• Collection ID 1996.0407
  • Creator Names Chicago Area Camera Clubs Association.
  • Title Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1996 donation [graphic].
  • Dates 1955-1996 (bulk 1994-1996).
  • Physical description ca. 701 transparencies : col., slide ; 35 mm.
  • Access and usage restrictions Advance appointment required to view color material in cold storage; please email research@chicagohistory.org.
  • Collection summary
    • Images, mostly made Sept. 1995- March 1996 (but some date as early as 1955), by these photographers: Lucille J. Adams, Blanche Arreguin, Phyllis Cerny, Sara Chektkow, Robert Essak, Eugenia Fawcett, Dorris Harris, Jane H. Kriete, Russell Kriete, Betty Kubis, Earl J. Kubis, Lynne Lee, Ruth Luthringer, Betty Mathias, John McCarthy, Dorothy Eyers, Paul L. Meyers, Mary Milner, Frank Pipien, Ronald Perry, Beverly Rodgers, Norris Romero, William Vokoun. Photographs were taken in Chicago and in the following suburbs and Illinois towns: : Brookfield, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Evanston, Glencoe, Gurnee, Hinsdale, Itasca, Kankakee, Lemont, Lisle, Maywood, Mettawa, Morris, North Riverside, Oak brook, Oak Lawn, Orland, Palos Park, Plainfield, Prospect Heights, River Grove, Riveside, South Bend (Ind.), Spring Grove, Union, Waconda, Woodale and Woodridge. The collection also includes views of Chicago's Navy Pier, its harbors, beaches, cemeteries, and parks.
    • There are a number of photographs in this collection related to construction and demolition in Chicago neighborhoods, including construction of new McCormick Place, Calumet Expressway, Blue Cross-Blue Shield Building, re-construction of 59th Street Bridge, Buckingham Fountain, and Adams Street Bridge. Demolition related to Sears Tower, Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago Stadium, Cabrini Green, and Lexington Hotel. Churches represented in the collection include Holy Trinity Russian Church, Chicago Temple, Saint Nicholas Cathedral, Saint Andrew's Lutheran, Ukrainian Church, Saint Volodymr Church, Saint Rita's, Pullman United Methodist Church, Saint Basil Greek Orthodox, Saint Paul Catholic, Holy Resurrection, Serbian Orthodox, and Saint James. Other buildings, landmarks, and monuments include: South Shore Country Club, Heller House, Hull Gate at University of Chicago, Getty Memorial, Stone Container Corp., Dearborn Station, NBC Tower, Sheraton Hotel, Chicago & Northwestern Railway Station, Union Station, Saint Joseph Hospital, Cook County Correctional Facility, Schultz Bakery, Rockerfeller Chapel, and Midway Airport.
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Related photoprints (160) were filed into Chicago History Museum, Research Center's "Image File-Topical" (also known as the master vertical file).
  • Acquisition information These slides and many accompanying photoprints were the gift of the Chicago Area Camera Clubs Association (CACCA) and gift of the individual photographers as part of the Chicagoland-in-Pictures project, an annual competition sponsored by Chicago Historical Society and CACCA since 1948. These images were accepted into the collection during the 1995-1996 competition (1996.0407).
  • Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Credit photographer.
  • Names
    • Chicago Historical Society. Chicagoland in Pictures Project.
    • Adams, Lucille J., photographer.
    • Arreguin, Blanche, photographer.
    • Cerny, Phyllis, photographer.
    • Chektkow, Sara, photographer.
    • Essak, Robert, photographer.
    • Fawcett, Eugenia, photographer.
    • Harris, Dorris, photographer.
    • Kriete, Russell, photographer.
    • Kriete, Jane H., photographer.
    • Kubis, Earl L., photographer.
    • Kubis, Betty, photographer.
    • Lee, Lynne, photographer.
    • Luthringer, Ruth, photographer.
    • McCarthy, John, photographer.
    • Mathias, Betty, photographer.
    • Meyers, Paul L., photographer.
    • Meyers, Dorothy L., photographer.
    • Milner, Mary, photographer.
    • Pipien, Frank, photographer.
    • Rodgers, Beverly, photographer.
    • Perry, Ronald, photographer.
    • Romeo, Norris, photographer.
    • Vokoun, William, photographer.
    • Chicago Area Camera Clubs Association. Chicagoland in pictures project.
    • Chicago Historical Society. Chicagoland in Pictures Project.
  • Subjects
    • Commercial facilities Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Dwellings Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • People Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Streets Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Transportation. lctgm
    • Parades & processions Illinois Chicago. lctgm
  • Geographic coverage
    • Chicago Metropolitan Area (Ill.) Buildings, structures, etc.
    • Chicago (Ill.) 1990-1999.
    • Chicago River (Ill.)
  • Genre
    • Cityscapes. gmgpc
    • Slides Color. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.