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.

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.

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Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics