SYMHC Classics: Frances Glessner Lee and Tiny Forensics


The Kitchen diorama from the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death, in which Barbara Barnes, a housewife, found dead by police after responding to a call from her husband, Fred.  By Lorie Shaull, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.
The Kitchen diorama from the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death, in which Barbara Barnes, a housewife, found dead by police after responding to a call from her husband, Fred. By Lorie Shaull, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.

Today's show revisits the story of a Chicago heiress who helped develop forensic investigation standards still in use today. Her most notable contribution to the field came in the form of tiny homicide dioramas.

If you'd like to visit the original episode, you can find it here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/frances-glessner-lee-and-tiny-forensics.htm

You can find the show notes for the original episode here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-frances-glessner-lee.htm

Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics