• Collection ID 1964.1048.2
  • Creator Names Fujita, Jun, 1888-1963, photographer. pht
  • Title Jun Fujita negatives collection, [graphic] ca. 1915-1950.
  • Physical description
    • 22 negatives : b&w ; 4 x 5 in.
    • 64 negatives : nitrate ; 4 x 5 in.
    • 4 negatives : nitrate ; 5 x 7 in.
    • 27 negatives : b&w, glass ; 4 x 5 in.
    • 3 folders of reference copies. (Stored in NG).
  • Access and usage restrictions
    • Please consult the reference copies instead of the original negatives. Glass negatives are closed to researchers.
    • Nitrate negatives restricted from access, see reference copies instead.
  • Collection summary Views of the 1919 Race Riots in Chicago (Ill.); the St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1929); bridge construction, farm scenery, Chicago skylines, Lincoln Park Zoo, various railroad lines; other topics; and portrait negatives of Al Capone, John Alden Carpenter, Albert Einstein, Colonel Fabynn, J. L. Kraft, James Hamilton Lewis, Eugene MacDonald, George Orr, Admiral Rodman, Carl Sandburg, Frederick Stock, and Prince Takamastu.
  • Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Credit photographer.
  • Finding Aids Note Partial container list available online.
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Related works by Jun Fujita at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the Eastland disaster photograph album by Jun Fujita (1964.1048.1) although negatives of the Eastland disaster images are not included in the Jun Fujita negatives collection.
  • Biographical or Historical Note Mr. Jun Fujita was born in Hiroshima in 1888; moved to Chicago via Canada ca. 1915; worked as a newspaper photographer for the Chicago Evening Post and possibly for the Chicago Daily News as well; died in 1963.
  • Acquisition information Gift of Mrs. Jun Fujita (Florence Carr Fujita) in 1964 (1964.1048.2).
  • Names
    • Fujita, Jun, 1888-1963
    • Capone, Al, 1899-1947 Portraits.
    • Carpenter, John Alden, 1876-1951 Portraits.
    • Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 Portraits.
    • Fabynn, Colonel Portraits.
    • Kraft, James Lewis, 1874-1953 Portraits.
    • Lewis, James Hamilton, 1863-1939 Portraits.
    • MacDonald, Eugene Portraits.
    • Orr, George Portraits.
    • Rodman, Admiral Portraits.
    • Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 Portraits.
    • Lincoln Park Zoo
  • Subjects
    • Japanese Americans Illinois Chicago.
    • Architecture Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Bridges Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Crime scenes Illinois Chicago 1920-1929. lctgm
    • Farms Illinois. lctgm
    • Riots Illinois Chicago 1910-1919. lctgm
    • Railroads Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Saint Valentine's Day Massacre, Chicago, Ill., 1929.
  • Geographic coverage
    • Chicago (Ill.) Race Riot, 1919.
    • Chicago (Ill.) 1910-1949.
    • Chicago River (Ill.)
  • Genre
    • Cellulose nitrate negatives. gmgpc
    • Glass negatives. gmgpc
    • Film negatives. gmgpc
    • Cityscapes. gmgpc
    • Portrait photographs. gmgpc
    • Dry plate negatives. gmgpc
    • Gelatin dry plate negatives. aat
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
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