Staff Picks: Capturing the ‘Crime of the Century’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In 1896 two men killed and decapitated 22-year-old Pearl Bryan near Cincinnati. The crime made headlines across the nation in what was called “the crime of the century.”

In this video, one of our favorites from 2018, we talk with Youngstown State University professor Stephen Chalmers, whose photographic works related to the crime, and surrounding events, have garnered international recognition.

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