Image ID
ICHi-074013
Headline
Black Hand letters
Date Created
circa 1915
Artwork/Object Depicted
letters
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-074013
Inventory Number
2014.83.1
Storage Location
Manuscripts
Acquisition Source
Gift of Judy Rudnick
Max Pixels - Height
3689
Max Pixels - Width
4517
KEYWORDS
Envelope 4.tif
UC 141
Secret Lives of Objects
Black Hand
letters
extortion
crimes
gangsters
criminals
i74014
i74015
2014.83.1
i74013.tif
SLOO
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.

2/10/2014