Our series “These gangs who terrorized Paris”
Series produced in collaboration with Retronews, the press site of the National Library of France.
Golden Helmet, at the heart of a war between two Apache leaders
Médéric Chanut, the Apache tattoo artist
A jury of Apaches in the heart of Paris
The scammers, or the pickpockets of the time
“Apache in petticoats” and “triumphant feminism”
(Friday August 19)
A "poor devil" forcibly drunk on absinthe in a "kind of Court of Miracles", who "has an eye out of his head", who has a "knife in his cheek" and who is found “with a sign on his chest:
The Apache Band!
This news item, "that twenty newspapers have told in horrible detail", was taken up by the monarchist daily "le Soleil" in July 1900.
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