• Collection ID 1987.0112
  • Creator Names Chicago (Ill.). Department of Health.
  • Title Chicago Department of Health photograph collection [graphic].
  • Dates 1984-1987.
  • Physical description
    • 30 photographic prints : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.
    • 1 folder of non-graphic material.
  • Collection summary Primarily public relation photographs of department activities. Includes pictures of Mayor Harold Washington and Health Commissioner Lonnie C. Edwards while public speaking, or participating at events such as the department anniversary. Includes a few scenes at department administered clinics--a waiting room with predominantly Hispanic women and children, a check-in area, a small girl being measured by a staff person. Also includes photographed maps locating facilities, publicity for the Cancer Control Research Program, and fundraising for the bereaved Mrs. Janet Fasoranti and her fatherless infant triplets, and scenes at a display of automobile safety seats for children.
  • Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
    • Copyright held by the City of Chicago.
    • Credit photographers.
  • Acquisition information Gift of the Chicago Dept. of Health, 1987 (1987.0112).
  • Names
    • Edwards, Lonnie C.
    • Fasoranti family.
    • Washington, Harold, 1922-1987 Portraits.
    • Chicago (Ill.). Department of Health
    • Chicago (Ill.). Department of Health. Cancer Control Research Program.
    • Meriweather, Jerome, photographer. pht
    • Shaps, Cary B., photographer. pht
    • Tadle, Cheryl, photographer. pht
  • Subjects
    • African Americans Illinois Chicago.
    • Children Health & welfare Illinois Chicago.
    • Clinics Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Hispanic Americans Illinois Chicago.
    • Infants Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Mothers & children Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Nurses Illinois Chicago lctgm
    • Safety Illinois Chicago. lctgm
  • Genre
    • Group portraits. gmgpc
    • Gelatin silver prints. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.