J. I. Lighthall, better known as the Diamond King, was a charismatic showman and a master of marketing, but he was also a dedicated healer.
John Allen’s career as a saloonist, procurer, thief, drunkard and possibly murderer earned him the title of “Wickedest Man in New York.”
Kate Warne, America’s first female detective.
For over forty years, beginning around 1830, Marie Laveau was the most powerful and most feared woman in New Orleans.
New York, New York – July 23, 1886.