1951

History of Crime Mural 

Peoria Historical Society

Commissioned by Great Central Insurance Peoria, Illinois 
Painted by Dr. Harry E. Wood PhD. 
Depicts the history of crime including a painting of  J. Edgar Hoover
Shows officers and staff from the downtown Great Central Insurance office.
Has the original symbol of Great Central Insurance, some local buildings, and half of the State Capitol.
Shows prime targets that business thieves have been after for years.
Shows the lighthouse shining on the states where Great Central Insurance wrote policies.
Depicts the artist's version of a robber and victims.
Shows all types of residential crime, a burglary, and a customer.
Complete History of Crime Mural
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Peoria Historical Society Collection — Peoria, Illinois
Artist — Dr. Harry E. Wood PhD.
Donated by — First Federated Church, Peoria, Illinois
Curator — Robert Lee Killion
Photographer — Chris Coulter

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