• Collection ID 1985.0423
  • Creator Names International Amphitheater (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Title International Amphitheatre collection of visual materials [graphic].
  • Dates [1890-1979]
  • Physical description
    • 1319 photographic prints : b&w ; 51 x 36 cm. (20 x 14 in.) or smaller.
    • 2 albums (47 photographic prints) : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.
    • 161 photographic prints : col. ; 11 x 14 in. or smaller.
    • 20 photographic prints : postcard, dye coupler ; 9 x 14 cm. (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
    • 16 photographic prints : postcard, silver gelatin photographic print ; 9 x 14 cm. (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
    • 65 photomechanical prints : broadside ; 64 x 64 cm. (25 x 25 in.) or smaller.
    • 4 negatives : b&w ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller.
    • 1 transparencies : col. ; 5 x 7 in.
    • 1 folder of non-graphic material.
  • Collection arrangement Organization: Alphabetical by topic.
  • Access and usage restrictions Advance appointment required to view color material in cold storage.
  • Collection summary Materials primarily concern events held at the International Amphitheatre, built in 1934 in Chicago's Stockyards for the purpose of housing the International Live Stock Exposition. Additionally, the Amphitheatre was used for dairy shows, rodeos, sports events, flower shows, labor conventions, and Republican and Democratic conventions and photographs and posters depict these subjects. A few items relate to the 1968 Democratic Convention. Also includes portraits of members of the board of the Amphitheatre and ruins of the 1899 building that was destroyed by fire in 1934.
  • Finding Aids Note Container list available (1985-423).
  • Acquisition information Gift of CMD Realty Management Co., 1985 (1985.0423).
  • Names
    • Daley, Richard J., 1902-1976.
    • International Amphitheater (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Royal Canadian Mounted Police
    • International Live Stock Exposition (Chicago, Ill.)
    • International Dairy Show (Chicago, Ill)
  • Subjects
    • Cattle Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Contests Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Exhibitions Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Fairs Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Fires Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • 4-H clubs Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Horses Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Horticulture Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Livestock Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Livestock exhibitions Illinois Chicago.
    • Horse shows Illinois Chicago.
    • Parades & processions Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Political conventions Illinois Chicago 1968. lctgm
    • Rodeos Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Sheep Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Swine Illinois Chicago. lctgm
  • Geographic coverage
    • Chicago (Ill.) Social life and customs.
    • New City (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Genre
    • Broadsides. gmgpc
    • Postcards. gmgpc
    • Snapshots. gmgpc
    • Group portraits. gmgpc
    • Stickers. gmgpc
    • Photograph albums. gmgpc
    • Film negatives. gmgpc
    • Photomechanical prints. gmgpc
    • Photographic prints Color. gmgpc
    • Gelatin silver prints. gmgpc
    • Film transparencies Color. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
  • Finding aid URL Finding aid available online http://chsmedia.org/media/fa/fa/1985/423.htm