Image ID
DN-0055674
Headline
Bridewell prison, new cellhouse under construction, laborers working on the interior
Date Created
1910
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved.
Credit Line
DN-0055674, Chicago Sun-Times/Chicago Daily News collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Horizon Bib. No.
101259
Max Pixels - Height
412
Max Pixels - Width
500
KEYWORDS
Chicago House of Correction.


Prisons--Illinois--Chicago--1910-1919.--lctgm
Building construction--Illinois--Chicago--1910-1919.--lctgm
Laborers--Illinois--Chicago--1910-1919.--lctgm
26th Street (Chicago, Ill.)
California Avenue (Chicago, Ill.)--1910-1919.
South Lawndale (Chicago, Ill.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--1910-1919.
Chicago (Ill.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--1910-1919.
Interior views.--aat
Dry plate negatives.--gmgpc
Gelatin dry plate negatives.--aat

bridewell prison new cellhouse under construction laborers working on the interior

Interior view of a Bridewell Prison cellhouse under construction showing three tiers of cells on opposite sides of a long room with men working on a partially finished floor. The prison, also known as the Chicago House of Corrections is located at West 26th Street and South California Avenue in the South Lawndale community area of Chicago, Illinois.

Interior view of a Bridewell Prison cellhouse under construction showing three tiers of cells on opposite sides of a long room with men working on a partially finished floor. The prison, also known as the Chicago House of Corrections is located at West 26th Street and South California Avenue in the South Lawndale community area of Chicago, Illinois.