Image ID
DN-0067498
Headline
Ex-inmate, Herman Billick, standing against a wall near 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-0067498, 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.
105565
Max Pixels - Height
400
Max Pixels - Width
500
KEYWORDS
Luby, John Richard.



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ex inmate herman billick standing against a wall near steps of a building at joliet penitentiary

Portrait of Herman Billick, standing against a wall near steps of a building at Joliet Penitentiary. 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, standing against a wall near steps of a building at Joliet Penitentiary. 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.