Haymarket Affair Digital Collection

[Cook County Criminal Court Building and jail].
[ca. 1879]
Copelin, Alexander J., photographer.
Forms part of: Chicago photographically illustrated, by Alexander J. Copelin.
1 photographic print; albumen.
CHS Accession no. 1986.0453 (CHS ICHi 00462).

Court house, facing Hubbard Street, viewed from the center of the intersection of Hubbard with Dearborn Street. Court house is on the northeast corner of the intersection. In the background, a portion of the jail is visible. Site of the Haymarket Anarchists Trial. The defendants were held in the jail behind the courthouse, and 4 were executed in a courtyard between the jail and the courthouse.

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Courthouse, photo