Image ID
DN-0080555
Headline
Tim Murphy, nicknamed BIG TIM Murphy, standing with his wife in a train station in Chicago
Date Depicted
1926
Date Created
1926
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2015, all rights reserved
Credit Line
DN-0080555, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
3121
Max Pixels - Width
2487
KEYWORDS
1960.784
African Americans
Murphy, Tim
porters
stations
trains
Big Tim
gangsters
men
politicians
union organizers
women
Chicago (Ill.)
transportation
DN-0080555
tim murphy nicknamed big tim murphy standing with his wife in a train station in chicago

Informal full-length portrait of Tim Murphy, nicknamed BIG TIM Murphy, standing with his wife in a train station in Chicago, Illinois. Two African-American porters are standing in the background. Murphy was a politician, union organizer, and reputed gangster.

Informal full-length portrait of Tim Murphy, nicknamed BIG TIM Murphy, standing with his wife in a train station in Chicago, Illinois. Two African-American porters are standing in the background. Murphy was a politician, union organizer, and reputed gangster.