GANGS IN THE INDUSTRIAL ERA

 

The Gang: A study of 1313 gangs by Frederick Thrasher.

This is the classic study of gangs by the father of gang research in 1920s Chicago. Watch this site for access to a digitized copy of this book when it passes into the public domain.

1927/1963 Chicago. Univesity of Chicago Press

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Reference material on the Chicago School

 

 

REMOVED AFTER OBJECTION BY THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS

 

This is the famous map of Chicago's "Gangland" in 1923-1926 by Frederic Thrasher

Look for a clearer, color version in this space as our project continues.

 


Below is the famous Chicago School map of concentric circles. Gangs were products of the interstitial areas between the first and second settlements.

 

 

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