• Collection ID 1991.0369
  • Creator Names Gordon, Ron, 1942- photographer. pht
  • Title Changing Chicago project photographs by Ron Gordon [graphic].
  • Dates 1987-1988.
  • Physical description
    • 143 photographic prints : b&w ; 11 x 14 in. and smaller. (Work prints box 23).
    • 23 photographic prints : b&w ; 16 x 20 in. (Exhibition prints box 28).
    • 6 negatives : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.
  • Access and usage restrictions Advance appointment required to view b&w negatives cold storage.
  • Collection summary Images taken on or near Chicago waterways, including landscape views of the Chicago River and the Calumet River. Images depict bridges, barges, tankers and other watercraft, structures, salt and scrap piles, fishing, and pollution control scenes, in addition to bridge tenders and workers.
  • Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Credit photographer.
  • Finding Aids Note Descriptive inventory for the Changing Chicago photodocumentary archive is available online.
  • Acquisition information Gift of Ron Gordon, 1989 (1991.0369).
  • Subjects
    • Barges Illinois Chicago Metropolitan Area 1980-1989. lctgm
    • Bridges Illinois Chicago Metropolitan Area 1980-1989. lctgm
    • Fishing Illinois Chicago Metropolitan Area 1980-1989. lctgm
    • Ice 1980-1989. lctgm
    • Pollution Illinois Chicago Metropolitan Area 1980-1989. lctgm
    • Rivers Illinois Chicago Metropolitan Area 1980-1989. lctgm
  • Geographic coverage
    • Calumet River (Ill.) 1980-1989.
    • Chicago Metropolitan Area (Ill.) 1980-1989 Photographs.
    • Chicago River (Ill.) 1980-1989.
  • Genre
    • Film negatives. gmgpc
    • Gelatin silver prints. gmgpc
  • Uniform title Changing Chicago (Photography project : Chicago, Ill.)
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
  • Finding aid URL Finding aid available online in Changing Chicago photodocumentary archive http://chsmedia.org:8081/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=public&index=BIB&term=4209