Haymarket Affair Digital Collection

Imprisoned anarchists: Fielden; Schwab; Neebe.
[ca. 1889]
Wetmore, S. W., photographer.
Forms part of: Joliet Prison Collection [graphic], 1889-1895 (Chicago Historical Society).
1 negative: b&w, glass; 9 x 11 cm. (3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.)
Gift of Estelle S. Burton, 1952, CHS Accession no. 1987.0129 (CHS ICHi 31335).

Mug shots taken at Joliet state prison of Samuel Fielden, Michael Schwab, and Oscar Neebe, convicted in the Haymarket Affair. These images on a glass plate negative were part of a set taken by the prison staff photographer for use in illustrated lectures on prison reform.

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