Image ID
DN-0086544
Headline
Large floral arrangements displayed in front of the home of Tony Lombardo during his funeral
Date Depicted
circa September 1928
Date Created
circa September 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-0086544, 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
2277
Max Pixels - Width
2872
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
funerals
1960.784
Lombardo, Tony, d. 1928
Death and burial
Homes and haunts
1920-1929
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
large floral arrangements displayed in front of the home of tony lombardo during his funeral

Large floral sign, wreaths, and floral arrangements in front of the home of reputed gangster Tony Lombardo in Chicago, Illinois, during Lombardo's funeral. Text on sign reads: Lombardo. Tony Lombardo was murdered on September 7, 1928. He was reputed to be a boss of organized crime in Chicago, circa 1924-1928.

Large floral sign, wreaths, and floral arrangements in front of the home of reputed gangster Tony Lombardo in Chicago, Illinois, during Lombardo's funeral. Text on sign reads: Lombardo. Tony Lombardo was murdered on September 7, 1928. He was reputed to be a boss of organized crime in Chicago, circa 1924-1928.