• Collection ID X.1736.1991
  • Creator Names Angle, Paul M. (Paul McClelland), 1900-1975.
  • Title Bloody Williamson County photographs [graphic].
  • Dates ca. 1951.
  • Physical description
    • 38 photographic prints : b&w ; 9 x 9 cm. (3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)
    • 36 negatives : b&w ; 6 x 6 cm. (2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.)
  • Collection summary Photographs probably taken by Paul M. Angle, author of the book, "Bloody Williamson." Primarily views of locations in Williamson County (Ill.), in and around Herrin, where violence occurred between 1922 and 1930 among striking mine workers and strike breakers. The photographs were probably taken in 1951 in preparation for Angle's book. Some photographs were taken in Benton, Vienna and Marion (Ill.).
  • Acquisition information Gift of Paul M. Angle (X.1736.1991).
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the Bloody Williamson research collection, compiled by Paul Angle, and various published items cataloged individually.
  • Subjects
    • Coal mines and mining Illinois Williamson County 1950-1959.
    • Strikes and lockouts Coal mining Illinois Herrin.
    • Southern Illinois Coal Company Strike, 1922.
  • Geographic coverage
    • Williamson County (Ill.) History.
    • Southern Illinois Region Economic conditions 1950-1959.
    • Benton (Ill.) History.
    • Herrin (Ill.) History.
    • Marion (Ill.) History.
    • Vienna (Ill.) History.
  • Genre
    • Film negatives. gmgpc
    • Gelatin silver prints. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Williamson County.