• Collection ID 1993.0206
  • Title Chicago (Magazine) photograph collection [graphic].
  • Dates [ca. 1960-1985]
  • Physical description
    • 15 boxes of photographic prints : b&w ; 11 x 14 in. or smaller.
    • 1 box of photographic prints : col. ; 11 x 14 in. or smaller.
    • 2 boxes of transparencies : col., slide ; 35 mm.
    • 33 negatives : b&w ; 4 x 5 in.
    • 12 negatives : col. ; 4 x 5 in.
  • Collection arrangement Arranged by series: I. Photoprints, 8 x 10 in. or smaller; II. Photoprints, 11 x 14 in. or smaller; III. Color photoprints; IV. Color transparencies; V. B&w photonegatives; and VI. Color photonegatives.
  • Access and usage restrictions Advance appointment required to view color material in cold storage and negatives in cool storage; please email research@chicagohistory.org.
  • Collection summary
    • Includes visual materials relating to Chicago magazine, a monthly feature and entertainment periodical for Chicago (Ill.) and the surrounding area. Visual materials consist of images that were considered or used for publication. Topics include buildings and residences; broadcasting; several forms of entertainment including stage plays and musical groups; events including contests, exhibitions, fairs, and parades; judicial proceedings; museums; people (primarily entertainers or politicians); sports; stores; and transportation. Some material shows African Americans.
    • Includes publicity photographs of African American celebrities (ca. 216 images) involved in careers such as music, song writing, dance, televisions/movie entertainers, and authors. A few of these individuals include Otis Clay, Ella Fitzgerald, Lorraine Hansberry, and Muddy Waters. These images are originally from the files of Chicago magazine, which is a monthly guide to entertainment and other Chicago points of interest.
  • Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Credit photographers.
  • Finding Aids Note Container list available (1993-206).
  • Acquisition information Gift of Chicago magazine, 1993 (1993.0206).
  • Uniform Title Chicago (Magazine)
  • Names
    • Clay, Otis.
    • Fitzgerald, Ella
    • Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965
    • Muddy Waters, 1915-1983.
  • Subjects
    • Actors. lctgm
    • African Americans.
    • African Americans Illinois Chicago.
    • Broadcasting. lctgm
    • Buildings Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Business enterprises Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Contests. lctgm
    • Dancers. lctgm
    • Dwellings Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Entertainment events. lctgm
    • Events. lctgm
    • Galleries & museums Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Music ensembles. lctgm
    • People. lctgm
    • Musicians. lctgm
    • Singers. lctgm
    • Politicians. lctgm
    • Politicians Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Sports. lctgm
    • Theatrical productions. lctgm
    • Transportation. lctgm
  • Geographic coverage
    • Chicago (Ill.) Buildings, structures, etc.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Pictorial works.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Social life and customs.
  • Genre
    • Cityscape photographs. gmgpc
    • Film negatives. gmgpc
    • Film negatives Color. gmgpc
    • Photographic prints Color. gmgpc
    • Gelatin silver prints. gmgpc
    • Slides Color. gmgpc
  • Uniform title
    • Chicago (1975)
    • Chicago (Magazine)
  • Finding aid URL Finding aid available online http://chsmedia.org/media/fa/fa/1993/206.htm