Image ID
DN-0067494
Headline
Ex-inmate, Herman Billick and Warden Michael Zimmer, shaking hands on the steps of a building at Joliet Penitentiary
Date Created
January 4, 1917
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-0067494, 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.
105561
Max Pixels - Height
400
Max Pixels - Width
500
KEYWORDS
Macaluso, Lena.



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Chicago (Ill.)--1910-1919.
Portraits.--gmgpc
Dry plate negatives.--gmgpc
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ex inmate herman billick and warden michael zimmer shaking hands on the steps of a building at joliet penitentiary

Portrait of Herman Billick and Michael Zimmer, warden of Joliet Penitentiary, shaking hands on the steps of a building. Billick spent eight years in prison for the murder of Martin Vrzal. He was released after it was discovered that perjured testimony given by Vrzal's brother, Jerry, led to Billick's conviction.

Portrait of Herman Billick and Michael Zimmer, warden of Joliet Penitentiary, shaking hands on the steps of a building. Billick spent eight years in prison for the murder of Martin Vrzal. He was released after it was discovered that perjured testimony given by Vrzal's brother, Jerry, led to Billick's conviction.