J. B. Black,  Forger 1902 Black family photo
Kathy Pinna

J. B. Black, Forger 1902

J.B. Black, who was arrested for forgery ("bogus checks")- his mug shot. In the early 1900's, it was common for those who were arrested to be held by the police while being photographed. (Black is being forcefully held by his hair.)

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Photoprint by the Cincinnati Police Dept. ... show more

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It looks like he's dead but he isn't!
Jan 20, 2012 1:34 pm reply
Photo taken at Police Dept Cincinnati, Ohio USA on
J. B. Black,  Forger 1902

J. B. Black

Born: unknown
Died: unknown
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