Al Capone's Cell In Eastern State Penitentiary

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    Al Capone was arrested in Philadelphia on a gun charge before he was incarcerated for tax-evasion. For 9 months he called this cell in Eastern State Penitentiary home.

    The warden and guards at ESP gave special consideration to Mr. Capone during his stay, permitting him to hang artwork, tables and lamps, a velvet duvet, comfortable chair and an expensive radio... Capone enjoyed listening to waltzes after dinner.

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    1. messerwoland 87 months ago | reply

      Thanks for licensing this CC-BY-2.0! Your choice of a free license has allowed us to use your image in Wikimedia Commons .

    2. Pamela Drouin 85 months ago | reply

      This is fascinating! What a great shot.

      (seen on Consumerist)

    3. Pamela Drouin 85 months ago | reply

      (actually, it looks cozy from this point of view!)

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