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Criminals -- Colorado -- Denver.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Identifier: WH1911
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection contains primarily copies of newspaper clippings dating from the late 1950s to 2002 with the bulk of the material dating between 1980-2002. The clippings document political and social protest groups, organized crime especially gangs and specific types of crime such as forgery, robbery and homicide. Files regarding political and social protest groups from the last 30 years of the 20th century however contain the most historically significant material. Organizations from all...
Dates: 1950-2002

Denver Police Department Intelligence Bureau Files: restricted

Identifier: C MSS WH1915
Scope and Contents

Police documents regarding political and social protest groups, organized crime activity (especially gangs), and specific crimes such as forgery, robbery, and homicide.

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Dick Kreck oral histories

Identifier: C MSS OH422
Scope and Contents The Smaldones were an organized crime family based in Denver, Colo. (1930s-1990s), established during prohibition by two sons of a North Denver grocer and bootlegger, Raffaele "Ralph" Smaldone. Eventually five of the six Smaldone brothers: Clyde, Eugene, Anthony, Charles, and Clarence Smaldone participated in running the families gambling and bootlegging operations. The collection contains 26 taped interviews and 26 transcripts, conducted by Dick Kreck in 2007 with members of the Smaldone...
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