Image ID
DN-0001600
Headline
Police matron searching a female prisoner by holding the prisoner's jacket open and looking inside
Date Depicted
circa 1904
Date Created
circa 1904
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-0001600, 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
6211
Max Pixels - Width
4507
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
Chicago House of Correction
police
prisoners
searches
women
DN-0001600.tif
police matron searching a female prisoner by holding the prisoners jacket open and looking inside

Image of a police matron searching a female prisoner, probably in the Chicago House of Correction, located at West 26th Street and South California Avenue in the South Lawndale community area of Chicago, Illinois. This portrait shows the women standing facing each other with the prisoner's back to the camera. The woman performing the search is facing the camera and is holding the prisoner's jacket open and looking inside. The woman prisoner is shown wearing street clothes including a hat and fur collar, and is holding a purse. This interior view shows bare walls and floor with the exception of a portion of a chair visible in the background.

Image of a police matron searching a female prisoner, probably in the Chicago House of Correction, located at West 26th Street and South California Avenue in the South Lawndale community area of Chicago, Illinois. This portrait shows the women standing facing each other with the prisoner's back to the camera. The woman performing the search is facing the camera and is holding the prisoner's jacket open and looking inside. The woman prisoner is shown wearing street clothes including a hat and fur collar, and is holding a purse. This interior view shows bare walls and floor with the exception of a portion of a chair visible in the background.

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2/10/2014