Monthly Archives: July 2014

Latest Chicago Loop News

Chicago – Coliseum (exterior) (LOC)
Chicago Loop
Image by The Library of Congress
Bain News Service,, publisher.

Chicago – Coliseum (exterior)

[1912] (date created or published later by Bain)

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Notes:
Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
Photo taken at the 1912 Republican National Convention held at the Chicago Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, June 18-22. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Subjects:
Chicago

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.10584

Call Number: LC-B2- 2418-4

Latest Chicago River North News

Harper’s Ferry and Bridge, from Maryland Heights.
Chicago
Image by SMU Central University Libraries
Title: Harper’s Ferry and Bridge, from Maryland Heights.

Creator: Cushings & Bailey (publisher)

Date: 1872

Place: Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, West Virginia

Part Of: Photographic views of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road and its branches from the lakes to the sea

Description: This is an albumen print from the book Photographic Views of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road, and Its Branches, From The Lakes to The Sea, which is illustrated with images of attractions found along the route of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad between Baltimore and Chicago.

Physical Description:1 photographic print: albumen, part of 1 volume; 19 x 25 cm on 26 x 34 cm

File: vault_ag1982_0119x_035_opt.jpg

Rights: Please cite Southern Methodist University, Central University Libraries, DeGolyer Library when using this image file. A high-quality version of the file may be obtained for a fee by contacting degolyer@smu.edu.

For more information, see: digitalcollections.smu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/nam/id/258

View the full album at: digitalcollections.smu.edu/cdm/search/collection/nam/sear…

View the North America: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints: digitalcollections.smu.edu/all/cul/nam/

Latest Chicago Loop News

State street in downtown Chicago, Illinois, part of what is known as the “loop.” It is a typical scene of office workers, shoppers and visitors in the heart of the city…10/1973.
Chicago Loop
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: State street in downtown Chicago, Illinois, part of what is known as the "loop." It is a typical scene of office workers, shoppers and visitors in the heart of the city. This is one of the main streets in the city, dividing it east and west, Many of Chicago’s famous shops are located on it such as Marshall Fields Co. and Goldblatts, 10/1973.

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13747

Photographer: White, John H., 1945-

Subjects: Chicago (Cook county, Illinois, United States, North and Central America) inhabited place
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

From:: Series DOCUMERICA: The Environmental Protection Agency’s Program to Photographically Document Subjects of Environmental Concern, compiled 1972 – 1977

Created By:: Environmental Protection Agency. (12/02/1970 – )

Production Date: 10/1973

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556199

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, National Archives at College Park (College Park, MD)

For information about ordering reproductions of photographs held by the Still Picture Unit, visit: www.archives.gov/research/order/still-pictures.html

Reproductions may be ordered via an independent vendor. NARA maintains a list of vendors at www.archives.gov/research/order/vendors-photos-maps-dc.html

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted
Use Restrictions: Unrestricted

Latest Chicago Near North Side News

Closeup Of Townhouses Owned By Blacks On Chicago’s South Side, 10/1973
Chicago Near North Side
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Closeup Of Townhouses Owned By Blacks On Chicago’s South Side. Middle Class Blacks In The City Generally Live On The South Side, West Side, Near North Side, In Highrise Apartments Along The Lake Front And In The Suburban Ring. The 1970 Census Noted Nearly Half Of The Nation’s Blacks And 58% Of Chicago’s Blacks Were In The Middle Income Brackets, 10/1973

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13730

Photographer: White, John H, 1945-

Subjects:
African-American
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois, United States)
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556182

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

For information about ordering reproductions of photographs held by the Still Picture Unit, visit: www.archives.gov/research/order/still-pictures.html

Reproductions may be ordered via an independent vendor. NARA maintains a list of vendors at www.archives.gov/research/order/vendors-photos-maps-dc.html

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted
Use Restrictions: Unrestricted

Latest Chicago Near North Side News

South Side Townhouses Owned By Blacks In Chicago On Cottage Grove Avenue At 33rd Street, 10/1973
Chicago Near North Side
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: South Side Townhouses Owned By Blacks In Chicago On Cottage Grove Avenue At 33rd Street. Middle Class Blacks In The City Generally Live On The South Side, West Side, Near North Side, In Highrise Apartments Along The Lake Front And In The Suburban Ring The 1970 Census Noted Nearly Half Of The Nation’s 22.7 Million Blacks And 58% Of Chicago’s Blacks Were In The Middle Income Brackets, 10/1973

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13729

Photographer: White, John H, 1945-

Subjects:
African-American
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois, United States)
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556181

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

For information about ordering reproductions of photographs held by the Still Picture Unit, visit: www.archives.gov/research/order/still-pictures.html

Reproductions may be ordered via an independent vendor. NARA maintains a list of vendors at www.archives.gov/research/order/vendors-photos-maps-dc.html

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted
Use Restrictions: Unrestricted

Latest Chicago Loop News

Coliseum, Chicago (LOC)
Chicago Loop
Image by The Library of Congress
Bain News Service,, publisher.

Coliseum, Chicago

1912 (date created or published later by Bain)

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Notes:
Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
Photo taken at the 1912 Republican National Convention held at the Chicago Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, June 18-22. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Subjects:
Chicago

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.10554

Call Number: LC-B2- 2415-10