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Source: Deseret Evening News
Source type: newspaper
Document type: photograph
Document title: “The Grim Electric Chair”
Image size (in source, approx. h x w): unknown
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Salt Lake City, Utah
Date of publication: 29 October 1901
Volume number: 52
Issue number: 293
Pagination: 1

“The Grim Electric Chair.” Deseret Evening News 29 Oct. 1901 v52n293: p. 1.
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Auburn State Prison (electric chair: photographs).
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz [in notes].
Descriptive text accompanying the photograph reads as follows: “The above is a bona fide photograph of the electric chair at Auburn, New York. In this grim piece of furniture the wretched Czolgosz sat this morning and paid by electrocution the penalty of his awful crime.”

Title herein taken from caption.

Image courtesy of Chronicling America.


The Grim Electric Chair




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