Image ID
DN-0082096
Headline
Weiss murder case, policemen moving a gurney carrying Samuel Peller into a police vehicle on a street
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 2013, all rights reserved
Credit Line
DN-0082096, 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
4999
Max Pixels - Width
6180
KEYWORDS
Peller, Samuel
Earl Hymie Weiss Murder Case, Chicago, Ill., 1926
Chicago (Ill.)
1920-1929
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
Prohibition
bootleggers
murder victims
murders
police
DN-0082096.tif
weiss murder case policemen moving a gurney carrying samuel peller into a police vehicle on a street

Image of three policemen moving a gurney carrying Samuel Peller of the Weiss murder case into a police vehicle on a street in Chicago, Illinois. A blanket is covering Peller, and a crowd is watching in the background. 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.

Image of three policemen moving a gurney carrying Samuel Peller of the Weiss murder case into a police vehicle on a street in Chicago, Illinois. A blanket is covering Peller, and a crowd is watching in the background. 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.

2/10/2014