1970’s Italian American Civil Rights League program from an event that was held at Madison Square Garden.
IACRL with Sammy Davis Jr. and Joseph Colombo leading the parade.
Sammy Davis Jr. acting as speaker.
Gambino capo Gregory “Big Georgie” DeCicco shows Joseph Colombo’s grandchild to Sammy David Jr. On the left can be seen Colombo’s mother.
Sammy Davis Jr. flanked by Gambino capo DeCicco and Anthony Colombo with his son.
On June 28, 1971, Joseph Colombo Sr. was shot while hosting an Italian Unity Day rally in New York’s Columbus Circle. Pictures is an actual pin handed out to supporters at the very event Colombo was shot.
1970s Italian American Civil Rights League items. The IACL was founded by Joseph Colombo.
Colombo Family boss Joseph “Joe” Colombo Sr.
Joseph Colombo speaking at Columbus Circle.
1971 Joseph Colombo Sr. posing with his sons Joseph Colombo Jr. (left) and Anthony Colombo (right)
Sammy Davis visits Joseph Colombo at hospital
Attendees at Joseph Colombo’s funeral
Colombo soldier Joseph “Crazy Joe” Gallo and his wife Sina Essary
Unexpected heroes, three members of the Gallo mob are thanked after rescuing 6 children from a tenement fire in Brooklyn: Anthony Abbatemarco, Albert Gallo and Frank Illano.
1962 Lawrence “Larry” Gallo leaves a Brooklyn nightclub accompanied by police.
Joe Gallo’s signed prison document
1962 The Gallo mob’s hideout on the Brooklyn waterfront
1972 Umberto’s Clam House, crime scene Joe Gallo.
Joey’s youngest brother Albert “Kid Blast” Gallo Jr.
Colombo soldier Carmine DiBiase.
Persico’s son Alphonse “Allie Boy” Persico.
Carmine “The Snake” Persico, Jr.
Persico, Jr. in Federal Correctional Complex, Butner
Gambino capo Gregory “Big Georgie” DeCicco showing Joseph Colombo’s grandchild to Sammy David Jr.
Colombo Family soldier Gregory “The Grim Reaper” Scarpa, Sr. and wife Connie Forrest
Son Gregory Scarpa, Jr. getting married
Gregory Scarpa, Jr. with his fiancee.
Early 1970s Greg Scarpa Jr. at home
1970s Greg Scarpa Sr. with family
1990 Greg Scarpa Sr. with grandchild turning (my sweet) sixteen