Image ID
DN-0057412
Headline
Joseph Vacek, Jr., accused murderer, sitting in front of a blackboard in a room, confessed to murdering his father, Joseph Vacek, Sr.
Date Depicted
circa August 4, 1911
Date Created
circa August 4, 1911
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
DN-0057412, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
2328
Max Pixels - Width
2959
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
1960.784
Dry plate negatives.
Vacek, Joseph, Jr.
Joseph Vacek murder case, Chicago, Ill., August 1911
Murderers
Illinois
Chicago
1910-1919
Homicides
Lawndale (Chicago, Ill.)
Portraits
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
joseph vacek jr accused murderer sitting in front of a blackboard in a room confessed to murdering his father joseph vacek sr

Full-length portrait of Joseph Vacek, Jr., accused murderer, sitting in front of a blackboard in a room in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Vacek who lived at 2629 South Hamlin Avenue in the Lawndale community area of Chicago, Illinois, confessed to murdering his father, Joseph Vacek Sr. on August 4, 1911. Joseph Vacek, Jr., attributed the murder to the Black Hand in a note he pinned to his father's body. The image may have been taken in a Lawndale police station.

Full-length portrait of Joseph Vacek, Jr., accused murderer, sitting in front of a blackboard in a room in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Vacek who lived at 2629 South Hamlin Avenue in the Lawndale community area of Chicago, Illinois, confessed to murdering his father, Joseph Vacek Sr. on August 4, 1911. Joseph Vacek, Jr., attributed the murder to the Black Hand in a note he pinned to his father's body. The image may have been taken in a Lawndale police station.

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