Image ID
ICHi-074011
Headline
Black Hand letters
Date Created
circa 1915
Artwork/Object Depicted
letters
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-074011
Inventory Number
2014.83.1
Storage Location
Manuscripts
Acquisition Source
Gift of Judy Rudnick
Max Pixels - Height
5019
Max Pixels - Width
6158
KEYWORDS
Letter 3 Front.tif
UC 141
Secret Lives of Objects
Black Hand
letters
extortion
crimes
gangsters
criminals
i74010
i74012
2014.83.1
SLOO
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ICHi-74011
black hand letters

Black hand extortion letters sent by anonymous gangsters demanding money from an Italian immigrant family, Chicago, Illinois, circa 1915.

Black hand extortion letters sent by anonymous gangsters demanding money from an Italian immigrant family, Chicago, Illinois, circa 1915.

1/9/2015