Vintage Photographs of the Mafia's "Mob Molls" in New York City

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Mob Moll, 1942: She pleads the fifth! Mob moll Smitty White was arrested and held at police headquarters in 1942 after her boyfriend Ralph Prisco was shot and killed by police during a failed holdup. Mob molls are also known as gun molls, or even gangster molls. The term moll is derived from the world "Molly," a 17th century euphemism for either "whore" or "prostitute."

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