Dillinger death mask on display

Published 09/25 2013 12:16PM

Updated 09/25 2013 12:21PM

SPRINGFIELD -- Fans of criminal history might want to make a trek to Springfield. There's a rare exhibit. It's an original death mask of John Dillinger.

The notorious bank robber from the 1930's was killed in a police shootout in Chicago. The mask was one of four made shortly after his death.

Historians say it's a symbol of the country's struggles during prohibition.

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