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Crime--Illinois--Chicago

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Records of the Citizens' Police Committee (Chicago)

 Collection
Identifier: 55/37
Abstract This collection consists of a relatively small amount of general correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, and and other materials related to the Citizen's Police Committee. The Committee, formed in 1929, analyzed the staffing and organization of the Chicago Police Department. The Committee studied contemporary manpower and administrative issues and made recommendations for departmental reorganization based upon its study. The Committee worked with the cooperation of the Commissioner of Police,...

Leopold and Loeb Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS85
Abstract Nathan Freudenthal Leopold, Jr. (November 19, 1904-August 29, 1971) and Richard Albert Loeb (June 11, 1905-January 28, 1936), often referred to as "Leopold and Loeb", were privileged and wealthy teenage University of Chicago students who murdered 14-year-old Robert "Bobby" Franks in 1924 in a desire to commit the "perfect crime," and were sentenced to prison for 99 years plus a life term. Through correspondence, newspaper clippings, court documents, miscellanea, photographs, publications, and...