Haymarket Affair Digital Collection

Police officer's steel handcuffs.
[ca. 1886]
Chicago (Ill.). Police Dept.
1 pair handcuffs: steel, gray; 4 x 8 1/2 in.

Standard steel police-issued handcuffs. One wrist cuff has been sawed through.

Formerly owned by Captain Michael J. Schaack, Chicago Police Department. Donated to the Chicago Historical Society by Mrs. Walter McDonough, grand niece of Captain Michael Schaack (CHS 1976.98.1).

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