Thursday, February 09, 2023

February 9, 1911: A Chicago Midwife's Fatal Work

On February 9, 1911, 47-year-old homemaker Elizabeth Martin died at German American Hospital in Chicago from sepsis caused by of an abortion perpetrated at 1310 Eddy Street. Midwife Schutner, age 33, was held by the Coroner's Jury and indicted, but the case never went to trial.

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