• Collection ID 2007.0138.2-5
  • Creator Names Essanay Film Manufacturing Co.
  • Title Essanay Film Manufacturing Company photographs [graphic].
  • Dates ca. 1915.
  • Physical description
    • 3 photographic prints : b&w ; 9 x 12 in.
    • 3 strips of negatives : nitrate.
  • Access and usage restrictions Nitrate negatives restricted from access, see reference copies instead.
  • Collection summary Photographic prints from the motion picture production, Young America, and nitrate negatives of telegrams sent by Essanay Film Studios, ca. 1915.
  • Biographical or Historical Note Essanay Film Studios was founded in 1907 in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago.
  • Acquisition information Gift of William F. Grisham and Gertrude E. Grisham (2007.0138.2-5).
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the "George Spoor and Essanay Film Manufacturing Company manuscript collection," the Essanay Film Manufacturing Company records [manuscript], the Essanay Film Studios advertisements collection (1980.0007), the Essanay Film Studios collection of visual materials (1981.0021), and the Essanay News (publication cataloged in the library).
  • Names
    • Essanay Film Manufacturing Co. Photographs.
    • Spoor, George K., 1871-1953.
  • Uniform Title Young America (Motion picture)
  • Subjects
    • Actors 1910-1919. lctgm
    • Actresses 1910-1919. lctgm
    • Motion picture industry Illinois Chicago 1910-1919. lctgm
    • Motion picture studios Illinois Chicago 1910-1919.
    • Motion pictures Production and direction 1910-1919. lctgm
  • Geographic coverage
    • Chicago (Ill.) Commerce 1910-1919.
    • Uptown (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Genre
    • Cellulose nitrate negatives. gmgpc
    • Gelatin silver prints. gmgpc
    • Telegrams. aat
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
  • Finding aid URL Nitrate reference copies available online http://digitalcollection.chicagohistory.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16029coll5/id/1438