Eliot Ness, born in Chicago on April was an American Prohibition agent, famous for his efforts to enforce Prohibition in Chicago. He was the leader of a legendary team of law enforcement agents nicknamed The Untouchables.
Prohibition: Women like this would come together because they were against alcohol and drinking. They would make up mottos like "Lips that touch liquor shall not touch ours", stating that they will have no interest in anybody who drinks.
Smiling on death row: This 1928 photo provided by the Franklin County Historic Preservation Society in Benton, Ill., shows bootlegging gangster Charlie Birger, center, on the gallows just before his public hanging in Benton