Unorganized crime : New Orleans in the 1920s / by Louis Vyhnanek
- Vyhnanek, Louis Andrew
- Lafayette, La. : Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 
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- Physical Description:
- viii, 284 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
- The city that care forget -- New Orleans crime: the politicians and the press -- New Orleans crime: the police -- The wettest dry city in America -- The free state of New Orleans: gambling in the crescent city -- Photo essay -- Mayors and state political figures -- Newspaper figures -- Police chiefs and detectives -- Crime and criminals -- Soiled doves: the role of the prostitute in New Orleans -- "Muggles," "Inchy," and "Mud": illegal drugs in New Orleans -- The myth of the mafia: organized crime in New Orleans -- New Orleans crime during the 1920s: an evaluation.
- Based on the authors Ph. D. dissertation, LSU, 1979.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-278) and index.
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