Image ID
DN-0090023
Headline
Mrs. Genevieve O'Brien, sitting at a courtroom desk, facing three men, with policewoman Mary Boyd standing behind her
Date Depicted
1929
Date Created
1929
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-0090023, 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
2449
Max Pixels - Width
3000
KEYWORDS
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Dorr, Samuel Howard
O'Brien, Genevieve
courtrooms
Boyd, Mary
1960.784
DN-0090023.tif
police
police women
Chicago (Ill.). Police Department
O'Brien murder case, 1929, Chicago, Ill
Murderers
1920-1929
Chicago
Judicial proceedings
Courtrooms
Lamps
Chicago (Ill.)
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
Chicago (Ill.). Police Dept.
Officials and employees
Illinois
Policewomen
DN-0090023
mrs genevieve obrien sitting at a courtroom desk facing three men with policewoman mary boyd standing behind her

Informal group portrait of Mrs. Genevieve O'Brien, widow of husband slain allegedly by her lover. She is sitting before a desk in a courtroom in Chicago, Illinios, 1929, during judicial proceedings concerning the murder, allegedly by her lover, Samuel Howard Dorr. Three men sit facing her. Policewoman Mrs. Mary Boyd (not in uniform) is standing behind Mrs. O'Brien with her hands on Mrs. O'Brien's shoulders. The room is full of people with one woman on the far left. They are standing around the desk. Behind Mrs. Boyd, a woman is sitting with a handkerchief covering her face. Mrs. O'Brien is wearing a fur coat and there is a Tiffany style lamp on the desk.

Informal group portrait of Mrs. Genevieve O'Brien, widow of husband slain allegedly by her lover. She is sitting before a desk in a courtroom in Chicago, Illinios, 1929, during judicial proceedings concerning the murder, allegedly by her lover, Samuel Howard Dorr. Three men sit facing her. Policewoman Mrs. Mary Boyd (not in uniform) is standing behind Mrs. O'Brien with her hands on Mrs. O'Brien's shoulders. The room is full of people with one woman on the far left. They are standing around the desk. Behind Mrs. Boyd, a woman is sitting with a handkerchief covering her face. Mrs. O'Brien is wearing a fur coat and there is a Tiffany style lamp on the desk.

11/20/2012