• Collection ID 1987.0210
  • Creator Names Kaufmann & Fabry Co.
  • Title Kaufmann & Fabry nitrate negatives with copy photoprints, [graphic] [ca. 1917-1930].
  • Physical description
    • 153 negatives : cellulose nitrate ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller.
    • 143 film transparencies : b&w ; 8 x 10 in. (Copied from negatives).
    • 143 photographic prints : b&w ; 8 x 10 in. (Copied from negatives).
  • Collection arrangement Copy photoprints organized by topic. Negatives organized by Kaufmann & Fabry negative number.
  • Access and usage restrictions
    • Nitrate negatives restricted from access, see reference copies instead.
    • Advance appointment required to view color material in cold storage or negatives in cool storage; please email research@chicagohistory.org.
  • Collection summary Images of Chicago buildings, parks, statues, fountains, streets and a few events by commercial photographers Kaufmann & Fabry. Buildings include the Coliseum, the Hamilton Club, Masonic Temple, the Field Museum, the Museum of Science & Industry, the Palmolive building, the Blackstone and the Selwyn theaters, Union Station and the Wrigley Building. Hotels include the Bismarck, the Drake, the Palmer House, the Stevens Hotel, and residential hotels--the Broadmoor, the Carolan, the Oak Park Arms, the Sheridan Surf, and the Sisson. Includes a few interiors of the Palmer House and the Stevens Hotel. Parks include Jackson Park, Lincoln Park, Washington Park and Evergreen Park & Golf Club. Streets include Lake Shore Drive, LaSalle Street, Michigan Avenue and State Street. Events include The Eucharistic Congress (1926) and Barber & Beauty Shop Suppliers and the Food and Housewares trade exhibitions (1927-1928) and National Association of Garment Manufacturers meeting (1929).
  • Finding Aids Note Container list available.
  • Acquisition information Gift of Kaufmann & Fabry, 1964 (1972.0210; filed by 1987.0210).
  • Names
    • Bismarck Hotel (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Blackstone Theater (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Broadmoor Hotel (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Carolan Hotel (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Coliseum (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Drake Hotel (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Evergreen Park & Golf Club (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Field Museum of Natural History
    • Hamilton Club of Chicago Buildings.
    • Hotel Sisson (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Masonic Temple (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Selwyn Theater (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Sheridan Surf Hotel (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Stevens Hotel (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Union Station (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Wrigley Building (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Barber and Beauty Shop Suppliers Exhibition (1927 : Chicago, Ill.)
    • International Eucharistic Congress (28th : 1926 : Chicago, Ill.)
    • Food and Housewares Exhibition (1928 : Chicago, Ill.)
    • National Association of Garment Manufacturers meeting (1929 : Chicago, Ill.)
    • Cermak, Anton Joseph, 1873-1933
  • Subjects
    • Commercial facilities Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Exhibitions Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Hotels Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Lighting Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Office buildings Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Parks Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Streets Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Theaters Illinois Chicago. lctgm
  • Geographic coverage
    • Jackson Park (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill)
    • Washington Park (Chicago, Ill. : Park.)
    • Chicago (Ill.) Buildings, structures, etc.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets Lake Shore Drive.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets LaSalle Street.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets Michigan Avenue.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets State Street.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets Western Avenue South 7900.
  • Genre
    • Film transparencies. gmgpc
    • Aerial photographs. gmgpc
    • Cityscapes. gmgpc
    • Cellulose nitrate negatives. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
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