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Family group in Chicago, Illinois, sees gangster Al Capone boarding a train to Leavenworth Prison , United States, 1931.

Men and women stand and move around on a platform in Chicago. Gangster Al Capone along with officials arrives at the station and is seated in a train car. He tries to hide his face from the photographers present at the station.Several friends and family wave sorrowfully as he boards the train.

Date: 1931, November 9
Duration: 1 min 4 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Fast steppers perform in a musical comedy at Northwestern University, Chicago.

Fast steppers feature in a musical comedy at Northwestern University, Chicago. Dancers perform on stage. 1931.

Date: 1931
Duration: 1 min 41 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
Al Capone sentenced to 11 years in jail for tax evasion

Huge crowd seen in front of court house to get a look at Alphonse Gabriel Capone in Chicago in Illinois. Al Capone going up steps of courthouse and then coming back down after sentencing. A man holds a copy of the Chicago Daily News, which displays the headline reads 'Al Capone gets 11 years'. Exterior view of Cook County Prison in Illinois. Closeup of the bars on the window of the prison cell where Capone is being held during appeal.

Date: 1931, November 24
Duration: 1 min 18 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Bartender serves 3.2 beer to the customers at a bank converted into a bar as prohibition ends.

Bottles of beer on an assembly line at the end of Prohibition. Barrels of beer rolling down a ramp outside a brewery. A bartender and his patrons greet each other with raised mugs of beer. A bartender slides mugs of beer down the bar. Barrels of beer are rolled into the former West Highland State Bank on Ashland Ave at 79th Street, which was closed June 9, 1931 and has now been converted into a bar. A sign above the cash register reads, "This Bank gave 3% We give 3.2%" Sign outside the bar reads, "Ladies Entrance." Three women dressed in evening attire are greeted by the doorman as they enter the bar. From a 1958 newsreel recounting events 25 years prior.

Date: 1933, May 20
Duration: 47 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Miners dig with shovels and save Barney Bozant, a miner trapped under a collapsed coal bed in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Miner trapped under a collapsed coal bed in Chicago, Illinois, Untied States. Miners digging with shovels in a collapsed coal bed in Chicago to rescue a fellow miner Barney Bozant. Miners dig and reach the miner who is trapped under ten-foot layer of earth. The crowd gather around to watch. The miners take Barney Bozant out from the coal bed.

Date: 1931, June 1
Duration: 1 min 21 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
Men hold their drowsy partners and nurse treats a woman during Endurance dancing contest in Chicago,Illinois.

Endurance dancing contest in Chicago,Illinois. Stressed put couples dance on floor during the Endurance dancing contest. Woman falls. Men hold their partners as they feel drowsy. Nurse treats a woman. Dancers eat food.

Date: 1931, January 26
Duration: 1 min 11 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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