(26153) Purple Gang, Collingwood Massacre, Victims, Detroit, 1931

Crime scene photo that shows the bodies of Isadore Sutker, left, near bed; Hymie Paul, right, foreground; Joe Lebovitz, center, background after they were gunned down by members of the Purple Gang.

Caption reads: “Scene in the bedroom, hall and living room of apartment 211 - 1740 Collingwood Ave (City of Detroit). Taken September 16 1931 at 4:00pm by Detective Edward Crimmins.”

(26153) Purple Gang, Collingwood Massacre, Victims, Detroit, 1931
Date: 
1931-09-16
Physdesc: 
Photograph
Photographer: 
Det. Edward Cumming, Detroit Police Dept.