Episode 20: The Chicago Sausage Factory Murder

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Adolph Luetgert, Hans Muller, and the always present anxieties of a technology obsessed world that refuses to stay still. In this episode of Obscura: A True Crime Podcast we weave together true crime and folkore and find a common theme in both. 

Writer: Heather Sutfin

Sources: 

https://industrialrevolution.org.uk/luddites-attack/

 

http://www.luddites200.org.uk/theLuddites.html

 

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/what-the-luddites-really-fought-against-264412/

 

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/140

 

http://www.haunted-london.com/sweeney-todd.html

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penny_dreadful

 

http://hauntednation.blogspot.com/2016/10/sausage-manhans-muller-house-new.html

 

https://archive.org/stream/gumboyaya00louirich/gumboyaya00louirich_djvu.txt

 

http://www.scaryforkids.com/wonderful-sausage/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbytG_RCSjk

 

http://murderpedia.org/male.L/l/luetgert-adolph.htm

 

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1986-08-03/features/8602250600_1_file-grinder-testimony

 

http://www.alchemyofbones.com/stories/lifestory.htm

 

http://www.alchemyofbones.com/stories/sightings/cleveland&summit.htm

 

http://www.alchemyofbones.com/myths.htm

 

http://www.alchemyofbones.com/stories/sightings/grottey.htm

 

https://books.google.com/books?id=8_cWAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA436&lpg=PA436&dq=chicago+bank+panic+of+1896&source=bl&ots=nYaLwiwdOT&sig=-QH0QBYquhA7ykzt28NeOuP5Ock&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiH7Zqr-4bdAhWU2YMKHTtECSA4FBDoATAGegQIAxAB#v=onepage&q=chicago%20bank%20panic%20of%201896&f=false

 

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-loerzel/another-banking-crisis-ch_b_133334.html

 

http://www.alchemyofbones.com/who/closeups/dorsey.htm

 

http://www.alchemyofbones.com/stories/sightings/wissawaukee.htm

Music: 

Vanishing Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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