Anna Becker

Anna BeckerabortionistsfemaleTwenty-eight-year-old Ida Vierow was found dead in a ditch near Dunning, Illinois. It was determined that she had died in early January, 1905, from an abortion performed in Chicago.
Two midwives, Amella (or Armella) Maichrowicz and Anna Becker, were arrested, along with Maichrowicz’s husband, Joseph.