Prisoner Identification Photograph of Charles Becker.

Mug shot details

Mug shot of Charles Becker.


Sing Sing Prison mug shot of prisoner Charles Becker. Black & white head and shoulders portrait, facing front.
For more on the Becker case, see Criminal Trial Transcript Collection, trial numbers 3198; 3200; 3232.

Associated with

Sing Sing Prison (creator); Charles Becker (is subject of)


1915 (created)


Identification photographs -- New York (State) -- Ossining
Death row inmates -- New York (State)
Criminals -- New York (State) -- Photographs
Becker, Charles, 1870-1915
Police corruption -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies.

Object identifier



Lewis E. Lawes Papers, Lloyd Sealy Library Special Collections, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY)


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Books on the Charles Becker case and trial in the John Jay Library:
Dash (2007) Satan's circus : murder, vice, police corruption, and New York's trial of the century. Stacks - HV6534 .N5 D37 2007
Cohen (2006) The execution of Officer Becker : the murder of a gangster, the trial of a cop, and the birth of organized crime. Stacks - HV6534 .N5 C643 2006
Logan (1970) Against the evidence; the Becker-Rosenthal affair. Stacks - HV6766 .B4 L6
Delmar, Viña (1968) The Becker scandal, a time remembered. Stacks - HV6534.N5 A6 1968
Root (1962) The life and bad times of Charlie Becker; the true story of a famous American murder trial. Stacks - HV6534 .N5 R6 1962
Root (1961) One night in July: the true story of the Rosenthal-Becker murder case. Stacks - HV6534.N5 R6