Image ID
DN-0064465
Headline
Coppersmith murder case, Russell Pethrick, accused murderer, sitting in an Englewood police station, in profile, but facing camera
Date Created
May 17, 1915
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-0064465, 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.
103607
Max Pixels - Height
500
Max Pixels - Width
405
KEYWORDS
Smidl, Barbara H.



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coppersmith murder case russell pethrick accused murderer sitting in an englewood police station in profile but facing camera

Three-quarter length profile portrait of Russell Pethrick sitting in a police station in the Englewood community area of Chicago, Illinois. Pethrick was the accused murderer of Mrs. Ella Coppersmith and her infant son, John L. Coppersmith, on May 6, 1915. Pethrick said he killed Mrs. Coppersmith after a quarrel about payment for the meat he had delivered.

Three-quarter length profile portrait of Russell Pethrick sitting in a police station in the Englewood community area of Chicago, Illinois. Pethrick was the accused murderer of Mrs. Ella Coppersmith and her infant son, John L. Coppersmith, on May 6, 1915. Pethrick said he killed Mrs. Coppersmith after a quarrel about payment for the meat he had delivered.