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Caught Red Handed: True Crime in the Archives - Virtual Event

University of North Texas - UNT Libraries (Willis Library)

This is a virtual event.

Join archivists across the country as they share fascinating tales of true crime based on materials in their collections. In this two-part event you’ll learn about an early twentieth century Philadelphia murder ring, the first private crime lab in America, the art of both police photography and courtroom sketches, a televised corruption trial watched by 30 million in 1951, high crimes on the high seas, Atlanta’s Gold Club Case, a 1900 Las Vegas murder mystery, Charles Albright a.k.a. “The Eyeball Killer,” the Darlie Routier case, and more! Julie Judkins, Assistant Head of Special Collections at the University of North Texas Libraries will serve as moderator. Join us for one or both events.

Registration is required and is good for both installments. Sign up at: bit.ly/untlib-truecrime

May 7 Agenda: 

  • Brenda Galloway & Josué Hurtado, Temple University, Philadelphia murder ring
  • Jennifer Olguin, New Mexico State University Library, James Flanagan police photography
  • Adriance Rhoades, UNT Libraries, Darlie Routier case (NBC 5/KXAS)
  • Kris Bronstad, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Estes Kefauver crime committee
  • Meaghan Wright & Hannah Swan, Peabody Essex Museum, High Crimes on the High Seas: Murders, Mysteries, & Mayhem in Salem’s Maritime History

May 14 Agenda: 

  • Shane Bell, National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta’s Gold Club Case
  • Brittany Adams & Tyne Lowe, Northwestern University Law School, Andy Austin Courtroom Sketch Collection 
  • Meagan May, UNT Libraries, "The Eyeball Killer" (NBC 5/ KXAS) 
  • Lara Michels, UC Berkeley, The Edward Oscar Heinrich Collection
  • Su Kim Chung, UNLV, “murder-suicide” of the Kiel Brothers


  • FREE!
Dates & Times
  • Friday, May 14, 2021 @ 12:00 pm   2021-05-14 12:00:00 2021-05-14 15:00:00 America/Chicago Caught Red Handed: True Crime in the Archives - Virtual Event //artandseek.org/calendar/event/107110/caught-red-handed-true-crime-in-the-archives-virtual-event University of North Texas - UNT Libraries (Willis Library), 1506 W. Highland St., Denton, TX, 76203

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