Mug shots of murderers Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, 1924.
 Source: Deutsches Bundesarchiv (German Federal Archive)

Mug shots of murderers Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, 1924.

Source: Deutsches Bundesarchiv (German Federal Archive)

Mug shot of Laura Bullion, member of Butch Cassidy’s Wild Bunch gang, 1893.
Source: Library of Congress

Mug shot of Laura Bullion, member of Butch Cassidy’s Wild Bunch gang, 1893.

Source: Library of Congress

Mug shot of the later Italian Fascist leader Benito Mussolini, following his arrest by Swiss police for lack of identification papers, 19 June 1903.
Source: State Archives of the Canton of Berne

Mug shot of the later Italian Fascist leader Benito Mussolini, following his arrest by Swiss police for lack of identification papers, 19 June 1903.

Source: State Archives of the Canton of Berne

Mug shot of convicted bank robber Patty Hearst, San Mateo County, California, September 1975.

Mug shot of convicted bank robber Patty Hearst, San Mateo County, California, September 1975.

Rosa Parks’ booking photo upon being arrested on December 1, 1955 for refusing to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus.

Rosa Parks’ booking photo upon being arrested on December 1, 1955 for refusing to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus.

French police photograph of a criminal with tattooed arms and torso, France, 1935.

French police photograph of a criminal with tattooed arms and torso, France, 1935.

New Orleans police mugshots of Lulu White, famous Storyville Madame, entertainer, and entrepreneur, 1920.

New Orleans police mugshots of Lulu White, famous Storyville Madame, entertainer, and entrepreneur, 1920.

Lewis Payne, who was arrested as an associate of John Wilkes Booth in the conspiracy to  kill President Abraham Lincoln who also attacked Secretary of State Seward,  wearing handcuffs. USA, 1865.

Lewis Payne, who was arrested as an associate of John Wilkes Booth in the conspiracy to kill President Abraham Lincoln who also attacked Secretary of State Seward, wearing handcuffs. USA, 1865.