(L to R) Firearms Instructors, SA "Jerry" Campbell, Unknown, and SA John Vincent taking part in a filming by Universal at Quantico firing range during the mid 1930s.
"Doc" White @ 1907
White, upper left, with his brothers and Texas lawmen; courtesy his great nephew, James White
"Doc" White With Ranger, Captain Hughes @1905
Courtesy great nephew, James M. White
J. Edgar Hoover In 1924
Courtesy Library Of Congress
"Hank" Sloan In Pre-FBI Days...
Sloan while a Texas highway patrolman prior to his entry into the FBI. Courtesy the Sloan family.
1933 Wilbur Underhill Shootout
December, 1933 shootout and killing of Wilbur Underhill at Shawnee, OK. (L to R front row) FBI SAC Ralph C. Colvin and Det. D. A. "Jelly" Bryce. (Back row, L to R) SA Paul Hansen, Det. Clarence Hurt, SA Kelly Deaderick. Bryce and Hurt would join the FBI the following year. SA George H. Franklin was also present but was at the hospital with Underhill's girlfriend and not present for the picture. (Courtesy G. Franklin)
1933 - "Machine Gun" Kelly In Custody
Kelly, in custody, being returned to Oklahoma to stand trial with his wife in the Urschel Kidnapping. (Photo from the collection of FBI SAC William A. Rorer and provided by his son, J. Davis Rorer.)
Special Agent (SA) William F. Trainor - 1926
William F. Trainor was one of the foremost "point men" in the initial stages of the investigation of the Kansas City Massacre in 1933. Supervising some of the investigation he also prepared the summary reports. He was also instrumental in the arrest of suspect, Adam Richetti who was sent to death row for his role in the massacre. Trainor died at a young age of 37.
1933 - SAC William Rorer & Kathryn Kelly
Courtesy of SAC William A. Rorer's son, J. Davis Rorer, this photo reveals SAC Rorer escorting Kathryn Kelly after her arrest with her husband, George "Machine Gun" Kelly. SAC Rorer is at Mrs. Kelly's immediate left side (dark Fedora hat). (Other Agents are currently unidentified) The Kelly's were being returned to Oklahoma to face charges in the Urschel Kidnapping of 1933.
Sgt. W. J. Raney, Memphis Police Department
Sgt. Raney who, among others, was present with FBI agents in Memphis, TN. and captured "Machine Gun" Kelly and his wife in September, 1933.
SA "Doc" White At Kelly Trial
The legendary "Doc" White (arrow) at "Machine Gun" Kelly's trial. White is sitting on the bench to Kelly's immediate left. More on White can be found with a "site search."(photo courtesy White relatives)
1930s FBI Arrest Training
Courtesy of George Franklin, this photo is circa the late 1930's at Quantico involving arrest procedures. Franklin's father, SA George H. Franklin appears at far right (with pith-helmet) as an Instructor. Others are unidentified.
Arrest Scenarios Of FBI - 1930s
Again, courtesy of George Franklin from his Agent father's collection, this late 1930's photo reveals training at Quantico regarding arrest procedures at car stops with multiple subjects.
SAC E. J. Connelley - 1930s
Connelley in the white suit. Whereabouts of this photo taken is unknown. Courtesy his granddaughters
1930s FBI Instructors At Quantico
Courtesy of George Franklin, this photo reveals the sleeping quarters for Agents at the Marine base, Quantico, Va. circa 1935 when Franklin's father was an FBI Firearms Instructor there. Left is SA Tom McDade, (Dillinger Squad), next is SA Delf A. "Jelly" Bryce and the shorter Agent on the right is believed to be SA Walter Walsh (as per another photo here) Others are currently unknown.
SA "Jerry" Campbell
Campell in 1934, courtesy Dave Ballantyne
SA John W. Core With Colt Monitor
Courtesy of his son, retired SA Robert Core, his father SA John W. Core is shown here in the late 1930's at firearms practice with the Colt Monitor obtained by the Bureau during the 1930's. This particular photo has been seen in magazines around the country.
SA Daniel Sullivan At Dillinger's Body - 1934
Courtesy of his grandson, Mike Sullivan, this photo reveals SA Dan Sullivan of the Dillinger Squad standing over Dillinger's body at the morgue. SA Sullivan is shown with hands on his hip, doning a "straw boater." (This photo received AP circulation at the time.)
SA Mike Glynn At Dillinger Shooting - 1934
Courtesy of his nephew, Doug Nobiletti, this photo of SA Mike Glynn reveals Glynn at the rear of the van hauling Dillinger's body. Glynn is shown in the white suit with his hand to his face and the others are currently unknown. (This photo received AP circulation at the time) Glynn, by the way, was one of the founders of the Society of Former FBI Agents in 1937.
S. K. McKee, also Samuel K. McKee
McKee's 1929 photo submitted with FBI application. A participant at the shootouts at Little Bohemia and "Ma" Barker, he would be one of the actual killers of "Pretty Boy" Floyd.
"Pretty Boy" Floyd & Family - @1933/34
Courtesy John Perkins from his grandfather's few photos of Floyd secured during the investigation. This photo shows Floyd, his wife Ruby, and their son, Jack Dempsey Floyd (named after the famous boxer) This photo can usually be seen in the many books surrounding Floyd's gangster days.
SA James Perkins - Oklahoma G-Men 1930s
SA James Perkins, far left, is shown here with other FBI Agents of the Oklahoma Office during the early 1930's. Perkins, among other cases, participated in the chase for "Pretty Boy" Floyd and returned Floyd's property to his family after his death. The other Agents shown are not identifiable. (Photo courtesy of Perkins grandson, John)
1936 Alvin Karpis Arrest
Officials present at the 1936 arrest of Alvin Karpis in New Orleans. (L to R) W. R. Glavin, E. J. Connelley, Director Hoover, Clyde Tolson and Dwight Brantley. Photo taken in February, 1936 upon return from New Orleans. (Courtesy Connelley family)
1937 Training At Quantico - SA George Franklin
Courtesy Franklin family. Only identities known are (l to r) SA Dwight McCormack in white sweater; SA George Franklin with hand on headlight & far right is SA Bill "Duff" Duffy
SA Grier C. Woltz - 1935
A photo of Dillinger Squad member, SA Grier C. Woltz, believed to be circa 1935 at firearms practice. Woltz is on the left with the "straw boater" hat. Others present are unknown.
Some Of the Legends - 1937
Probably a Firearms Instructor School, this 1937 Quantico photo reveals some of the Bureau's legends. (L to R) are: SA's Delf A. "Jelly" Bryce; "Jerry" Campbell; Frank Baughman; Bill Nischke; (the training "dummy"); George Franklin; Walter Walsh; Myron Gurnea, and John Vincent (kneeling) (Courtesy the Franklin family; identities made on photo by SA G. Franklin)
SAC, Werner Hanni
Courtesy of his granddaughter, Lisa Hanni, SAC Hanni is shown standing with pipe. Although others are unknown, we believe that the shorter agent standing in front is probably, SA Walter Walsh, the oldest surviving agent of the gangster era. We cannot confirm the location of this 1930s photo.
SAC, Werner Hanni
Circa 1930s; courtesy of his granddaughter, Lisa Hanni
Delf A. "Jelly" Bryce - 1936
Bryce at a Minn. Police Officers Assn. Convention in 1936.
Courtesy of Mr. John Wilson
SA William "Bill" Ryan - Dillinger Squad 1935
Courtesy of his granddaughter, Colleen Abrams, SA Ryan is shown here at his desk in Chicago, FBI circa 1935. A member of the Dillinger Squad from 1934 and earlier, Ryan and SA Tom McDade were nearly killed during the 1934 gun battle with "Baby Face" Nelson and John Chase at Barrington, Illinois. This battle resulted within the hour of the killings of Inspector Sam Cowley and SA Herman Hollis. Nelson was also killed.
Karpis Arrest - 1936
Karpis in the middle, with SA Clarence Hurt (viewer's left) and SAC Dwight Brantley (viewer's right). Clyde Toson in the background. (courtesy FBI)
SA Robert Core & Others - 1936
This photo was taken in April 1936 in Florence, SC. (courtesy: Retired SA, Robert Core from his father's photos) Left to right: (Special Agents) John William Core, G.A. Nicholson, George Treadwell, N.H. McCabe.
Gangster "Pop Up" Targets - @1940
The ranges under construction at the new FBI Academy contained new "pop up" targets to enhance shooting abilities. At the time, photos of the notorious gangsters were used on the targets.
SA Henry "Hank" Sloan - 1935
Special Agent (SA)"Hank" Sloan (left) with SA R. B. Miller at the FBI's Fort Washington, Md. firearms training range in 1935. Agents lived and worked out of large military tents as shown during training. (Photo courtesy Sloan family)
Rifle Training Circa 1937
"The Dummy" seen in some early 1930s Quantico range photos was utilized by sharpshooters like Bryce and others to show their abilities as marksmen.
SA Henry "Hank" Sloan - 1935
"Hank" Sloan shown at firearms practice in 1935 while assigned to the Jacksonville Fla. Field Office. Note the use of the newly acquired .357 Magnum. (Photo courtesy Sloan family)
1935 Weyerhaeuser Kidnapping
FBI SA's "Jerry" Campbell (left) and George Franklin with wives re-visiting the Weyerhaeuser mansion in 1937. Both, with many other FBI Agents, participated in the investigation involving the kidnapping of the family child, George. (We should note that this mansion was not the residence of the family during the 1935 kidnapping) Courtesy the Franklin's
FBI Wives At Kansas City - 1936
Internal "wives clubs" in the FBI were not uncommon. This is a group of wives from the Kansas City FBI Office in 1936. The ladies on the back of the photo are id'd left to right as: Anne Egan, Helen Dierst, Peggy Brandt, Grace Ferguson, Margaret & Jean Grout, Mrs. Bill Miller, Rose Fitzimmons, Winifred O'Donell, Dee Franklin, Margaret Reeder, and Violet Devereau. (courtesy George Franklin)
Constable Carl C. Christensen - 1968
Carl C. Christensen and his wife, Ann at James Nielsen's summer home in Northern Wisconsin, 1968. Christensen, as a local constable in 1934, was severely wounded while assisting FBI agents during the battle at the "Little Bohemia" Lodge in Wisconsin. (courtesy, James Nielsen)
(Right) SA Charles Winstead 1970
SA Charles Winstead in 1970 at an Albuquerque, NM function for retired special agents.