• Collection ID 1982.0079
  • Creator Names Koopman, Henry, photographer. pht
  • Title Henry Koopman photograph collection [graphic].
  • Dates 1886-ca. 1910.
  • Physical description
    • 30 photographic prints : b&w ; 29 x 25 cm. (11 1/2 x 10 in.) or smaller.
    • 2 photomechanical prints : postcard ; 9 x 14 cm. (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)
  • Collection arrangement Organization: By folder: 1. Dwellings, 2. Hotel Florence, 3. Palmer Park, 4. Parades & processions, 5. Photography, 6. Portraits, 7. Pullman workers, 8. Street scenes.
  • Collection summary Photographs by professional photographer Koopman, of Pullman and Roseland communities in Chicago. Includes an unidentified parade, Pullman Company workers in the street during lunch hour, the dining room of the Hotel Florence and staff of black waiters. Scenes of Palmer Park include construction crew with horse teams, a general view and ice skating rink. Portraits include Koopman, his children Harry and Marie (in patriotic pose with flag), Mr. and Mrs. [John?] Ton, and a class picture from a Roseland rural school with principal George Brennan, and teacher Katie Madderom? Koopman. Also includes exterior and interior views of Koopman's studio at 11106 S. Michigan Avenue. Includes unidentified street scenes and images of John Ton's farm house which served as a stop on the underground railway.
  • Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Credit photographer.
  • Acquisition information Gift of Paul Petraitis, 1981 (1982.0079).
  • Names
    • Brennan, George, school principal.
    • Koopman, Harry.
    • Koopman, Henry, photographer. pht
    • Koopman, Katie (Katie Madderom)
    • Koopman, Marie.
    • Ton, John.
    • Ton, John, Mrs.
    • Hotel Florence (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Subjects
    • African Americans Employment Illinois Chicago.
    • Children Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Churches Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Dwellings Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Farm houses Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Flags American. lctgm
    • Hoisting machinery Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Ice skating Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Laborers Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Laboring classes Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Parades & processions Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Parks Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Photographers Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Photographic studios Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Plazas Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Streets Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Underground railroad system Illinois Chicago. lctgm
  • Geographic coverage
    • Pullman (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Roseland (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets Indiana Avenue South 11100.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets Michigan Avenue South 11106.
    • Palmer Park (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Genre
    • Group portraits. gmgpc
    • Portrait photographs. gmgpc
    • Postcards. gmgpc
    • Albumen prints. gmgpc
    • Cabinet photographs. gmgpc
    • Gelatin silver prints. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.