• Creator
  • Richard Nicol
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1930
  • Description
  • The Thompson sub-machine gun delivered a large .45 ACP cartridge, in a blindingly high volume of automatic fire.  During Prohibition, the "Tommy Gun" became a favorite weapon of law enforcement officials and members of organized crime.
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    artifact
    Scanned from slide as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit color, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using CONTENTdm's image import
  • Rights
  • All rights reserved.