Image ID
DN-0081955
Headline
Weiss-Murray murder inquest with men sitting and standing around a table in a room
Date Depicted
1926
Date Created
1926
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-0081955, Chicago Sun-Times/Chicago Daily News collection, Chicago Historical Society
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Horizon Bib. No.
128384
Max Pixels - Height
398
Max Pixels - Width
496
KEYWORDS



Earl Hymie Weiss Murder Case, Chicago, Ill., 1926.
Chicago (Ill.)--1920-1929.
Dry plate negatives.--gmgpc
Gelatin dry plate negatives.--aat


United StatesIllinoisCook CountyChicago.
weiss murray murder inquest with men sitting and standing around a table in a room

Informal portrait of a group of men sitting and standing around a table in a room in Chicago, Illinois, at the Weiss-Murray murder inquest. Two rifles are lying on the table. Earl Weiss and Patrick Murray, both bootleggers, were killed while walking with attorney W. W. O'Brien, who was wounded. Jacobs, Weiss' bodyguard, and Samuel Peller were wounded as well. Jacobs and Peller were brought in because they were present at the shooting.

Informal portrait of a group of men sitting and standing around a table in a room in Chicago, Illinois, at the Weiss-Murray murder inquest. Two rifles are lying on the table. Earl Weiss and Patrick Murray, both bootleggers, were killed while walking with attorney W. W. O'Brien, who was wounded. Jacobs, Weiss' bodyguard, and Samuel Peller were wounded as well. Jacobs and Peller were brought in because they were present at the shooting.