Image ID
DN-0064000
Headline
Florence Carsello, bombing victim, sitting on knee of Martin Ernest, policeman
Date Depicted
February 1, 1915
Date Created
February 1, 1915
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2013, all rights reserved
Credit Line
DN-0064000, 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
2312
Max Pixels - Width
2916
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
police
policemen
1960.784
Carsello, Florence
Ernest, Martin
846 South Miller Street (Chicago, Ill.)
Maxwell Street Market (Chicago, Ill.)
Chicago (Ill.). Police Dept.
Officials and employees
Bombings
Illinois
Chicago
1910-1919
Police
Victims
Children & adults
Immigrants
Italian
Near West Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Group portraits
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0064000
florence carsello bombing victim sitting on knee of martin ernest policeman

Half-length portrait of Florence Carsello, a bombing victim, sitting on the knee of Martin Ernest, policeman from the Maxwell Street Station. An unidentified boy is sitting in the background. Florence's family was the target of a bomb explosion in their home at 846 South Miller Street. in the Near West Side community area of Chicago, Illinois. Florence had been buried under the debris, but was rescued by police detectives. The rest of the family also survived with minimum injuries.

Half-length portrait of Florence Carsello, a bombing victim, sitting on the knee of Martin Ernest, policeman from the Maxwell Street Station. An unidentified boy is sitting in the background. Florence's family was the target of a bomb explosion in their home at 846 South Miller Street. in the Near West Side community area of Chicago, Illinois. Florence had been buried under the debris, but was rescued by police detectives. The rest of the family also survived with minimum injuries.