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Churches of Chicago: 1942
April 1942. "Chicago, Illinois" is all they wrote for this one; it seems to be a Sunday. ... to provide the punchline. The Sainte-Chapelle of Chicago Over near the far left margin of this photograph, in the shadows ... a school belonging to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago. Completed in 1919, this building is clearly modeled on the Gothic ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/27/2023 - 1:49pm -

Churches of Chicago: 1942

Chicago Club: 1906
Circa 1906. "The Chicago Club, Chicago."A number of spectral pedestrians here. 8x10 inch dry plate glass ... View full size. Built as the Art Institute of Chicago This handsome Richardsonian Romanesque building at the southwest ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/07/2012 - 12:26pm -

Chicago Club: 1906

Southside Easter: 1941
        Happy Easter from Chicago, and from Shorpy. April 1941. "Negro boys on Easter morning, Southside Chicago." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/17/2022 - 8:16am -

Southside Easter: 1941

Chicago: 1905
Chicago circa 1905. "12th Street Bascule Bridge." Dinosaurs of the ... for this steamer. The permit for its travels between Chicago and Lockport was revoked for the drunken rowdiness of its passengers. From Proceedings of the Chicago Sanitary District Board of Trustees. June 4, 1902 PRESIDENT ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/05/2018 - 1:47pm -

Chicago: 1905

Pabst Over Chicago: 1943
... Street freight depot of the Illinois Central Railroad, Chicago." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano. View full size. ... behind the Pabst sign at the right edge of the sign is the Chicago Tribune building, and across from it (underneath the main part of the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/07/2017 - 2:11pm -

Pabst Over Chicago: 1943

Tommy Dorsey: 1942
April 1942. "Chicago, Illinois -- Mr. Thomas Dorsey, radio technician, in William H. ... repairman and studied at the Tilden technical school in Chicago." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano. View full size. ... in the industrial trades. My father who also grew up in Chicago, went to Lane Tech which also was a preparatory high school that ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/25/2023 - 8:09pm -

Tommy Dorsey: 1942

Chicago: 1956
"Chicago, November 1956." 35mm Kodachrome from the Kermy & Janet archive, ... a set of standard viewing locations for photographing Chicago railroading. This isn't one of them, and is thus valuable. It was probably shot from the train. Chicago experts should be able to fill in the details, and the exact location, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/19/2013 - 9:20pm -

Chicago: 1956

Miracle Ham: 1941
April 1941. "South Side Chicago, 47th Street (Bronzeville) ." Medium format negative by Russell Lee ... 1942 and Tommy Dorsey: 1942 . (The Gallery, Chicago, Russell Lee, Stores & Markets, Streetcars) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/25/2018 - 10:29am -

Miracle Ham: 1941

Taking a Shine: 1941
April 1941. "Shoeshine, 47th Street, Chicago's main Negro business street." 35mm negative by Edwin Rosskam for the ... place "where colored people eat". (The Gallery, Chicago, Edwin Rosskam) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/22/2015 - 9:48pm -

Taking a Shine: 1941

Beat Me Daddy: 1942
... scores in the study of his apartment on Indiana Avenue. Chicago, Illinois." Acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Foreign Information ... the leading drummers and successful percussion teachers in Chicago." "Solid Mama" Oliver Coleman was the drummer for the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/24/2023 - 10:48am -

Beat Me Daddy: 1942

South Water Street Terminal: 1943
... freight cars at the South Water Street freight terminal, Chicago. The C & O and Nickel Plate Railroads lease part of this terminal." ... taken with Speed Graphic press cameras . Skyline Chicago certainly had a more elegant skyline back then, didn't it? (The ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/11/2023 - 2:44pm -

South Water Street Terminal: 1943

Mr. Radio: 1942
April 1942. "Chicago, Illinois -- Negro business and professional men and women. William H. ... View full size. Like father, like son? Chicago Tribune -- August 9, 1957: Name your price I'll take ... photo Miracle Ham: 1941 . (Technology, The Gallery, Chicago, Jack Delano, Stores & Markets) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/25/2023 - 1:20pm -

Mr. Radio: 1942

Playscape: 1941
April 1941. "Chicago, Illinois. Housing available to Negroes on the South Side. Children ... this scene more specifically; all we need is a list of all Chicago fires in the March and April of 1941. Yep, that's all we need. ... kid. There’s a dynamic glow to him. (The Gallery, Chicago, Kids, Russell Lee) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/20/2023 - 12:36pm -

Playscape: 1941

Great Northern: 1900
Chicago circa 1900. "Great Northern Hotel and office building, Dearborn and ... the next place would be a locksmith? [The sign says Chicago Bronze. - Dave] Lady barbers!? Women cutting men's hair, ... fire escape where the tall buildings join! Nice! "Chicago School" architecture. It was designed by Daniel Burnham, who also did ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/14/2022 - 10:29am -

Great Northern: 1900

Chicago: 1915
Chicago circa 1915. "Van Buren Street Station. View north along Michigan ... Jackson Drive would become the very start of Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles! The next two buildings are today known as the Sante Fe Building and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. And of course the Art Institute overlooks the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/30/2012 - 10:07pm -

Chicago: 1915

Chicago Bound: 1960
... sunny Saturday afternoon at the Lake Bluff stop of the Chicago, North Shore and Milwaukee interurban railroad. The North Shore was one ... train for a weekend of fun and relaxation in downtown Chicago. The attentive motorman is keeping an eye on the conductor for the ... 
 
Posted by prrvet - 03/28/2018 - 8:33pm -

Chicago Bound: 1960

Strop Mall: 1936
... Walter Barnes . Born in Vicksburg, Barnes was raised in Chicago and became a jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, and bandleader. In the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/06/2023 - 7:25pm -

Strop Mall: 1936

Boston Market: 1909
... negative by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size. CHICAGO DRESSED? what is CHICAGO DRESSED? building on right. Re: CHICAGO DRESSED Read the rest of ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/06/2016 - 4:51pm -

Boston Market: 1909

White Ribbon: 1936
... to blow through. Lard Can From The Encyclopedia of Chicago: "The Cudahy Packing Co. was created in 1890 ... Over the next 30 ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/13/2023 - 5:28pm -

White Ribbon: 1936

Chicago: 1901
Chicago circa 1901. "The lakefront from Illinois Central Station." Panorama of ... Lakeshore Delta If you Google-Maps "901 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605" you can see that all the Lake Michigan waterfront ... but its steep sloping roof was lopped off long ago. Chicago: 1901 That statue of the soldier is General Logan, the Civil War ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/20/2012 - 3:36pm -

Chicago: 1901

Vacation Wagon: 1964
... highways, no air conditioner, 4½ hours to get through Chicago and the kids loved it. Took these trips out west to the 1970s. We still ... piece of equipment from South Texas to a parking lot near Chicago, where we would deliver it to his customer from Wisconsin. We quickly ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/31/2022 - 1:09am -

Vacation Wagon: 1964

Whiskey Wine Brandy Gin: 1939
... like it. Merely decorative? Whatever, I love it. "Chicago Service" What is it? Blimey! Whiskey, wine, brandy, ... was in business for a while after that job! Chicago Service Does the cafe feature surly waiters? Or is that called "New ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/14/2011 - 6:13pm -

Whiskey Wine Brandy Gin: 1939

Proviso Perspective: 1943
April 1943. "Tracks at Chicago & North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago." Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano for the Office of War ... photo ... talk about vanishing points) Good ol' Chicago -- Where the tracks are paved with gold. It's not a ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/28/2022 - 4:50pm -

Proviso Perspective: 1943

Kitchen Patrol: 1957
Chicago circa 1957, and it looks like somebody's getting written up for Kitchen ... or cost savings. Use of Milnot is not allowed in Chicago - Here's your ticket! You must use standard evaporated milk. No ... I see an empty jar of Ann Page Damson Plum preserves. Chicago blue(s) This lady was not a criminal, but a mere victim. She called ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/19/2015 - 2:22pm -

Kitchen Patrol: 1957

Chicago: 1920s
... North Clark in the Rogers Park neighborhood of northeast Chicago (Thanks TD for figuring that out). View full size. Gasoline ... and then later in the country, this is the type of Chicago neighborhood that inspired Frank O. King when he created the ... View Larger Map Union Pacific (ex- Chicago & North Western) For true-blue Chicagoans, the three Union ... 
 
Posted by globalpillage - 09/14/2011 - 6:23pm -

Chicago: 1920s

Chicago: 1943
Chicago, April 1943. "New York Central diesel switch engine moving freight cars ... be too many railroad or automobile pictures on Shorpy! Chicago north of the river That little brown building to the left is still ... be done. Just no train. (The Gallery, Kodachromes, Chicago, Jack Delano, Railroads) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/10/2012 - 8:36pm -

Chicago: 1943

Crooked House: 1941
... 1941. "House and children in Negro section (South Side) of Chicago, Illinois." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm ... It must have been a miserable house to be in during a Chicago winter. I wonder what the temperature was on this April day. The ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/24/2022 - 9:54am -

Crooked House: 1941

Chicago: 1943, 11:35
... Street freight depot of the Illinois Central Railroad at Chicago. View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano. ... two blocks away, which would have been the tallest in Chicago if the Great Depression had not resulted in the project's cancellation. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/10/2012 - 4:56pm -

Chicago: 1943, 11:35

McGavock & Sons: 1941
April 1941. "Sign. Chicago, Illinois. (Children in the 'Black Belt,' Negro section on the South ... RIP Tiny cemetery? (The Gallery, Chicago, Kids, Russell Lee) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/23/2022 - 1:37pm -

McGavock & Sons: 1941

Randolph Street: 1900
... September 1, 1900. "Randolph Street east from LaSalle, Chicago." 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size. ... can't find a hatless noggin in sight. Eternal Life in Chicago The Cook County Democratic Party saw to it that you voted even if ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/20/2012 - 3:42pm -

Randolph Street: 1900
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