Image ID
DN-0082586
Headline
Josephine Simard, who said she was the wife of Hymie Weiss, sitting on a wooden desk in a room
Date Depicted
1927
Date Created
1927
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-0082586, 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
6000
Max Pixels - Width
4865
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
1960.784
Simard, Josephine
Weiss, Earl, 1897-1926
Family
Earl Hymie Weiss Murder Case, Chicago, Ill., 1926
1920-1929
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0082586.tif
DN-0082586
josephine simard who said she was the wife of hymie weiss sitting on a wooden desk in a room

Full-length portrait of Josephine Simard, who said she was the wife of reputed gangster Hymie Weiss, wearing a fur coat, sitting on a wooden desk in a room in Chicago, Illinois. A hearing in probate court did not endorse her claim, and the estate of Earl Weiss was awarded to his mother.

Full-length portrait of Josephine Simard, who said she was the wife of reputed gangster Hymie Weiss, wearing a fur coat, sitting on a wooden desk in a room in Chicago, Illinois. A hearing in probate court did not endorse her claim, and the estate of Earl Weiss was awarded to his mother.