• Collection ID 2003.0077
  • Creator Names WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
  • Title Chicago stories [videorecording].
  • Dates [ca. 2002-2003]
  • Physical description 48 videocassettes (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
  • Collection summary Documentary videos and interviews about Chicago history and social groups. John Callaway served as interviewer and narrator. Many images show collection items of the Chicago Historical Society. Topics include politicians, activists, laborers, athletes, people in arts and entertainment, philanthropists, Riverview, Union Stockyards, Midway Airport, Edgewater Beach Hotel, the Picasso, bungalows, architecture and preservation, lakefront, civil rights marches, Eastland disaster, Century of Progress, Mackinac Race, Studs Terkel, Marshall Field's Christmas windows, and groups, including Swedes, Jews, Mexicans, Lithuanians, Greeks, American Indians, African Americans.
  • Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Copyright retained by WTTW. Written permission of WTTW required for reproduction.
  • Finding Aids Note Container list available (2003-77).
  • Acquisition information Gift of WTTW (2003.0077).
  • Names
    • Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973. Chicago Picasso (Sculpture)
    • Daley, Richard J., 1902-1976
    • Shay, Arthur
    • Harris, Arne
    • Petrillo, James C. (James Caesar), 1892-1984
    • Rostenkowski, Dan
    • Taylor, Koko.
    • Page, Ruth, 1899-1991
    • Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912
    • Terkel, Studs, 1912-2008-
    • Holleb, Marshall M., 1916-2008.
    • Veeck, Bill,
    • Coleman, Bessie, 1896-1926
    • O'Hare, Edward Henry, 1914-1943.
    • Rosenwald, Julius, 1862-1932
    • Greeley, Andrew M., 1928-2013-
    • Chicago Historical Society Collection.
    • Union Stock Yards (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Essanay Film Manufacturing Co.
    • Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
    • Chicago Mackinac Race History.
    • Marshall Field & Company
    • Riverview Amusement Park (Chicago, Ill.)
    • WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
    • Chicago Bears (Football team) History.
    • Edgewater Beach Hotel (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Midway Airport
    • Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)
    • Callaway, John D.
    • Chicago Historical Society
  • Subjects
    • Indians of North America Illinois Chicago.
    • Lithuanian Americans Illinois Chicago History.
    • Mexican Americans Illinois Chicago.
    • Eastland disaster, Chicago, Ill., July 24, 1915
    • Bungalows Illinois Chicago.
    • Boxing Illinois Chicago.
    • Architecture Illinois Chicago History.
    • Jews Illinois Chicago.
    • Swedish Americans Illinois Chicago.
    • Pullman porters
    • Christmas decorations
    • African Americans Illinois Chicago.
    • Mural painting and decoration 20th century Illinois Chicago.
    • Greek Americans Illinois Chicago.
    • Television programs Illinois Chicago.
  • Geographic coverage
    • Chicago (Ill.) History
    • Prairie Avenue (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Genre Videocassettes. aat
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
  • Finding aid URL Finding aid available online http://chsmedia.org/media/fa/fa/2003/77.htm