Image ID
DN-0085163
Headline
Casket of reputed gangster Joseph Esposito
Date Depicted
1928
Date Created
1928
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-0085163, 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
2344
Max Pixels - Width
2979
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
1960.784
Esposito, Joseph, 1872-1928
Dwellings
1920-1929
Funerals
Police
Flowers
Homes and haunts
Death and burial
caskets
crime and criminals
gangsters
homicides
murders
casket of reputed gangster joseph esposito

Group of men carrying the casket of reputed Chicago gangster Joseph Esposito (nicknamed Diamond Joe) down the steps in front of Esposito's home, located at 800 South Oakley Boulevard in Chicago, Illinois, 1928. He was assassinated on March 21, 1928 in front of his own home.

Group of men carrying the casket of reputed Chicago gangster Joseph Esposito (nicknamed Diamond Joe) down the steps in front of Esposito's home, located at 800 South Oakley Boulevard in Chicago, Illinois, 1928. He was assassinated on March 21, 1928 in front of his own home.