Image ID
DN-0080903
Headline
Group of men carrying the casket of William H. McSwiggin, called a hanging attorney, outside a church in Chicago, Illinois
Date Depicted
1926
Date Created
1926
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved.
Credit Line
DN-0080903, Chicago Sun-Times/Chicago Daily News collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Max Pixels - Height
4865
Max Pixels - Width
6000
KEYWORDS
William H. McSwiggin funeral 1926
Chicago (Ill.)
1960.784
1920-1929
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0080903
group of men carrying the casket of william h mcswiggin called a hanging attorney outside a church in chicago illinois

Image of a group of men carrying the casket of William H. McSwiggin, called a hanging attorney, outside a church in Chicago, Illinois. A crowd is watching from both sides, and an honor guard is flying an American flag. McSwiggin is rumored to have been killed by gangster Al Capone.

Image of a group of men carrying the casket of William H. McSwiggin, called a hanging attorney, outside a church in Chicago, Illinois. A crowd is watching from both sides, and an honor guard is flying an American flag. McSwiggin is rumored to have been killed by gangster Al Capone.