1952 Lee Sievan, San Gennaro lights, 1940s Weegee, Murder at the Feast of San Gennaro, September 22, 1939 Weegee, “‘Fiesta’ turns into tragedy, body of … Continue reading

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Letizia Battaglia

Letizia Battaglia, A member of the Mafia with a Christ tattoo, murdered by his colleagues, 1984 Letizia Battaglia, A prostitute and two of her friends killed by the Mafia, 1983 Letizia Battaglia, Michele Reina, Secretary of the Sicilian Christian Democratic … Continue reading

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